Both favorites of the British crown, the binders Riviere and Bayntun each began independently in Bath before merging as Bayntun-Riviere in 1939 in London, from where it continues to produce fine, handcrafted bindings.
P. T. Barnum was not one of the founders of modern day circus performance, he was also the author of the second most printed book of the 19th century. Learn about collecting P. T. Barnum books and ephemera here.
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Biblio offers over 100 million used, rare and out-of-print books, but that's not truly what sets us apart. As discerning bibliophiles already know, less is often more. We work with the finest booksellers in the world to cultivate a truly remarkable collection that strikes the perfect balance between quantity and quality of selection.
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