Book Research in Europe

May brought new opportunities to connect with bookstores and booksellers in London.  Below are some photos from the month researching opportunities to connect with like minds in the UK.

Marti Melville sitting in front of The King's Library (London, England)

Sitting in front of The King’s Library (London, England)

Printing press used for many of the books stored in London (photo by Marti Melville)

Printing press used for many of the books stored here

The Vault to The King's Library in London (photo by Marti Melville)

The Vault to The King’s Library in London

Hatchard's Book Sellers -- the oldest bookstore in Europe

Hatchard’s Book Sellers — the oldest bookstore in Europe

Hatchard's Booksellers est. 1797

Hatchard’s Booksellers est. 1797

Staircase leading to the second floor

Staircase leading to the second floor

An amazing energy in this place!  Hatchard's Booksellers

An amazing energy in this place! Hatchard’s Booksellers

Four stories of books

Four stories of books

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Made some great connections here – hoping to place The Deja vu Chronicles — I absolutely LOVE Hatchard’s Booksellers

An amazing find in Hatchard's Booksellers

An amazing find 

London, England

London, England

Book Antiquities Shops

Book Antiquities Shops

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Shelves filled with antique books — some worth more than $200k each

A very narrow staircase leading down to more treasures

A very narrow staircase leading down to more treasures

Gathering details from the experts about my purchases

Gathering details from the experts about my purchases

$200+ books encased for protection

$200+ books encased for protection

Closing the deal

Closing the deal

Another satisfied customer

Another satisfied customer

Standing in front of a very old door - London, England.

Standing in front of a very old door – London, England.

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