When old books come back on the market they can once again scatter, travel, make people happy and nourish the passion for books.

Our shop is located on James Street in the beautiful old Georgian part of Westport between the tree-lined Mall and the Octagon, one of the town’s well known landmarks.


West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

ANON. The Book of the Westminster Hospital Bazaar, May 1905.

ANON. The Book of the Westminster Hospital Bazaar, May 1905.

ANON. The Book of the Westminster Hospital Bazaar, May 1905. London, Designed, Arranged, and Produced by Eyre and Spottiswood, 1905. 33 x 26 cm. 56 pages followed by xx (20) pages of Advertisement. Illustrated throughout in text and some plates with tipped in images. Original decorated cardboard covers.Cloth spine. Very good condition. A little rubbed and bumped. Dust dulled, but otherwise internally clean. Losely inserted page of ‘The Tatler’ (No. 205, May 31, 1905) reporting about the Bazaar.

From the Tatler page: ‘The “book” is a veritable art treasure – a splendid memorial of one of the most successful and fashionable bazzars that has been held for many years. It contains portraits of the stallholders, who included the Duchess of Norfolk, the Duchess of Buccleuch, the Duchess of Somerset, the Duchess of Sunderland, and many other distinguished women.’

Our price: EUR 65,-- 

ANON. The Book of the Westminster Hospital Bazaar, May 1905.
ANON. The Book of the Westminster Hospital Bazaar, May 1905.
ANON. The Book of the Westminster Hospital Bazaar, May 1905.
ANON. The Book of the Westminster Hospital Bazaar, May 1905.

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When old books come back on the market they can once again scatter, travel, make people happy and nourish the passion for books.