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Miraculously evading the harshest repercussions of the Great Depression, London flourished as a beacon of excitement and sophistication. The city’s European connections interwove art and culture with finance, creating a potent fusion of power and allure. A treasure trove for collectors, London’s imperial ties attracted a wealth of rare and precious artefacts trafficked by individuals and elite auction houses alike.

Nestled in a narrow alleyway behind Paddington Station, the venerable Marlow and Son Antiquarian bookshop had plied its trade since 1847. Beneath its respectable façade, the establishment operated a clandestine network of suppliers whose methods of procuring rare books and manuscripts often strayed beyond the boundaries of legality. Discretion was paramount for their favoured clientele, who seldom questioned the murky origins of the prized volumes that graced their collections.

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