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Escaping the worst effects of the Great Depression. London was an exciting and glamourous place. Its connections with Europe mixed arts and culture with finance, bringing a heady mix of power and glamour. A collector’s paradise, its links with the Empire brought many precious and rare artifacts. Traded by individuals and high-end auction houses.

Situated in a small alleyway behind Paddington Station. The Antiquarian bookshop Marlow and Son has traded since 1847. Operating a network of suppliers whose procurement of rare books and manuscripts is not always legal. Their favoured customers do not inquire too closely how certain editions came into their possession.