The oldest shop on Chiswick High Road

Feb 27, 2023
Enter the oldest shop front on the Chiswick High Road and you are treated to one of the most delightful shopping experiences in London. Fronted by an c18th bow window makes it the oldest shop premises on Chiswick High Road.
Foster Books has been trading here for over 50 years and specialises in hard to find, rare and out-of-print books.
On the website books are categorised into first editions, fine bindings, and presents for adults and children. If you are looking for something in particular, the proprietor Stephen Foster will check the stock if you fill out a search form.
The prices range from a few pounds to thousands of pounds depending on scarcity, demand, condition and completeness of the volume.
Weather permitting, tables outside the shop are piled with paperbacks, maps and assorted paraphernalia giving it the air of a Dickensian curiosity shop.
Foster Books 183 Chiswick High Road, W4 2DR  +44 (0)208 995 2768
Photo: @diaryofalondoness
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