JOIN US next week for a great talk . . .

29 March 2016

Tidbits from

Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation

BOOKS: Antiquarian Collectors, Buyers and Sellers - John Soane to today
. .
Owner of The Brick Row Book Shop in San Francisco,
which has the distinction of being the country's oldest antiquarian bookstore.

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

7pm talk | followed by a reception
          (doors open for seating at 6:45pm)
LOCATION: Union Club, 101 East 69th Street
          (northeast corner of Park Avenue), New York City
TICKETS: Advance Reservations Required - there is no charge for this event.
ATTIRE: Business attire (jacket and tie for men).
RSVP: Please call 212-223-2012 or email:

John Crichton has been proprietor of The Brick Row Book Shop in San Francisco since 1983. He has served as president of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the Book Club of California, and he has served on the governing boards of the Bibliographical Society of America, Rare Book School at the University of Virginia and the Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies. He is a member of the American Antiquarian Society. 
Mr. Crichton will have a booth at the upcoming
New York Antiquarian Book Fair,
April 7 to 10. at the Park Avenue Armory


The Brick Row Book Shop
49 Geary Street, #230 | San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 398-0414 |
Established 1915




ABOVE: A private English library on one of the Soane Travels programs exploring great houses.

THREE IMAGES - LEFT: Detail of the Soane's Library at No. 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields.  While the talk will touch on Soane and his collecting, it is not about Soane's book collection.  CENTER: Engraving by Theodore Diedricksen of the Brick Row Book Shop in 1916.  RIGHT: A private library captured by Chas Miller on one of the many Soane Travels explorations of great houses.

Sir John Soane's

Museum Foundation
1040 First Avenue
      No. 311
New York, NY  10022

Tel. 212 223-2012