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John and Edward Bumpus

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of Oxford Street, London, Bookseller

1797/1814 The firm was established by John Bumpus

1892 Limited company

1914 Directors: Thomas Bumpus (Managing Director), John B. Bumpus, H. D. Vincent, J. V. E. Taylor. Specialities: Second-hand Books, Book Plates, Highest-class Leather Bindings, Bound Books generally, and Art Books.

Acquired by Debenhams before 1928[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Feb. 7, 1928