Reg. and Philip Remington
Specialist dealers in Antiquarian books on Voyages and Travels. With over 80 years of expertise, they have a reputation of supplying fine books Worldwide.
The partnership of Reg. and Philip Remington was founded in 1979, from 1980-2002 their business operated from Cecil Court in the heart of London's second-hand book trade, they had two shops between that period at No. 14 and 18. Their business today is now run from Midhurst in West Sussex where their stock can be viewed by appointment only.
On occasion they do exhibit at major overseas books in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and also in London
They produce their very own unique catalogues and have published over 50 on their specialize subject and are still producing today. In the past they have purchased some major private collections and are always keen to buy single titles or large collections, so please contact them should you wish to sell.
After completing his national service in the R.A.F in 1951, in the same year he becameemployed by Francis Edwards Ltd. who gave him the necessary training and knowledge of the various reference works to becoming a general booksellers assistant.A vacancy as an assistant in the voyage and travel department arose and he was given this position to continue his training exclusively with Herbert Edwards. (Francis Edwards' nephew)
Upon Herbert Edwards' retirement, Reg became responsible for the voyage and travel department and in 1970 became a director of the company. When the Edwards' family decided to sell Francis Edwards Ltd. in 1979, Reg chose to leave and formed a partnership with his son specialising in selling voyage and travel books.
Philip began his bookselling career in 1972 when he became employed by Hodgsons Book Auction Rooms, Chancery Lane. The knowledge he obtained gave him the confidence to begin his own bookselling business in 1975, he attended many of the early PBFA Bookfairs before he decided to join his father in a partnership in 1979.