Wednesday, 1 December 2010


The lovely Hodges Figgis bookshop in Dublin, Ireland's largest, is currently running a Capuchin promotion. The shop dates back to 1768, is referred to in passing in Ulysses, offers some 60,000 titles over four floors and has even been a publisher. The Ulysses reference runs thus:
She, she, she. What she? The virgin at Hodges Figgis' window on Monday looking in for one of the alphabet books you were going to write.


1 comment:

A Bookish Space said...

I like the 'Mind the step' sign at the top of the display. Were the booksellers at Hodges Figgis worried that customers would be so entralled with this lovely display that they would not look where they were going and subsequently trip? If so, I don't blame them :o)