Lord Justice Darling was in the shop. He offered me 4 shillings for a book marked 7 shillings. I said 'My Lord, if you sentenced me to 7 years in your court and I suggested 4 years, would you agree?' Eventually he gave me 5 shillings.
the world's most famous bookshop - Est. 1903
Site: Foyles (2 memorials)
W1, Tottenham Court Road, Foyles bookshop
We found these two plaques in the basement, near the lift and stairwell. There may be others elsewhere in the store - if you find any please let us know - too late - Diamond Geezer reports (2014) that Foyles are moving again, a few doors down Charing Cross Road.