Hugh Hopkins

Hugh Hopkins, Bookseller, 85, Renfield Street.

    To book-collectors one of the best-known establishments in Glasgow is that of Mr. Hugh Hopkins, whose business was originally founded in 1842, and for many years was carried on in Glassford Street. It was removed about 1872 to the present address, where the proprietor occupies a large and well-arranged establishment that contains an exceptionally choice and extensive stock of books, both new and second hand. Lovers of literature, of every shade of thought and opinion, will be certain to find an abundance of works meeting their respective views at this establishment.

    Many of the volumes are, owing to their antiquity, of great value, and Mr. Hopkins has been exceptionally successful in obtaining many rare and valuable editions of various works. A very large trade is done, and a special feature is made of antiquarian literature. The trade is mostly in the locality of Glasgow, and in various other parts of Scotland. The business is very ably conducted, and to the energetic management on the part of the proprietor may be justly ascribed the great measure of success and popularity this noted establishment has attained.

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