The Rosenbach Podcast: Episode 8

The Quaritch Connection: A Conversation with London Booksellers at Bernard Quaritch Ltd. About Their Titanic Connection, and the Rare Book Trade Today 

Shortly before his death with the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic, Harry Elkins Widener visited the shop of Bernard Alfred Quaritch in London.  The business continues to operate today and holds fascinating records of the Widener family’s patronage so many years ago—as well as communications between Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach and Bernard Alfred Quaritch as news of the maritime disaster became known.  In this episode of The Rosenbach Podcast, we will engage members of Quaritch’s expert staff today to learn about the company’s Titanic connections before turning to conversations about the state of the rare book trade today. 

Visit Bernard Quaritch Ltd. to learn more about the company today…and view books they currently have for sale!


Bernard Alfred Quaritch (1871-1913), autograph letter signed to A.S.W. Rosenbach. London, 26 April 1912. Rosenbach call number RCo:I:141:15.
Bernard Alfred Quartich (1871-1913). Courtesy of Bernard Quaritch Ltd.
Bernard Quaritch (1819-1899). Courtesy of Bernard Quaritch Ltd.

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