Ben Weinreb

About Ben

Ben Weinreb (1912–1999) was a self-taught bibliophile with a particular interest in architecture. From humble beginnings in a Bloomsbury basement, he went on to become the world's leading antiquarian architectural bookseller, always aided and encouraged by his wife, Joan. In 1969, he started to compile and enlist contributors for The London Encyclopaedia, which was first published in 1983.

Ben Weinreb