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Catalog Number 2008.033.189
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title "Doubleday Book Shop"
Description Black and white photographic print depicting the Doubleday Book Shop in the Penobscot Building. Two customers stand at the counter in the foreground while a third man stands behind the counter. Stacks of three paperback titles sit on the counter. Visible covers include "The Best and the Brightest" by David Halberstam, "The Guinness Book of World Records", and "Agatha Christie". Book shelves are visible in the background with their covers facing out. Signs read: "In the highest civilization the book is still the highest delight Emerson", "Interesting Bargains", "Bestselling Paperbacks", "No Cash Refunds", "It's our treat, Our new Christmas catalog is here. Ask for one...IT's FREE", "Records", and "Cards".
Date 1973
People Sandt, J. Stephen
Photographer Sandt, J. Stephen
Copyright J. Stephen Sandt
Print size 8" x 10"
Collection Documenting Detroit
Search Terms Doubleday Book Shop
Bookstores
Penobscot Building
Interiors
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