This stylish German-owned independent bookshop is one of the most recent additions to London's favourite literary street, Charing Cross Road. Koenig specialises in art, architecture and photography books. Customers have full access to the stock of arts bookshop Buchhandlung Walther Koenig in Cologne, so even hard to acquire volumes can be ordered.
Venue Details & Map
80 Charing Cross RoadLondonWC2H 0BF
- +44 (0)20 7240 8190
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
Top 3 reviews of Koenig Books
Koenig specialises in art, photograph and design related books. What is really distinctive about this particular art book shop versus others is their diverse collection of titles. I found a cotton-covered yellow book about t-shirts made by an obscure art collective that was completely unique and awesome. I don't think that I could have found a title like that anywhere else. They also do... more
Koenig Books is an art book shop which sells a diverse range of titles, from big name publishers to independent and handmade zines. As well as stocking the most up to date monographs by the big name publishers like Phaidon and Taschen, Koenig offer a wide variety of lesser known and rare titles, as well as many independently published artist books and zines. If I need inspiration or simply... more
As Canadian tourists in London, we wanted to find a particular book for our son back home. Unable to find the book we wanted at Magma Book's September 29th, we were kindly steered over to Koenig's by the friendly clerk at Magma..
Koenig's didn't have the book in stock either and the rude and drowsy clerk on staff told us to "look up the road". He stared at us silently. I said after several... more