Funeral for Philip Joseph this weekend

Funeral for Philip Joseph this weekend

The funeral of Books Etc co-founder Philip Joseph will take place at Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, London NW11, at 11a.m. on Sunday 1st November.

Joseph passed away after a short illness on 25th October.

A statement from his family said: "He lived more than 93 years with great energy and distinction and will be greatly missed in the worlds of bookselling and publishing, croquet and rambling."

Joseph, who co-founded Books Etc in 1981 with his son Richard, leaves a widow, Pamela, as well as three sons, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A full obituary will follow at a later date.