Homer W Adair

Homer W Adair was the owner of The Universal Book Store, Detroit, until it was purchased by Albert Winslow Ryerson in 1917.

“As Ryerson recalled his Deember 1917 purchase of Homer W Adair's bookstore at 131 Grand River Avenue:

'The Universal Book Store was formed for the purpose of handling all kinds of religious literature, all over the country, or the world, with everything that was odd or out of the way. We did not specialize in any one thing, to make it sacred, but bought anything that had to it any great amount of religion, consequently the stores became phenomenally successful.'“—Richard Kaczynski, Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley, quoting “Testimony of A W Ryerson, 23 Dec 1912, 4–5”

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