TheBookGuide - your guide to sources of secondhand and antiquarian books in the UK.
Our aim is simple - to use the immediacy and connectivity of the internet to provide reliable, up to date information about how and where to get physical with old books.
Why? Because althought the internet has globalised the market for buying and selling old books, it's a clinical tool compared with the sensual pleasures of real book browsing.
So here's everything you need to get yourself out of that chair and back to experiencing the feel of leather ... the smell of old books ... the sound of pages turning ...
All the UK's antiquarian and secondhand bookshops listed, descirbed and reviewed ... more
No More wasted journeys with our full 2016 calendar of the book fairs and sales in the UK.
Attend a live auction for a real adrenaline rush - we have a weekly updated 2016 UK diary.
Bind your thesis, save a treasured children's book, or create a truly memorable present ... more
'Big books by blokes about battles'
Only four female writers appeared in the list of top 50 bestselling history titles in the UK last year. And women are still perceived as more suited to writing about drawing rooms than battlefields. Why? Leading historians and biographers discuss sexism and subject matter ... more
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