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 ...

Bookshop Guide

All the UK's antiquarian and secondhand bookshops listed, described and reviewed ... more

Book Fair Calendar

No More wasted journeys with our full 2018 calendar of the book fairs and sales in the UK.

Book Auctions Diary

Attend a live auction for a real adrenaline rush - we have a weekly updated 2018 UK diary.

Bookbinders Directory

Bind your thesis, save a treasured children's book, or create a truly memorable present ... more

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Remembering beloved Seattle book dealer Louis Collins
Antiquarian booksellers spend their careers searching for treasure, sifting through endless musty volumes in the hopes of finding that rare first edition, that once-beloved children's book, that academic tome on some rare specialty, or just that book you didn't know you were looking for because you didn't know it existed - until now ... more
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