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Secondhand and Antiquarian Bookshops in the UK 2018

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Berwyn Books
Unit 4 Spencer Ind Estate
Liverpool Road 
BUCKLEY  Flintshire  CH7 3LY   map
tel: 01244 541415  e-mail  web
Open: Appointment necessary.
Over 20,000 books on our constantly updated internet inventory. Valuations, bookbinding and clearance services.

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Black Pug Books
The Old Gallery
24 West Borough 
WIMBORNE  Dorset  BH21 1NF   map
tel: 01202 889383
Open: Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10.00 - 6.00
Highly varied mix of stock, but no paperbacks or book club editions. Smallish room in private house. Tea and coffee happily offered in home surroundings.

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17 Merrial Street
NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME  Staffordshire  ST5 9AE   map
tel: 01782 630201  e-mail
Open: 7 days 9.30 - 4.30.
Our stock is mainly second-hand but we do carry a number of new books. We have a good History.Military and Transport sections. All visitors from outside of our immediate area will be given Coffee or Tea.

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Bookbane
Unit 9
Felin Fawr  Coed y Parc 
BETHESDA  Gwynedd  LL57 4YY   map
tel: 01248 600 632  e-mail
Open: 7 days 9.00 - 6.00.
25,000 books in Welsh, English & other languages. Poetry. Technical publications from the 19th & 20th centuries. Working class movement library. Shop & bindery in interesting early 19th century quarry workshop.

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Bookmark
34 Arwenack Street
FALMOUTH  Cornwall  TR11 3JB   map
tel: 01326 211252  e-mail  web
Specialising in maritime, Cornish history, art, military history, aviation and transportation. We also have fiction, classics, poetry, plays and some much more quirky and rare titles. Our main speciality is kindness, smiling and the human touch something missing from clicking on a mouse

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Books Afloat
66 Park Street
WEYMOUTH  Dorset  DT4 7DE   map
tel: 01305 779774
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.
Good general stock on two floors whilst specialising in maritime and naval subjects, very much cover all subjects so something for everybody! Also genuine nautical antiques, ships bells ,models, die cast toys, clockwork trains, old postcards,paintings etc. Park Street is directly opposite Weymouth Railway Station and very handy for the town and harbour and beach.

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Castle Books
20A Church Street
BEAUMARIS  Anglesey  LL58 8AB   map
tel: 0124 8811394 or 07835 927 541  e-mail
Castle Books has moved just a few yards to its own premises just past the Post Office and opposite the parish church. History, Welsh interest, archaeology, travel, walking, maps, natural history and rural affairs, literature, Penguins, Ladybirds, Tunnicliffe, Observers, good transport section. Ever changing stock, friendly book chat, booksearch, fair prices, books bought. Credit/debit cards accepted. The only bookshop on Anglesey. Stockist for Anglesey Antiquarian Society, Gwynedd Archaeological Trust.

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Daisyroots Books Ltd
Main Street
GRANGE-OVER-SANDS  Cumbria  LA11 6DP   map
tel: 015395 38817  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 5.00.
Extensive stock of collectable and contemporary titles in sought-after subjects. Over 20,000 books on two floors. Famous for fiction. Friendly, independent family business established in 1994. Book searches undertaken. Free roadside parking opposite. Town centre car park within 5 minutes walk. All major credit/debit cards accepted.

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Final Chapter Books
Unit 4
The Broadway Centre 
WOODHALL SPA  Lincolnshire  LN10 6ST   map
tel: 01526 354501  e-mail  web
Open: Monday & Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday 11.30 - 3.30.
Good selection of secondhand (and occasionally new) books. Specialising in Aviation books and gifts.

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Fleur De Lys
5 St. John's Place
(next to Kilvert's Inn) 
HAY-ON-WYE  Powys  HR3 5BN   map
tel: 07792 545675  fax: 01874 665487  e-mail
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00.
35 years a full-time specialist in railways & transport. Selected good quality books, ephemera, models, railwayana, and small collectibles. A spotter's paradise! Similar always wanted - can travel worldwide. Also some antiques.

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G and J Chesters
14 Market Street
POLESWORTH  Staffordshire  B78 1HW   map
tel: 01827 894743
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 5.30.
Large stock (over 35,000 vols) and a big selection of antique maps and prints. Academic and enthusiasts' books: philosophy, sociology, history, literary criticism, psychology, anthropology, politics, railways, aviation, cookery, gardening, angling, etc. etc.

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Highflight Books
Aliaqsa
Tulloch Street 
DINGWALL  Ross-shire  IV15 9JY   map
tel: 07580 291 856   e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00.
A specialist stock of 2,000 aviation books including gliding, aviation in the north, military and other aspects of flight and flying. Also a broad range of general non-fiction books on subjects including history, biography, military history, maritime, mountaineering, Scottish and local history.

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Island Books
White House
Storrington Road 
THAKEHAM  West Sussex  RH20 3EQ   map
tel: 01798 812 223  e-mail  web
Open: By Appointment.
Large stock of fine, rare and academic titles. Binding and restoration. Showroom open by appointment.

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JW Books
The Shopping Courtyard
Stratford Garden Centre Campden Road  Clifford Chambers 
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON  Warwickshire  CV37 8LW   map
tel: 01789 508031  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.30 - 5.00, Sunday 10.30 - 4.00.
Extensive range of secondhand books encompassing architecture, art, aviation, biographical, history, maritime, military, natural history, performing arts, topography, transport, travel, sports and Folio Society. Local interests: Gloucestershire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. Also Fred Archer and John Moore. Regular attendee at Churchdown Book Fair.

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Keel Row Books
11 Fenwick Terrace
Preston Road 
NORTH SHIELDS  Tyne and Wear  NE29 0LU   map
tel: 0191 296 0664  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.
Rare & second-hand books, maps, ephemera & photographs bought & sold. Established 1981. Tyneside's longest running rare & secondhand bookshop. Member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Sprawling early Victorian house now crammed with 40,000 books on every conceivable subject. Located in historic North Shields, close to the mouth of the River Tyne. A couple of minutes drive from the attractions of the coast.

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Lewes Book Centre
38 Cliffe High Street
LEWES  East Sussex  BN7 2AN   map
tel: 01273 487053  web
Open: Monday - Friday 10.30 - 3.30, closed Wednesday, Saturday 10.30 - 5.00.
General secondhand books and specialist military and aviation stock.

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Missing Books
Finchingfield Antique Centre
The Green 
FINCHINGFIELD  Essex  CM7 4JX   map
tel: 01245 361609  e-mail
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 4.30
A balanced selection of stock, that will usually include at least one shelf each of aviation, military, gardening, biography and fiction. Plus 2 or 3 shelves of local history/topography.

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Othello's Bookshop
9 Bevan Street East
LOWESTOFT  Suffolk  NR32 2AA   map
tel: 07710 764175  e-mail
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 9.30 - 4.30
Approx 8000 hardback books, specialising in non-fiction especially maritime, aviation, and transport.

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Pendleburys Bookshop
Garreg Fawr
Porthyrhyd 
LLANWRDA  SA19 8NY   map
tel: 01558 650 840  e-mail  web
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00 .
Booksellers for many decades with a large general stock & specialisms of 20,000 theology, 3,500 botanical & gardening books. Outside advertised hours please telephone before visiting. A remote hillside bookshop housed in converted barns in the foothills of the Cambrians within a three acre garden project.

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Quayside Bookshop
43 Northumberland Place
TEIGNMOUTH  Devon  TQ14 8DE   map
tel: 01626 775436  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00, Sunday 11.00 - 3.00 in 'Summer'. Otherwise, Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 4.00.
Wide ranging stock in used, out of print and new books. Comprehensive range of Railway, Aviation and Maritime with associated ephemera, and local authors / interest. Close to seafront and famous River Beach with views to Dartmoor. Ample parking nearby and cafe opposite. Also visit our Book stall ' Badger's Books' at Sidwell Street Market , Exeter (weather permitting).

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Richmond Books
20 Trinity Church Square
RICHMOND  North Yorkshire  DL10 4QN   map
tel: 07857871380
Open: 7 days 10.15 - 4.15 including Summer & Spring Bank Holidays.
Military, general & local history, aviation, maritime, mountaineering, travel, field sports, transport, Folio Society, crime fiction, Sci-fi & fantasy, classics, literature, poetry and childrens' books.

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Rickaro Books
17 High Street
Horbury 
WAKEFIELD  West Yorkshire  WF4 5AB   map
tel: 01924 278811  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 8.30 - 5.30.
Our stock reflects the diversity of interests in the town of Horbury where we are situated, with the best of new and collectable titles always on display. Whilst we have a good general stock and cater for children of all ages, we specialise in local history of the West Yorkshire area and always have a range of interesting titles available.

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Sedgeberrow Books
25 High Street
PERSHORE  Worcestershire  WR10 1AA   map
tel: 01386 751830 (anytime)  fax: 01386 751830  e-mail  web
Open: Open: Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 5.00.
Located in a Grade 2* listed building, over 20000 secondhand books on most subjects, specialising in aviation, naval and maritime, military history, British and world history, and transport, over 1000 titles in each section. Extensive local history plus a selection of antiquarian titles. Large literature sections. We also stock local and fine art photographs, picture frames, photo albums and jigsaws.

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Stella Books
Monmouth Road
TINTERN  Monmouthshire  NP16 6SE   map
tel: 01291 689755  fax: 01291 689998  e-mail  web
Open: 7 days 10.00 - 5.00.
A large stock of 30,000 books on all subjects, specialising in children's and illustrated, UK topography, railways and natural history. Stock available on web site.

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Stothert Old Books
Rock House Farm
Rock Lane  Burwardsley 
CHESTER  Cheshire  CH3 9 PL   map
tel: 01829 772505  e-mail  web
Open: Saturday & Sunday 11.00 - 4.00, other times by appointment.
A wide selection of antiquarian and collectable books on most subjects. A long-established book dealer in the Chester area.

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Stour Bookshop
Bridge Street
STURMINSTER NEWTON  Dorset  DT10 1AP   map
tel: 01258 473561
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 4.00. Closed for lunch 1.00 - 2.00.
General stock and illustrated books, archaeology, aviation, history and woman authors.

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The Aviation Bookshop
31-33 Vale Road
TUNBRIDGE WELLS  Kent  TN1 1BS   map
tel: 01892 539284  fax: 01892 539597  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00.
For over 50 years we have stocked literature on the subject of aviation in all its aspects. Parking is available in the multi-story car park opposite the shop. The shop is situated in the centre of town about 200 yards from the main line station: Tunbridge Wells on the Charing Cross Line.

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The Gently Mad
2 Summer Place
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH3 5NR   map
tel: 0131 261 6028  e-mail  web
Open: 7 days 11.00 - 6.00.
In the shop above our bindery we hold an interesting selection of antiquarian and collectable books that cover a wide range of subjects. We always have a good selection of military, natural history, children's illustrated, transport, sports, folklore and legends, art, history and classic literature.

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This Shop Rocks
131 Brick Lane
SHOREDITCH  E16SE   map
tel: 02077 397 667  e-mail
Open: 7 days 12.00 - 6.00.
Wide range, we have useful books, many on theatre, films, art, cookery, etc. A small bookshop but carefully picked and packed.

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Treasure Chest Books
61 Cobbold Road
FELIXSTOWE  Suffolk  IP11 7BH   map
tel: 01394 270717  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 5.00 (closed Mondays January - March).
East Anglia's Largest bookshop with something for everyone - over 60,000 books including the UK's largest stock of Transport/Shipping/Aviation Books (20,000+). Also Military, History, Art, East Anglian, Maps, Industrial History and a large stock of cheap Fiction/Classics/Childrens/Sci-Fi/Crime etc. Quality book always wanted.

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Wings of War Books
Scotch Mist
PIDDLETRENTHIDE  Dorset  DT2 7QG   map
tel: 07791 072309  e-mail  web
Open: Viewings by appointment only
Specialist in used military aviation books from world war 2. Rare and collectible books from the RAF, Luftwaffe, Battle of Britain and Pacific theatres. Online used aviation book store with free delivery on all items to the mainland UK.

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