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Secondhand and Antiquarian Bookshops in the UK 2018

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Acanthophyllum Books
"Tadorna"
243 Pensby Road  Heswall 
WIRRAL  Merseyside  CH61 5UA   map
tel: 0151 342 8287  e-mail  web
Open: Monday to Sunday inclusive 10.00 - 4.00, by appointment only.
I deal primarily in Natural History (including Geology), Garden History and especially Botany and Ecology. Visitors to my book room are welcome with a prior appointment. I regularly exhibit at PBFA book fairs in York, Haydock, Cambridge and elsewhere.

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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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Brian P. Martin Antiquarian and Collectors' Books
Christique
11 West Street 
DORKING  Surrey  RH4 1BL   map
tel: 01428 682567 or 07773112101  e-mail
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.
A large stock of good quality books on many subjects, including Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, London and other topography, naval & military, sports, fine bindings, poetry, literature, children's, history and much much more. Christique has an excellent cafe and nearby parking.

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Christopher Saunders
Kingston House
NEWNHAM-ON-SEVERN  Gloucestershire  GL14 1BB   map
tel: 01594 516030  fax: 01594 517273  e-mail
Open: Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.00 by prior appointment only.
A large stock of books and memorabilia on cricket and other ball sports. Catalogues published.

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Coch-y-Bonddu Books
Papyrus
Pentrehedyn Street 
MACHYNLLETH  Powys  SY20 8DJ   map
tel: 01654 702837  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00.
Very large stock of second-hand books on fishing & field-sports, countryside & natural history. 7000 sporting books listed on website. Also new books. Machynlleth also has the Dyfi Valley Bookshop in Doll Street

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Deeside Books
18-20 Bridge Street
BALLATER  Aberdeenshire  AB35 5QP   map
tel: 013397 54080
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.
General stock with emphasis on local history, Scottish, military, fishing and field sports, transport, travel and topography. Stock of approx 10,000 varying from paperbacks to collector's items along with some remainders. Located on main A93 Aberdeen to Braemar road. In centre of Village.

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Grove Rare Books
The Old Post Office
Bolton Abbey 
SKIPTON  North Yorkshire  BD23 6EX   map
tel: 01756 710717  e-mail  web
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.
A country bookshop in an 18th Century building the on Duke of Devonshire's Yorkshire estate, within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A wide range of books, but particularly, Yorkshire topography, angling and field sports, art and architecture, British topography, and natural history. Also antiquarian maps and prints.

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Hawkridge Books
Apartment 1
West Royd  119 Manchester Road 
SHEFFIELD  South Yorkshire  S10 5DN   map
tel: 0114 268 9393  e-mail  web
Open: 7 days10.00 - 5.00 by appointment only.
Quality stock, specialising in ornithology and natural history but with a very wide range of subjects. About 7100 books on display. Private premises but visitors very welcome to phone for an appointment.

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Hereward Books
17 High Street
HADDENHAM  Cambridgeshire  CB6 3XA   map
tel: 01353 740821
Open: Monday - Saturday, but best to ring first.
General secondhand books, country sports and natural history.

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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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Labyrinth Books
Vestry Hall
High Street 
GLASTONBURY  Somerset  BA6 9DU   map
tel: 01458 830831  e-mail  web
Open: 7 days 10.00 - 6.00.
Secondhand and rare books. Avalonians, sacred landscape, witchcraft and occult. Earth mysteries. Tarot.astrology and Numerology. Celts and Druids. Templars, Magdalene and the Lost Gospels. Proprietor Susan Render is widely acknowledged as the most knowledgable bookseller in her field in the West.

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Leominster Books
Book Room
The Secondhand Warehouse and Antiques Centre  New Street 
LEOMINSTER  Herefordshire  HR6 8DR   map
tel: 01568 614114  e-mail
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.30.
On the first floor of this large Antiques Centre. A good selection of secondhand and antiquarian books on all subjects. New stock added regularly.

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Monkton Nature Reserve Bookshop
The Field Study Centre
Canterbury Road  Monkton 
RAMSGATE  Kent  CT12 4LH   map
tel: 01843 822666  e-mail  web
Open: 7 days, April - October 10.00 - 5.00, November - March 10.00 - 3.00.
Based in the reserve Field Centre, several rooms containing 1000's of categorised books, old and new, plus a large selection of children's books. Also offer a well-stocked Nature Reference Library - loans available to members. All proceeds go toward maintaining the reserve and the work of the Thanet Countryside Trust.

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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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Picaresque Books & Galerie Fantoosh
55 High Street
DINGWALL  Ross-shire  IV15 9HL   map
tel: 01349 863140  e-mail
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.
We have now moved to much larger premises allowing us to stock a range of older and rarer books as well as some locally published New books. These are then complimented by a range of maps as well as local crafts etc.

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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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River Thoughtful Fishing Books
Old Barn
Bridge of Cally 
BLAIRGOWRIE  Perthshire  PH10 7JJ   map
tel: 01250 886327  e-mail  web
Open: Most days except Monday 10.00 - 6.00.
A wide selection of second-hand, antiquarian and collectable fishing books,maps and prints. We also keep a small amount of general field sports titles. The shop is right opposite the Bridge of Cally Hotel. We are open most days but please ring ahead if making a special trip. Please ring the bell if the door is shut.

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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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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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Uppingham Antiques Centre
17 High Street East
UPPINGHAM  Rutland  LE15 9PY 
tel: 01572 822155  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.30, Sundays 11.00 - 5.00
A book area displaying the stock of several dealers, particularly country pursuits and field sports.

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