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Secondhand and Antiquarian Bookshops in the UK 2018

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Bernard Quaritch Ltd
40 South Audley Street
MAYFAIR  London  W1K 2PR   map
tel: 020 7297 4888  e-mail  web
Founded in 1847, we deal in rare books, manuscripts and photographs. Our specialist fields include English literature, travel, science, travel, human science, art, architecture and Islamica.

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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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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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Maggs Bros Ltd
48 Bedford Square
BLOOMSBURY  London  WC1B 3DR   map
tel: 020 7493 7160  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Friday 9.30 - 5.00.
Situated in a Georgian townhouse on the south side of Bedford Square, our new premises will feature three showrooms across two floors, exhibiting books and manuscripts from our nine diverse areas of expertise. Customers are invited to browse at both premises but please be aware that appointments are recommended if you wish to view any specific items or meet with any individual member of staff.

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Michael Morris Antique Maps, Books and Prints
Weavers Green
Needwood 
BURTON UPON TRENT  Staffordshire  DE13 9PQ   map
tel: 01283 575344  e-mail  web
Open: By appointment.
Varied stock but specialising in maps, plans, charts, atlases, prints, engravings, manuscripts and ephemera. Prices from very little to quite a lot.If you can give me an idea of your interests I may have something for you. I've been established - supplying libraries, museums, record offices, the trade and collectors - since 1993. I also buy and swap.

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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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R A Gekoski
Old Chapel House
Lybuarn Road 
HAMPTWORTH  Wiltshire  SP5 2DR   map
tel: 07831 875202  e-mail  web
Open: By appointment only
One of the world's leading specialist dealers in modern English, Irish and American Literature, including first editions, association copies, manuscripts and archives, and artworks with literary associations.

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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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Stephen Rench
Unit 8
Blackwell Business Park 
SHIPSTON ON STOUR  Warwickshire  CV36 4PE   map
tel: 01608 682224  e-mail  web
Open: By appointment.
A specialized stock of around 4000 books concentrating on Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire topography, also Shakespeare, the Middle Hill Press, fine bindings, miscellaneous antiquarian + books about books. Some prints, drawings, watercolours, maps + manuscripts are also available. Catalogues issued. Visitors to the office are welcome - please contact me first as I am often out buying books.

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The Antiquarian Book Company
49 Hampstead Road
BRIGHTON  East Sussex  BN1 5NG   map
tel: 01273 389526  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00 by appointment.
I have a small stock of publishers' bindings in paper and cloth, early dust jackets and some crime fiction especially bibliomysteries. I also buy and sell manuscripts, maps, photograph albums and ephemera. I sell at book fairs, see my website for details. I am not on abe books. Visitors by appointment only.

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The Time Traveller's Bookshop & Galler
The Glen - at "The Artist's Courtyard"
KINSALE  Co. Cork 
tel: 087 2903613  e-mail  web
Open: 7 days 11.00 - 6.00 and by appointment.
We offer rare, unusual and important books and manuscripts as well as modern first editions, signed books of famous and not so famous writers, as well as Vintage Sea Charts and rare original photographs. We also deal in Rare and vintage Maps of Ireland and the world (16th to 19th century) as well as rare Vinyl Records.

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