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Secondhand and Antiquarian Bookshops in the UK 2018

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68 The Parade
Oadby 
LEICESTER  Leicestershire  LE2 5BF   map
tel: 0116 2718197  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00.
A very varied selection of good quality second-hand books at attractive prices starting from £1. All proceeds go towards providing important services to local older people.

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Ashbrook Garage
Clyro
HAY-ON-WYE  Powys  HR3 5RZ   map
tel: 01497 821046
Open: Monday - Friday 8.30 - 5.30, Saturday 8.30 - 12.30.
Bookroom - motoring and motor racing, local interest & automobilia. Even the garage here sells books! Open 5 1/2 days, sometimes more, ring over weekend to check. Motoring books bought.

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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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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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Books Revisited (Charity Bookshop)
110 High Street
Coleshill 
BIRMINGHAM  West Midlands  B46 3BL   map
tel: 01675 464 853  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 4.00.
Fiction, children's, sport, travel, art, history, auto/biography, gardening, cookery, literature, CDs + DVDs, foreign language, humour, music, entertainment and some antiquarian and collectables. We probably have close to 25,000 books and are able to check stock rooms upon request. A charity Bookshop with 4 rooms on a small High Street. We are located in an old building with a lot of character and all proceeds go to the Mary Ann Evans Hospice, a local charity.

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BooksIsell
85 High Street
NEWPORT  Shropshire  TF10 7AY   map
tel: 01952 811683  e-mail
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 4.00.
30,000+ used books. Not all on display but on premises including 6,000+ online books (listed on Amazon/Abebooks under Severnbooks). Inexpensive pricing. New owner from February 2015 who welcomes fellow book lovers and collectors. He's turned his hobby into his retirement business!

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Broad Street Book Centre
6 Broad Street
HAY-ON-WYE  Powys  HR3 5DB   map
tel: 01497 821919  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 4.30.
Sixteen book sellers under one roof. Specialities include music, military, maritime, sport, antiquarian, geology, Observer, Ladybird and Shire books, history, children's, railways, cookery, modern firsts, Churchill, and women writers. Be part of the "Town of Books". Fully serviced units available to specialist book dealers, including internet listing of your stock.

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Cafe and Books LLangollen
17 Castle Street
LLANGOLLEN  Denbighshire  LL20 8NY   map
tel: 01978 860334 or 861963  e-mail  web
Open: 7 days 10.00 - 4.00
We are one of the largest second hand book shops in Wales with over 100,000 in stock. Dr Who, art, antiquities/collectables, crafts/hobbies, DIY, fishing, fiction, gardening, health, history, horror, lit-crit, music, plays, poetry, religion, royalty, Shakespeare, sport, transport, theatre, war/military, westerns. Trade welcome.

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Camden Lock Books
Old Street Station
4 Saint Agnes Well  
THE CITY  London  EC1Y 1BE    map
tel: 02072 530666 02072 530 666  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Friday 8.30 - 7.00, Saturday 12.00 - 5.30.
We have a back room with great general secondhand,collectable, antiquarian, photographic, travel, fine bindings, literature, first editions, art, fashion, sport, military, ephemera, architecture, miniatures, childrens', natural history, and local history books. Camden Lock Books, located in Old Street Station, is also one of the Capitals most iconic independent new bookshops(+ dealership in ECM Jazz CDs).

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Chevin Books
Bay Horse Court
OTLEY  West Yorkshire  LS21 1SP   map
tel: 01943 466599
Open: Thursday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.
Stock includes art, history, literature, military, sport and topography.

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Darlington Lion Club Bookshop
Houndgate Mews Arcade
Blackwellgate 
DARLINGTON  County Durham  DL1 5HG   map
tel: 07504 429 635  e-mail  web
Open: Monday & Thursday - Saturday 10.00 - 4.00.
Situated in Blackwellgate between Boyes & Guru We have a vast selection of good quality paperback & hardback fiction and non fiction books devoted to biographies, mysteries, cookery, sport, gardening, health, science fiction. Classics, children's books and many more topics. All books are donated & all proceeds go to charity. Please visit our website.

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Dreadnought Books
125 St Georges Road
Hotwells 
BRISTOL  BS1 5UW   map
tel: 01173 293176  e-mail  web
Open: Wednesday - Saturday 10.00 - 6.00.
Dreadnought Books is a second-hand and out of print bookshop specialising in history, with a particular focus on military, social and labour history. We also have extensive sections of politics, philosophy, the arts and literature. We also buy books, particularly in our specialist fields. Please get in touch if you have anything you think we might be interested in.

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Greyfriars House Secondhand Bookshop
Greyfriars House and Garden (National Trust)
Friar Street 
WORCESTER  Worcestershire  WR1 2LZ   map
tel: 01905 23571  e-mail  web
Open: See website seasonal for opening times.
At Greyfriars find a collection of captivating reads, from fiction, autobiography and classics. Choose from a collection for kids, inspirational books for those interested in recipes, sport, history and more. Every second-hand book you buy here helps to preserve this special place.

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Henry Sotheran Ltd
2 Sackville Street
PICCADILLY  London  W1S 3DP   map
tel: 020 7439 6151  fax: 0207 434 2019  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Friday 9.30 - 6.00, Saturday 10.00 - 4.00.
Fine and rare books and prints. Specialist departments, modern first editions, children's, architecture, travel and exploration, natural history, private press, literature, sport and Churchill. Established in 1761 in York we believe we are the oldest antiquarian book business in the world.

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Jasper Jennings Antique Prints
38 Whittington Court
Aylmer Road 
HIGHGATE  London  N2 0BT   map
tel: 07832 177378  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 7.00.
Historical, decorative and topographical British & European prints published c. 1650-1900. Printed sporting collectables, especially cricket. Former Associate Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association (ABA). We are pleased to offer valuations for private, institutional and corporate clients, expert advice and commission buying, also collection disposal and cataloguing services.

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John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books
5 Montpellier Mews
HARROGATE  North Yorkshire  HG1 2TQ   map
tel: 07540 279897  e-mail  web
Open: Monday & Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.00 - 4.30.
100 Rare Books spanning modern fiction, crime, sport and art.

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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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Last Century Books
34 High Street
INNERLEITHEN  Peeblesshire  EH44 6HF   map
tel: 01896 831759  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 11.00 - 5.00
A few new books, good secondhand modern paperbacks & hard back fiction. Large selection of non-fiction, especially Scottish, sport, military, topography and some antiquarian. Now one of the Borders biggest secondhand, old and out of print bookshops with 19000 titles in stock and many more in store.

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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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Lion Books
Unit 38, Meadow Mills Industrial Estate
Dixon Street 
KIDDERMINSTER  Worcestershire  DY10 1HH   map
tel: 01562 745060  e-mail  web
Open: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10.30 - 5.00, Saturday 10.30 - 1.00.
Specialist sporting stock with particular emphasis on Association Football and Motorsport. A good general stock of 15,000 books in spacious warehouse open to the public. Free parking in town centre location.

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Oxfam Shop
54-58 Darley Street
BRADFORD  West Yorkshire  BD1 3HN   map
tel: 01274 306700  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 4.00.
Big and varied stock, fiction and non fiction, in very large shop premises. Extensive range of novels available, both popular and classics. Non-fiction subjects covered include history, sport, biography, travel, religion, etc. Also DVDs and music CDs.

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Oxfam Shop
54-58 Darley Street
BRADFORD  West Yorkshire  BD1 3HN   map
tel: 01274 306700  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 4.00.
Big and varied stock, fiction and non fiction, in very large shop premises. Extensive range of novels available, both popular and classics. Non-fiction subjects covered include history, sport, biography, travel, religion, etc. Also DVDs and music CDs.

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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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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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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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Tarrington Books
Shire Cottage
TARRINGTON  Herefordshire  HR1 4EU   map
tel: 01432 890746  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Friday 10.00 - 6.00, appointment necessary.
Thousands of antiquarian and collectable books in stock including crime fiction, signed first editions, vintage Penguin paperbacks, military, history, theology, engineering and quality fine bindings. New stock added every month. We primarily trade online but browsers are more than welcome by appointment.

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The Book Shed Gallery
one mile off the R.600
(Wild Atlantic Way) 
KILBTITTAIN  Co. Cork 
tel: 023 884 9961  e-mail  web
Open: Usually open Sunday - Thursday but it's a good idea to call before coming.
We stock second hand and rare books on the arts, history, biography, militaria, travel, sport, gardens and horticulture, poetry, classics, technical and reference as well as some fiction. We also have a selection of maps and admiralty charts from around the world. Located half way between the villages of Ballinspittle and Kilbrittain

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The Border Bookshop
61a Halifax Road
TODMORDON  West Yorkshire  OL14 5BB   map
tel: 01706 814721
Open: Thursday - Saturday 10.000 - 5.00 closed for lunch.
Large general stock, children's and sport.

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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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The Open Road Bookshop
Park Street
STOKE BY NAYLAND  Suffolk  CO6 4SE   map
tel: 07929 526 763  e-mail
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.
A small second hand bookshop specialising in poetry and literature in the heart of Constable country. There are also shelves on nature, travel, music, art and sport as well as biography and some miscellaneous non-fiction.

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Top Banana Antiques Centre
1 New Church Street
TETBURY  Gloucestershire  GL8 8DS   map
tel: 0871 288 1102  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00, Sundays 11.00 - 5.00.
Two bookrooms of medium-size general stock with an emphasis on military, country pursuits and sport. Also a good selection of antique prints, especially old advertising material.

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Wayne the Book Guy
24 Prudhoe Street
NORTH SHIELDS  Tyne and Wear  NE29 6QX   map
tel: 07760 251278  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 4.00.
Second hand, loved books and collectables. Both fiction and non fiction. All genres and tastes. Now moved to the Wilbury Inn Cafe. Enjoy a cuppa with your book!

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