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Secondhand and Antiquarian Bookshops in the UK 2018

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Amnesty Bookshop
12 Roseneath Street
Marchmont 
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH9 1JH   map
tel: 0131 221 1596  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Friday 12.00 - 4.00, Saturday 1.30 - 5.00. (Temporarily reduced opening hours.)
An extension of the literary living rooms of the book addicts and academics of Marchmont. Part of Amnesty International's small chain of charity bookshops.

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Armchair Books
72-74 West Port
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH1 2LE   map
tel: 0131 229 5927  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Sunday 10.00 - 6.30
Some of our rarer and more unique books are listed on AbeBooks: https://www.abebooks.co.uk/armchair-books-edinburgh/7238158/sf We keep a wide variety of modern and antiquarian stock, including early edition Harry Potter books.

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Barnardo's Bookshop
45 Clerk Street
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH8 9JQ   map
tel: 0131 668 3142  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00.

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Cabaret
137 Westport
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH3 9DP   map
tel: 0191 2094093
Open: Monday - Saturday - 10.00 - 5.00.
A Jewellery and collectables shop with a couple of cases of mainly Victorian books, and a basement full of older books.

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Duncan and Reid
5 Tanfield
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH3 5JS   map
tel: 0131 556 4591  web
Open: Tuesday to Saturday 11.00 - 5.00
Antiques and books.

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Edinburgh Books
145-147 West Port
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH3 9DP   map
tel: 0131 229 4431  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 6.00.
Scottish books, literature, military, music, theology and travel, as well as some antiquarian.

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Elvis Shakespeare
347 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH6 8SD   map
tel: 0131 561 1363  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 6.00, Sunday 12.00 - 5.00.
We are specialist dealers in rare vinyl and quality literature.

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Ferry Fair Books
South Queensferry and Rosebery Hall
High Street  South Queensferry 
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH30 9LL   map
e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Saturday 11.00 - 4.00 (March - October only)
Charity bookshop with small general stock raising funds for the annual Ferry Fair held each August in South Queensferry.

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Main Point Books
77 Bread Street
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH3 9AH   map
tel: 0131 228 4837  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Wednesday 10.00 - 6.00, Thursday - Saturday 10.00 - 8.00, Sunday 11.00 - 6.00.
An eclectic choice of books bursting with attitude. Recently moved to larger premises.

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McNaughtan's Bookshop
3a - 4a Haddington Place
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH7 4AE   map
tel: 0131 556 5897  web
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 11.00 - 5.00
We have a large general second-hand and antiquarian stock including books on the fine arts, architecture, children's books, literature, history, music, travel, topography, natural history, cookery and gardening. Within the shop is a small gallery space with a rolling programme of exhibitions of the work of contemporary artists. The exhibition space can be rented and you are referred to our website for terms and conditions.

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Oxfam Book Shop
25 Raeburn Place
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH4 1HU   map
tel: 0131 332 9632  web
Open: Monday - Friday 9.30 - 5.30, Saturday 10.00 - 5.30, Sunday 11.00 - 5.00.

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Oxfam Bookshop
210 Morningside Road
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH10 4QQ   map
tel: 0131 446 9169  web

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Oxfam Bookshop
116 Nicolson Street
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH8 9EJ   map
tel: 0131 667915  web

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Peter Bell
68 West Port
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH1 2LD   map
tel: 0131 556 2198  e-mail  web
Open: Tuesday - Saturday 2.00 - 5.00.
Five thousand very carefully chosen, high quality books with a strong scholarly emphasis; especially history, philosophy, Scottish, art exhibition catalogues. Strong internet presence. Now includes a selection of Andrew Pringle's stock.

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Royal Mile Gallery
272 Canongate
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH8 8AA   map
tel: 0131 558 1702
Prints and maps only.

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Shelter Bookshop
106 Raeburn Place
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH4 1HH   map
tel: 0131 315 0221  e-mail
Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.30, Sunday 12.00 - 5.00.

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St Columba's Hospice Bookshop
15 Montagu Terrace
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH3 5QR   map
tel: 0131 552 3994  web
Open: Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 4.00.

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The Bookworm
210 Dalkeith Road
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH16 5DT   map
tel: 0131 662 4357  e-mail  web
Open: Monday - Friday 9.30 - 5.30, Saturday 9.30 - 5.00.
Front shop is mostly paperbacks in all subjects of fiction. Upstairs mostly non-fiction, with one of the best selections of military history in Scotland. I have been in business for over twenty years at the same premises.

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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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Till's Bookshop
1 Hope Park Crescent
EDINBURGH  Midlothian  EH8 9NA   map
tel: 0131 667 0895  web
Open: Monday - Friday 12. 00 - 7.30, Saturday 11 - 6.00, Sunday 12.00 - 5.30.
Established in 1986, Till's Bookshop has become an institution with generations of Edinburgh students, their teachers and locals alike.

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