Read about independent european bookstores selling books in english. Foster books is a mustvisit for any selfrespecting bookworm. Best place to sell books in london book attic, city. London is a city with a rich literary heritage, but, like most things here. The used bookstore sells used, outofprint, and unusual books. Then check out our list of the best secondhand bookshops in london. Whether your personal passions lean toward new releases by the hottest authors or classics from the old masters, you will find it on. Academic books and dusty paperbacks, antique textbooks and leatherbound tomes. Bookmongers second hand book shop brixton south london. Discover the best vintage bookstores in london shopikon. Properly storing old books and manuscripts helps keep them in their current condition and maintain their value. The shop is spread over six huge floors of books with more than eight miles of shelves.
The mural work has now been completed on a painting of a trompe loeil window featuring patricks muchmissed former dog leo and his current companion and. Treadwells books is another shop located just off gower street and about a 23 minute walk from waterstones. Book stores used and outofprint booksellers and online. We are the best place to find used books by your favorite jewish authors, used jewishenglish seforim, jewish music, rare and antique jewish books, and any judaica online. This charming 17thcentury alley is lined with secondhand bookstores and antiquarian shops. Unusually, the shop presents new and used books next to each other on the shelves, meaning you can.
The best secondhand bookshops in london culture trip. A street in london, england that looks exactly like jk rowlings diagon alley from the harry potter series. There is a an unbeatable selection of cheap secondhand books hardback and paperback just waiting for a new home. I used to sell to the used book guy in westmount, but he is out of business. They specialize in esoteric subjects, alternative spirituality, british history, cultural studies, and folklore. Didnt give job of manager to former tesco employee. Alibris is your source for new and used books, textbooks, music and movies. Peter harrington specialises in selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, library sets, maps and original artwork.
Use the list below to locate a specific specialist bookseller or book store. The rockville location serves as the warehouse for the store and has one of the largest collections of used books. The forest green shop on the fulham road is four storeys high and has more than 20,000 books and 6,000 prints and old maps. Most of all, we love books and we are here to share that mutual love with you. But even the delights of whiling away hours in foyles or your local independent cant compare to stumbling upon improbably tiny shops, where every surface is groaning under the weight of ancient leatherbound tomes and dogeared out of print paperbacks. Second hand bookshops in london are amongst some of the best and. Locate and compare book stores in london on, yellow pages local listings.
The choice of used books is massive thousands of classic novels and bestsellers, biographies and memoirs, selfhelp, cookbooks, childrens books, affordable textbooks. This is simply my favourite second hand book shop in london. If youre interested in selling books, please read through the information below and bring your books. Best used bookstores in london london message board. It takes a village to flatten the curve covid19 health and safety updates.
Highly recommended as what a bookstore should feel like. London is brimming with wonderful second hand bookshops. Buy books online, new and used online bookstore from alibris. Check out these places for all sorts of interesting, unique, and most importantly cheap books. Add comfortable seating to the mix and youve got a spot to. We buy used books third place books carries a combination of used and new books to give our customers the benefits of great selection and great value. Begin by choosing the proper environment for the books.
We are members of the independent online booksellers. Five great secondhand bookshops every londoner should know about. The shop was established as a book swap centre 20 years ago and you can still exchange your old tomes for other peoples. There is a large range of booksellers with immensely varied. I am travelling to london in late january, and since i am a bookworm on a budget, id like to know if anyone can recommend good places to buy used books on the cheap. At alibris, every type of reader can satisfy oneofakind book cravings. The top second hand bookshops in london updated 2018 the. If youre a constant reader and a lover of antiques, and an oldstyle. Vintage book fans will also be delighted by the large selection of old. If i had to name a used bookstore that would appeal to anyone, the first.
London has a few used book stores that i would definitely recommend checking out next time you are in the market for some new reading material. Whether you want the cheapest reading copy or a specific collectible edition, with bookfinder, youll find just the right book. Alibris has been selling books, movies and music since 1997. Waterstones piccadilly is london s largest bookshop, and claims to be the biggest bookstore in europe. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. Poetry readings, book talks, and other literary events are held here regularly. Peter harrington rare books first edition books, signed. No matter where you live in london, find the bookshop for you. Daunt books is an edwardian bookshop on marylebone high street that is nothing short of glorious, with long oak galleries and soaring. Online orders or to search our warehouse, choose skoob online. It is known as the booksellers row and for good reason.
We are near the sarniaport huron border crossing and are able to ship from both sides of the border. What is the best way to store old books and manuscripts. Alibris buy new and used books, textbooks, music and movies. Browse londons independent, mostloved and best bookshops for. In a 2,000squarefoot space with over 55,000 titles squeezed on shelves, displayed on tables or even towered up on. I would take in about 100 books at a time and he would take maybe 2030 of them. Find useful information, the address and the phone number of the local business you are looking for. If you are looking for jewish gifts or that rare jewish book. It was used as the inspiration and filming area for diagon alley and. Find out where to browse for second hand editions, vintage copies. While you can buy from their website, a lot of stock goes uncatalogued on their shelves. An amateur guide to book shopping throughout europe. If you are interested in used collectable second hand books and perhaps havent been to a fair, the royal national is a good place to start. I will be going to london in a month and i was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for used bookstores where one can find varieties of interesting books.
We are always looking to expand our selection of used books. No matter your interests, or your budget, london has a bookshop for you. In london, its easy to find a bookstore that floats your boat. Buy or sell books in london all the good books you can read. The tiny historic bookshop has been operating for almost 50 years in the heart of chiswick, and specialises in hard to find, out of print, used and rare books. We are a used, rare and collectible bookstore located in london, ontario. Old saratoga books owners dan and rachel jagareski have been selling books since 1996. The choice of used books is massive thousands of classic novels and bestsellers, biographies and memoirs, selfhelp, cookbooks, childrens books, affordable textbooks for school, and outofprint titles. This street in london is diagon alley for book lovers. The store is split over two levels with a sprawling paradise of first editions, vintage.665 726 189 679 868 224 1381 1298 161 237 579 624 1536 534 151 338 971 488 455 1220 260 142 1525 243 271 12 416 896 257 680