Centred around broadmead, the galleries, the arcade, cabot circus and quakers friars, this huge shopping area has something for everyone. Mar 26, 2012 in bristol many of the other shops i used to know have gone bristol books, the cotham hill bookshop, georges to name three examples. Registered in england 06557400, company vat number 5 5978 79. With 8,000 books, more than a quarter of which are secondhand, including some rare antiquarian gems, liskeards bookshop is a browsers paradise. Welcome to one of americas oldest and largest used book shops.
What we sell we opened just over 20 years ago and since then, thanks to the hard work of an enthusiastic team of volunteers, and to the generosity of the people of bristol in donating and buying books, the shop has gone from strength to strength. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. April 3, 20 in bookshops, bristol, city, music, records. Sep 30, 2011 your guide to independent bookshops in bristol, cornwall, devon, dorset, gloucestershire, somerset, wiltshire and throughout the southwest fri 30 sep 2011 19. The brass pig clifton heights triangle west, bristol. Ambra books ivor cornish 22 west shrubbery, redland, bristol bs6 6ta, u. Twitter linked in facebook subscribe to rss feed for book shops for sale in the uk. The subjects they cover include everything from art to history and science. We provide a costeffective route to market for business owners and their representatives and a one stop shop for aspiring entrepreneurs and business buyers. The opening follows the announcement last week that foyles was opening a branch in the city.
However not all of our stock is listed online so be sure to pay the shop a visit. The room comfortably seats around 35 people and we can also provide a video projector and screen, should you wish to use them. Storysmith is an independent bookshop for bristol, on north street in bedminster. Founded in 1915, the brick row is one of the oldest antiquarian book businesses in the united states. Books for amnesty bristol 103 gloucester rd, bristol. Biblio offers nearly 100 million used books and rare books for sale from professional antiquarian booksellers around the world. Top 10 independent shops and vintage stores in bristol. They specialize in esoteric subjects, alternative spirituality, british history, cultural studies, and folklore.
The books, pamphlets and journals cover an extraordinary range of topics and periods forming a collection that will interest most book collectors. It also includes those who offer rare books and used books in bristol. This can vary from student dissertation and thesis binding, to restoring family bibles, to binding family memoirs and journals, to restoring a 1529 book of senecas letters by the froben press or a copy of raleighs history of the world. Wicker laundry basket from a french chateau, 19th century. Ambra books bristol history, topography and genealogy a. Beware of the leopards books is bristol s biggest and longest established bookshop, and one of the oldest in the south west. Second hand bookshops bristol welcome to the directory of bristol second hand bookshops. Dreadnought books bristol, united kingdom facebook. Henry pordes offers a great range of rare books, first editions, modern literature, art, antiquarian and leatherbound books. Bristol community college bookstore apparel, merchandise. Bristol, cornwall, devon, dorset, gloucestershire, somerset, wiltshire.
Ulysses rare books formerly cathach books was founded by our late father, enda cunningham, back in 1969. Welcome to george bayntun, one of the worlds most famous bookshops and home to the bayntunriviere bindery, which dates back to 1829. To find your nearest specialist book shop, use our shop finder and select the checkbox books under the find shops that sell option. Second hand books bristol welcome to the bristol second hand books directory from.
Antiques atlas antiquarian book sellers, shops and dealers. Steering away from the massproduced paperbacks aimed at cultural consumerism, the folio society crafts highend editions of classics for true book lovers to enjoy over many years. Being a list of the freeholders and freemen, who voted at the general election for members to serve in parliament for the city and county of bristol, began at the guildhall of the said city wednesday the 17th of april, 1754 and ended wednesday the 18th of may following before henry bright and thomas harris, esqrs. Also has a good signed book section perfect for presents.
Second hand books bristol second hand bookshops in bristol. We buy everything from single volumes to estates, condition providing. Pinko lefty, psychsocbabble, artsy fartsy, counterculture, occult. Your guide to independent bookshops in bristol, cornwall, devon, dorset, gloucestershire, somerset, wiltshire and throughout the southwest fri 30 sep 2011 19.
Shop online for bristol design bristol art, fashion, homeware, minirigs, gifts and more. Sun 2 nd exeter matthews hall, topsham, ex3 0hf sun 16 th wilton the michael herbert hall, south street, sp2 0js. Antiquarian book sellers, shops and dealers in bristol. Located between the city centre and cabot circus in the heart of bristol s shopping quarter, we are indisputably the biggest bookshop in the area. Dreadnought also inhabits the web, with our inventory listed across various bookselling sites, links to which can be found in the shop section. Antique shops 69 auction houses 8 antique fairs 14 private dealers 21 antique clocks 9 restoration services 10 antiquarian book shops 2 carboots markets 5 wholesalers shippers 2 architecturalfireplace garden 5 historical attractions 0. Top 10 independent book shops in the south west top 10s. I specialise in buying and selling antiquarian and secondhand books. This selection ranges from 1917 to 1969, and really is just a drop in the bucket. Independent bookshops in southwest of the uk books the. At that time he was trading parttime and issuing catalogues only. Bookbarn international unit 1 hallatrow business park white cross wells road bristol avon bs39 6ex. Alan helped tailor our tasting to show the differences between various old and new world wines. From late 2011 to june 2019, we resided on old market in central bristol, serving wide ranging literature alongside our famous coffee grown by the zapatistas in mexico.
The antiquarian bookshops of old london spitalfields life. Our used and rare book store is located on the wine trail in the beautiful finger lakes area of upstate new york southeast of rochester near canandaigua, ny. The aslan books flagship shop opened up in st stephens church in the city in bristol in july. Situated in an old georgian building, the shop is quaint and cozy. With over one million books in print, and around 120, 000 new. Ask for a free quote from bookshops listings near you. Bristol bound offers a wide ranging spectrum of traditional hand crafted bookbinding skills.
There will always be books in print and there will always be used bookshops. Peter harrington rare books first edition books, signed. A new way to go behind the scenes of some of bristols most historic buildings. Antiquarian and secondhand books mainly relating to the counties of. Antiques atlas antiquarian book sellers, shops and. Jan 31, 2011 a third branch of small remainder bookshop chain the last bookshop has opened today monday in bristol. We do events, coffee, nextday ordering and worldwide delivery. We ship law books world wide and stock books and looseleaf works from all major legal publishers. Waterstones bristol is full of beautiful books and dedicated booksellers.
A leading source for rare, used, collectable and out of print books. What with the annual bridport prize for authors, a renowned lit fest and a high street stuffed with second hand book shops, you could say bridport is a mecca for the bibliophile. This selection ranges from 1917 to 1969, and really is. Stocking a wide range of titles from bestsellers to something a little more. Ambra books antiquarian and secondhand west country books. Join us free to promote your business on antiquesatlas. Independent bookshops in southwest of the uk books. Find retail properties for sale in bristol, uk with propertylink, the largest free commercial property listing site in the uk page 1. If you wish to view a particular item, please contact us first and so that we can make sure that it is actually in our shop when you come as some items are stored. There are also over 150 dedicated bookshops nationwide, offering a much wider selection of titles for you to choose from.
Bow windows bookshop has a large general stock of old and fine books and maps. We specialize in first editions, rare books and manuscripts from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, with a strong emphasis on english and american literature. Our rare and antiquarian book department, which houses over 40,000 items, is located on bendooley estate, a property just north of berrima in the beautiful southern highlands of nsw. Look out for collectors editions and childrens books. Despite the buyout, the shop continued trading under. There are currently no listings for antiquarian book sellers, shops and dealers in bristol. Oxfam is a registered charity in england and wales no 202918 and scotland sc039042. We exhibit at bookfairs in the uk and north america and issue regular printed catalogues. Established in 1996, the website is an international marketplace of businesses for sale. Bristol cornwall devon dorset gloucestershire somerset wiltshire general west country and other topography. Su52a, cabot circus, south street, bristol bs1 3bd, uk. Mar 28, 2014 browse through vintage clothes, secondhand books and oneoff arts and crafts in bristol s thriving independent shops sarah baxter fri 28 mar 2014 06.
Storysmith an independent bookshop in south bristol. Fri 3 rd and sat 4 th bristol premier fair the passenger shed, station approach, bristol bs1 6qh fri 1pm to 7pm. Sort sort featured customer favourites alphabetically, az alphabetically, za price, low to high price, high to low date, old to new. It features second hand bookshops in bristol, bishopston and westbury park, who offer second hand books and rare books. It appeared in the times on monday as their childrens book of the week but unlike many of the recent amnesty picture books this is not. Here within are found books rare and ancient, starting with the earliest printed works encompassing incunabula, 15th century and 16th century volumes. Just fill out the form here and we will add your business to our listings. It lists those who provide second hand books in bristol. The shops that have survived and those that have opened more recently are run by creative, innovative, and brilliant dealers who can compete in a tougher market. For more specific information about the type of books we are interested in buying please see the other services page. One of the largest used booksellers in the uk with the most comprehensive and diverse range of antiquarian, rare and collectable books in the world.
The other has everything else including history, transport and academic subjects. A professional treatment is guaranteed for you at acuherbs. Welcome owned and operated by ben weinstein, who has been in the business of antiquarian books for over fifty years, heritage book shops inventory consists of some of the finest items in the areas of first editions, early printed books, bindings, illustrated books. One of the major aims of the hydra is to provide a space which can accommodate and promote public events, meetings and discussion. Adrian harrington rare books deal in a wide selection of literature, modern first editions, leather bound library sets, childrens and illustrated books and fine and rare antiquarian and old books in all fields. Treadwells books is another shop located just off gower street and about a 23 minute walk from waterstones. Boldmere house, faraday avenue, hams hall distribution park, coleshill, birmingham. A renowned name in the bookselling world for over 50 years, the shop also buys books to add to their collection. In keeping with st stephens own ethos the shop specialises in christianity and the arts but provides a comprehensive range of christian books, cds, dvds, greetings cards, church supplies and gifts. Buy books online see all books subscription gifts we do book subscriptions and gift vouchers, which make excellent gifts. And e book sales are actually diminishing while sales of new books in print are on the rise. All products discover a new independent bristol artist, designer or brand, browse all products, narrow your results with the filter or call danny on 07426 687 208 if you have any questions. Some years later after moving from donegal to dublin he opened his first shop in georges street market arcade. Stocking a wide range of titles from bestsellers to something a little more obscure, we aim to please customers both young and old in the search of a good book.
Jun 16, 2015 a bookshop was established in bristol s park street in 1847 by a 17yearold william george, before the shop was bought by blackwells in 1929. Shop bristol community college apparel, textbooks, merchandise and gifts at the bayhawks bookstore. Bristols cabot circus offers the ultimate shopping experience, bringing together a host of highstreet and designer brands and confirming the citys status as the south wests style capital. Peter harrington specialises in selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, library sets, maps and original artwork. In the heart of the city centre, bristol shopping quarter is home to hundreds of shops, from high street favourites and designer names to independent boutiques, plus great restaurants, cinemas and bars. We also offer a full and expert bookbinding and restoration service. Yet another excellent book of stories on human rights hits shelves.
Here i stand is a collection of stories and poems on subjects which although written for children are quite hard hitting. We buy and sell quality used, rare and out of print books. Run by local people as a workers cooperative, the shop grew out of bristol radical history group and other similar networks across the city. Qeh theatre queen elizabeths hospital, berkeley place, clifton, bristol. We scoured our vast selection of vintage books for the most beautiful dust jackets, and soon discovered that selecting just 30 was a nearly impossible task. The bookshop specialises in fine bindings, both old and new, first and illustrated editions, with an emphasis on english literature, and familiar and unusual books, all in the best possible condition. When i first moved to london i worked in the gloucester road bookshop, in south kensington. Our shop is open most saturdays 10am12pm or by appointment at other times. They also have some antiquarian books, and collectables. I highly recommend the wine tasting and also the shop as the choice is great and the prices fair. I owe my life to a secondhand bookshop richly evocative. Owned in partnership by ric latham and jonathan menezes, we buy and sell all manner of titles from early leatherbound volumes to modern first editions. Portrait of an old belfast woman in glasses, 1920s.36 211 498 345 430 483 1031 1304 934 310 1330 1366 809 1175 722 680 1143 312 818 932 233 1039 347 1206 24 977 692 113 1366 61