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Why second-hand bookshops are just my type

'why second-hand bookshops are just my type' - theodore dalrymple, 2012 [telegraph culture article; 'as bookshops are displaced by the internet, the author of a new work on serendipity describes the joys of delving in dusty shelves']

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WILD & HOMELESS BOOKS, Bookstore, South St, Bridport, W Dorset, ENGLAND ... ... “SECOND HAND BOOKS are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.” - Virginia Wolf.

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Barter Books in Alnwick, Northumberland. One of the biggest second-hand book shops in Britain! Free tea and coffee next to a roaring fire plus a cafe further inside that serves food. Yum. Used to be an old railway station. One of my favouritest places to browse for old books :)

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from the Guardian

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures

The Bookshop, Wigtown, Scotland. The biggest second-hand store in Scotland has a…

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This is so true. Some of my favourite books have been found in second-hand bookshops or charity shops.

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from the Guardian

10 of the best: Secondhand bookshops

10 of the BEST: SECONDHAND BOOKSHOPS in BRITAIN. The best places to browse for books in Britain, as selected by Anna Tims, The Guardian, October 2009 ... ... They look wonderful!

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Barter Books, Alnwick, Northumbria, England - I'd love to wander in a bookstore like this!

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from the Guardian

Paris's best antiques and street markets

Au Petit Bonheur de Chance This is one of the hidden treasures of Paris. In this tiny shop you can find old notebooks, kitchenware, toys, and almost any other random trinket you could ever imagine. • 3 rue Saint Paul 75004, aupetitbonheurlachance.fr, metro: Saint Paul or Pont Marie

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from Foursquare

Leakey's Bookshop

Leakey’s Bookshop, Church Street, Inverness, UK. Scotland’s largest secondhand bookshop, housed for the last 20 years in the old Gaelic Church (1793) | Photo by wjharrison

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Slightly Foxed on Gloucester Road 123 Gloucester Rd, London +44 20 7370 3503 https://foxedbooks.com

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