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Fantastic books and incredible variety

Its window display of collectable books and old typewriter caught our eye. We decided to check... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
New York City, New York
This is an excellent book shop to visit.

Really enjoyed looking around this book shop that has such a wide range of books to choose from... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Libby H
Solihull, United Kingdom
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A not-for-profit bookshop selling excellent quality used books and a wide variety of titles and categories from Shakespeare and his works, vintage, collectible, modern classics, history, arts, crafts, sports, biographies, travel, transport...more
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45A Rother Street | Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LT, England
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Its window display of collectable books and old typewriter caught our eye. We decided to check out the shop and discovered it has an amazing vintage and antiquarian books on both floors. It has a big section on Shakespeare and RSC programmes out in the...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Really enjoyed looking around this book shop that has such a wide range of books to choose from. Loved the little coffee shop at the back, cold when I visited, but would be lovey to sit outside with a coffee and cake in better weather....More

Thank Libby H
Reviewed 11 January 2018

If you've ever tried to find something to read at a charity shop, you'll know that you'd be lucky to find a book that was published in the last decade. Or that's worth reading in the first place. And that's if you even manage to...More

1  Thank Scorps88
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I was visiting from London and popped in to see if they had any good quality children's books. Did they? Did they ever! Not only was the selection vast (and the prices amazing) but most of the books appeared to be totally unread. The friendly...More

1  Thank howard r
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Exciting and refreshing to see a proper used bookshop. Nice surprise finding it after visiting all the Shakespeare attractions in Stratford. It's a little off the beaten track. Good quality books and even found some rare Sotheby and Bonham auction catalogues there for only £3...More

4  Thank Lloyd A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

If you love books, you must come here. I found this shop after going to the market nearby. Very good coffee and was able to sit outside and enjoy my book too.

1  Thank Vivienne M
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Didn't realise Shakespeare's hometown had such a wonderful 2nd hand bookshop. Never mind that it's actually a charity shop, you wouldn't have guessed as the store has so much to offer with such a big variety of used books at reasonable prices. It also has...More

1  Thank Emma Q
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Stumbled across this charity bookshop near Old Town. Fantastic collection of books on the ground floor and 1st floor. There's even a cafe that serves excellent coffee and a small selection of cakes and snacks. Staff are super-friendly and they even encourage customers to have...More

1  Thank Mrs W
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Good range of secondhand books (upstairs too), a small cafe, and friendly staff. Good chance of finding something interesting! Definitely worth popping in.

1  Thank Ben C
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Leaving our girls to visit the clothes shops, took a stroll through the market and discovered this shop of delights, just yards from the market, in Rother Street. Plenty to browse, knowledgable staff ladies, AND ready to provide a cuppa whilst you make choices from...More

2  Thank Mark D
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