(Source: mellifluousbookshelf, via proseandpassion)

'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']

Starting with "Any Amount of Books" on London's Charing Cross Road,  The Top 10 Second-hand Bookshops in Britain

10 of the best: Secondhand bookshops

Top secondhand bookshops: Top 10 secondhand bookshops: Any Amount of Books Charing Cross Road, London

Antiquarian & Second Hand Books, Rye, East Sussex

Two things I love - England and books :) ❤️- Antiquarian & Second Hand Books, Rye, East Sussex.

Spend an afternoon hunting for paper treasures at one of many historic book stores.

Enticing Gifted Students To Read Twice

I remember when this was just a little stand in a mall on Broadway, Capitol Hill.Neon Sign ~ Twice Sold Tales Bookstore- Seattle, Washington

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 :)

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. Used to be an old railway station. Place to browse for old books :)

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures | Books | The Guardian

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures.The Bookshop, Wigtown, Scotland The biggest second-hand store in Scotland has a mile of shelving and over books. It also has a lovely story:

second-hand bookstore, Taipei #Taiwan

tightly packed stacks in a second-hand bookstore, Taipei

Books and Castle in Hye-on-wye, the town of books and the biggest second-hand bookstore.    by Nufkin, via Flickr

Outdoor bookshop from Ham-on-Wye, Wales — this time with castle included. (The town is filled with such places!

Barter Books, Alnwick, Northumbria, England...near Alnwick Castle, the castle used for filming Hogwarts in Harry Potter.

Barter Books, Alnwick, Northumbria, England - one of the largest second-hand bookstores in Europe.

Sydney WeekendNotes - Brotherhood Books: Online Second-hand Bookstore

Sydney WeekendNotes - Brotherhood Books: Online Second-hand Bookstore

The wonder of an old book

Old books exert a strange fascination in me. Their smell, their feel, their history, wondering who might have owned them, how they lived & what they felt. Love this so much

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