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James Kendrew, York, c1820

South-West of York
Leeds, Wakefield, Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford &c.

Leeds: (22 miles)


J M BLANCHFIELD, (John Blanchfield)
5 Stanmore Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS4 2RR.


tel: 0113 2742406

Private premises, by appointment. Spec:Industrial history, general academic

Member of: PBFA.


A.G. CRAM, Geoff & Jean Cram.
23 Kingsley Avenue Adel Leeds West Yorkshire LS16 7NY.


Tel: 0113 2674207

Private premises. Bookfairs and postal only with specialist catalogues twice a year. Spec:Mountaineering & mountain travel, Lake District and Cumbria, antiquarian and history of science.

Member of: PBFA.


GRAHAM SYKES, Graham Sykes
81 Gledhow Park Grove Leeds West Yorkshire LS7 4JW

Tel: 0113 2621547
Catalogues and Book Fairs. Spec:History, fiction, photography, natural history, sport.

Member of: PBFA.


THE BOOK SHOP
10 Commercial Road, KIRKSTALL Leeds West Yorkshire LS5 3AQ

tel: 0113 278 0937

Open: Wednesday - Sunday 10.15 - 4.15.
General secondhand books, local interest and some antiquarian.


ELEPHANT BOOKS (Neil Whitworth)
1 Midland Road, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS6 1BQ

tel: 0113 274 4021

Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 6.00.

Arts, philosophy, psychology, psychiatry


DRACA BOOKS (Tricia & Mike Dickenson)
22, Templenewsam Road, Leeds LS15 0DX.


tel: 0113 294 7188



Internet and mail order booksellers. Private premises, visitors welcome by prior arrangement only. We specialize in 20th and 21st century children’s fiction from picture books right through to books for young adults (and the young at heart, like us). Enid Blyton, Frank Richards, Robert Westall, Lucy Daniels and much, much more… We have collectors’ items and reading copies, new and second-hand books. We have many books listed on www.abebooks.co.uk and www.stores.ebay.co.uk/Draca-Books

Catalogue available on request.


Otley: (25 miles)


CHEVIN BOOKS
19 Manor Square, OTLEY West Yorkshire LS21 3AP

tel: 01943 466599

Open: Monday - Saturday 10.00 - 5.00.

Large stock including art, history, literature, military, sport and topography.


Batley: (28 miles)


VINTAGE MOTOR SHOP (R & C Hunt)
749 Bradford Road, BATLEY West Yorkshire WF17 8HZ


tel: 01924 470773

Open: Thursday - Sunday 11.00 - 5.00.

Vintage Motorshop is a specialist motoring book shop.We have the widest variety of car books in the UK.


Wakefield: (28 miles)


RICKARO BOOKS, (Richard Knowles & Carole Heaton)
17 High Street, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 5AB


tel: 01924 278811

Shop: 8.30am - 5.30pm, Monday to Saturday. Our stock reflects the diversity of interests in the town of Horbury where we are situated, with the best of new and collectable titles always on display. Whilst we have a good general stock and cater for children of all ages, we specialise in local history of the West Yorkshire area and always have a range of interesting titles available.

We also maintain collections of Private Press material and have an interest in T.E. Lawrence. Probate, Insurance or Sale valuations undertaken, libraries or single items.

Rickaro Books with over 30 years of experience in bookselling and customer care.

Member of: PBFA.


BARGAIN BOOKS
82-85 The Balcony, Wakefield Market Hall, Brook Street,WAKEFIELD West Yorkshire WF1 1PP

tel: 070 500 85445 fax: 0871 277 3777

Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 3.00, closed Wednesday.

A wide range of new and second hand books covering crime, thrillers, sci-fi, horror, true crime, fiction, diy/gardening, crafts/art, audio etc.


WESTGATE END BOOKSHOP
166 Westgate, WAKEFIELD West Yorkshire WF2 9SR

tel: 01924 377509

Open: Saturday only 10.00 - 5.00.

General secondhand books.


Liversedge: (30 miles)


HECKMONDWHITE BOOK SHOP
66 Union Road , LIVERSEDGE West Yorkshire WF15 7JF

tel: 01924 505666

Open: Saturday only 10.00 - 5.00.

Over 10.000 pre '72 paperbacks and anything else I think is collectable - I have been trading 20 years and will open anytime by appointment.


Shipley: (30 miles)


DEREK BRYANT BOOKS, Derek Bryant. The Victoria Centre, 3-4 Victoria Road, Saltaire, Shipley West Yorkshire BD18 3LA


tel: 01274 832784

Shop: 10.30am - 5.30pm, Wednesday to Sunday. General stock at antique centre, higher priced stock by mail order and at fairs. Price range £2-£500. Spec:General and antiquarian. Yorkshire history and topography particularly Bradford.

Member of: PBFA.


Bradford: (31 miles)


WOODBINE BOOKS, (Colin Neville)
15 Stone Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD15 9JR


tel: 01274 824759

Private premises, visitors welcome by prior arrangement. Spec:Signed books, fine press and limited editions, Mary Webb.

Member of: PBFA.


THE IDLE BOOKSELLERS, (Michael Compton & Ros Stinton)
7 Town Lane Idle Bradford West Yorkshire BD10 8PR


tel: 01274 613737

Private premises with bookroom. Visitors welcome by appointment. Mail order and fairs. Occasional catalogues on George Gissing. Spec: George Gissing, Yorkshire topography.

Member of: PBFA.


Mirfield: (32 miles)


D & M BOOKS, Daniel & Mary Hanson.
5a Knowl Road, Mirfield, West Yorkshire WF14 8DQ.


tel: 01924 495768 fax: 01924 491267

Private premises, by appointment only. 3-4 catalogues per year and book fairs. Quality stock. Spec:Childrens books, annuals and comics.

Member of: PBFA.


Brighouse: (33 miles)

NORTHERN HERALD BOOKS, Robert Jones
5 Close Lea, Rastrick, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 3AR


tel: 01484 721845

Private premises. Spec:Socialism, labour & economic history, economics, industrial relations, womens history.

Member of: PBFA.


Halifax: (36 miles)


M & R CLARK, R & M R Clark.
18 Balmoral Place, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 2BG.

Tel: 01422 357475

Private premises. By appointment only. Gardening and natural history catalogues, once or twice a year. Spec:Gardening.

Member of: PBFA.


Huddersfield: (38 miles)


ELAINE LONSDALE, Elaine M Lonsdale
4 Scar Top, Golcar, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 4DT


tel: 01484 642821 mob: 07710 480581

Private premises, by appointment only. Bookroom. Trade from fairs. Also at Hemswell Antique Centre, 10am-5pm every day. Spec:Literature, social history and general stock

Member of: PBFA.


WILLIAM H ROBERTS, William Roberts
The Crease, 113 Hill Grove, Salendine Nook, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD3 3TL


tel/fax: 01484 654463

Private premises, visitors welcome by appointment. Mail order and book fairs, catalogues issued regularly. Spec:Cricket

Member of: PBFA.


CHILDREN’S BOOKSHOP
37-39 Lidget Street, HUDDERSFIELD West Yorkshire HD3 3JF

tel: 01484 658013

Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00.

A new bookshop with a small stock of secondhand children's books.


NICK TOZER Railway Books
155 Church Street, Paddock, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 4UJ, U.K.

Guaranteed opening hours are as follows:

Tuesday / Wednesday 11:00 - 17:00 and Thursday 14:00 - 20:00

I will also be open 11:00 - 17:00 on Saturdays when show commitments permit - please ring to confirm.


tel: (01484) 518159


DARKWOOD Online Book Sanctuary (Ms. Lee Gilbert)
Darkwood West Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 5XA


tel:01484 842402

internet and postal only


Keighley (36 miles)


BIRCHWOOD BOOKS
39 Church Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire.


tel: 01535 692349, or 07879 612647

Music, Folk & Irish Folk


Haworth: (36 miles)


YORKSHIRE RELICS
11 Main Street, HAWORTH Keighley West Yorkshire BD22 8DA

tel: 01535 642218

Open: 7 days 12.00 - 4.00 (11.00 - 5.00 weekends).

General secondhand books, particularly 20th century children's titles. Also collectables and records.


HATCHARD & DAUGHTERS, Mary Hatchard. 91 Main Street, Haworth, West Yorkshire BD22 8DA.


tel: 01535 648720

Shop: open Friday 12.30-5pm, Saturday 10.30-5pm, Sunday 12.30-5pm and other times besides but please check before visiting. General stock. Spec:Books by and concerning the Brontë family.

Member of: PBFA.


Holmfirth: (38 miles)


MADALYN S JONES, Madalyn S Jones.
Horsegate Hill House, 3 Town End Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1AH


tel: 01484 681580

Having spent 22 years running The Great Ayton Bookshop in North Yorkshire, I now specialise in books on sculpture and associated arts from a book room in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire - the town associated with the television programme "Last of the Summer Wine". I have been a member of the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association for 20 years and exhibit at a small number of fairs each year with stock including general secondhand, antiquarian and specialist sculpture. My stock is small now but varied and includes prints, postcards and ephemera as available. Visitors are welcome by appointment.

Member of: PBFA.


DAISY LANE BOOKS
Daisy Lane, TOWNGATE,Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1HS

tel: 01484 688409

The shop is open seven days a week, 9am to 5pm in the summer, and 9.30am to 4pm during the winter months.

Four rooms, filled with thousands of books, continue to delight customers old and new who enjoy browsing in the relaxed atmosphere of a friendly, family-owned business. Joan and Barry Townsend-Cardew continue to provide a courteous service with good quality second-hand books on virtually every subject under the sun --with prices to suit all pockets.


TOLL HOUSE BOOK SHOP
32-34 Huddersfield Road, HOLMFIRTH West Yorkshire HD9 2JS


tel: 01484 686541 fax: 01484 688406

Elaine V Beardsell at The Toll House Bookshop Holmfirth, established 1981.Member of BA and PBFA. Elaine Beardsell opened The Toll House Bookshop in 1981. The shop has eight rooms of books housed in a beautifully renovated old building.

One room has full price new books for adults and one has full price new books for children. Another room is devoted to better examples of publishers remainders. The other five rooms contain good quality secondhand and antiquarian books ranging across a wide variety of subjects. History, both local, national and international is one particular area of interest. Fine bindings are a speciality and superb examples of the printers and binders art are always available.

Single volumes and complete libraries purchased. Valuations undertaken.

Open: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00 Sunday 1.00 - 4.00.

Spec:Fine bindings, field sports, First World War and Yorkshire local history.

Member of: PBFA.


Hebden Bridge: (40 miles)


THE GLASS KEY
Old Town Mill, Wadsworth, Hebden Bridge
HX7 8SW


Tel: 01422 846265

Internet and Postal Business only:

Crime & detective fiction, first editions, literature.


Todmorden: (44 miles)


THE BORDER BOOKSHOP (V.H. Collinge)
61A & 63 Halifax Rd, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 5BB


tel: 01706 814721

Border Bookshop is a leading seller of British comics (pre- 1965), football and cricket books, and specializes in 2nd hand books.Est 1980. The ideal website for comic enthusiasts and collectors.


MAGPIE BOOKS (Graeme Roberts)

Mellor Barn Farm, Peel Cottage Road, Walsden, Todmorden, Yorkshire OL14 7QJ.


tel: 0044 170 6815005

Internet and postal business.


JUDITH MANSFIELD BOOKS
Claremeny South, Burnley Road, Todmorden, Lancs. OL14 5LH.


tel: 01706 816487

Private premises: by appointment. Spec: Needlework, costume, textiles.

Member of: PBFA


JOHN EGGELING
Claremont South, 56 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 5LH

tel/fax (+44) (+0 )1706 816487

Specialising in genre fiction by minor authors, in particular: regional, colonial, and post-colonial fiction, crime fiction, science fiction and fantasy fiction, weird and supernatural fiction, with the emphasis on the 1930s and earlier.



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