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James Kendrew, York, c1820

Discover the range & variety of stock, the wealth of experience, and the warmest of welcomes from Yorkshire booksellers. From rare 16th century printings, to modern first editions, there are thousands of books that you will not find on the internet, piled high in traditional bookshops, in some of the most beautiful locations in Britain.

York:

An Alphabetical List of Booksellers
with full details and location maps


BATTERDALE BOOKS
24 Acomb Road, Holgate,
York YO24 4EW


tel: 01904 792125

Private premises: visitors welcome, but strictly by appointment. We sell second-hand books on British and overseas railways. Also on canals, buses & trams, traction engines, maritime topics and industrial history.


BOER WAR BOOKS
8 Mill Lane, Heworth, YORK, YO31 7TE.

tel: 01904 415829

Private premises, postal business only. Boer War, South Africa.


COURTNEY & HOFF (Gerritt Van Hoff)
Hutton Hall Farm Long Marston YORK YO26 7LZ


tel: 01904 738885

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Private premises, by appointment. 6 miles west of York (on the B1224).

Small stock of 1,000 volumes. Spec:Architecture, church art, stone masonry, general antiquarian, leather bindings.

Member of: PBFA.


FOSSGATE BOOKS (Alex Helstrip)
36 Fossgate
YORK YO1 9TF

open: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.30pm


tel: 01904 641389

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Two floors of secondhand and antiquarian books covering most subjects: academic, scholarly and popular; the Folio Society a speciality.


LUCIUS BOOKS (James Hallgate)
37 Fossgate, YORK YO1 9TF


tel: 01904 640111

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Lucius Books was established in 1993. We are a small family run firm specialising in the highlights of Modern First Editions, Literature, Childrens Books, Crime and Detective Fiction, Illustrated Books and Original Artwork (especially Louis Wain). Our shop, situated in the centre of York stocks a wide range of rare and interesting items.

Member of: ABA, ILAB, PBFA.


PHILIP MARTIN Music Books (Martin & Eleanor Dreyer)
51 Walmgate, YORK YO1 9TY.

open: Tues - Saturday 10.00am - 5.30pm


tel: 01904 670323

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Large selection of secondhand and antiquarian music, books and scores. Comprehensive display of new books about serious music. Catalogues quarterly.


MINSTER GATE BOOKSHOP (Nigel Wallace)
8 Minster Gates
YORK YO1 7HL

open: Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.30pm.
Sunday: 11.00am -12.30pm & 1.30pm - 5.00pm


tel: 01904 621812

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Our extensive stock of antiquarian and second-hand books is housed over five floors of a Georgian town-house and covers most subject areas. Minster Gates formed the entrance to the medieval precinct of York Minster, and is a street which has been associated with books and bookselling since 1580 and was formerly known as Bookland Lane.

As general booksellers, we have also specialised in Children's and Illustrated books, Folklore and Arthurian literature for over twenty years and have issued substantial catalogues in these areas.

We also stock a range of old maps and prints, with an emphasis on lithographs and engravings of York and Yorkshire and the work of book illustrators of the period 1800-1940.

Member of: PBFA.


PHILIP MORRIS BOOKS
10 Queen Anne's Road YORK YO30 7AA


tel: 01904 466490

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Private premises: 3 to 4 catalogues issued per year. Small specialist stock. Spec:History of ideas.

Member of: PBFA.


NOSTALGIA PUBLICATIONS LTD (J. Barker)

91-93 Nunnery Lane, YORK, YO23 1AH.


tel: 01904 624901

Callers welcome 11am to 5.30pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Glamour, Periodicals and Magazine.


O'FLYNN BOOKS
The Red House Antique Centre, Duncombe Place, York YO1 7ED


tel: 01904 414925

Antiquarian books, maps and prints.


JANETTE RAY
8 Bootham
YORK YO30 7BL

open: Wednesday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm - most other times by appointment.


tel: 01904 623088

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Specialist in high quality books on architecture, gardens, art & design subjects, also photography. Catalogues issued.

Member of: ABA, ILAB, PBFA.


ST PAULS BOOKSHOP
5 King's Square
York
YO1 8BH


tel: 01904 541729

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Midway between York Minster and St Margaret Clitherow's shrine, ST PAULS bookshop offers a comprehensive range of theological literature, christian texts and Church supplies.

Across our new and secondhand sections you will find books and other media on a variety of subjects including Church History, World Religions, Spiritual Life, Theology and Teaching Resources.



KEN SPELMAN BOOKS LTD (Tony Fothergill),
70 Micklegate, York YO1 6LF
tel: 01904 624414

open: Monday-Saturday 9.00am - 5.30pm.


tel: 01904 624414

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Very large stock of secondhand and antiquarian books on most subjects, with an emphasis on fine arts, history and literature. Catalogues issued regularly. On street parking. Established 1948.

Member of: ABA, ILAB, PBFA.


JEFFREY STERN ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSELLER

Little Hall, Heslington, YORK, YO10 5EB


tel: 01904 413711

On-line business only: Established in York, in 1971. We offer rare antiquarian books in our specialist areas of economics, social sciences, education and early photography. We also offer a large stock of academic books in most subjects. We also buy books - from large collections to single rare items. Please e-mail if there are any particular subject areas that interest you and we will e-mail you a list of currently available relevant stock. We can also send e-mail photographs of particular books. If you go to our website - you can search our books both by subject and author. You can order direct from this site.


STONE TROUGH BOOKS (George Ramsden)
51 Walmgate, YORK YO1 9TY

open: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.30pm


tel: 01904 670323

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Smallish general stock: literature, art.


TAIKOO BOOKS LTD (David Chilton)
46 Bootham
YORK YO30 7BZ

open: Monday - Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm.
(otherwise by appointment - please ring if travelling from afar.)


tel: 01904 641213

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Fine antiquarian and scholarly out-of-print stock on Africa and the Orient, especially Middle East and Central Asia.


WESTFIELD BOOKS, (Arthur Cunningham)
28 Easthorpe Drive Nether Poppleton
YORK YO26 6NR


tel: 01904 794711

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Mail order and book fairs only. Spec: Antiquarian, curiosa, law, economics and periodicals.

Member of: PBFA


YORK MODERN BOOKS
The West Wing, Hutton Hall, Huttons Ambo, York YO60 7HW



tel: 01653 694620

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Modern first editions; illustrated books, private press, 20th British art and history. Book Room open to the public, but ring first to save disappointment.




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