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Scrivener's Books and Bookbinding

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Amazing place to rummage over 5 floors!

I love visiting second-hand bookshops and this one was wonderful. The staff were helpful. No cafe... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jwf322
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Booklover's Delight

Can spend ages picking just the right book. How bookshops should be. Nice bags and cards too. Steep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
themaevequeen
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Mold, United Kingdom
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42 High Street, Buxton SK17 6HB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love visiting second-hand bookshops and this one was wonderful. The staff were helpful. No cafe, but there's a kettle etc upstairs where customers can make themselves a cuppa. It's quite a walk from the High Street - next time we'll park closer

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jwf322
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can spend ages picking just the right book. How bookshops should be. Nice bags and cards too. Steep steps.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank themaevequeen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quirky second hand bookshop and bookbinders just down from the Market Place. Situated in an old house it cover 5 floors from Attic to basement, with some original features. Plenty of chairs for sitting and looking/reading books and you can even make a drink. This...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Julie P
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Even if you don’t buy a book, this shop is incredible. Old and new books and some gifts and several levels to explore. I could spend days looking around, but sadly only had about an hour to spare. My favorite book store anywhere.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful second-hand bookshop with 5 floors of books, cards, maps, prints, postcards and sheet music. I could have spent all day browsing in there. There is also a small museum in the old cellar which is interesting. This shop is just fantastic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angela B
Reviewed July 27, 2018

If you love books you will love this place but give yourself enough time to take in all the floors. Recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed June 19, 2018

For such a small bookshop, it truly feels like an endless warren with a great selection of books. Like previous reviewers have said, the shop is a delight for anyone wanting to indulge themselves in reading, Extremely good value of some old, used and second...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jayteel
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating bookshop in amazing corner house . Old and new books available and comfy chairs for perusing the stock !

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed January 16, 2018

This is the third time that I have been in this shop in the last six months and quite honestly the staff are not at all helpful. They are more concerned with whatever they are doing behind the counter

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Savoyard63
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Oh my I was in book heaven. You can spend ages here and what is really lovely is that they encourage it. They have a counter where you can make your own drink, for a small donation, and you can sit on a sofa looking...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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