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The Most Unusual Bookshop in Wales!
Our premises are fully open to the public with 24,000 secondhand volumes covering all subjects - art, biography, botany, cookery, countryside, crafts, fiction, gardening, history, literature, natural history, philosophy, sports & activities, theology, transport, travel, topography. We also carry a large range of Folio Society publications. You are welcome to visit us or to browse, search and buy online.
SECURE ONLINE ORDERING with credit card facilities at point of sale.
Free second class postage to UK destinations
Set within a 3 acre garden and amid forest in the rolling foothills of the Cambrian Mountains at an elevation of 860 feet our bookshop is one of the most remote in the United Kingdom.
Housed in converted 17th century stone barns at our farmstead is a stock of 24,000 general secondhand and antiquarian books covering a wide range of subjects.
SEARCHING OUR STOCK ONLINE
On the left hand side tool bar you can create a list of selected theological books by clicking on the relevant catalogue. Similarly you will see on the right hand tool bar a growing list of other subject areas. You can search our stock by using the author or title box or create your own catalogue by using the keyword box.
OUR BUSINESS HOURS - Callers Welcome
We are usually open for business Monday-Saturday between 10.00am and 5.00pm when someone will be able to take your telephone call or answer email enquiries & we aim to open to the public on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 10 am and 5pm. It is likely that we are also available on Wednesday and Saturday, although if you are travelling some distance please telephone first. During colder weather dress in warm clothes - the barns can take some time to warm up. Click here for travel directions.
"A journey into the middle of nowhere was rewarded by a friendly greeting, hot coffee and lots of chatter. This really is an oasis in the wilderness and the tens of thousands of titles on offer took some hours to browse. The theological stock took the whole of one massive converted barn. Other subjects, with a large gardening section, were a joy to behold. Only a fraction of the books are on the internet at the moment. There are many scarce titles on offer, particularly on field sports and rural pursuits." - Chris Harte (TheBookGuide)
Books to Sell?
We buy extensively at auction to ensure we always have in stock a wide ranging and interesting stock. We also buy selectively from private collections.
If you have books to sell please do contact us by email (email@example.com) telephone or post.
For details of the payment methods we accept, our postage and shipping charges and for our returns policies please click on the Store Policies link.
Gold Was the Mortar: The Economics of Cathedral Building
Building in England Down to 1540, a documentary history
Salzman, L F
Brick Building in England from the Middle Ages to 1550
Wight, Jane A.
Illustrated Handbook of Vernacular Architecture
Brunskill, R W
Guide to the National Monuments in the Republic of Ireland
The Island Builders of the Pacific : how and why the people of Mala construct their artificial Islands...
Ivens, Walter G
Mountains of the Murgha Zerin : Between the Hindu Khush and the Karakoram
Tents in the Clouds - the first women's Himalayan Expedition
Jackson, Monica & Stark, Elizabeth
Early Mediaeval Art (Universal History of Art)
Felbrigg - the story of a house
Ketton-Cremer, R W
The Reference Library of The Bennett College " Architecture"
Winterburn, A H & Others
Afghan Quest the story of their Abinger Afghanistan Expedition, 1960
Dunsheath, Joyce & Baillie, Eleanor
South Col : One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953
Seabrook, William B
Round the World in a Baby Austin
The African Giant - the story of a journey
The Blakes of South Petherton through six generations
Butt and Ben - a Highland Boyhood
Cheshire Village Memories II
Women's Institute Members
Miniatures from a French Horae, British Museum Add.MS. 16997, Fifteenth Century : reproduced in honour of John Alexander Herbert
Byzantine and Russian Painting
The Dream of Poliphilus fac-similies of one hundred and sicty-eight woodcuts in "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili printed at Venice by Aldus in 1499
Appell, J W
The Gospels of Henry the Lion which will be sold by auction, 6th December, 1983
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