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

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WILD & HOMELESS BOOKS, Bookstore, South St, Bridport, W Dorset, ENGLAND ... ... “SECOND HAND BOOKS are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.” - Virginia Wolf.

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Why second-hand bookshops are just my type

Shelf life: browsing in bookshops is rewarding in a way that surfing the internet can never be - Why second-hand books are just my type

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10 of the best: Secondhand bookshops

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Secondhand Books quote by Virginia Woolf// This reminds me of a premise of a book, or was it a movie? or maybe a movie based on a book...

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10 of the best: Secondhand bookshops

THE BOOK SHOP in Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway, SCOTLAND. Scotland's biggest second-hand ­bookshop... a mile of ­shelving holds books on all subjects and prices. There are sofas in the gallery and good coffee... ­Customers tend to spend hours ­browsing...

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Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures

The Bookshop, Wigtown, Scotland. The biggest second-hand store in Scotland has a mile of shelving & >100,000 books. It also has a lovely story: “Jessica Fox worked for NASA in LA, loved books & had always wanted to visit Scotland. She Googled ‘Secondhand bookshop, Scotland’- this was the first to pop up. She ended up working there”. Yet another reason to go to majestic Scotland.

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