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.

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.

Barter Books in Alnwick, Northumberland. One of the biggest second-hand book shops in Britain! Free tea and coffee next to a roaring fire plus a cafe further inside that serves food. Yum. Used to be an old railway station. One of my favouritest places to browse for old books :)

Barter Books in Alnwick, Northumberland. One of the biggest second-hand book shops in Britain! Free tea and coffee next to a roaring fire plus a cafe further inside that serves food. Yum. Used to be an old railway station. One of my favouritest places to browse for old books :)

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

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

The legendary Shakespeare and Co (37 Rue de la Bûcherie) is an independent English-language second-hand bookstore on the Left Bank. "Hotel Tumbleweeds" refers to the fact that they host writers to sleep in between the stacks in exchange for help around the store. #SecretParis #TravelGuide #GetTransformed

The legendary Shakespeare and Co (37 Rue de la Bûcherie) is an independent English-language second-hand bookstore on the Left Bank. "Hotel Tumbleweeds" refers to the fact that they host writers to sleep in between the stacks in exchange for help around the store. #SecretParis #TravelGuide #GetTransformed

For all the discussion of e-books, Kindles and ‘the death of the bookshop,’ most readers will tell you there’s nothing quite like exploring the shelves of a second-hand bookstore. To make the search easy, here's our pick of Melbourne's best.

For all the discussion of e-books, Kindles and ‘the death of the bookshop,’ most readers will tell you there’s nothing quite like exploring the shelves of a second-hand bookstore. To make the search easy, here's our pick of Melbourne's best.

Starting with "Any Amount of Books" on London's Charing Cross Road,  The Top 10 Second-hand Bookshops in Britain

Starting with "Any Amount of Books" on London's Charing Cross Road, The Top 10 Second-hand Bookshops in Britain

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