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Scrivener's Books and Bookbinding

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Sweet little warren of Books

For such a small bookshop, it truly feels like an endless warren with a great selection of books... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jayteel
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Oldham, United Kingdom
Great bookshop-so much choice

Fascinating bookshop in amazing corner house . Old and new books available and comfy chairs for... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Alison23lufbra
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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42 High Street, Buxton SK17 6HB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank jayteel
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 16 January 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

Thank Savoyard63
Reviewed 4 January 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

Thank ebeeRutland
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Wow what can I say.. this book shop is fantastic, I'm a huge huge huge bookworm and this was probably one of the best bookshops I've been in, there's 5 floors and if you can't find a book in here there is somthing wrong with...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Took some finding but after some helpful locals we got there and it was like a tardis each stair you climbed just lead you to more books. Nothing for us buy ( this time) but still an interesting shop to explore.

Thank Misty_8_12
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We learnt of this place after overhearing a conversation in another nearby book emporium, Scarthins of Cromford, and decided to pay a visit as it was on our way home from a short break in the area. We are so glad we did! What a...More

Thank graham1604
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Five floors of books never seen anything like it a real find. Ideal for lovers of old books. My first thought was what a tool for anyone doing research. Even has sheet music and maps. Just don't think you will just call in for a...More

Thank Carol157
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is a lovely, quirky bookshop, set over five floors that you can happily spend an hour or more browsing without any pressure to purchase.You can even make tea and coffee and settle down for a read. well worth a visit.

Thank Jayne D
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Whenever I am in Buxton, I simply have to visit Scrivener’s, for it is easy to while away several hours here, Everything is arranged by themes by way of guidance; apart from that, browsers are left to their own devices. They stock lots of Victorian...More

Thank Tom_Pandelaere
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