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Scrivener's Books and Bookbinding

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An amazing place

Even if you don’t buy a book, this shop is incredible. Old and new books and some gifts and several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Burlingame, California
via mobile

This is a wonderful second-hand bookshop with 5 floors of books, cards, maps, prints, postcards and... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Angela B
Crewe, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
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“five floors”(4 reviews)
“book lovers”(3 reviews)
“book shop”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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42 High Street, Buxton SK17 6HB, England
+44 1298 73100
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 1 August 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

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 27 July 2018

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

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 19 June 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

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
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