If any of you know that show black books, then this shop will be reminiscent of the one in the show. Foster books in chiswick, london, selling old and rare books book. Vogue rounds up the best bookshops in london to peruse at your leisure. We want to thank all our customers for their continuous support throughout the.
Set in the unassuming grounds of chiswick school, this carboot fair flea market for usa readers is an experience not to be missed. Similar to villagelike hampstead in the north and leafy richmond in the south, the area is home to some of the citys best restaurants, antique shops. This store is on devonshire road, which is just off chiswick high road. Antiques atlas antique shops in chiswick and west london.
Bid live at london auctions chiswick high roads antiques, interiors and collectibles auction. Visit our store in west london for a unique destination shopping experience set in a former picture house with 10,000 square foot of showroom, the old cinema has been a chiswick landmark since 1979. Though we are in the centre of bustling london, chiswick always has the feel of a wellloved village with a strong sense of community. A chapter in chiswicks rich history keep things local. We have many out of print books that you may not find on other sites. I browsed the shop for quite awhile, but could not find any late victorian medievalism or morris. Antiques atlas antique shops in chiswick and west london w3. Middlesex scanned at high resolution from a book published in 1825. The original shop front with its bay window, is the oldest on. The chiswick bookshop to open tomorrow the bookseller. Mar 16, 2015 filling a horseshoe bend in the thames, chiswick is one of west londons loveliest neighborhoods. All of the books on our website are available at the chiswick shop to view. Stephen foster foster books in chiswick london w4 selling old and rare books. Our bookshop in chiswick is closed until further notice.
We are based in the oldest shop on the chiswick high road, which dates from the late 18th century. The old cinema, 160 chiswick high road, london, w4 1 pr. Browse londons independent, mostloved and best bookshops for. We meet on the second monday of each month, in a local pub, and engage in interesting discussions about the book weve just read. The 10 best london antique stores with photos tripadvisor. Housed in an c18th bow windowed building, the oldest shop on chiswick high road, weve been trading here for 50 years. For tourists there are interesting walking routes stretch along historic pubs and houses from the 18th. Nov 05, 2015 a new independent called the chiswick bookshop is set to open its doors for the first time in london tomorrow 6th november, with american journalist and writer judith miller cutting the ribbon.
Antique shops in chiswick, london ask for free quotes. Many of the antiquarian books seem to date from the early 20th century and are often not a first edition. Peter harrington rare books first edition books, signed. Similar to villagelike hampstead in the north and leafy richmond in the south, the area is home to some of the citys best restaurants, antique shops, and lesser known aristocratic and artistic landmarks. Now, youll find bookstores donning rare collectibles alongside coffee shops and bespoke. We sell old, rare, collectable, and antiquarian books from the oldest shop on chiswick high road. Antique fairs in chiswick and west london w3, w4, w6, w12. Some years later after moving from donegal to dublin he opened his first shop in georges street market arcade. Chiswick is a wealthy part of london with distinctive buildings, lots of greenery and known from numerous pubs, wine bars and restaurants located on chiswick high road. They also support a festival session, as a diamond sponsor of the festival. We specialise in antiquarian books, fine bindings, illustrated childrens books and first editions, as well as a general stock leaning to literature and the arts. Childrens illustrated, fine bindings and first editions. Foster books 183 chiswick high road, chiswick, london. Our large childrens department on the ground floor is brimming with families enjoying old.
This website will temporarily cease to operate from 30 march 2020. If you cant find what you like, please fill out our offline search form and we will check uncatalogued shop stock for you. The builders also vary from land owners selling off bits of their property, to individuals buying a small plot to build their own house. Chiswick london 2020 all you need to know before you. Antique dealer selling, antiques, vintage and collectable items. Established in 1968, our familyrun business has now passed to a second generation of booksellers.
Peter harrington rare books first edition books, signed, inscribed. Bid live at london auctions chiswick high roads antiques, interiors and collectables auction. We have an open bookshop, but also ship worldwide via our website. While i did not find any medieval literature on shelves and believe me, as someone semiocd i looked at every single book in the shop, the shop was a. Our advertisers supply antique books throughout the uk and buy antique books at very affordable rates. Our two floor shop is a fantastic place to spend time. Mar 07, 20 set in the unassuming grounds of chiswick school, this carboot fair flea market for usa readers is an experience not to be missed.
Both our curzon street and bedford square premises are closed to visitors at this time as a result of restrictions imposed to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Filling a horseshoe bend in the thames, chiswick is one of west londons loveliest neighborhoods. Our large childrens department on the ground floor is brimming with families enjoying old favourites or discovering new treasures. Due to the recent event regarding the covid19 outbreak, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the displayed opening times. Unfortunately, we are no longer able to trade online. Both our curzon street and bedford square premises are closed to visitors at this time as a result of restrictions imposed to. Welcome to chiswick auctions online valuations we provide an online valuation service through our website. Specializing especially in all things dickens, jarndyce is a treasure trove for victorianists, academics, and book collectors alike.
Ask for a free quote from antiques listings near you. Discover all the extraordinary items our community of craftspeople have to offer and find the perfect gift for your loved one or yourself. The department is available for free and no obligation valuations and are happy to guide you through the auction process. At that time he was trading parttime and issuing catalogues only. Selling rare, antiquarian, interesting and vintage books since 1990. Unit 2, 2 bollo lane chiswick w4 chiswick contact shop employment agencies. It is a lovely shop which reminds you of a simpler time. Chiswick is the leafy western suburb situated on a meander of the river thames, and childhood home to the whos pete townsend. Established antique shop with 5 dealers selling an eclectic mix of antique and vintage items of furniture, lighting, mirrors, silver, and just about everything else. Stephen foster at foster books we are still posting and shipping. London auctions chiswick high road antiques, interiors. List of antique shops in chiswick, london including. If you would like to view an item, please contact gerald mathias by phone or email, between 10am 6pm gmt monday to friday. On our website, uk, you will find a comprehensive database of over 7000 books from our catalogue.
Vintage books may also be adored for their physical characteristics, such as the artwork on an original cover or for notes made in the margin by the creator or a famous person. A new independent called the chiswick bookshop is set to open its doors for the first time in london tomorrow 6th november, with american journalist and writer judith miller cutting the. Antique auction venue the old cinema on chiswick high road chiswick w4 london united kingdom. The book club is for people living in and around chiswick, as well as those who dont mind travelling out west to join us. Two hallmarked silver table cigar lighters in the form of antique. Welcome to one of americas oldest and largest used book shops. Academic books and dusty paperbacks, antique textbooks and. We will do our best to serve you and meet your needs in a professional mann. Please add me to your list of favourite sellers and come again. Chiswick london 2020 all you need to know before you go. Mar 24, 20 specializing especially in all things dickens, jarndyce is a treasure trove for victorianists, academics, and book collectors alike. Chiswick auctions take a 15% sellers commission and can talk and guide you through the auction process. The old cinema antiques shop in chiswick, london, uk. The sulhamstead estate, chiswick is an area in chiswick where most of the current buildings were built between 1875 and 1905.
Use the search box above to find fond treasures from your childhood or that one book that has escaped your collection thus far. Rare books for sale, buy antique books from alibris. The foster family have been selling old, rare, and secondhand books in chiswick for over 45 years now. Oct 09, 2015 shop snoop around the strand antiques shop. We specialise in antiquarian books, fine bindings, illustrated childrens books. Search our upcoming catalogs for important fine art, rare antiques, asian art, estate jewelry, and collectibles from premier houses all around the world. We specialise in antiquarian books, fine bindings, illustrated childrens books and first editions, as well as a general stock. Search or browse our stock of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books. Alcuin books specializes in scholarly, rare and antiquarian books in all aspects of the humanities and the history of science with special emphasis in fine, rare and special printings of limited editions in an array of subject interests. We are based in the oldest shop on the chiswick high road, which dates from. Rare book from the time the sun never set on the british empire, all the pages are there though the cover is worn, makes fantastic reading. We are glad to continue fulfilling both internet and telephone orders as usual, although delivery times may vary. A collection of antique and modern, french, gilt metal and crystal caskets, two to include 19th century views on the lids of victoria terraces an. This is my major hate with a lot of the antique book.
Ulysses rare books formerly cathach books was founded by our late father, enda cunningham, back in 1969. Welcome to my ebay shop offering books worth reading and collecting at good value prices. Our beautiful 18th century building is the oldest shop on chiswick. From running books to other dealers, a stall in portobello market, shops in barnes and. As i grew up in chiswick i was taken here at a very young age. The housing varies from some that are bigger than those in bedford park to some smaller than the houses on the glebe estate. Chiswick antiques, for antiques in chiswick, london, uk.
The name is a bit misleading, but they used to be located at the strandonthegreen, also in chiswick, before they moved some sixteen years ago. Free 1st class shipping within the uk and local deliveries. When the current covid19 outbreak had passed, we are certainly worth a browse if you are in the area, but for now, have a browse of the website, and let us know if these is anything in particular you are looking for. Peter harrington specialises in selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, library sets, maps and original. Peter harrington specialises in selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, library sets, maps and original artwork.
This rare and illustrated childrens book shop is an utter. Popular attractions westfield london shopping centre and kensington high street are located nearby. I suspect that rare finds could pass through the shop, but it is really hit or miss. We want to thank all our customers for their continuous support throughout the 27 years we have been in business. While i did not find any medieval literature on shelves and believe me, as someone semiocd i looked at every single book in the shop, the shop was a real pleasure to browse. Quintin hogg memorial sports ground hall hartington road chiswick london w4 3an get directions with streetfinder.1404 444 967 738 64 539 180 760 1337 1369 949 1287 183 1283 598 912 939 1522 936 870 1150 512 340 705 81 216 1521 820 190 281 1176 1493 888 1255 1498 1184 952 1003 321 542