Albion Beatnik, 34 Walton Street
Tel 01865 511345
Impressive range of US pulp, beat poetry and jazz and blues literature - plus cds and the odd live reading. Click through to their Facebook page for events.
Arcadia, 4 St. Michael's Street
Tel 01865 241757
Prop: Michael Keirs. Monday-Saturday, 10.00am-5.30pm. Second hand, some new and also prints & old postcards. M.PBFA.
B H Blackwell's Ltd, 48-50 Broad Street
Tel 01865 792792
200,000 titles stocked in every general and academic subject. Second-hand sections. Separate shops for music (sheet music, compact discs and cassettes) and children's books. Map and Travel shop next door: maps, guides and travel literature. Also at Oxford Brookes, Gipsy Lane, Headington, and Blackwell's Medical Bookshop at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington.
Blackwell's Music Shop, 23 Broad Street
Tel 01865 249598
Formerly the paperback shop. Now sells CDs and musical scores etc. Paperbacks presumably merged with the main shop.
Blackwell's Secondhand / Rare Books, 48-51 Broad Street
Tel 01865 333633 email@example.com
Tel 01865 333555 firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday-Saturday, 9.00am-6.00pm, Tuesday 9.30am-6.00pm, Sunday 11.00am-5.00pm. English literature, history, archaeology, politics, economics, law, science, technology, medicine, travel, Greek & Roman literature, European literature, oriental, theology, philosophy, antiquarian literature, modern first editions, private presses, illustrated books, juvenilia, bibliography, sets, Oxford books. Book tokens accepted. Catalogues issued regularly. M: ABA, PBFA.
The Book House, Prama House, 267 Banbury Road, Summertown
Tel 01865 510887 email@example.com
Monday-Saturday 9.00am-5.30pm. 1000s of titles, from "the cream of newly published books" to "a strong backlist of paperbacks". Also children's books. Serving Summertown since the mid 1980s.
Books on High, at Antiques on High, 85 High Street
Tel 01865 251075 firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday-Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm, Sunday 11.00am-5.00pm. Art, juvenilia, travel, literature, history, modern firsts, illustrated books.
The Classics Bookshop, 23 Sheep St, Burford OX18 4LS
Tel 01993 822969 email@example.com
Wed & Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm, closed 1-2pm. Latin & Greek language and literature, archaeology, ancient history. Ancient near east. Books on Oxford. Large section of prints and maps of Oxford. Mounting and framing service. Catalogues issued. M: PBFA.
Web-based only - stock viewable by appointment
Subsidiary of the Inner Bookshop selling remainder and secondhand Natural History and Environmental Science books. Many (ordinarily expensive) illustrated hardbacks at the sort of prices affordable to students and other academics. All stock is available to search through and order on the website.
The Inner Bookshop, 111 Magdalen Road
Tel 01865 245301
Oxford's primary alternative bookshop. Specialists in mystical and esoteric books from all spiritual traditions, plus self-development, astrology etc. New, secondhand and remainders. Also cards, posters and magazines. Also EOA books - socialist, feminist, radical and 'Green' books, pamphlets and magazines.
The Last Bookshop, 7 New Inn Hall Street
9am-7pm Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm Sun.
Very good quality remainder academic/literary/specialist books, all priced at just £2. Books range from art and history to fiction and children’s books.
Oxbow Books, Park End Place (off Park End Street)
Tel 01865 241249 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mainly mail order, but showroom open Monday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm. Archaeology, ancient & medieval history, literature, art, architecture.
Oxfam Bookshop, 56 St Giles & Turl St, opp. Lincoln.
Tel 01865 310145
Monday-Saturday 10.00am-5.30pm. Good selection of topics - some delightful bargains can be found with a little searching. All stock is donated and updated daily.
St Philip's Books, 82 St. Aldates
Tel 01865 202182 email@example.com
Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Medium selection of secondhand, some antiquarian, some new. Specialities: Theology, history, literature, philosophy, C.S.Lewis & Inklings, J.H.Newman & Oxford Movement, Roman Catholic literature, Eastern christianity. Catalogues issued regularly. M: BA.
Sanders of Oxford Ltd, Salutation House, 104 High Street
Tel 01865 242590, SOXINFO@btclick.com
Monday-Saturday 10.00am-6.00pm. Very large selection of prints and maps, small section of plate books and local interest. Specialities: prints (Oxford, UK & foreign topographical, sporting & military, nat. history, Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblocks). Conservation of works of art on paper & framing. M: PBFA.
Austin Sherlaw-Johnson, at Antiques on High, 85 High Street
Tel 01865 251075 firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-5pm. (In on Wednesdays). Music books and printed music. Occasional Catalogues.
Thornton's Bookshop, inside White Horse Bookshop, Marlborough St, Faringdon
Tel 01865 321126 email@example.com
Established 1835. New and second-hand books. Mainly mail order/internet based.
Postal address for mail order: The Old Barn, Walnut Court, Faringdon, SN7 7JH.
Waterstone's, corner of Broad Street and Cornmarket Street
Tel 01865 790212
Large paperback-orientated bookshop.
Steven Tuohy, 45 Warwick Street
Tel 01865 723566
Visitors by appointment. Small specialist stock. Including: printing history, typographic design & related. Catalogues issued regularly.
BOOKBINDERS & THESIS BINDING
HT Solution, 1st Floor, North Bailey House, New Inn Hall Street
Tel 01865 722044
Hard and soft buckram, white endpapers, with gold lettering to square spine, for books and theses. Same day thesis binding available. Hard bindings from £27.50, soft from £10.
Maltbys the Bookbinders, Pony Road, Horspath Trading Centre (Horspath Industrial Estate), OX4 2RD
Tel 01865 243413 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fine leather binding, cloth & buckram binding; library style binding, restoration & repair, rebacking & rebinding; single books, sets & short runs; thesis binding (24 hrs). Traditional bindery. Established over 150 years.
Temple Bookbinders, 10 Quarry Road
Tel 01865 451940 email@example.com
Fine bindings, repairs and sympathetic restoration in leather, buckram or cloth, with over 170 shades of book cloths & linens; thesis binding (24 hrs); presentation boxes.
Armor Paper Conservation Ltd,
Church Farm, Middle Common, Kington Langley
Tel 01249 758444 firstname.lastname@example.org
Studio by appointment only. Conservation of works of art on paper, watercolour and gouache paintings, pastel and graphite drawings, prints, maps and archive material. M: Institute of Paper Conservation.