All basement stock will be boxed up this Saturday 2 July.
We will re-open the basement with completely new stock on Tuesday 5 July at 2pm.
Mountaineering (from the library of Welsh mountaineer Eric Roberts (1945-1979).
Literature (fiction, poetry, plays and literary criticism)
We have added several bays of literature, including books by ‘The Saint’ author Leslie Charteris and the wonderful Agatha Christie.
The art sections are much expanded with a lot of new books on music.
We have kept the travel books from last month and have added many new titles.
We have shelved hundreds of quality military books with what we kept back from April. New are sections on the Vietnam War and espionage.
Cookery is all new and the natural history and gardening sections have more than doubled.
We look forward to seeing you!
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We are re-opening our basement today (Tuesday 5 April) at 2pm.
Naval & Maritime
First and Second World War
Africa (including Boer War)
Other categories are:
Foreign Language and Linguistics
Art (some nice photography and books on jazz)
Art of the book (lithography and printing)
And much more!!
The main subjects this month are:
POLITICS (including a lot of books of COMMUNISM and political thinkers like Lenin and Marx)
MILITARY (especially Napoleonic and WW1)
LITERATURE (novels and literary criticism; large sections on Lord Byron and Mark Twain)
TRANSPORT and FORMULA 1
ART (including film and many books on MUSIC; jazz and classical)
And many other subjects of course!
Like last month there is a lot of SCIENCE – including good sections on EVOLUTION, ASTRONOMY, MATHS and EARTH SCIENCES.
Other major sections are THEOLOGY, ESOTERICA, NATURAL HISTORY and SCI-FI.
There is also some good essay site ART (including performing arts) and LITERATURE on our shelves and a nice selection of CHILDREN’S books.
A happy New Year to you all!
We have started 2016 with something unusual (for us): a large selection of SCIENCE books.
Anything from POPULAR SCIENCE to ASTRONOMY, MATHS, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, EVOLUTION and biographies of many of the famous scientists and essay writers. There are quite a few antiquarian books mixed in.
Several shelves of Science books have been added to Francis Edwards as well, with titles such as
THE PHILOSOPHY OF MESMERISM AND ELECTRICAL PSYCHOLOGY (1876)
AN EPTOME OF EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY (1808)
BLOWPIPE ANALYSIS (1892)
WONDERS OF ACOUSTICS; Or, the Phenomena of Sound (1870)
Other major subjects are THEOLOGY and, like last month, SCI-FI paperbacks.
We recently bought a lot of books from the late Wordsworth scholar Prof. Alan G. Hill and many of these will be for sale at Quinto from tomorrow.
Like usual you can expect a fair bit of HISTORY and TRAVEL – including several shelves of WW2 and British Topography (Yorkshire).
We look forward to seeing you!
Quinto has re-opened with completely new stock!!
As usual there are good sections on history and travel (North America in particular).
We have kept back some of last month’s homoeopathy and French language books, but all the rest is brand new!
We also had a lot of books delivered to Francis Edwards, including books on film, London architecture and graphic novels.
All the best from Quinto and Francis Edwards Booksellers!
We have re-opened our basement with 1000’s of new books!
French language (literature, philosophy)
Social Sciences (including feminism and sociology of religion)
Travel (Africa in particular)
Literature (lots of poetry!)
We have kept back some of last month’s sci-fi and fantasy books and a bay of children’s books.
We also had a lot of new books delivered to Francis Edwards, including French literature, some lovely bindings and Private Press editions