Clitheroe Books

secondhand books



…a friendly town centre bookshop in the beautiful Ribble Valley with on-street parking and car parks nearby.

The bookshop has some new books in stock but specialises in second hand books in good to good as new condition and has sections for the following:

Paperback Fiction

Hardback fiction

Folio Society Fiction

Folio Society None Fiction – varied but including History and biography


Good selection of Dickens, Trollope (Folios) and Shakespeare

History – Ancient/ British/ European/ War – military/ American/ World.

Natural History – Birds/ Fauna/ Flora

Art & crafts

Travel & walking – England/ Scotland/ Britain/ European/ World

Local walking books and maps – Wainright’s/ Poucher’s etc

Local history/ Lancashire history

Languages – particularly French/ Spanish/ German – dictionaries/ grammar and foreign language books.

French language leather bound books – beautiful to look at and read – Can be bought to adorn the book shelf – deals done on bulk buys.

Sports – Particularly Football/ Cricket (Wisdens in stock)/ Fishing..

Transport/ Railway -trains

Children’s books – all ages – newer authors/ books

Vintage children’s books  – Enid Blyton/ ladybirds etc

Annuals – Beano/ Dandy/ Rupert etc

Royal family

Science/ Sociology/ Psychology/ Philosophy

Sailing/ yachting/ canals


Literary biography & criticism

English reference – dictionary/ grammar etc

Gardening & Cokkery

Music Biogs.

New stock coming in regularly

Book search for enquiries – second hand and new books can be ordered via telephone or shop.

We also sell a large selection of Fairy lights, crystals (and Crystal books) and book related gifts – mugs/ coasters/ bookmarks etc.