Clitheroe Books

secondhand & antiquarian books

secondhand & antiquarian books

secondhand & antiquarian books

Latest News

Because so many people are offering to sell me books I have limit what I buy.  From 1 July I will only be buying the following: art, children’s, complementary therapies, Folio Society, history, local history, and poetry.

I will also buy specialist one subject collections, and from customers and from people willing to take shop credit.

Please ring first 01200 444242 or email to avoid a wasted journey


We stock new books of local interest (including OS Maps and walking guides) and can buy other new books on request and these are often available the next day

The shop is now a HIVE collection point.

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For events please go to the What’s On or Poetry page


Latest Acquisitions

We have just bought a large collection of Horology books and before that a collection of Ted Hughes poetry and related books and some local history.

Latest Wants

Please see the top of this page. However we are happy to look at any local history and in particular books about the Ribble Valley especially those by Arthur Langshaw


and also Folio Society books (with slipcases), and

Poetry in translation

Last updated 10 August 2017