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Books & Ink Bookshop, 4 White Lion Walk, Banbury, Oxon OX16 5UD   
 
Tel. (01295) 709769  
Email. books@booksandink.co.uk
 
 
 
 
 
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Antiquarian, new and second-hand books - all under one roof

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Books & Ink is a bricks & mortar bookshop, nestled in the alleys of the historic north Oxfordshire market town of Banbury. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle in the surrounds of a former famous coaching inn, the White Lion, the cool beamed interior welcomes you as you step through the front door and invites you to escape the pressures of the world outside. 

In this safe haven new books and old meet and mingle; more than 25,000 of them vying for your attention. Take time to look. Special gems tuck themselves away, down low, up high. Bestsellers aren't piled high just inside the doorway but stand sedately on the shelves, side-by-side with the next bestseller waiting to be discovered... and with glorious literature from ages past. 

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For practical reasons we don't list many of our new books online. We have loads more in our book palace (aka the bookshop) and hundreds upon thousands more we can obtain for you within a few human-time working days, or sometimes by the very next day. Many of our new books are already discounted and we offer a discount on most new book orders too. We have frequently been known to be cheaper than online retail giants, though we know that's not the only reason our customers choose us!
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If you can't visit us very often, we'd still love you to keep in touch with us via facebook and twitter. We can let you know about all things going on at Books & Ink and you can keep us updated with your news too and tell us about great books that you've read and enjoyed.
         
Whether you have 10 minutes or a couple of hours to spare, come on in and as you mooch around, encountering curious corners and friendly-looking books, let your imagination take you away - to other realms, to other times, to far off places and to those escapist lands hidden within the deepest recesses of our hearts and minds.           
Proud Finalists in the Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017
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And Winners in the 2016 Muddy Stilettos Awards!

 

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It's Independent Bookshop Week!
16-23 June 2018

Pop in for special offers and a brilliant Philip Pullman competition! 
 

So that's all there is to say about me, the little bookshop with a big heart. Anytime you fancy an escape, need a textbook, a holiday read, a bestseller, an obscure out-of-print research volume, or an extra special gift, we'd love to see you. Come and find us in Banbury on the edge of the north Oxfordshire Cotswolds. 
 

 

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Set in Stone [Signed copy]
Newbery, Linda
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Alentejo Blue [Signed Limited Edition], Ali, Monica
Alentejo Blue [Signed Limited Edition]
Ali, Monica
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Conrad & Eleanor [Signed First Edition], Rogers, Jane
Conrad & Eleanor [Signed First Edition]
Rogers, Jane
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Joined at the Heart : The Transformation of the American Family [Signed First Edition], Gore, Al and Tipper
Joined at the Heart : The Transformation of the American Family [Signed First Edition]
Gore, Al and Tipper
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Life in Dance [Signed by the Author], Bussell, Darcey ; with Judith Mackrell
Life in Dance [Signed by the Author]
Bussell, Darcey ; with Judith Mackrell
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Strata [SIGNED by the AUTHOR], Pratchett, Terry
Strata [SIGNED by the AUTHOR]
Pratchett, Terry
40.00 GBP
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Equal Rites [INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the AUTHOR], Pratchett, Terry
Equal Rites [INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the AUTHOR]
Pratchett, Terry
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The Museum's Secret (The Remarkable Adventures of Tom Scatterhorn) [SIGNED 1ST Edition], Chancellor, Henry
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Chancellor, Henry
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Up Against It: a Screenplay for the Beatles, Orton, Joe ; introduced by John Lahr
Up Against It: a Screenplay for the Beatles
Orton, Joe ; introduced by John Lahr
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3 Jelliplays: You'll Never Guess!; Clever Elsie, Smiling John, Silent Peter; A Good Thing or a Bad Thing, Jellicoe, Ann
3 Jelliplays: You'll Never Guess!; Clever Elsie, Smiling John, Silent Peter; A Good Thing or a Bad Thing
Jellicoe, Ann
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Licking Hitler, Hare, David
Licking Hitler
Hare, David
6.00 GBP
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Knuckle, Hare, David
Knuckle
Hare, David
5.00 GBP
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Plenty, Hare, David
Plenty
Hare, David
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Six More Pongo Plays Including Two for Children, Livings, Henry
Six More Pongo Plays Including Two for Children
Livings, Henry
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Honour and Offer, Livings, Henry
Honour and Offer
Livings, Henry
6.00 GBP
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A Refined Look at Existence, Milgate, Rodney
A Refined Look at Existence
Milgate, Rodney
5.00 GBP
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The Governor's Lady, Mercer, David
The Governor's Lady
Mercer, David
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The Sunday Walk, Michel, Georges ; adapted into English by Jean Benedetti
The Sunday Walk
Michel, Georges ; adapted into English by Jean Benedetti
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A Subject of Scandal and Concern, Osborne, John
A Subject of Scandal and Concern
Osborne, John
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A Subject of Scandal and Concern, Osborne, John
A Subject of Scandal and Concern
Osborne, John
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