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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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The White Fox [Signed copy], Morris, Jackie
The White Fox [Signed copy]
Morris, Jackie
10.99 GBP
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Wild Lone: The Story of a Pytchley Fox [Signed by the Author], BB [Denys Watkins-Pitchford] ; with illustrations by the author
Wild Lone: The Story of a Pytchley Fox [Signed by the Author]
BB [Denys Watkins-Pitchford] ; with illustrations by the author
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Cajun Families of the Atchafalaya, Their Ways and Words [Signed Copy], Guirard, Greg
Cajun Families of the Atchafalaya, Their Ways and Words [Signed Copy]
Guirard, Greg
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The Fox and the Star [Signed copy], Bickford-Smith, Coralie
The Fox and the Star [Signed copy]
Bickford-Smith, Coralie
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Full Circle [INSCRIBED by the AUTHOR], Cecil, Henry
Full Circle [INSCRIBED by the AUTHOR]
Cecil, Henry
23.50 GBP
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Friends at Court [INSCRIBED by the AUTHOR], Cecil, Henry
Friends at Court [INSCRIBED by the AUTHOR]
Cecil, Henry
23.50 GBP
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Matchbox Theatre: Thirty Short Entertainments [Signed copy]
Frayn, Michael
9.00 GBP
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In The Blood: A Memoir of My Childhood [Signed Copy], Motion, Andrew
In The Blood: A Memoir of My Childhood [Signed Copy]
Motion, Andrew
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Story Number 1, for children under three years of age, Ionesco, Eugene ; with illustrations by Etienne Delessert
Story Number 1, for children under three years of age
Ionesco, Eugene ; with illustrations by Etienne Delessert
20.00 GBP
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Death on Heron's Mere, Fitt, Mary
Death on Heron's Mere
Fitt, Mary
7.50 GBP
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Appointment With Death, Christie, Agatha
Appointment With Death
Christie, Agatha
7.50 GBP
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Crooked House, Christie, Agatha
Crooked House
Christie, Agatha
10.00 GBP
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The Mysterious Mr Quin, Christie, Agatha
The Mysterious Mr Quin
Christie, Agatha
10.00 GBP
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Six Great Advocates, Birkett, Lord
Six Great Advocates
Birkett, Lord
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Hessian Tapestry, Duff, David
Hessian Tapestry
Duff, David
10.00 GBP
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Stars of Fortune, Harnett, Cynthia
Stars of Fortune
Harnett, Cynthia
15.00 GBP
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The Load of Unicorn, Harnett, Cynthia
The Load of Unicorn
Harnett, Cynthia
30.00 GBP
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Some Great Men and Women (The Ladybird Key Words Easy Readers Book Six), Murray, W. ; with illustrations by F. Humphris
Some Great Men and Women (The Ladybird Key Words Easy Readers Book Six)
Murray, W. ; with illustrations by F. Humphris
5.00 GBP
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Two Stars for Comfort, Mortimer, John
Two Stars for Comfort
Mortimer, John
5.00 GBP
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Right Royal Bastards: The Fruits of Passion, Beauclerk-Dewar, Peter ; Powell, Roger S. ; with a foreword by HRH The Duke of Gloucester
Right Royal Bastards: The Fruits of Passion
Beauclerk-Dewar, Peter ; Powell, Roger S. ; with a foreword by HRH The Duke of Gloucester
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