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Books & Ink Bookshop, 4 White Lion Walk, Banbury, Oxon OX16 5UD   
 
Tel. (01295) 709769  
Email. [email protected]
 
 
 
 
 
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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. 



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!
 
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 and 2018 

 

 

   And Winners in the 2016 Muddy Stilettos Awards! - Best Bookshop in Bucks & Oxon

 

We’ll be closed for the Easter weekend, Friday 19th - Mon 22nd. Back open as normal on Tues 23rd April. Happy holidays everyone. 


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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Stephen Broadbent, Sculptor: Commissions From 1987-1997 [Signed copy]
Broadbent, Stephen
25.00 GBP
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Man of War [Signed First Edition], Mallinson, Allan
Man of War [Signed First Edition]
Mallinson, Allan
12.00 GBP
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The Gardens of the Dead [Signed 1st Edition], Brodrick, William
The Gardens of the Dead [Signed 1st Edition]
Brodrick, William
10.00 GBP
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Douglas [Signed Copy], Hargreaves, G. N.
Douglas [Signed Copy]
Hargreaves, G. N.
10.00 GBP
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Londonstani [Signed Limited Slipcase Edition], Malkani, Gautam
Londonstani [Signed Limited Slipcase Edition]
Malkani, Gautam
15.00 GBP
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A Short Visit to Planet Earth. Photographs by Jean Pigozzi. [SIGNED BY JEAN PIGOZZI].
Pigozzi, Jean (photographs) ; introduction and cloth cover design by Ettore Sottsass
90.00 GBP
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Something about a Bear [Signed copy]
Morris, Jackie
12.99 GBP
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The Scold's Bridle [Signed 1st UK Edition], Walters, Minette
The Scold's Bridle [Signed 1st UK Edition]
Walters, Minette
22.00 GBP
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The Gentleman From Virginia, Seltzer, Charles Alden
The Gentleman From Virginia
Seltzer, Charles Alden
20.00 GBP
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West!, Seltzer, Charles Alden
West!
Seltzer, Charles Alden
20.00 GBP
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Trailing Back, Seltzer, Charles Alden
Trailing Back
Seltzer, Charles Alden
20.00 GBP
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Brass Commandments, Seltzer, Charles Alden
Brass Commandments
Seltzer, Charles Alden
20.00 GBP
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Little Dorrit (The Oxford Illustrated Dickens), Dickens, Charles ; with illustrations by Phiz ; and an introduction by Lionel Trilling
Little Dorrit (The Oxford Illustrated Dickens)
Dickens, Charles ; with illustrations by Phiz ; and an introduction by Lionel Trilling
12.50 GBP
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Grammaire Generale et Raisonnee 1660, Lancelot, Claude ; Arnauld, Antoine
Grammaire Generale et Raisonnee 1660
Lancelot, Claude ; Arnauld, Antoine
8.00 GBP
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Du Bellay: Actes du Colloque International d'Angers du 26 au 29 Mai 1989, Tome 2, Cesbron, Georges (textes reunis par)
Du Bellay: Actes du Colloque International d'Angers du 26 au 29 Mai 1989, Tome 2
Cesbron, Georges (textes reunis par)
10.00 GBP
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In The Hour Before Midnight, Higgins, Jack
In The Hour Before Midnight
Higgins, Jack
8.00 GBP
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Rebecca (80th Anniversary Edition), Du Maurier, Daphne ; with an introduction by Sarah Perry
Rebecca (80th Anniversary Edition)
Du Maurier, Daphne ; with an introduction by Sarah Perry
14.99 GBP
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As Lonely as the Damned, A Dr. Emmanuel Cellini Story, Creasey, John [John Creasey writing as Michael Halliday]
As Lonely as the Damned, A Dr. Emmanuel Cellini Story
Creasey, John [John Creasey writing as Michael Halliday]
10.00 GBP
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The Saint Goes On, Charteris, Leslie
The Saint Goes On
Charteris, Leslie
15.00 GBP
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Stompa far blod pa tann, Buckeridge, Anthony
Stompa far blod pa tann
Buckeridge, Anthony
15.00 GBP
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