The Petersfield Bookshop, ABA, ILAB

The Petersfield Bookshop, ABA, ILAB

16A Chapel Street
Petersfield, Hampshire, United Kingdom GU32 3DS

Joined 26 January 2012

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4-star rating

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About this seller

Covid-19. We are pleased to announce that we will be re-opening our shop from Monday 15th June. To reduce risk we have introduced a one way system, with a sanitising station at the entrance. We have altered the layout to allow for a quarantine area for new stock and to allow time each day to clean and restock shelves we will be open from 10:00 to 17:00, Monday to Saturday. (Other times available by appointment) There is nearby "Pay & Display" parking available and we are short walk from Petrsfield Station (On the London to Portsmouth route). "The Petersfield Bookshop" specialises in buying and selling Antiquarian and second-hand books, but also sells antique maps and prints and. Inside the shop there is a display of antique dolls from Ann Westwood's private collection. A special feature of the premises is a canopied forecourt where second-hand books can be bought 24 hours a day, 365 days a year! "The Petersfield Bookshop" was founded in 1918 by Dr Harry Roberts, an East End doctor who had helped set up the Panel Scheme (the predecessor of the National Health Service). In 1958, Frank Westwood bought the business and relocated it to Chapel Street. Sadly Frank passed away in January 2006 but the shop continues as a family business, with Frank's wife Ann and sons David and John being partners.

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Association: ILAB Association: ABA Association: PBFA
Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
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We are constantly reviewing our database but will gladly refund any mis-described book, provided the buyer contacts us BEFORE returning it. If in doubt about our description please contact us before making a purchase.
PLEASE NOTE that most books are on the shelves in our shop and may
have already been sold 'over the counter'. We do our best to keep the computer database up to date, but callers are requested to check availability
before making a special journey.

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Shipping Terms

We do our best to despatch orders within 3 business days, however due to staff shortages we are unable to post on Saturdays and Sundays. Overseas Orders will be sent by Air Mail unless otherwise instructed. Books are posted at buyers risk although we always obtain "Proof of Purchase". Please contact us if you need extra insurance or a slower service. Shipping costs are based on books weighing up to 1 KG (2.2 LB). If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
NON UK buyers are STRONGLY ADVISED, to make contact, to ask for an accurate shipping cost BEFORE buying.