The Petersfield Bookshop, ABA, ILAB

The Petersfield Bookshop, ABA, ILAB

Joined 26 January 2012

4-star rating

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

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We are open from 09:00 to 17:30, Monday to Saturday. 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, new books, Ordnance Survey maps and has an on-site picture framing workshop. 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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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.