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Piece Hall Book Shop

12 The Colonnade, Piece Hall
Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1RE

United Kingdom

01422 347775; robert-irenejohnstonbooks.fsnet.co.uk

Type: Bookstore — Not set

Web site: http://www.piecehall.info/

Description: How could I have forgotten to mention this bookshop before? I suppose I always thought someone else would mention it first, but apparently not. Some days I genuinely wonder whether this is not one of my very favourite bookshops ever. The owner is a delightfully dapper and slightly (enjoyably) eccentric scotsman, and the books heave from floor to roof (and that's quite some distance) that you often doubt whether anyone has ever found something on the higher shelves. I've found so many great crime novels (in dust jackets!) and old cartoon books (likewise!) and feel as if I'm never going to fully come to terms with what's on the shelves. Such a great shop. Highly recommended.

Added by: irkthepurist.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 43738

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alas, no more. he shall be greatly missed...

http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/...
January 2014 by irkthepurist

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