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Hadn't been to a bookstore for years, but this one stands out. The smell of fresh books in every aisle, enticing one to explore. Even if you just want a postcard and a look, it's a great place to stop. The store workers are very...More
Blackwell shops are widely renowned. However, this shop at Broad Street, Oxford is special! The quantity and quality are superb. Presentation is excellent, and the staff are friendly and helpful. One almost thinks he is entering into ''a run of the mill" bookshop, until one...More
Go to the Art and Poster Blackwells store. Turn your back to it and look at all the tourists. They won't see you, they'll be busy snapping away at some old building. Now face the store and look up. It's not a suicide attempt but...More
When you walk into the book store, you might think that it's a pretty small store...But when you walk downstairs it's a heaven for book lovers! They say that there are 5 kilometers of shelving in the Norrington Room, which is the main hall. We...More
Our tour guide told us ~ you've got to just walk in Blackwell and go downstairs... and indeed he was right... oh my goodness... this place like explodes in size downstairs... making you feel like your more in a library than a commercial bookstore. Highly...More
This is a must see! This bookstore has so much history. It was founded in 1879 by Benjamin Henry Blackwell, after whom the chain is named. There is a cafe and so many great books to read. Take an afternoon to soak it all in!