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Mainly Books Secondhand Bookshop, Perth

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Numerous rare diamonds at great rates!

Amazing place & highly recommended for all bookworms out there! You can really find some hidden... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Nikos_Taskos
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Thessaloniki, Greece
Perth is a rich source of sought after books

Fantastic wee bookshop within walking distance of central Perth (about 20 minutes). Excellent array... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Matthew H
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London, United Kingdom
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3 Nov 2018
“Numerous rare diamonds at great rates!”
17 Sep 2018
“Perth is a rich source of sought after books”
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Amazing place & highly recommended for all bookworms out there! You can really find some hidden gems in Mainly Books and should you cannot find what you are looking for, make sure to ask the owner; he will gladly help you!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Fantastic wee bookshop within walking distance of central Perth (about 20 minutes). Excellent array of books, fiction and non fiction. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff (owners??) who not only only found what I was looking for they were able to point me in the direction...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 24 December 2016

A series of spaces full with books of all sorts and at the desk sits an elderly gentlemen (the owner?) who can help you find almost anything you want.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ann T
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a fantastic bookshop. Overstocked (as it should be) with a richly eclectic array of obscure titles, literary works and other delights, it's well organised, cosy and run by a dreadfully polite and helpful older gentleman with impressive knowledge of his considerable stock. Bookshops...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lovely quirky shop. Perfect place to browse and thumb through a range of interesting titles. The gentleman who runs the shop is a computer expert and is a fascinating chap to talk to.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

Where do Elizabeth David, the Galloping Gourmet and H.E.Bates collide? Right here! I have found brilliant Christmas gifts here for history buffs and children of the goldfields. Drop in! When you get thirsty of hungry pop around the corner - at least 3 cafés await...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Alison K
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Enjoy in summer or wet winter day if you're visiting Perth or just enjoy being on your own with your thoughts. You can spend hours at Mainly Books browsing the secondhand books in an atmospheric, book infested little shop with titles that are a bit...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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