Owner: Ron Wilson, The Old Town Bookshop, 8 Victoria Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2HG

Telephone: (+44) 131 225 9237.  Email: [email protected] (or use the website form)

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10.30 a.m. - 5.45 p.m. and Sunday 1.30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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   THE OLD TOWN BOOKSHOP (established 1972) is a well known and much loved Edinburgh business valued both by its regular Scottish based customers interested in the regular acquisition of rare, specialised, obscure and out-of-print material on the history, topography, culture and writers of Scotland and by international clients who wish to source and acquire scarce source material in a wide variety of subjects. We have a number of long-term relationships built with individuals and institutions overseas and ship regularly and securely to the States, Europe, Canada and Australia enabling customers who wish to easily acquire unique material via our online services. Cataloguing through abe books, we also have published our own idiosyncratic catalogues over the years including rare and collectible Jessie M. King originals, First edition Walker Evans and James Bond. Our subject areas predominantly feature scarce Scottish material, prints from the seventeen and eighteen hundreds and original art works by proprietor Ron Wilson. The Old Town Bookshop is happy to view entire libraries, smaller collections and individual volumes with a view to purchase; please contact Ron Wilson via telephone or email.