Book Sales in Ipswich

A new book is like a launch pad. It can take you on an expedition down the Nile River, behind the fences of a Soviet-era Gulag prison camp, or even inside a home that may look a lot like yours.

And when you’re in search of a rare, antiquarian, or second-hand book, the hunt itself can be half the fun.

6 Best Ipswich Book Sales

From bestsellers to antiquarian bibles, you’ll find just about any book you could desire in Suffolk. Here are a half dozen of our favorite places to spend a few dollars and a few hours.

The Idler

This oasis for book lovers carries both news books and a wide selection of second-hand books. The shop is also well-known for its selection of greeting cards.

Ann Green Second Hand Book Seller

This shop offers a great selection of both vintage and gently read books, including everything from popular paperbacks to specialist subjects.

Oxfam Bookshop

Oxfam offers a wider selection of books than most shops, including modern fiction, classics, and rare or collectable books. You’ll also find a wide variety of music and cards for all occasions.

Claude Cox Old & Rare Books

Claude’s son, Tony, now runs the shop, but you’ll still find the same eagerness to help you find the book you’re after. Even if you’re not looking for anything in particular, it’s worth a stop to check out the diverse stock of antiquarian books.

Tombland Bookshop

This 15th century building is as worth seeing and exploring as the second-hand and antiquarian books are. The selection is constantly changing, so you never know what you’ll find.

Chilton Books

This shop specializes in religious books, including bibles and prayer books. But you’ll also find thousands of other rare and second-hand books.

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