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David's bookshop has been buying and selling books in Cambridge since 1896.


Our shop is a much-loved meeting place for bibliophiles the world over.

We buy and sell antiquarian books, second hand books, new books at reduced prices and antiquarian prints / maps.

Books to sell?

We are always looking to buy books. If you have a book or collection to sell, contact us with the details and we will arrange a valuation. We remain as keen as ever to hear from you if you have books to sell either now or in the future.



New & second hand


Prints & maps

We have an extensive range of antiquarian books including highly sought after rare and first editions.


From first editions of works by Charles Dickens and Charles Darwin, to natural history and travel books with beautiful engravings, ours is a constantly changing selection of unusual and interesting books.

We have a great collection of carefully selected new books at greatly reduced prices. Our eclectic mix of second hand books is also a must see.

Our antiquarian prints and maps will appeal to all avid collectors and those looking for an interesting gift.


We stock a large collection of original engravings of Cambridge and its colleges as well as thousands of prints and maps covering a wide range of subject areas.

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