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Harrowden Books of Finedon

Inspiring Imagination...
The best bookshop in Northamptonshire

Welcome




We are a traditional bookshop located in the historic village of Finedon in Northamptonshire, selling new and second-hand books in our shop and on-line. Most subjects covered including Art, Antiques, Biographies, Children's Books, Cookery, Gardening, Film & TV, History, Hunting, Local Interest, Plays, Poetry, Science Fiction, Sport, Text Books, Travel & Topography, et cetera.


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Opening Hours




We are open Monday to Saturday from 10.00am - 5.30pm and parking is easy. You will also find us open on some Sundays but customers are advised to telephone to check our opening times if making a special journey. Telephone 01933 681522 We are happy to take telephone enquiries and orders any time during opening hours. At Harrowden Books you will find no frustrating automatic switchboard, but instead an old - fashioned human answering system, i.e. we just pick the phone up when it rings.


Ordering Information




To order any of our books please e-mail, telephone or write to us with details of the book you require quoting our catalogue number. Please include your postal address. We will confirm availability and price to you together with payment options which include credit/debit cards, cheques, cash and Paypal. Telephone orders can usually be processed immediately with credit & debit card details taken verbally. We post our book orders out every weekday and are proud to say that most customers receive their books the following day.

Postal and packaging rates and delivery times (unless book is above average weight where postage will be added at cost)

                                                                Av. Delivery Time.
Uk 2nd Class *                          £2.75           2-3 days
Uk 1st Class                              £3.35           1-2 days   
EU Airmail **                            £4.50           5-10 days 
Worldwide Airmail                      £6.75           7-14 days
Worldwide Surface Mail               £5.95          21-90 days

* Where possible we will generally send light books by first class post even if only second class postage is paid for.

**No option is shown for EU surface mail as the difference between surface and air mail is very slight.

Books are carefully wrapped and despatched promptly. Special deliveries and insured packages can be arranged for rare/valuable books.



Latest Books

Georgian and Victorian Shanklin. A Pictorial History Part One 1700 - 1900
Book No: 014660
Author: Lindsay Boynton
Published by: Shanlin I. O. W
Book Condition: Good+
Book Type: Book Price: £1.00
Description: A well-illustrated unpaginated guide, with scenes from drawings and photos. Minopr creases/bumping to covers only. Pages clean and sound with no inscriptions.
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Hackney Carriages Tables of Distances
Book No: 057025
Author: Unknown Author
Published by: His Majesty's Stationery Office
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Red cloth binding. 401 pages. Covers are lighly soiled with minor general wear plus some very small wormholes to spine. Pages in good, sound condition.
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Taking the Train : A Tribute to Britain's Greatest Railway Photographers
Book No: 065636 (ISBN: 1852604093)
Author: Baker, Michael
Published by: Patrick Stephens
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Minor cover creases/wear otherwise clean and sound.
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The Railroad That Ran by the Tide: Ilwaco Railroad and Navigation Co. of the State of Washington
Book No: 067632 (ISBN: 0831070943)
Author: Feagans, Raymond J.
Published by: Oak Tree Pubns
Book Condition: Fair
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Minor wear to jacket plus some water damage to upper part of pages but still a usable copy.
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Truly the Great Western
Book No: 067635 (ISBN: 0902888536)
Author: Earley, Maurice William
Published by: Oxford Publishing
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Minor wear & creasing plus some discolouration to covers otherwise clean and sound.
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A Souvenir of the Abbey and Palace of Holyrood
Book No: 071738
Author: Unknown Author
Published by: John Rankin
Book Condition: Fair - Good
Book Type: Book Price: £1.00
Description: Minor blemishes plus some fairly moderate marks to covers. Pages clean and sound.
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The Illustrated History of Tractors : From Pioneering Steam Power to Today's Engineering Marvels
Book No: 073947 (ISBN: 0753703688)
Author: Moorhouse, Robert
Published by: Chancellor Press
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: A clean and sound copy with little sign of wear.
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Vintage Lorry Annual Number One.
Book No: 074069 (ISBN: 0906116074)
Author: Nick Baldwin
Published by: Marshall Harris & Baldwin
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Jacket has a few small edge tears and chips. Pages clean and sound.
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Well Trained
Book No: 075011 (ISBN: 0952933381)
Author: David Packer
Published by: Triangle
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Minor cover wear/creases.
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Years Between, 1909-69: The Eastern National Story from 1930 v. 2
Book No: 075043 (ISBN: 0860932877)
Author: Crawley, R. J.; MacGregor, D.R.; Simpson, F. D.
Published by: Oxford Publishing
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Very little wear. Lacks jacket.
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A Guide to Stationary Steam Engines
Book No: 075845 (ISBN: 086190026X)
Author: Hayes, G.
Published by: Moorland Publishing
Book Condition: Fair
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Ex library copy with usual markings and gen wear.
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Post Office Directory (kelly's) of Cabridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk 1869
Book No: 076021
Author: Unknown Author
Published by: Unknown Publisher
Book Condition: Poor
Book Type: Book Price: £5.00
Description: A disbound copy (with only the loose front board present). All three maps are present but first one (Cambridgeshire) is loose and has edge tears. A few of the pages inside are loose. Altogether a useful reference work but needs rebinding and/or some care and attention.
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Steaming Into Northamptonshire
Book No: 078443 (ISBN: 0905391128)
Author: Richard Coleman and Joe Rajczonek
Published by: Northamptonshire Libraries
Book Condition: Fair
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Covers worn & creased. Contents clean and sound.
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Steam on the Road
Book No: 078592 (ISBN: 0600501175)
Author: Burgess-Wise, David
Published by: Hamlyn
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: A good clean copy.
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Steam Tractors (Farm Tractor Colour Histories)
Book No: 078594 (ISBN: 0760301409)
Author: Halberstadt, Hans
Published by: Motorbooks
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: A good clean copy with very little sign of wear.
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Atmospheric Railways. a Victorian Venture in Silent Speed,
Book No: 078597
Author: Charles Hadfield
Published by: David & Charles
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: Minor wear and creasing to jacket edges plus some slight fading to spine. Pages clean and tidy.
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The Story of the London Bus : London and Its Buses from the Horse Bus to the Present Day
Book No: 079184 (ISBN: 0853290377)
Author: Day, John R.
Published by: London Transport
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: A good clean copy with minor fading to spine.
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London Transport, 1933-62 (Ian Allan Transport Library)
Book No: 079185 (ISBN: 0711024804)
Author: Michael H. C. Baker
Published by: Ian Allan Ltd
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £2.00
Description: A good clean copy with little sign of wear.
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Coins in History: A Survey of Coinage from the Reform of Diocletian to the Latin Monetary Union
Book No: 080845 (ISBN: 0297178547)
Author: Porteous, John
Published by: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £3.00
Description: Minor Wear To Jacket Incl A Few Tiny Edge Chips/Tears.
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British Isles Airfield Guide
Book No: 082531 (ISBN: 0902420119)
Author: Butler, P.H.
Published by: Merseyside Aviation Society
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £1.00
Description: Stapled Publication. Very Minor Wear/Marks. Contents Clean And Tidy.
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We also buy books from members of the public so if you have books you want to sell please give us a call.


Wise Words




" The man who can read good books but chooses not to has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. "

- Mark Twain