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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

Sons of Oak. The Runelords Book Five.
Book No: 079046
Author: David Farland
Published by: Orbit
Book Condition: Fair
Book Type: Paperback Price: £2.00
Description: covers worn
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Kettering Revisited. Pictures from the Past.
Book No: 079045 (ISBN: 0951855735)
Author: Tony Smith
Published by: W. D. Wharton
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Hardback Price: £14.00
Description: A very clean and tidy copy with little sign of wear.
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Cold Comfort Farm
Book No: 079044
Author: Stella Gibbons
Illustrated by: Quentin Blake
Published by: The Folio Society
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Hardback in Slipcase Price: £12.00
Description: A good clean copy with little sign of wear.
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John Lehmann
Book No: 079043 (ISBN: 0715628712)
Author: Wright, A.
Published by: Duckworth
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Hardback Price: £14.25
Description: A good clean copy with little sign of wear.
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The Hidden Roads. A Memoir of Childhood
Book No: 079042 (ISBN: 9781847247)
Author: Kevin Crossley - Holland
Published by: Quercus
Book Condition: As New
Book Type: Hardback Price: £4.00
Description: A very clean and tidy copy.
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Sunshine and the Moon's Delight : A Centenary Tribute to J. M. Synge
Book No: 079041 (ISBN: 0900675551)
Author: S. B. Bushrui
Published by: Colin Smythe
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Hardback Price: £6.00
Description: Minor ageing and foxing to page edges but little sign of wear.
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Frederick Barbarossa
Book No: 079040 (ISBN: 000211268X)
Author: Marcel Pacaut
Published by: Collins
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Hardback Price: £4.75
Description: A good clean copy but lacks jacket.
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The Poetics of Space
Book No: 079031 (ISBN: 0807064734)
Author: Bachelard, Gaston
Published by: Beacon Press
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £4.49
Description: A good clean copy
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London Fields
Book No: 079039 (ISBN: 0140115714)
Author: Martin Amis
Published by: Penguin
Book Condition: Fair
Book Type: Paperback Price: £3.00
Description: Covers creased
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The Last Full Measure
Book No: 079038 (ISBN: 0345425480)
Author: Jeff Shaara
Published by: Ballantine Books
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £4.00
Description: A good clean copy
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Israel's Secret Wars : A History of Israel's Intelligence Services
Book No: 079037 (ISBN: 0708853412)
Author: Black, Ian
Published by: Warner Books
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £7.50
Description: Minor cover rubbing/creases.
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The Cave Dwellers
Book No: 079036
Author: W. Saroyan
Published by: Faber & Faber
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Hardback Price: £8.00
Description: A good clean copy with only minor wear/chipping to jacket edge. Book itself is very well-preserved.
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Elini.
Book No: 079035 (ISBN: 0002171473)
Author: Nicholas Gage
Published by: Collins
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Hardback Price: £6.00
Description: A good clean copy. Gift Inscription inside.
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Northamptonshire. A Guide to the Countryside.
Book No: 079034 (ISBN: 1871468248)
Author: Ron Wilson
Published by: County Guide
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £3.00
Description: A clean and sound copy with very minor cover blemishes only.
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Waterside Walks Around Northamptonshire
Book No: 079033 (ISBN: 1871468035)
Author: Tony Noble
Published by: Jema Publications
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £3.00
Description: Very minor cover blem ishes.
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Thud Ridge: F-105 Thunderchief Missions Over Vietnam
Book No: 079032 (ISBN: 9780859791)
Author: Jack Broughton
Published by: Crecy Publishing
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £4.50
Description: A good clean copy with very minor blemishes only.
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The Passion and Death of Jesus
Book No: 079030 (ISBN: 0232525102)
Author: Wansbrough, Henry
Published by: Darton Longman & Todd
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £4.99
Description: A good clean copy
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Night Train
Book No: 079029 (ISBN: 0099748711)
Author: Martin Amis
Published by: Vintage
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £2.00
Description: A good clean copy
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Discovering Mark's Gospel : Turn and Believe
Book No: 079028 (ISBN: 1856842010)
Author: Hewitt, David
Published by: Unknown Publisher
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £2.00
Description: A good clean copy
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The Cross and the Colliery
Book No: 079027 (ISBN: 9780281059)
Author: Tom Wright
Published by: SPCK
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Paperback Price: £2.00
Description: A very clean copy
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Selling your books




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