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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

L'uniforme Et Les Armes Des Soldats Du Premier Empire Tome 2 (Volume 2)
Book No: 091729
Author: Liliane Et Fred Funcken (Author)
Published by: Casterman
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £10.50
Description: Minor Wear To Cover Incl Some Bruising To Spine Ends. Slight Discolouration To Cover. Pages Clean And Tidy.
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L'Uniforme et les Armes des Soldats de la Guerre en Dentelle. Tome 2. 1700-1800 France, Grande-Bretagne et Prusse: Cavalerie et artillerie, Autres Pays Infanterie, cavalerie, artillerie.
Book No: 091730 (ISBN: 2203143169)
Author: Funcken, Lilianne & Fred.
Published by: Casterman, 1976.
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £29.00
Description: A Good Clean Copy With Very Little Sign Of Wear.
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Manfield Magazine Volume One November 1929 To October 1930
Book No: 091731
Author: Unknown Author
Published by: Manfield & Sons
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £10.00
Description: Shoe Trade Magazine Bound Into Red Cover. Minor Cover Wear Incl A Tiny Tear To Spine Foot Otherwise Clean And Tidy.
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Because Of The Lockwoods
Book No: 091715
Author: Dorothy Whipple
Published by: John Murray
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £65.00
Description: A Very Clean Copy, Having Only Minor Wear/Ageing To Jacket Including A Few Tiny Edge Tears Plus One 1/22 Long Closed Edge Tear. Book Itself Is Very Well-Preserved Having Very Little Sign Of Mechanical Wear, Just A Very Slight Crease And Lean To The Spine Plus Some Very Minor Spotting To Page Tops And Fore-Edge. Free From Inscriptions.
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Les Uniformes Du 1Er Empire - Les Cuirassiers
Book No: 091719 (ISBN: 8439970862)
Author: E. L. [Eug?ne Louis] Bucquoy
Published by: Jacques Grancher
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £32.00
Description: Preliminary Pages Have A Few Tiny Light Marks Otherwise A Very Clean And Tidy Well Cared-For Copy. All Text In French.
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La Garde Imperiale. Troupes A Pied.
Book No: 091720
Author: E. L. Bucquoy
Published by: Jacques Grancher
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £40.00
Description: Full Subtitle:Les Uniformes Du Premier Empire, L'infanterie, L'artillerie A Pied, Le Genie, Le Train D'artillerie, Le Train Des Equipages, L'administration, Les Matelots. Minor Wear And Creases To Jacket Incle A Couple Of Repaired Edge Tears, Otherwise A Very Clean And Tidy Copy. All Text In French.
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The Trial Of Joan Of Arc
Book No: 089546
Author: W. S. Scott
Published by: The Folio Society
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £6.00
Description: A Fine Copy In A Slightly rubbed And Scratched Slipcase.
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History Of The Incas, And The Execution Of The Inca Tupac Amaru
Book No: 089550
Author: Pedro Sarmiento De Gamboa. Captain Baltasar De Ocampo. Translated By Sir Clements Markham
Published by: Hakluyt Society
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £45.00
Description: Blue Cloth. 395 Pages Plus Plates And Folding Maps. Minor Rubbing/Bumping To Edges (Borderline Very Good Condition). Pages Clean, Binding Tight, Just Some Tanning To Endpapers.
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British Vcs Of World War 2
Book No: 087382
Author: John Laffin
Published by: BCA
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £5.00
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Copy With Little Sign Of Wear.
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Mr. Lock Of St.James's Street
Book No: 087384 (ISBN: 0434862851)
Author: Whitbourn, Frank
Published by: William Heinemann Ltd
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £4.00
Description: Minor Creases To Jacket Plus A Few Small Edge Tears. Some Light Spotting To Page Edges.
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The Wonderful World Of American Advertisements, 1865-1900
Book No: 087386 (ISBN: 0695803506)
Author: Vries, Leonard De
Published by: Follett
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £6.00
Description: Minor Wear, Creases And Fading To Cover. Some Minor Spotting To Page Edges Otherwise Pages Clean.
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Air Photography Applied To Surveying
Book No: 085694
Author: C. A. Hart
Published by: Longmans, Green and Co.
Book Condition: Good
Book Type: Book Price: £8.00
Description: Red Cloth. Very Minor Edge Wear Plus A Slight Slope To Spine. Pages Clean And Tidy. Inscription.
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Britain's Railways From The Air, Then And Now: V. 1 (Aerofilms Guide)
Book No: 087292 (ISBN: 0711025959)
Author: Aerofilms
Published by: Ian Allan Ltd
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £11.00
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Well-Cared For Copy With Little Sign Of Wear.
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Eastern And North Eastern Then And Now
Book No: 087293 (ISBN: 0711025290)
Author: G. Morrison
Published by: Ian Allan Ltd
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £14.00
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Well-Cared For Copy With Little Sign Of Wear.
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The Eastern Bus Handbook (Bus Handbooks)
Book No: 087297 (ISBN: 1897990111)
Author: Lloyd, Colin; Grimes, Keith
Published by: British Bus Publishing Ltd
Book Condition: Fine
Book Type: Book Price: £5.00
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Well Cared-For Copy.
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London Bus Handbook Part 1
Book No: 087300 (ISBN: 1854141236)
Author: Unknown
Published by: Capital Transport Publishing
Book Condition: Fine
Book Type: Book Price: £5.49
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Well Cared-For Copy.
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London Bus Handbook 1989: Pt. 1
Book No: 087305 (ISBN: 1854141090)
Author: King, Nicholas
Published by: Capital Transport Publishing
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £4.00
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Well Cared-For Copy With Little Sign Of Wear.
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London Bus Handbook : Part 2 - Independents
Book No: 087306 (ISBN: 1854141430)
Author: Unknown Author
Published by: Capital Transport Publishing
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £4.50
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Well Cared-For Copy With Little Sign Of Wear.
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London Bus Handbook 1990: Pt. 1
Book No: 087307 (ISBN: 1854141376)
Author: Unknown Author
Published by: Capital Transport Publishing
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £4.00
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Well Cared-For Copy With Little Sign Of Wear.
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South East Buses
Book No: 087321 (ISBN: 1854141678)
Author: King, Nicholas
Published by: Capital Transport Publishing
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book Price: £4.00
Description: A Very Clean And Tidy Well Cared-For Copy With Little Sign Of Wear.
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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