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Halcyon Books

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Halcyon Books

1 Greenwich South Street
SE10 8NB
+44 (0)20 8305 2675
Public transport:
Greenwich, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Halcyon Books

4.0 out of 5 19 December 2012
by Jude H.

First a caveat: I like a second hand book. The reason for this is that if I don't get around to reading it, I can leave it on my book shelf and its worn appearance will make it look like I've given it a lot of attention (thus imbuing an undeserved but oft-exploited air of intellectualism). So this review may be slightly biased.

Halcyon Books has been in Greenwich for many years, but has...more

4.0 out of 5 25 March 2009
by gizzmose10

Once upon a time Greenwich was stuffed with second hand book shops but these are slowly making way for chains as part of the High Store UK-ification of Greenwich. But, this is a great shop with a good selection.more

4.0 out of 5 26 November 2008
by Craig E.

Halcyon Books is a charming little bookshop located directly opposite Greenwich railway & DLR station. It specialises in second hand books but also dabbles in hunting down rare or out of print books if you require, ideal if you are looking for a gift of that nature.

It is one my "must visit" shops in which I enjoy browsing whenever I am in Greenwich and before I know it I have easily lost...more

4.0 out of 5 14 November 2008
by SteveTom

There was once a time when there were two branches of Halcyon Books in Greenwich. Ah, those were the days. These days we have to make do with the one, but it will do.

They have a broad range, without focussing too much on any one subject plenty of fiction, history, art, classics, etc etc. If they have a speciality, I suppose it's philosophy.

But if you can leave here without having...more

5.0 out of 5 1 March 2008
by Siany

This is the best 2nd hand book shop in Greenwich. It really does have everything you could hope for. Stuff is easy to find and is very honestly priced. That means that you might not get the £2 bargains you get down the road, but you get a decent find at a good price.

It's crammed in here too. If you've just popped in on you're way into Greenwich, you'll be late to meet your friend. If you...more

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