49A Museum Street, Holborn, London, WC1A 1LY
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+44 (0)20 7405 2120
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The Atlantis Bookshop
49A Museum StreetHolbornLondonWC1A 1LY
- +44 (0)20 7405 2120
- Public transport:
- Holborn, Underground
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The Atlantis bookshop is a small store specialising in occult and magic. I noticed it for the first time recently despite walking past it many times before, and was excited and intrigued to browse the interesting titles they held. Books about Tarot, fairies, witchcraft, astrology, the sacred, and mysterious happenings are amongst some of the subjects held upon the shelves.
The shop itself has...more
Arguably the worlds best occult bookshop. I keep trying to decide if that is true. Certainly the most historic. I definitely was happy to be there and It was one of the many highlights of my trip to England to visit your fine shop. I'm thinking that probably everything I bought there, is now in my rare book case. Had I bought multiple copies of a few of the items I got, I probably could...more
There is a very good selection of new occult books here, even if the shop is small. And despite her rather forbidding demeanour the owner Geraldine is friendly enough, and is very knowledgeable about most esoteric and occult things. The bookshop was established in 1922 and was patronised by such notables as Aleister Crowley and Gerald Gardner. The bookshop runs events and lectures in their...more
Atlantis is a great place to go if interested in wicca, witchcraft, eclectic neo-paganism. It is not the place to go if you desire something other. I have been to the shop twice; it is cute in that sort of dishevilled harry potter sort of way. If you follow a culturally specific path (ie reconstructionism) go someplace else; a better bet would be ordering online or going to a university...more
passing by the street, I saw the shop and thought to myself this is the place I am going to visit over and over again!!
I spend around 15 minutes browsing the books, and no one was interested in asking if I need any help- fine- I can manage on my own!
I actually was enjoying listening to the conversation taking place about Oxfam making a fortune without having to pay anything for employees...more