Henry Pordes Books


Henry Pordes Books specialise in a wide range of books including modern, Gothic, antique and out of print titles.

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Henry Pordes Books

58-60 Charing Cross Road
Leicester Square
+44 (0)20 7836 9031
Public transport:
Leicester Square, Underground
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Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Henry Pordes Books

4.0 out of 5 6 May 2015
by Andy F.

Went next door to Any Amount of Books looking for science fiction and was disappointed that they didn't have any. Came in here and at least they had a small selection of newly printed sci-fi. Staff were friendly and helpful too.more

5.0 out of 5 6 September 2013
by Rachel J.

Wow. This place is better than any book chain shop. I just like the feel of this place. And they've got tons of really interesting books. I couldn't see any Stephen King so I asked if they had any. The guy came back from the stock room with 3 Stephen King novels. I bought 'Skeleton Crew' ..a collection of short stories! Amazing!more

5.0 out of 5 1 July 2010
by Haley B.

This is a bibliophiles wonderland. I was looking for the perfect engagement gift for my fiancé and they couldn't have been more helpful. They had an impressive knowledge of the specific prints and a great selection. If you are looking for god quality rare books this is the place to go.more

4.0 out of 5 27 December 2008
by Leanne W.

I love all of the second hand bookshops around here; i often peruse the shelves imagining that i was in my vast personal library, not a shop. Henry Pordes has a personal feel that promotes this feeling.

The staff are typical bookshops owners, eccentric intellectuals who seem to sit and debate the day away - how wonderful! I went in looking for a present for my teenage cousin, hoping to find...more

4.0 out of 5 30 November 2008
by Derry N.

Like many of the secondhand bookshops around these parts, Henry Pordes covers a wide gamut of genres in its small space. Everything from leatherbound first editions of Milton and Kavanagh to new, hardcover art books are featured in its front window. I visited with a specific genre in mind - Mongolian travel writing. Pordes was the first independently owned place I found that stocked anything...more

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