Henry Pordes Books specialise in a wide range of books including modern, Gothic, antique and out of print titles.
Venue Details & Map
Henry Pordes Books
58-60 Charing Cross RoadLeicester SquareLondonWC2H 0BB
- +44 (0)20 7836 9031
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
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
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
A brilliant second hand bookshop, great for finding old classics! The staff know their stock, too, and are great to ask for help with anything. A huge variety of subjects, well organised. Great for browsing.more
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
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