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Cornerstone Books

27 New Street, Plymouth PL1 2NB, England
+44 7471 943032
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Mark's shop in new hands.

Came in on Friday and was told this iconic Plymouth used book shop had moved on, Mark had retired... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Jannerbloke
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Devon
Please DON'T close!!

Came in last week to see what I might find amongst this huge and eclectic mass of books, only to... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Jannerbloke
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Devon
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Came in on Friday and was told this iconic Plymouth used book shop had moved on, Mark had retired last week. It looks as if maybe two thirds and more of the stock has been run down or gone. The new faces were earnest and...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Came in last week to see what I might find amongst this huge and eclectic mass of books, only to find that the owner sought me out to explain that, as a result of retirement plans and in the absence of anyone seeking to take...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Best by a country mile. Not neat and perfectly categorised and ordered. Not every volume or even half the stock is readily accessible without moving dozens of others but it's a great selection and there are many wide and narrow topics that are very well...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I found this by chance today and what a fantastic gem of a bookshop it is - piles and piles of second hand books & a superb array and selection on offer. The owner is a really friendly helpful guy who clearly knows his stuff...More

3  Thank LadyR75
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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

A bookshop that is crammed with excellent book, with the owner more than willing to located the books we wanted We came away with 9 books. Well worth a visit, very friendly. Its also located next to cafe well in cafe which is also so...More

3  Thank AlmaRH137
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Lovely friendly approachable owner wears his hair long and straggly. but runs a first rate little space in a mixed use old warehouse. Books piled high and many thousands to chose from. Fantastic way to spend an hour or so.

8  Thank 254izzyb
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Vast quantities of books. I come in a couple of times a year or if sheltering from the rain. Almost always come away with three or four unusual books, out of print or not readily available elsewhere. Friendly guy runs the place. Wry smile but...More

8  Thank Knackersknowle
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Reviewed 22 June 2013

Only discovered this place week. Had seen the Tripadvisor entry but hadn't really worked out where it was or that it could be quite so seductive or extensive. This is not a dusty old shop in a small market town but rather half the ground...More

9  Thank Cr0wM
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

Recently moved to Plymouth and was delighted to find this place. The store has an extensive assortment of paperbacks and hardbacks - it seems reasonably well organised and the owner was helpful in locating some things I was after. I managed to pick up some...More

13  Thank Rose M
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

Come in here several times a year when in Plymouth. He has a very large number of second hand books covering a vast range of subjects. Evidently very good at buying in personal collections on specialist topics such as politics. Although better arranged than before...More

9  Thank JoeS424
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