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Marchpane

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Closed Now: 10:30 - 18:00
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Enchanted shop !

A library full of old children books, with a "retro" look ... perfect! The prices are not cheap... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
Fulgoridae
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Leuven, Belgium
Fantastic Bookshop

I have been looking for a special copy of Alice in Wonderland for a while without really knowing... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Pumpk
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1 Apr 2017
“Fantastic Bookshop”
14 Dec 2016
“Enchanted shop !”
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Marchpane is known for having the finest collection of antique children's books for sale.
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16 Cecil Court | Wc2, London WC2N 4HE, England
Covent Garden
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I have been looking for a special copy of Alice in Wonderland for a while without really knowing what I was looking for. We were lucky enough to come across Marchpane whilst away in London for the weekend. They have a lot of Alice books...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Management response:Responded 7 April 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. Come again soon, you and your partner are welcome anytime Kenneth Fuller

Reviewed 14 December 2016

A library full of old children books, with a "retro" look ... perfect! The prices are not cheap but not expensive too, just correct. I looked dreamily to the old editions of Alice in Wonderland, nearly regretting that I already bought a too expensive book...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Fulgoridae
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have always loved the store and have bought things from it many times in the past. But I was so disappointed today about the rude reaction I got when I called to see if I could arrange a purchase. I am currently living abroad...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Alexandra B
Management response:Responded 29 March 2017

She wanted to buy 3 Winnie the Pooh prints and suggested thar I photograph the entire stock (approx 80). i suggested that she have a look at the books and tell me which images she wanted and we would send the corresponding antique prints. We...More

Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

I cannot recommend this shop enough. Kenneth, the shop keeper, was incredibly kind. He has accumulated what must be the largest number of rare Alice books in London, and was happy to show them off to me, as I've collected Alice things for 29 years...More

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank Wanderer596963
Management response:Responded 16 November 2015

Thank you so much. I really appreciate the feedback. I wish there was a Customer Advisor feedback site. Best Wishes Kenneth

Reviewed 6 November 2013

I went to visit on Sunday and it was closed. But I could only assume all. I went to their website and the opening hour is not stated, so I took a chance since some other bookstores on Cecil Court were open. They are the...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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