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St Philip's Books

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Cracking collection

What a wonderful collection of books new and old and rare. Just WOW. Incredible variety and a true... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Ashford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Hidden gem from the past, irreplaceable by Amazon

The experience of going in here and exploring old books of literature and theology was one I won't... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Kyle K
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6 Feb 2018
“Cracking collection ”
14 Nov 2017
“Hidden gem from the past, irreplaceable by Amazon”
St Philip's Books is a bookshop and internet business specializing in rare and secondhand books in the humanities: Literature, History, Classics, Art, Biography, Travel, Philosophy, and especially Theology and Church History. Our bookshop, located...more
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82 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1RA, England
+44 1865 202182
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful collection of books new and old and rare. Just WOW. Incredible variety and a true treasure trove of literature and all housed in a great building.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

The experience of going in here and exploring old books of literature and theology was one I won't forget, and something rare and special found here. I spent hours and almost 100£ (and in that sense be careful!).

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kyle K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I was here a couple of marriages ago. In order to get away from the Challenged now Ex. What I found was a charming book shop that was a real delight. The Collection of books was very impressive and vast in content. The Charming Sales...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank David L
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Anyone with an interest in theology should visit St Philip's whenever they are in Oxford. The premises are crammed with books, and there is also an extensive catalogue. I have never been disappointed. Moreover, the members of staff are courteous and helpful ... and they...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank WharfRatNewbury
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The shop has mostly books related to religion and religious history. If that's your thing, great. As for me, I wanted to see literature--and the selection there was rather small. The number of fine and rare books was also very limited.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Amy K
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I was just walking around and stumbled across this bookstore. I decided to check it out and was fascinated by the collection of second hand, new and rare books on Christianity (Catholic, Anglican and Orthodox). They have a few items that I'd buy had there...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank cristoph2010
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