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Ross Old Books, 51 - 52 High Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. HR9 5HH
Tel: 01989 567458 Email:

Alison Rappell and Paul Elder would like to welcome you to Ross Old Books, their wonderful book shop which is situated in High Street in the centre of the historic market town of Ross-on-Wye. As its name suggests, this lovely book shop is stocked full with a fantastic range of second hand and antiquarian books, prints, maps and ephemera. You will be surprised at just what is available here.

Ross Old Books. 51-52 High Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. HR9 5HH.

Proprietors, Alison and Paul are more than happy to help with your selection.

A small selection of some of the older books in the shop.

You won't find row upon row of dusty old books at Ross Old Books. All books are library clean and neatly categorized, making it easy for you to find what you are looking for. If you need any assistance, Alison and Paul will be more than happy to help you. Visitors are welcome to use the chairs in the shop whilst browsing the extensive stock, which is added to on a daily basis.

There is a good selection of books about Herefordshire at Ross Old Book & Print Shop as well as books written by local authors.

The books available at Ross Old Book vary from the very old to the virtually new and any of them would make a lovely gift for somebody. If you are interested in food history, a cookery book published in 1847 might appeal and for comic lovers, how about an 'Eagle' annual from the 1950's or the 1957 edition of 'The Dandy?'

There are volumes from Folio Society, complete sets of works, classics, romances and technical books, in fact there is something in this lovely shop that will appeal to everybody.

There is a lovely selction of extremely old books in store.

A closer view of an old map of Gloucester.

Ross Old Books also stocks a fantastic range of very interesting old prints, post cards and ephemera. You could spend some considerable time browsing through these items which, Alison and Paul say, visitors are most welcome to do.

This is a great place to choose a book or two to take home or away on holiday with you. If you are visiting Ross-on-Wye and have left your book at home, you would do well to visit the shop, for apart from a fantastic range of books, you will also find booklets on local walks, including routes for those with mobility problems or parents with buggies.

This lovely old shop is well worth a visit.

Some of the books here date back to 19th Century.

To give a wider view of what is available at Ross Old Books, just some of the categories are listed below:

  • Art
  • Music
  • Bibliography
  • Topography
  • History
  • Antiques
  • Philosophy
  • Science and Health
  • Cookery
  • Photography
  • Theatre and Cinema
  • Transport
  • Religion
  • Greetings cards
  • Natural History
  • Pets
  • Modern First Editions
  • Gardening
  • The Sea
  • Local Information
  • Novels
  • Books for Children
  • Postcards
  • Bookmarks
  • Language and Dictionaries
  • World Wars I and II
  • Many, many more

A view inside Ross Old Books. 51-52 High Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. HR9 5HH.

Ross Old Books, 51 - 52 High Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. HR9 5HH
Tel: 01989 567458 Email:

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