Welcome to Anglophile Books
Selling quality used and secondhand books on the internet since 1996


Welcome to the on-line home of Anglophile Books

We specialise in books by British women authors, especially authors of middlebrow fiction, books for Anglophiles, women's studies/history, and children's books.  We invite you to search or browse our inventory using the search form on the left or the catalogue dropdown list top left.

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Anglophile or Bookish Bits of Interest Please click on links for articles and books.

February 6, 2021  Happy Birthday, Lyn B. !
Lyn B. is the author of the wonderful "I Prefer Reading" blog. The date link will take you to books Lyn recommends that we currently have in stock.


Dec. 10, 2020  Rumer Godden born on this day in 1907

Sept. 13, 2018  Roald Dahl  born on this day in 1916

Aug. 20, 2018 Happy Birthday, Holly H. !
Holly has been a good friend and customer of Anglophile Books since 1998. She has written several book recommendations for us. The date link will take you to books Holly thinks fellow Anglophiles will enjoy.

We'd love to share your book recommendations too. Please send us short blurbs or recommendations of any books you notice while browsing the web site .

Aug. 20, 2018 Happy Birthday, Tom J. !

Aug. 16, 2018  Georgette Heyer born on this day in 1902
For those that missed it earlier, here is an excellent article written by Jerri Chase Comparing the Lives and Works of Dorothy L. Sayers, D.E. Stevenson and Georgette Heyer with Angela Thirkell .It is available on the web site with her kind permission.

 Aug. 9, 2018  P.L. Travers  born on this day in 1899

June 2, 2018  Barbara Pym born on this day in 1913

May 5, 2018 Happy Birthday Geraldine H. !
The date link will take you to books Geraldine recommends.

April 26, 2018  Happy Birthday, Jerri C. ! 
Jerri is a good friend, wonderful traveling companion, and longtime customer of Anglophile Books. The date link will take you to books Jerri recommends to fellow Anglophiles. 
April 24, 2018  Elizabeth Goudge born on this day in 1900 in Wells

May 13, 2017  Dame Daphne du Maurier  born on this day in 1907
Sept. 20, 2016   Agatha Christie  inspired Royal Mail postage contain hidden clues
Wonderful article about these creative stamps contain spoilers if you've not enjoyed these mysteries yet.

May 28, 2014 Homage to Torvill & Dean's Bolero
 The date link will take you to an article that explains the short film and how it was made as well as the video. There is a scene in a library just to keep this figure skating tribute a bit book related. :o)

May 15, 2014   RIP Lady Mary Stewart  September 17, 1916 - May 9, 2014

April 2013    More exciting news! We are the exclusive distributor for five recently discovered and never before published D.E. Stevenson novels. Please click the date link for more information.
Aug. 15, 2012  A wonderful set of images of Queen Elizabeth II morphing from babyhood to the present day. Thanks to Louise D. of the Angela Thirkell and D. E. Stevenson email discussion groups for discovering and sharing this amazing montage.

May 5, 2011 One of our favourite authors gets a mention in the 'twitter-verse' "PublishersWkly: Two “new” DE Stevenson novels published 40 years after author's death."

April 2011 Exciting news! We are the exclusive distributor for the recently discovered and never before published D.E. Stevenson novels.

April 29, 2011 Congratulations and best wishes to Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton on their marriage. We didn't intend to stay up all night watching the wedding, but we did; it was a lovely event.



 Gift Certificates
Not sure what the Anglophile reader on your gift-giving list has read yet? An Anglophile Books gift certificate is a thoughtful present that allows readers to choose the perfect book treasure for themselves. Now available in $15 , $25 , and $50 denominations.


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