Though not strictly a travel bookshop, this beautiful Edwardian shop will always be seen first and foremost as a travel specialist thanks to its elegant three-level back room complete with oak balconies, viridian-green walls, conservatory ceiling and stained-glass window. Here, you'll find row upon row of guide books, maps, language reference, history, politics, travelogue and related fiction organized by country. France, Britain, Italy, and the United States are particularly well represented; go downstairs to find more far-flung destinations. Travel aside, Daunt is also a first-rate stop for literary fiction, biography, gardening and much more. James Daunt's commitment to providing proper careers for his workers ensures an informed and keen team of staff.
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