Established in 1957, McNaughtan's is the oldest second-hand and antiquarian bookshop in Scotland. We buy and sell old and rare books, and our gallery hosts Typewronger Books, offering new books and secondhand typewriters.

Please note our new longer opening hours.

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Latest Updates

Holiday closure

McNaughtan’s Bookshop will be open as normal up to and including Saturday 23rd December. We will be closed from Christmas Eve, 24th December, through 2nd January 2024 inclusive.…

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Shop Fully Open Again

Now that Scotland has exited the Tier system of coronavirus restrictions, McNaughtan’s Bookshop is now able to resume our full normal opening hours of 11am to 5pm, Tuesday…

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Selected Books

  • Ships That Pass in the Night. Fourth edition.

    • Harraden, Beatrice
    • London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1893
    £150 Find Out More
  • The Waverley Novels.

    • Scott, Sir Walter
    • Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1871
    £1,200 Find Out More
  • Sense and Sensibility. A novel.

    • Austen, Jane
    • London: Richard Bentley, 1866
    £650 Find Out More
  • Fac-similes of Old Book Binding in the Collection...

    • (Bookbinding)
    • Edinburgh: Privately Printed, 1882
    £2,000 Find Out More

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Location & Opening Times

3a & 4a Haddington Place, Edinburgh, EH7 4AE

Opening Hours

Open seven days a week, 11am - 5pm

On Thursdays late night opening until 8pm