Marchpane

 
 
ADDRESS
16 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4HE
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 11am-6pm
 

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Established in 1989, Marchpane in Cecil Court is one of London's premier specialist in collectable children's and illustrated books. You'll find a large selection of vintage children's books from the eighteenth to the twentieth century - from 'Goody Two Shoes' (1747) to a first edition of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' (1997). Lewis Carroll is a particular favourite and they typically have over 200 illustrated editions of 'Alice' in stock. They also have a large selection of beautifully illustrated 'gift books' of the Edwardian Era, illustrated by the famous artists of the day: Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Kay Neilsen, Charles and William Heath Robinson. A comprehensive collection of children's and illustrated books is stocked so there's something for everyone. If you're looking for a first edition of 'Winnie-the-Pooh' or 'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' this is the place to come.

 

Opening and closing times for Marchpane

Today (Sunday) Marchpane is closed.

Monday:

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18.00
 
 

Tuesday:

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18.00
 
 

Wednesday:

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18.00
 
 

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18.00
 
 

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Saturday:

10.30
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18.00
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Marchpane Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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