Goldsboro Books

 
 

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7 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4EZ 
 
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Goldsboro BooksSet up by book collectors David Headley and Daniel Gedeon in 1999, Goldsboro Books is among the cluster of second-hand book shops in Cecil Court specialises in first edition and signed books. The whole pedestrianised Victorian street is dedicated to antiquarian, rare books and map shops which makes for a very pleasant place to browse among the books. Some shops place tables of bargain books to entice the reader in. At Goldsboro you'll find some 5,000 first editions in stock, carefully preserved in protective clear film. Limited, signed and numbered editions of modern books and recent publications are also available.

 

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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20 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
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3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £175  21% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  28% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  41% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Goldsboro Books

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Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
 
 
 
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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles - Charing Cross Road
London > Shopping > Books
107 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Great British bookshop Foyles has been trading since 1903 and in 2014 it moves out of its home for more than 80 years at 113-119 Charing ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Goldsboro Books
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Tenderproduct
London > Shopping > Art and Design
6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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Ben & Jerry's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Fosil Fuel, Phish Food and Baked Alaska, no, not a tour of the Natural History Museum but the names that Ben & Jerry have come up ... More
 
 
 
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Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 5 minutes from Goldsboro Books
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 8 minutes from Goldsboro Books
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon Leicester Square
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the week's ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Goldsboro Books
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious ... More
 
 
 
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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where it ... More
 
 
 
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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J Sheekey
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
St Martin's Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
Historic fish and seafood restaurant first opened in 1896. For fish and seafood dishes served with simplicity and style J Sheekey is unrivalled in London. Hidden down ... More
 
 
 
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Gaby's
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
30 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
A friendly, efficient deli-come-diner which serves a range of meals encompassing the cooking styles of the Middle East, Greece and Italy. The plastic menu photo-cards look ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Goldsboro Books
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 15 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 15 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Goldsboro Books
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Goldsboro Books
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Goldsboro Books
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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Light Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
The Light Bar on the ground floor of the stylish St Martins Lane hotel has some of the best cocktails in London - they make a ... More
 
 
 
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a sex ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 2 minutes from Goldsboro Books
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Goldsboro Books
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Goldsboro Books
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
 

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King Charles III
King Charles III
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre 1 minute walk from Goldsboro Books

Charles has to decide how to rule, following the death of the Queen and a lifetime of waiting in King ...More

 
Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love
Theatre | Until 25th October 2014 

Noel Coward Theatre 1 minute walk from Goldsboro Books

Tom Bateman plays the role of Will Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen will play Viola De Lesseps in the stage version ...More

 
English National Opera: Otello
English National Opera: Otello
Concerts | Until 17th October 2014 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 1 minute walk from Goldsboro Books

English National Opera celebrates Shakespeare's 450th anniversary with a new production of Verdi's Otello. Set on the Cypriot coast, Otello's ...More

 
Pictured & Seen
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Goldsboro Books

An exhibition exploring the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture. Co-curated by Bristol ...More

Portrait Of The Day: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Goldsboro Books

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection....More

Naval Officers Of World War I
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Goldsboro Books

Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope's painting depicting 22 of the Navy's most senior figures, showing alongside Statesmen Of World War I ...More

Colour, Light, Texture: Portraits By Matthew Smith And Frank Dobson
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Goldsboro Books

This display offers the opportunity to view rarely-seen portraits by Smith showing the author Roald Dahl and the British film ...More

Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver Cromwell
Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Goldsboro Books

Recent investigation of the portrait of Sir Arthur Hesilrige, using the latest infra-red technology, has revealed what appears to be ...More

Keep The Home Fires Burning
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Goldsboro Books

This display will cast a spotlight on the stars of the music halls, musical revues and comedies who...More

Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Goldsboro Books

This display includes photographs of Emmeline Pankhurst and Mary Richardson, notorious for attacking the 'Rokeby Venus' by Diego Velasquez at ...More

 
 
 
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