Sydney Bookshops

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Lesley McKay’s at Woollhara looks like any other, small, new-book shop.  Yet it has unexpected gems crammed into the teeny tiny spaces.

Gleebooks (x 2, both on Glebe Point Road)  is  duller and more mainstream than in its heyday.

Sappho (also on GPR) is well worth a visit – 4 floors of carefully chosen second-hand books rub shoulders in tea-table nooks.  Notably there is a particularly impressive room of works on music and scores.

Gould’s massive, industrial, mezzanined cavern at Newtown has no discernible order but is still terrific, with a cats’ crawlspace set aside especially.

L got some very good Attic Greek language books at Berkelouws, and Ariel across Oxford Street is also worthy of a browse.

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