We Buy Books!

We are always looking for good quality books!

Currently we are in particular looking for:

  • Classics
  • Local History (Essex, Southend-on-Sea, Leigh-on-Sea etc.)
  • Poetry, Drama and Criticism
  • Antiquarian, Rare & Collectable
  • Contemporary Fiction

Remember we do not buy everything and the condition of the book is important.

We are Open!

Gifts

We stock unique gifts and souvenirs relating to Southend-on-Sea and the surrounding area as well as gifts for booklovers.

Books

We currently stock a wide range of second hand books and antiquarian books

Latest News & Events

We sell second-hand and antiquarian books as well as unique gifts and Souvenirs related to books and Southend-on-Sea. 

  • info@books-on-sea.co.uk
  • 01702 826730

Visit Us in Store

23 Alexandra St, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1BX

Winter Opening Hours

Monday: Closed 

Tuesday: 10am – 4pm

Wednesday: 10am – 5pm

Thursday: 10am – 6pm

Friday: 10am – 5pm

Saturday: 11am – 5pm

Sunday: 12 am – 4 pm 

Bank Holiday: Closed

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