About us


The Chaucer Head Bookshop, Stratford upon Avon, is run by Richard and Vanessa James. It is a general second-hand (used) bookshop, located in Chapel Street, Stratford-upon-Avon.


With a stock of over 15,000 second-hand books you may well find that elusive book you have been searching for. We have books on, by or about Shakespeare, Jane Austen, the Brontes and all the great authors. We have sections on local history and topography; Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire, Worcestershire. We have topographical sections for England, Scotland (particularly well stocked at the moment) Wales and Ireland. Other "departments" include: History, Literary Biography, Drama, Theatrical History, Natural History, Country Lore, Military History, Transport (Motor Transport, Steam and other Railways, Air Transport), Children's Books (including some of the classic titles of Children's literature), Modern First Editions and other collectable books .... the list goes on.