Established in 1957, McNaughtan's is the oldest second-hand and antiquarian bookshop in Scotland. We buy and sell old and rare books, and our gallery hosts Typewronger Books, offering new books and secondhand typewriters.

Our shop has now fully re-opened to the public.

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Shop Fully Open Again

Now that Scotland has exited the Tier system of coronavirus restrictions, McNaughtan’s Bookshop is now able to resume our full normal opening hours of 11am to 5pm, Tuesday…

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Shop Re-Opening

With Edinburgh’s return to Tier 3 restrictions, McNaughtan’s Bookshop has now re-opened to the public. We are continuing our temporary reduced hours for the time being: the bookshop…

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January Lockdown Shop Closure

In line with Scotland’s new lockdown restrictions, McNaughtan’s Bookshop is closing to the public for the month of January at least. We will remain closed until the restrictions…

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Selected Books

  • The Suicide’s Grave. Being the Private Memoirs and...

    • Hogg, James
    • London: J. Shiells & Co., 1895
    £750 Find Out More
  • Southern Germany (Baden, Black Forest, Wurtemberg, and Bavaria.)...

    • Baedeker, Karl
    • Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1929
    £100 Find Out More
  • The Poems of Ossian, translated by James Macpherson,...

    • Macpherson, James
    • New York: Published by C. Wells, 1841
    £95 Find Out More
  • Astrology: being an attempt to establish the first...

    • (Astrology)
    • Manchester: Printed by Henry Smith, 1828
    £200 Find Out More

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Location & Opening Times

3a & 4a Haddington Place, Edinburgh, EH7 4AE

Opening Hours

Open 11am - 5pm, Tuesday to Saturday

Upcoming Shop Closures

Christmas & New Year

We will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve and re-open at 11am on 4th January 2022