Established in 1995, Slightly Foxed Secondhand Books sells good quality books on all subjects including New Zealand local history, modern first editions, fishing, hunting, literature and fiction, history, military, craft and biography. Prices range from $3 to $1500, and the books from recently published to antiquarian, from common-place to rare and collectable.
The proprietors, Jenny Lynch-Blosse and Kahren Thompson, wear Victorian clothing and sales are entered into a spring-back ledger with a fountain pen. Purchases are wrapped in brown paper and tied with string.
The shop is located in an Oamaru stone building providing a Victorian style atmosphere with stone walls, wooden floor, sash windows, sofas, tables and chairs and a pot belly stove in winter.
( 03) 434 2155
Physical Address 11 Tyne Street Oamaru Waitaki