Bookshop Details

Available Services:

Book Tokens
Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
Customers' Special Orders
Mail Order
School Book Supply
Accepts E Gift Cards
Internet Bookselling
Wheelchair accessible

Bookshop Description:

Cambridge University Press is the world’s oldest publishing house, having been founded in 1534 with letters patent from Henry VIII. Our bookshop opened in 1992 to showcase the full range of CUP publishing, but the shop itself has been around for a great deal longer and has been selling books all the while; since 1581 in fact when it was run by a William Scarlett. The first University printer, Thomas Thomas, was based just over the road on what was Regent Walk and is now Senate House Lawn, in an area that was really the bookselling centre of the town. Passing from hand to hand over the centuries, 1 Trinity Street was notably run by Macmillan and Bowes (and then Bowes and Bowes) from the mid-nineteenth century. We took on the site in 1992 and are still going strong today, showcasing over 50,000 d

Opening hours:

Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm; Sun 11am-5pm