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By: Anna Norris on Oct. 7, 2013, 4:53 p.m.
Inside Barter's Books in Alnwick

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Barter Books

Barter Books is located in a beautiful old Victorian Alnwick railway station, in Northumberland, U.K., right where passengers once bought their train tickets. Barter Books comforts its customers with a homey feel — fires in the winter, a buffet, and a waiting room for people to sip coffee and read.