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Debbie Gliori created a wonderful children's window and read her stories 2015




Beautiful Christmas window display 


Our BAMB display



















Ruth Ozeki - Queen of IBW 2013  


Chris and Sue, photo courtesy of Anthony from Merry and Bright nextdoor 

Above right 

A letter from a fabulous customer the lovely Stephen






The Atkinson-Pryce Mivvies - Rebecca, Olivia and Milz during Independent Booksellers Week 2013.  Alternative uses for  running books...




Young browser, Will Sutherland.  september 2012


Eowyn Ivey with "The Snow Child" at Atkinson-Pryce Books on Saturday 18th February 2012, where she was able to relax with a cup of tea after the lunch event we hosted at the Elphinstone Hotel for her.










Victoria Hislop at the Biggar Little Festival 2011.  She joined us for a literary lunch and launch of "The Thread" on Saturday 29th October.  The Elphinstone Hotel laid on a delicious lunch contributing to a successful event for everyone.

Photo: Bella Bathurst






Winner of the Bookseller/Stationer category at the Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2011

And here it is!   It created quite a buzz in Biggar with so many congratulations from many folk.  Customers new and old are thrilled for us - and that's lovely!





Ian Rankin and Richard Havers at the mixing desk, Corn Exchange, "Rock and Writing" event June 2011                     Photo: Helen Barrington


World Book Day 2011











bookshop dogs


16th june 2010

Independent Booksellers Week:  The Ramblings of a Tralaticious Bibliopolist... to a full house on a warm summer's evening.  Hugely entertaining and amusing stories of old books by the Reverend Ronald Blakey 




  Shona Maclean signing copies of her new novel "A Game of Sorrows" at Atkinson-Pryce books, 10th March,  2010.








Ian Rankin at the Corn Exchange, Biggar Lttle Festival 2009                                                         Photo: by permission of the Lanark Gazette, by Lindsay Addison


Kipper's Birthday Party, 19th June 2009                         Photo by kind permission of the Lanark Gazette taken by Lindsay Addison


happy new shop - it's still wonderful!  april 2009One spring morning...



Christmas 2008, the Alphabet Tree

 alexander mccall smith at the corn exchange, october 2008,  photograph: helen barrgingtonPhotograph Helen Barrington

Alexander McCall-Smith at the Corn Exchange, October 2008

a celebration cake to open our new space. september 2008Our new shop is open...

(September, 2008)











... and a party to celebrate.  Authors Linda Cracknell, Vicky Feaver and Matthew Fitt share a joke.

Photo by Lindsay Addison, kind permission of the Lanark Gazette









independent bookseller's week window

Independent Bookseller's week window 1st - 8th July 2008

 clare's story corner 4th july

Clare's Story Corner on 4th July.  In spite of the sunshine, some little people (and some larger) came along and were enchanted.

 the new room at atkinson-pryce... (june 08)

The Extension!.. (June 2008)

Hedwig at Atkinson-Pryce, 21st July 2007

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