The Sanctuary Book Club

Here below is our personal invitation to you, to join …

The Sanctuary Members Book Club.

 This page last updated  May 28th 2020.


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Club benefits:

1. For an annual subscription, you will receive one book parcel a month, for twelve months. Your parcel will weigh up to 2.0 kg and will be mailed to you in the first week of each month.

2. Your first month trial mailing to you will be free…but with no obligation to subscribe.

3. Then, an annual subscription comes with these additional privileges:

            a). 20% discount on all shop stock, on presentation of your Membership Card in person.

            b). 20% discount on any overnight Booklovers B & B bookings (subject to availability).

c). Enclosed with our monthly Book Selection: there will be our “Poem of the Month” with background information. Together with: an unusual card (unused) from our stock, and, in your December book parcel, an Xmas gift.


The idea for this came to us from a major mailing error in August 2017. Completely unrelated books were sent to the wrong purchasers, by inadvertently swopping addresses.

Instead of being taken to task, customers wrote in to say how fascinated they were. They were books they would never have chosen, but they had read them from cover to cover..!

Please, could they have more!

So, the idea behind our Book Club is that we gradually build up a record of your likes, dislikes, enthusiasms, hobbies, etc., but with our guarantee that in the first two months of your subscription, any total mismatch (or a book you already possess) will be exchanged, if returned, by a replacement and completely free.


The economics are as follows:

UK post up to 2.0 kg weight second class is £2.90. Notice, we are not interested in mailing you 50p paperbacks. Our monthly choice of book(s) for you will be selected from our Shop and Reserve stock of 45,000 volumes. We see this as an opportunity for you to quietly build an interesting library with our help, especially if you are far from a good bookshop, perhaps housebound, or, unlikely to be able to visit Lyme Regis on a regular basis.

Book Club members are encouraged to leave feedback with us (by letter, phone, email, etc.), but only should they wish.
In that way, we hope to gradually improve our service to you...

Your Book Club Contact is Julia Archer…(julia.archer97@gmail.com)

Manageress. The Sanctuary Bookshop.

65 Broad St.

Lyme Regis. DT7 3QF.
Tel: 01297-445815.
Websites: www.lyme-regis.com. www.ex-lib.com. Email: books@sanctuarybookshop.co.uk

Subscription: £110.00p/a (UK only. Overseas interest? Please contact us).

If this is of interest, please contact us and your Application Slip will be forwarded. N.B. 2018 Membership: 50 Maximum.



For all your book repair and restoration needs contact:
George Janssen
Chandos Books. London House. Market Place. Colyton. Devon EX24 6JS. Tel: 01297-553344. Email: chandosbooks@hotmail.com

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