Welcome to P&G Wells Booksellers and StationersSelling books from College Street in Kingsgate Village, to the south of Winchester Cathedral, since 1729.
Browse our shop for a selection of books you can purchase on-line for collection, local delivery or by post.
For direct-to-door delivery, please order through Bookshop.org
Doing Time – a thought-provoking exhibition supported by Hampshire Cultural Trust sharing the stories of the people who live and work at Winchester Prison launches this summer, touring libraries and civic venues across the county.
The exhibition and an accompanying book tell the story of 175 years of Winchester Prison history, the harsh prison regimes of the past and today’s focus on education, training and reform.
Prison life is revealed in a series of interviews with staff including Governor James Bourke who shares the challenges of supporting prisoners with complex social, mental and physical needs.
The impact of what often can be life-changing education and training, healthcare and counselling is told in the words of prisoners who have turned their lives around at HMP Winchester.£7.99
Licoricia of Winchester£14.99
Licoricia of Winchester£14.99
King Alfred’s Way£14.00
King Alfred’s Way£14.00
Fantasy has become a dominant mode of storytelling and it mirrors our experiences and anxieties better than any representation of the merely real. This book poses two central questions about fantastic storytelling: how can it be meaningful if it doesn’t claim to represent things as they are, and what kind of change can it make in the world?£20.00
The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano£8.99
The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano
‘Honest and original, Rose Napolitano is a story for every woman – for anyone who’s wondered “what if?”, for anyone who’s wondered where a different path might lead’ Dawn O’Porter
NINE PATHS TO THE REST OF HER LIFE?£8.99
A wild Island.
A truth buried deep in the past.
‘Like a surreal cabinet of curiosities – haunting, eerie, evocative’ Bridget Collins, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Binding£8.99
In a lonely valley, deep in the mountains, a ranger watches over the last surviving grizzly bear.£16.99
‘A rich, strange book. Very truthful and moving’ Tessa Hadley
‘A terrific, engrossing novel’ Roddy Doyle
‘A masterpiece’ Sebastian Barry
The new novel about the transformative power of art, the weight of history and the strange connection we make with one another from the author of The Speckled People.£9.99
The House of Fortune£16.99
The House of Fortune
The sequel to the million-copy bestseller The Miniaturist, The House of Fortune returns us to the mysterious Brandt family in Amsterdam in 1705 for a story of fate and ambition, secrets and dreams, and one young woman’s determination to rule her own destiny.£16.99
The Little Book of Mushrooms£6.99
The Little Book of Mushrooms
Discover the fascinating world of mushrooms with this beautiful pocket guide, featuring trivia about the fungi kingdom, mushroom folklore from around the world, an introduction to identifying common wild mushrooms and a collection of delicious mushroom-based recipes.£6.99
A wildlife writer and photographer’s celebration of the mute swan, Britain’s most iconic breed
Exploring the bird’s significance across myth and history alongside vivid observations on its habits and habitats, Dan Keel speaks up for the mute swan, answering the essential questions about its nature and its future.£9.99
Notes from a Summer Cottage£9.99
Notes from a Summer Cottage
‘I went for a walk around the garden. A great tit warbled above a patch of coltsfoot. I felt a thousand discoveries awaited?’£9.99
In the Children’s Section
Little Miss Go to School£6.99
Little Miss Go to School
Little Miss Tiny is very excited for the first day of school!£6.99
Have you ever heard an Echo? They live in lakes and tunnels and caves. But have you ever seen an Echo? Little Echo lives alone in a cave. Shy, she hides away, echoing the noises around her. But Little Echo isn’t just shy – she’s lonely. And when Max comes to the cave one day, in search of treasure, Little Echo starts to discover that maybe she has a voice of her own.£7.99
The Whale Who Wanted More£6.99
The Whale Who Wanted More
Under glittering waves of a vast ocean blue, a beautiful world is hidden from view. And there, in the cool and the quiet of the deep, a great, gentle giant was stirring from sleep. Humphrey the whale is on a quest: to find the one perfect object that will make him feel complete. He roams far and wide, gathering endless undersea treasure as he goes. Yet, no matter how many goodies he accumulates, Humphrey still doesn’t feel content. Could it be friendship, not possessions, that will really make Humphrey’s heart sing?£6.99
Oscar the Hungry Unicorn and the New Babycorn£6.99
Oscar the Hungry Unicorn and the New Babycorn
Oola has rescued a brand new baby unicorn! It needs looking after and teaching a thing or two about unicorning – is Oscar up to the task?£6.99
Polar Bear Patrol£5.99
Polar Bear Patrol
Do you like exploring, animals and adventure? Then join The Adventure Club! Here is an illustrated series for younger readers about animals and adventure from much-loved author Jess Butterworth – writer of classic adventure stories in vibrantly described settings. It’s time for the third Adventure Club trip, and this time Tilly and the Adventure Club are off to the Arctic circle in search of polar bears! There, they journey across the ice on sleighs pulled by huskies, camp in tents, and watch the northern lights, braving sub-zero temperatures. But on a boat trip, disaster strikes!£5.99
The Great Hamster Getaway£6.99
The Great Hamster Getaway
Raffleton Grey is as bored as a hamster can be. He wants to go to the fair – but he’s stuck in his cage. There’s only one thing for it. Freedom means new friendships and tasty ice cream and fairground rides. But as night falls, things begin to get a bit scary. Perhaps home isn’t so bad after all – especially if you have a new friend by your side.£6.99