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Elvis Shakespeare Music & Books
  Now you can visit Elvis Shakespeare on the highstreet:

+44 (0)131 561 1363

347 Leith Walk

Opening Hours
Mon-Sat: 10.00-18.00
Sun: Closed for the winter (open again in May)

Welcome To Elvis Shakespeare
Purveyors of fine literature & music

We are specialist dealers in rare vinyl and quality literature, based in Edinburgh, with a shop at 347 Leith Walk, of which you can see a nice photograph below. Elvis Shakespeare

The premises have been open since May, 2005 and now you have the opportunity to peruse the stock at your leisure and then either pop into the shop or take advantage of our excellent online payment facilities to have fantastic music and books arrive promptly on your doorstep. All items are sent by First Class mail or Small Packet for overseas customers.

David Griffin We are specialists in punk and the alternative and indie lineage and also dance music from the late 1980s onwards. We are happy to buy collections both small and large and will collect in the Edinburgh area.

My name is David Griffin and I can be contacted via various email addresses on the website. I personally guarantee that all emails will be answered.

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All stock can be found at or visit our shop
LP Bringing Home the Ashes - The Wild Swans
LP Heroes - David Bowie
LP Autobahn - Kraftwerk
LP (Transluscent) Unknown Pleasures - Joy Division
12" Say Something + Others - Fra Lippo Lippi
12" Aikea Guinea + Others - Cocteau Twins
12" Kiss Them for Me + Others - Siouxsie & The Banshees
7" Earcom 3 - Various
LPs Jamaican E.T./Disco Devil Vol.2/Rainford - Lee Scratch Perry
LP No One Can Do It Better - The D.O.C.
LP Offene Turen - Roedilus
LP Rare, Forever - Leon Vynehall
H/B Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting (1ST EDITION) - Robert McKee
LP (CLEAR) The Scottish Affair (Part 2) - Josef K
P/B Trouble with Strangers: A Study of Ethics - Terry Eagleton
P/B Zizek's Ontology: A Transcendental Materialist Theory of Subjectivity - Adrian Johnston
2x12" The Chronic - Dr Dre
12" Greedy G/Granny Scratch Scratch by Brentford All Stars/Dub Specialist
LP This Last Night in Sodom - Soft Cell
12" My Mother, the War - 10000 Maniacs
7" Breakdown - ColourBox
LPs (+ 7") Organization + Junk Culture - Orchestral Manouervres in the Dark (OMD)
2x12" Absolute Abba - Abba
2x12" (PICTURE DISC) Doggystyle - Snoop Doggy Dogg
10" Enough Rope? - The Legendary Clash Broadcast From The Palladium NYC 1979 (COLOURED 10") - The Clash
H/B Extreme Metaphors: Selected Interviews With J. G. Ballard, 1967-2008 (1ST EDITION) - Simon Sellars & Dan O'Hara
12" Greedy G/Granny Scratch Scratch - Brentford All Stars/Dub Specialist
P/B Hegel and the Infinite: Religion, Politics, and Dialectic by Ed. - Slavoj Zizek et al
LP (VIOLET) Hit the Floor! - You Say Party! We Say Die!
P/B Jacques Ranciere: An Introduction - Joseph J Tanke



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We are happy to buy small or large collections of books and music in the edinburgh area, and will collect. For the rest of the UK, we are happy to buy large collections or smaller quantities if you are prepared to post to us. For more information click here.

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