Livraria Esperança, Funchal

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  • For those who enjoy books and reading this is a must-see. Even not enjoying the fame and publicity from other national libraries, the giant collection and the considerable number of rarities made Hope a very special Bookstore.
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  • The Hope seems to be the only bookstore in Funchal and the island, following the guides; There are huge number of printed materials, Hung-all-by clips. Books arranged so superficial and General require patient gold prospecting by narrow shelves without ventilation, making a visit thirsty beyond belief. In Brazil this bookstore would be classified as Tallow, has used books (haven't seen any new in four sectors I visited). The smell of mildew, poor ventilation and the impossibility to do with easy all disappoint acquis; some good examples (rare) has fairly high price. Anyway, the sympathy of the sellers, the General cordiality and 10% discount credit. Recommend, however people with claustrophobia or asthma need to avoid and the bookstore would have much to gain by opening up space between the racking, aerating the store and organizing more accurately the acquis ...
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  • Bookstore Esperanca-Funchal-is the largest bookstore in Portugal, the oldest in Madeira and is among the largest in the world. Founded in the year 1886-area trade is about 1 200 m2 and the menu is around 95 000 titles. The greatest rarity is that all the books are here exhibited their face, not the back, as is customary elsewhere. It is located right in the Centre of the city-a short walk from the University. Open daily, except for Sundays, 9 am-7 pm. I highly recommend to purchase the Guide to Madeira, if you are interested in the book from which to learn something and not just a commercial publication with lots of pictures. Guide to have in several languages and, of course, prices are significantly lower than in the shops for tourists. The bookstore but it is worth a visit even without the desire for buying books. The visits of tourists are accustomed to and have no problem with photographing and filming inside. It is worth mentioning a nice ceiling in one of the rooms on the second floor. Who likes books, she will feel like in paradise.
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  • Selling old travel guides.
  • It was here that I started looking for my first books. Were fantastic journeys that led me to here.
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  • The biggest bookstore of Portugal. A true mine of rare books and old editions of books. Must-see
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  • Spectacular spectacular owned Bookstore. Congratulations on your space, and that will last many years.
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  • Excellent selection of books and works of great quality. Great location. Friendliness and quality.
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