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After 30 years in the trade, the iconic Hobart Bookshop is for sale.
Owners Christopher Pearce and Janet Grecian are retiring and offer this rare opportunity to acquire both a long established and successful business, as well as a much loved and esteemed bookshop that continues to play a significant role in Hobart’s rich cultural life.
Perfectly situated in the historic Salamanca precinct and serving a wide customer base of local, interstate and international visitors, it carries a wide range of quality books, including Tasmanian history and literature, and an extensive children’s list that supplies numerous local schools.
This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to secure a dream Hobart lifestyle.
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