We are delighted to share with you our new website, launched after a meticulous redesign.

The internet obviously was not even a chimera when Chartwell Booksellers first opened in 1983. Our inventory records were kept on typed sheets with handwritten notations. Everyone employed in the store wore a green eyeshade and wing collar (not really).

It’s hard (but not impossible) to recall Chartwell Booksellers without a website. Our first site appears to have been unleashed in 1998 (or thereabouts). Now, some twenty years later, we present a new, redesigned enterprise that is bigger, brighter and faster. The photos are much sharper. The operating system innards are entirely state of the art.

Do take our new website for a spin and let us know what you think. Particularly if you encounter any unexpected gremlins. We would really like to know about those.