|Wellington Books is quite literally just a few steps from the Rossini Cinema|
|At left, the tall shelves of books on Venice|
|Gaspare, the owner of Wellington Books|
|A glimpse of the children's section through the door behind the desk|
|Hefty in both pounds and price|
A similar question might be asked about the bookstore itself, and though I've sketched out a bit of an answer in this post, I hope you'll visit and find out for yourself.
You can also keep up with what's happening at the store--such as tomorrow night's first in a series of in-store book club meetings--on its facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wellingtonbooks.venice