You won't find a better selection of rare and antiquarian booksellers anywhere. Our booksellers are experts in their fields and you will find a vast array of highly collectable and valuable books on any subject. Look through our directory to find a bookseller specialising in an area that interests you most.

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Abbey Antiquarian Books are antiquarian booksellers established in the Cotswolds for over twenty years. We have general stock and specialise in early illustrated and children's books and pop-ups.

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Adab Books is located in Cambridge and their specialties are Middle East, North Africa, Egypt, Sudan, Arabia, Turkey and Balkans, Mediaeval Spain, Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan and Islam, Zoroastrianism, Orthodox Christianity.

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ADC Books: Based in Gloucestershire England, ADC searches worldwide for rare and unusual Antiquarian and modern fiction books, buyers and sellers of higher value and excellent condition books. Tolkien specialists.

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Specialization: J.R.R. Tolkein, C.S. Lewis, The Inklings, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams, A.A. Milne, J.K. Rowling, Philip Pullman, Children's, Modern Fiction.

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Addison Philips: Addison Philips Military Books, based in Croydon, in the UK, specialise in rare and used books dealing with the military history of the British Empire and Commonwealth. Almost every territory from Alberta to Zanzibar is covered, with a special emphasis on India and Pakistan, Canada, Australia, Africa, and New Zealand. Regimental histories are a speciality, with a large selection of rare items dealing with the old Indian Army. A large number of titles covering the regiments and corps of the Canadian Militia, Australian Military Forces, New Zealand Army and South African Army are available. Included are a remarkable list of war histories of units of the AIF, CEF, and NZEF and hard to find or rare titles dealing with units raised in Iraq, Jordan, and the Far East. A smaller selection of titles dealing with purely British regiments and units and genealogical subjects are also available.

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Adrian Harrington Rare Books: is located in London, and their specialties are Rare and Antiquarian Books, Voyages And Travel, Literature, Bound Library Sets, Illustrated, Natural History, Children's Books, Harry Potter, Fore-edge Paintings and Winston Churchill.

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Alex Alec-Smith Books: is located in Hull, and their specialties are Byron and the Romantic Poets, Slang Dictionaries, Bibliography and East Yorkshire Topography.

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Amwell Book Company : is a bookshop specializing in Architecture, Art, Photography, Applied Arts, Modern First Editions, Children's and Illustrated Books and other interesting and rare books.

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Andersen and Deuchar: Andersen and Deuchar of Northumberland, UK has a number of Signed/Limited Edition/Antiquarian etc books on offer plus numerous other books awaiting cataloguing which could also be included.

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Antiquariat Inlibris: Antiquariat Inlibris is located in Vienna, Austria, and specializes in early printing and rare books from the period of incunabula to the mid-19th century, as well as in autographs, manuscripts, and complete estates of important personalities of the sciences and the arts. Among our more prominent current offers are 38 partly unpublished letters by Franz Kafka (1.5 million USD), the Nuremberg humanist Hartmann Schedel's lost family chronicle in a contemporary manuscript copy (350,000 USD), and one of the earliest German editions of the "Hortus sanitatis", printed in 1486, with its landmark botanical illustrations (USD 106,000).

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Anulios Books: is an online English language bookstore in Barcelona, Spain. We specialise in collectable Signed Modern First and Limited editions with a focus on modern fiction, crime writing and Booker Prize nominated authors. We also have a strong interest in rare Occult/paranormal books and Islamic Art, carpets/rugs and Middle Eastern Studies. Although we do not have a bricks and mortar store we welcome visitors by appointment.

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The Antique Map and Bookshop: has been in Puddletown, near Dorchester, Dorset, UK since 1978. We are general antiquarian and second-hand booksellers Although we buy and sell all subjects, we specialize in 19th century and early 20th century literature, illustrated & children's books, foreign travel (especially Antarctica), topography and natural history & botany . Our favourite authors are G.A. Henty, Thomas Hardy, H.G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, William Barnes, H. Rider Haggard, Winston S. Churchill, T.E. Lawrence, Charles Dickens, and A.A. Milne. We also stock antique maps and prints, mostly English county maps, and local views. ABA, ILAB, and PBFA member

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Any Amount of Books: Our second-hand bookshop is in the centre of London. We have about 30,000 books. The shop is 50 yards from Leicester Square station, on the edge of Covent Garden and the Chinese quarter. We are close to many theatres and within spitting distance of Soho & Piccadilly--well worth a detour when in the mighty city. Read their bookseller profile.

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Specialization: Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art, poetry, scholarly/academic books, antiquarian, leather bound sets,bookplates, general stock.

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Artful Books: artful books (proprietor, John Davies) is a UK based internet-only bookdealer,  specialising in first, early or signed editions of literary fiction and in works by Charles Darwin and his successors.  Careful buying, combined with low overheads, allows us to offer competitive selling prices.  Customer satisfaction is our aim and is fully guaranteed – or your money back.  Books are dispatched to anywhere in the world within 24 hours of payment.  A free, ongoing booksearch service is offered to track down that elusive out-of-print copy.  We seek to build  catalogs offering a selection of collectable titles from Bloomsbury & Modernist authors, Charles Darwin, Richard Dawkins & other writers on evolution,  early science fiction, Douglas Adams, Gustave Dore, Andy Goldsworthy, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Aldous Huxley, James Joyce, David Mitchell, Haruki Murakami, Nobel Prize for Literature winners, Orhan Pamuk, Mervyn Peake, Anthony Powell's 'Dance to the Music of Time' sequence, W Heath Robinson, Salman Rushdie, Evelyn Waugh, H G Wells, Oscar Wilde, John Wyndham.

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Asia Private Library: A treasure-house in The Netherlands for collectors of valuable books (rare & out of print) on the Arts and Cultures of Asia – Architecture, Religion, Ethnography, Theatre, Folk-Arts, Travel, Painting, Dance, Sculpture, Archaeology, and more! All books in good condition and at reasonable prices.

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Attic Books: is located in Suffolk England. We have a large increasing stock of rare and out of print books, first editions and collectibles, paperback and hardback - including popular fiction, childrens books and non fiction. Our free book search service can also help locate books from all over the world. Send me details by e-mail or call me and I’ll do my best to help you find a copy.

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Barry McKay Rare Books: We specialise in out-of-print and new books on all aspects of the history and arts of the book: printing, typography, bookbinding, papermaking and decorating, print culture, book trade history &c; also antiquarian books in a variety of disciplines and modern fine printing and book design.

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Beaumont Travel Books: Antiquarian booksellers for over 35 years and now are well-known throughout the bookselling world for the interest and superlative condition of our stock. A member of the ABA, the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of the U.K, a 50 year old collective and the ILAB, the International League of Antiquarian booksellers. These organizations, composed of the leading booksellers worldwide, require their member booksellers to have a proven track record of experience and to abide by a detailed code of ethics.

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Specialization: Travel and exploration, Military History, Middle East, Africa, The Americas, Australasia and Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, Far East and Maritime.

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Bernard J Shapero Rare Books is located in London, Greater London and their specialties are Travel, Colour plate books, European literature, Natural history, Children's and illustrated, English literature, Modern first editions and Baedeker Guides.

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Bernard Quaritch Ltd is located in London, and their specialties are Antiquarian Books, Science, Travel, Art, Human Sciences, Manuscripts, English and Literature.

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Bertram Rota Ltd: Established in 1923, we specialise in Modern First Editions, books on Architecture and the Applied Arts, and Private Press Printing and Livres d'artiste. We are happy to carry out valuations for purposes of sale, insurance, or probate and are always keen to buy single books of importance, collections of first editions, scholarly works on history or literature, or entire libraries. We are also interested in original manuscripts, corrected proofs and typescripts, historic and literary autographs, and portraits or drawings of literary interest. Our shop is located on the first floor of 31 Long Acre in Covent Garden, London. We are open from 9.30am to 5.30pm weekdays. We also welcome mail order and internet customers. Many of our regular clients are based overseas and we have an excellent history of shipping books abroad speedily and fully insured.

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Biblion: Biblion is an Antiquarian book shop within the heart of Mayfair at Grays Antique Market, London. Biblion has a large and varied collection, enough even for the most esoteric collector. The shop is particularly comprehensive in modern firsts, children’s books, illustrated books, fine leather bindings and country sport. Major dealers include Adrian Harrington, Paul Foster, Ian Hodgkins and Chelsea Books. Most of the Biblion dealers are specialists, with areas that include Judaica and the ancient Near East, bibliography, Victorian literature, science and medicine, travel and explorations and music. With only three or four of the same title in at any one time, there is scope for greater variety on the shelves – enough to suit any customer’s needs.

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Blackwell's Rare Books is located in Oxford, Oxfordshire and their specialties are Bibliography, Sets, Modern Illustrated Books, Modern First Editions, Private Press, Juvenilia, General Antiquarian and Antiquarian English Literature.

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Bondi Books is located in Tokyo, Japan and their specialties are Photography (Japanese in particular), Modern Firsts, Art and The Beat Generation. Owned by an Australian and his Japanese wife, book searches and general customer communication can be done in fluent English or Japanese. Do not hesitate to contact them with any requests.

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Bookcase: is a very large secondhand and antiquarian bookshop situated in the heart of merrie Carlisle between the castle and the cathedral. Our extensive stock covers all subjects in depth, but we have particularly good selections of Cumbrian books, music ( including four rooms of sheet music), classical lps, literature, theology and history. Our antiquarian and rare bookroom is also worthy of close inspection. We sell a wide range of antiquarian maps and prints, fine art paintings and carry one of the country’s largest stocks of new classical cds.

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The Bookshop on the Heath: is one of London's oldest and last remaining second-hand bookshops. The shop was extensively refurbished in Spring 2003 and we now offer a pleasant, relaxing atmosphere in which to browse through a wide variety of enticing stock.

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The Booksniffer

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Specialization: Small Press limited editions, Limited Editions Club issues, Heritage Press, Folio Society, Cheap Street, Arion Press, Franklin and Easton Press, and many signed first editions. Poetry, Fiction, Young Adult.

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The Book Business: We deal in rare and collectable books and in particular, detective fiction, modern first editions travel, childrens, illustrated, literature

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Bristow & Garland: Antiquarian and secondhand booksellers, also dealing in autograph letters and historical documents; established 1970.

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Bruno Scarfe, Bookseller: is located in Cadiz, Spain. He specialises in rare, antiquarian, first edition and out of print books including signed and numbered copies. Most of these form part of the Francis Scarfe Collection, featuring French and English poetry of the 18th to the 20th centuries and the works of La Fontaine and André Chenier, many of these beautifully bound and illustrated.

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Camden Books: Camden Books, established in June 1984, are specialist dealers in rare antiquarian and modern scholarly books. Our specialist online catalogues include Architecture and Civil Engineering, Economics, Mathematics and Physics, Philosophy, History of Art, Ancient History, Medieval and Byzantine History.

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Catalyst Booksearch: is located in beautiful North Devon. We carry a general stock of about 10,000 titles with the emphasis on children's collectables, biography, the performing arts, travel, history and politics. We pride ourselves on our friendly, personal service so please don't hesitate to call or e-mail for a chat. Viewing by appointment.

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Chapterhouse Books: We have recently given up selling from our own shop and concentrating on online selling. We specialize in seeking out of print and hard to find copies. Or areas of specialization are History, Biography, Military History, Equine subjects, Children's Books, Reference/Text books, Religion and Vintage Fiction.

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Charles Agvent, ABAA: Established in 1987, Charles Agvent carries a diverse and select stock of 5000+ items from Incunables to Modern First Editions. Major specialties include Autographs and Signed Books (strong in Presidential and Literary), African-American Literature and History, Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Hand-colored Plate Books, and Limited Editions Club books. We are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Please feel free to contact us with any wants or offerings.

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Cole & Contreras Books / Sylvan Cole Gallery is located in Sitges, a beautiful seaside town near Barcelona. We specialize in art books, original prints, books illustrated with original prints, bibliography, French books, and medieval literature (in fact, we have just published the first bibliography of first editions of medieval French texts).

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Collectable Books ABA ILAB is based in London, England. They specialise in books published before 1800, including antiquarian Bibles, early cookery books and manuscripts, travel, topography, the arts, architecture, the classics and miniature books.“We don’t have a shop - or any staff - but bibliophiles are most welcome to visit us by prior appointment. (The advance warning ensures we are at home and that coffee and tea are ready to serve.)” Read their bookseller profile.

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D.B. Waters Rare Books are based in Ludlow, England. We are established specialist booksellers of rare, signed, and collectors' quality, modern 1st editions in all genres. Books laced with contemporary and long-term appeal, distinguished by fine condition and the touch of the unique.

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David Batterham: I am a rare-book dealer in London. My business is mainly by catalogue (and ABE of course). I specialise in Caricature Journals and caricature generally; in l9th Century Trade Catalogues; Universal Exhibitions, Architecture and l9th and 20th Century Fashion Magazines, Decoration and Ornament (particularly pattern books)

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Davies Fine Books: Davies Fine Books is based in Worcester, England, but we are also part of Biblion and have a stand at the BiblionMayfair shop in London's West End. We take part in book and antique fairs throughout England and Wales, and are regularly at the monthly Bloomsbury Book Fair.

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Specializations: literature, travel, topography, natural history, gardening, illustrated books.

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Derek Stirling: Leather and Vellum bound books dating from 1550 to the 19th century. Reasonably priced and affordable Classics, Literature, History, Illustrated, etc.

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Dorset Rare Books: Located in Salisbury UK, Dorset Rare Books specialises in Antiquarian, Local History and Topography of Dorset and Wiltshire, Art, and Military books.

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Eastleach Books: Newbury, BER, United Kingdom. Stockists of Uncommon, Scarce & sometimes Rare non fiction on all subjects. We always have an eclectic mix of books in English, & other languages covering everything from Anthropology to Zoology. Books from a few years ago to many centuries ago. Happy Reading.

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ecbooks: is a small, independant bookseller in Northumberland, specialising in rare books pre 1900. Main specialisms are natural history, travels, topography, science, history, literature and illustrated, but this seller stocks a range of other works eg early cookery.

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Elmfield Books: Elmfield Books is a Birmingham based book business and is a member of the PBFA exhibiting at bookfairs mainly in the Midlands as well as online bookselling. Although most of my stock would not be considered rare I do generally have a number of rare and antiquarian books in stock in my speciality areas of Birmingham and West Midlands topography and Food and Cookery.

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The First Edition: The First Edition is a specialist rare book dealer specializing in the procurement and sale of antiquarian and second hand books that include Children's Illustrated, Modern First and Antiquarian books. We provide a friendly, courteous and professional service. With more than 20 years experience in supplying books and other ephemera to the UK, Europe, USA and Japan, we are best placed to assist you in ensuring that your transaction with us is smooth, professionally managed and an enjoyable experience. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Forgotten Words I started selling books in 1975. Worked to learn for about 6 years selling books in London and running for one or two bookshops. I then started to work for various auction rooms as a freelance valuer. I have spent the best part of the past 20 years working for various auction companies as a book and ephemera valuer. I have now given that side of things up and am back working full time as a dealer.

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Fortune Greek Books : Located in West Hampstead, London, business is by post or appointment. Regular catalogues issued in the fields of 19th & early 20th century literature (including academic books), women writers & women's history, art monographs. Members: PBFA.

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Galleria Gilibert: antiquarian bookshop was born in 1992 thanks to Alfredo Gilibert, great bibliophile and collector of every kind of art on paper during his entire life. His son Massimo is the owner today, responsible for keeping on the family tradition. Galleria Gilibert has been an LILA. member since 1997. The bookshop is on two floors in the magnificent liberty gallery Galleria Subalpina, in the heart of Turin, between two important squares: Piazza Castello and Piazza Carlo Alberto. It’s near the Biblioteca Reale, the well known Egyptian museum and the Galleria Sabauda. The Gilibert gallery publishes two catalogues each year with a selection of rare books: please ask to receive them for free. In 2004 Gilibert antiquarian bookshop opened a new specialized department with XX century rare books and posters. It’s located in the old town Roman center. The second shop offers XX cent. art, literature and illustrated books, but also books on design, cinema, architecture and photography, with a section for advertising posters.

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Gert Jan Bestebreurtje: is located in Vianen, near Utrecht, The Netherlands. We are member of the ILAB, and have been in business since 1981. Please contact us for further details. We issue catalogues. Our specialization: Old and Rare Books on: Maritime- and Colonial History, Voyages, Travel and Exploration, Indonesia, Surinam, Netherlands Antilles. Browse or search our stock

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Graham Richards Books: I concentrate on scarce and unusual items related to Science/History of Science (including Psychology and human sciences), Medicine/History of Medicine, Philosophy and Linguistics plus,selected Religion, Politics and more general History. I am increasingly trying to focus on pre-1900 and genuinely antiquarian works.  A background as an academic historian of Psychology and familiarity with broader history of science and medicine often helps me spot the obscure but interesting or important item. I have a full set of subject catalogues to facilitate easy browsing. German, French and a few other non-English publications are also given separate subject catalogues (though not for 'Language and Linguistics').  I am happy to answer any queries.

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Grahame Thornton: Grahame Thornton, the sole proprietor, has spent 35 years in the book trade, the first 17 in academic and professional publishing, since then in retailing. He operates from home where his stock is available for viewing by appointment. Sales are through mail-order, internet and fairs.

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Specialization: Antiquarian, early Penguins, medical (new, remainder and second-hand), topography, travel, history, transport, military, biography, home interests.

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Haemersbooks carries a general stock, including books by and about T.E. Lawrence and items connected with Castle Hill Press. We sell special editions and proofs from the press through Haemersbooks. I am consulted from time to time about T.E.Lawrence items by leading auction houses and dealers. Correspondence in English or French.

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Specialization: T.E. Lawrence

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Hawkridge Books: has been in business for nearly 20 years, initially through a shop in the Peak District but, from 2010, in private premises in Sheffield, UK. We deal in fine and antiquarian books, specialising in natural history, particularly ornithology, but also books on a wide range of subjects. Our current stock comprises nearly 7000 volumes, all in very good condition and offered at competitive prices. We pride ourselves on quick responses to queries, prompt shipping and a personal service. For further information visit our website at www.hawkridge.co.uk. Customers are welcome to visit and view our stock by prior arrangement.

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Heraldry Today ABA/ILAB: Heraldry Today has been a member of ABA for over 50 years.  We are based in Wiltshire, England and specialise in books on Heraldry, Genealogy, Peerage and Family History.

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Hesperia Libros: in Zaragoza, Spain. Founded in 1954, our stock includes rare antiquarian books, along with hard to find monographs of the recent past. Areas of particular interest focus as much on Hispanic Literatures, Philology, Iberian and Americana History, Social Movements, History of Ideas, Science and Medicine, Judaica - Sefarad and Arabica - Al - Andalus.

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Hugh Pagan is located in Brockenhurst, Hampshire and specialises in rare and out of print books and periodicals in the field of architecture, architectural history and the allied arts. We also offer books on town planning, building construction, interior decoration and ornament, furniture, sculpture, landscape gardening and other related subjects. Illustrated catalogues are issued regularly.

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Hyraxia Books are sellers of modern first editions. We specialise in primarily speculative fiction but have expertise in all areas of fiction, including children's books. Specific authors we specialise in include Terry Pratchett, Haruki Murakami, Philip K. Dick and Stephen King. We are associate members of the A.B.A. and members of the P.B.F.A. 

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Ian Dyer Cricket Books

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Specialization: Sport: Cricket

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Ike's Books and Collectibles: is located in Durban, South Africa and specialises in Africana, African politics, history, travel and exploration, literature and art.

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Imagine Books: located in Weymouth, Dorset, UK. We hold a stock of about 100 antiquarian and 1000 collectible books, ranging in price from £10 to £500. Subjects include Natural History, Science, Children's Books, Dickens, Classics, Poetry, London, The British Isles, Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy. We have all sorts, from Mark Twain to Mrs Beeton. Sign - for posting can be arranged..

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Indologische Buchhandlung: Our store is not only the European distributor for Motilal Banarsidass Delhi, but keeps an exstensive selection of antiquarian "indological" titles. We also stock rare and out of print sanskrit works, Tibetan manuscripts and actively service wants lists.We maintain a stock of over 3000 indological titles which can be dispatched within 48 hours to anywhere in the world.

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IPB Books: is located in Belgium, and has shops in Westerlo, Antwerp and Leuven. For several years, we have been known as the largest shop dealing in second-hand books throughout Flanders, because we have a stock of more than 350,000 books and a weekly supply of more than 2,000 books.

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J & S L Bonham: is located in Paddington, a couple of minutes from the station and Heathrow Express. We are members of both the ABA and PBFA and have been in business for 30 years. We specialise in Voyages and Travels, Mountaineering and Big Game Hunting. We welcome visitors but it is necessary to make an appointment.

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Jason Maccleson Books is located in Chislehurst, Kent, in the UK and specialises in first editions, and rare and sometimes unique one-off books, many signed.

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Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers is located in London, Greater London and their specialties are fine, rare & interesting books & manuscripts, English Literature, pre. 1920., Charles Dickens, 1st, early editions., all Dickensiana, the Romantics, 1790-1850., English Language & Education, pre. 1920, 18thC &, primarily 19thC English books, Economics, Politics, Social History, pre. 1920., Women Writers, pre. 1920., 17thC & 18thC books & pamphlets. and Plays & Theatre, pre. 1920.

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Jay's Books is an ABA and ILAB member located in Edinburgh, UK, specializing in out-of-print and antiquarian books on science and technology, natural history, botany and gardening.

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John Trotter Books: Specialists in judaica, hebraica, near & middle east studies, old testament theology, egyptology, ancient history

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John Wilson Manuscripts Ltd, located in Cheltenham, UK, is a long-established dealer in autograph letters, historical documents and textual manuscripts, together with signed photographs and other related material having a close association with historical figures in all fields.

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Jonkers Rare Books: is located in Henley on Thames, OXON and their specialties are Illustrated Books, Modern First Editions, Jessie M King, Beatrix Potter, Children's Classics, Nineteenth Century Literature, Ian Fleming/James Bond and Agatha Christie.

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Ken Spelman Rare Books is located in York and their specialties are Gardening & Landscape, Aesthetics, Fine Antiquarian, History, Architecture, Art, Literature, 18th Century, Illustrated Books and Guide Books.

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Kennys Bookshop is located in Galway, and their specialties are Antiquarian and Out of Print catalogues on African Topography, Sociology, Politics and Literature., All Aspects of the Irish Experience, All aspects of Asian History and Society, Macro and Micro Economics. The Balkans and Middle East, Russian and Soviet History and Literature. Womens Studies and Feminism., Jewish Studies and the Holocaust. Gureilla Movements., Labour History, History of Ideas and Human Thought, International Espionage and Human Rights.

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Krokodile Books: is physically located in London but in reality is virtually located everywhere. Our specialties are Modern First Editions (collectible and reading copies), Literature, Poetry, Signed and inscribed books, History, Sociology, Economics, Philosophy, Science, and Kulture. Wants lists welcome.

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Librarium of The Hague offers antiquarian, old, and rare books and prints with strict specialization in the following areas: Military History, Militaria, and Uniformology; Holy Land and Palestine, with emphasis on illustrated works and accounts of early travellers, pilgrims, and researchers to the Holy Land; History of Economic Thought; Ancient Egyptian Archaeology, Egyptology, Ancient Near East, and Classics. Operating from our newly renovated, 19th Century spacious Bookroom at the Old Centre of The Hague, we sell and buy internationally.

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Libri Antichi E Rari Francesco & Claudia is located in Arezzo, Tuscany (Italy). Our family has been collecting old and rare books for over a decade. We have decided to sell a part of our collection, and we are ready to offer incunables, manuscripts and volumes dated back to the 1500’s. All our descriptions are endowed with a broad bibliography.

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The Little Book Store, is located in England and specialises in Children’s Illustrated Books. In addition to a general interest in different illustration styles and techniques we have a particular interest in pop-ups / movables and children’s aviation related books. We also stock a selection of non English language children’s books.

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The London Bookworm - for over 30,000 out of print and rare books and Modern First Editions for the books you thought you could never find in this wide world.

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Lloyds of Kew prides itself on its fine and varied botanical and horticultural stock. Thousands of title's available for the student, collector and gift buying public.

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McEwan Fine Books: We are a mail order business specialising in early Polar, Scottish and Family History titles; also Big Game & Travel.

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Madoc Books: is located in North Wales. Selling rare books on Wales, the Welsh and other books with a Welsh interest. Fine and Custom bindings, Private Press and rare early antiquarian books. Open Wednesday to Saturday or via the website www.MadocBooks.com

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Maggs Bros. Ltd is located in London, and their specialties are Travel Books, English-language literature of all periods, Continental books including incunabula, Natural History and Science, Military History, Autographs and Manuscripts, Illuminated manuscripts and miniatures, Fine printing, illustrated books and Bookbindings.

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Malcolm: Based in Norfolk, England, is a small site that includes a number of rare books, mostly antique, some unique, being the only one for sale anywhere on the Internet, and various not listed on BL (British Library).

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Margaret Riccetti: We are in Sheffield, the former industrial centre of the north where we have been established for 20 years. We have wide ranging interests and our stock reflects this.You will find something on almost any subject you care to search for but especially art, design and architecture, many antiquarian, as well as quite a selection of books in French and a smattering in Latin, German and Italian. We take care to list only those titles which are not widely available. Italian and French spoken.

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Mark Sutcliffe: Quality stock, carefully selected. First and rare editions, signed and inscribed books, bought and sold. Lists issued. Wants lists welcome. Family business. Private premises. P.B.F.A.

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Specialization: Mystery and detective fiction, especially the Golden Age (1920-1945), The Crime Club (Collins), modern first editions, rare books, signed and inscribed books, children's books, Dashiell Hammett & Raymond Chandler, Ian Fleming, Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes titles), Evelyn Waugh.

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Martin Bott Bookdealers Ltd: One of the UK's leading dealers in Transport and Industrial History books. We have extensive stocks of rare and out of print books on Railways (all aspects but especially Narrow Gauge, Industrial, Overseas etc), Traction Engines, Tramways, Buses, Canals and Shipping. Also Mining history, Industrial Archaeology, Company Histories and related books.

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Michael Graves-Johnston, ABA, ILAB: We have been buying and selling rare, antiquarian and scholarly books for over 25 years, specializing in tribal and ancient cultures and we carry stock of many thousands of works on travel, anthropology, ethnology, art, archaeology and colonial literature. These cover the tribal cultures of Africa, Oceania, Asia, and the Americas; as well as those of Egypt, Greece and Rome and the ancient world in general. We also sell travel and history books, art books, and general ethnology relating to these areas as well as photographs, maps, prints and related ephemera. We have helped to build several fine collections and can offer a full range of services to individuals and institutions. You may buy with confidence from us. We issue catalogues frequently throughout the year on our particular subjects, catalogues can be despatched on request to any area of the world and books can be easily ordered and shipped. We accept all major credit cards. All books are insured at our expense whilst in transit. Although we trade from a private premises, any book may be viewed and examined, please ring, write or email to make an appointment. We will undertake commission bidding for clients and have done so very successfully for many years. This includes not only the bidding but also the examination and reporting on the various lots. We can advise clients on all aspects of collecting and bibliography including the formation of libraries and collections; bookbinding, restoration and conservation; valuations; and shipping and carriage.

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Mike Park Ltd: We specialise in the fields of gardening, horticulture, planthunting and related travel, and most areas of natural history. We have a very varied stock, from early herbals through to modern paperbacks. Only a very small part of our stock is on-line, so please enquire if you are seraching for books in our fields.

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Mumford Books and Prints: is located in North Wales and established in 1999. One of UK's leading family bookstores, providing a safe and easy way to buy interesting books on-line. We sell a wide range of books from rare antiquarian to hard to find and out of print. Sales only on our website and on AbeBooks. Our catalogue is divided into 32 categories, each illustrated with a full and detailed description.

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Naomi Symes Books (of Cheshire, England) specialises in women's history, social history, labour history, Victorian studies, women writers, women's literature, suffragettes, eighteenth century, history of poverty, history of education. Established 1994. A member of the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association, we provide a friendly, helpful and efficient service to academics, academic institutions, collectors and history enthusiasts worldwide.

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Naseby Books: We have a collection of illustrated art books including children's illustrated. Leather bound copies of Bunyon, Cowper. Early Bibles, topography, mountaineering, railway.

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Neil Holliday:I have a special interest in first editions such writers as Iain Banks, William Boyde, John Banville, J.G.Ballard, Beryl Bainbridge, Edna O'Brien, Robert Nye, Andre Brink, many others. I adhere as closely as possible to first editions, and these can range from such diverse characters as Rasputin to Terry Waite, Kruschev to Margaret Thatcher, Bill Deedes to Bill Gates, Marlene Dietrich to Mo Mowlen.

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Specialization: Modern first editions

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NostalgiaBooks : Rare, Collectable and Unusual Books. In business as a storefront for 4 years, located in Port Credit, Mississauga, Ontario, we are now offering our rare and unusual books to the world through ABE. NostalgiaBooks does not specialize in any particular genre, thus we find that precious old titles on many subjects present themselves to us. From rare, out-of-print engineering texts to small print runs of books on singular cultures, travel writings, poetry, philosophy and on through art, architecture, classic literature, etc. Please visit our ABE Webpage for an example of the books we find for our customers.

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Specialization: Modern first editions

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Not Quite New - Gently Used Books, IOBA, LIABDA: We offer a wide variety of books, all accurately described and lovingly handled. Our inventory includes everything from gardening and cooking to philosophy and fine art. We also carry vintage magazines and music. The majority of our books are out-of-print and/or scarce. We know that our customers may find value in a book that may have lost some of its original glory, but still holds a special meaning to them, or fills in a space in a prized collection. We happily assist our customers in finding just the right book for any special occasion. Our shop is open by appointment only.

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Specialization: 19th and 20th Century Fiction, Biographies, Photography and Graphic Arts, Gardening

 

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Oxfam Bookshop Gent: This Oxfam shop permanently offers a changing stock of general second-hand and antiquarian books. Online we put in the first place older scientific books (1800 – 1950) we got as a gift from the libraries of different departments of the University of Ghent.

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Parrott Books: Parrott Books have been trading online for over 6 years - building a reputation for good quality books at very competitive prices. We stock the complete range of books but are particularly strong in Military and History. Our online catalogue currently represents a small but growing section of our shop stock of over 25,000 books. Our main shop can be found in Wantage Oxfordshire.

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Paul Orssich HISPANIC STUDIES: Established in 1980, I specialise in Spain, Mexico, South and Central America and all aspects of Hispanic Studies. Located in Stockwell, London a short distance from Victoria Station, visitors are welcome anytime by appointment. Regular catalogues and Internet listings with full descriptions are in Spanish. For many years I have worked on a cartobibliography of Menorca and the Balearic Islands and welcome information on anything rare.

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Peter Bell Rare Books: is located in Edinburgh, UK and their specialties are General Antiquarian, Pamphlets, Local imprints, British History, Scholarly, Sermons, Victorian, Scottish, English literature and Collections.

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Peter Ellis, Bookseller: is located in London and their specialties are Modern First Editions, Literature, Novels, Poetry, Signed and inscribed books, Twentieth-century illustrated books and History.

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Peter Harrington Antiquarian Bookseller : is located in London, and their specialties are Modern First Editions, English & American Literature, Children's & Illustrated Books, Bound Sets, Voyage, Travel & Atlases, Landmarks in Science & History, Fine Bindings, Colour -Plate Books, Fore-Edge Paintings and Original Artwork & Illustrations.

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Peter Moore, Bookseller: established 1970, is located in Cambridge UK and operates from office/storeroom premises. Stock is 50% general antiquarian and secondhand 50% Australia and the Pacific. We are members of the PBFA and BCSA.

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Post Mortem Books: a leader in the field of crime and mystery fiction since 1979. Based in Sussex, England, Ralph Spurrier the owner, has handled some of the rarest items within his specialisation over the intervening 25 years. Also the leading UK supplier of new signed first editions.

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Specialization: Crime and Mystery Fiction, Children's Fiction, Harry Potter, Naval and Military Fiction, Signed First Editions.

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R & A Petrilla: We appraise books and documents in many different fields for purposes of tax-deductible gifts, insurance, estate settlement, etc.

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Specialization: We focus on American music (folk, country & western, jazz, blues), African-American studies, 19th-century history and travel, manuscripts, and ephemera.

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The Reading Tower: Located in Bath, Banes.

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Specialization: Literature, Architecture, Early Travel, Esoterica, Classics, English History

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Rickaro Books BA: Rickaro Books is located in the heart of the small, historic township of Horbury. The town is famed for its classical, John Carr designed church, historic buildings and interesting shops. Our stock is wide ranging and includes first editions of modern literature, we always carry an interesting selection of collectable and antiquarian titles. Our specialities are military, T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), children’s material and local history relating to the West Riding of Yorkshire. So why not contact us and see if we have that title that you have been seeking. Rickaro Books with over 30 years of experience in bookselling and customer care. In addition to our bookselling interests we will undertake valuations and work for libraries on indentification and valuation of rare books.

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Roger Collicott Books: We are one of the few antiquarian booksellers in the far west county of Cornwall in England. We not suprisingly specialise in books, prints, maps, relating to the counties of Cornwall and Devon, altough we carry a large stock of books on other English counties, and issue an annual catalogue on British Topography. We also have a wide general stock, with an emphasis on the sciences, natural history, etc. We also specialises in early printed books and occasionally issue a catalogue on this subject with an emphasis on pre-1700 Engish books. We trade from private premises and an appointment is essential to view our stock, we list books on the internet only on AbeBooks and our own website www.rogercollicottbooks.com. We exhibited at a number of bookfairs in the West Country, and at the June PBFA Hotel Nova Bookfair in London.

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Roz Hulse Ltd: I have a good selection of Beautiful Books, Maps and Printed Papers. I tend to focus on Illustrated, Natural History and Private Press books, also Decorative Maps and Prints. I make every effort to have personal contact with my customers to ensure they are completely happy with the item they have purchase and the service they have receive.

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Scarthin Books: has been growing, free of mission statements, plans and budgets, since 1497 (or was it 1794?). With about twelve rooms full of books and music, new, second-hand and antiquarian, including a children's bookroom that is a shop in itself and a vegetarian cafe behind the secret door, this must be one of the most enjoyable shops you can find. We call it a bookshop for the majority of minorities. Cromford is a hub of transport by road, rail and canal on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District, the bookshop, overlooking the mill pond is hard to find but hard to leave. Events here include an annual Apple Day, unpredictable meetings of the Cafe Philosophique, a weekly Buddhist gathering and frequent celebrations of the Derbyshire school of children's writers.

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S. Miraglia: is located in 69227 Lyon Cedex 2, - and their specialties are Livres anciens, XVème et XVI ème siècle, Renaissance-Humanisme, Incunables- Erudition, Voyages and Sciences.

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Shire First Editions: specialise in bringing genuinely rare and antiquarian books to customers at significantly below-market prices. From our wide experience and an exceptional contact base built up over time, our stock is sourced at a price which enables us to pass on savings to purchasers. Please take a browse through our inventory, with highlights ranging from Adam Smith to Jane Austen, Stanley Middleton to Game Birds of Britain. We look forward to your business.

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Sims Reed Ltd: is located in London, and their specialties are fine art reference, monographs, modern illustrated books, catalogues raisonnes and antiquarian.

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Simon Finch Rare Books: is located in London, and their specialties are 15th-20th Century Literature, Medicine, History, Sets, Philosophy, Science, Architecture, Autographs, Humanities and Economics.

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Smitskamp Oriental Antiquarium: is located in Leiden, Zuid-Holland and their specialties are Oriental Languages & Cultures, Classical Languages and Cultures, Old & Rare books, Manuscripts, Scholarly works, Islam, The (Ancient) Near East, Central Asia and The Far East.

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SMS Books: is a small, Internet-only bookseller. Our speciality is works by, about and connected with John Buchan. Although best known for The Thirty-Nine Steps he wrote over 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction. In addition he contributed forewords, prefaces etc., to many other books and wrote numerous magazine articles. We aim to stock a representative selection of his work at all times and are always ready to seek out titles you are looking for. Buchan represents some 50% of our stock but we have books on many other subject areas, e.g. Lincolnshire, Christianity, Children's Books, A Wainwright and many others."

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Spink and Son: Spink, founded in 1666, is located in Bloomsbury in the heart of London, very close to the British Museum. We are specialist dealers and auctioneers in coins, banknotes, medals, stamps and numismatic books. We publish standard works of reference in most areas of the numismatic subject from ancient times up to the present day, and we offer an excellent illustrated selection of new and second hand major works on the subject from all around the world.

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Stella & Rose's Books: Established in 1991, we are a family-run business consisting of two shops - Stella Books in Tintern, Monmouthshire (famed for its 11th century Abbey) and Rose's Books in the international booktown of Hay-On-Wye. We have 45,000 books in stock specialising in rare and out of print chldren's books but also stock everything else from Art to Zoology. We are winners of the UK Small Business Award for Outstanding Customer Service. We issue catalogues by email on any subject or by any author or illustrator.

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Stephen Foster: We are 2nd generation booksellers with two shops in London. Our c18th bow-windowed shop in Chiswick has been in the family over 40 years, and we've had our Bell Street shop near Marylebone Station for over 20 years. Chiswick has lots of leather bindings, first editions, illustrated and children's books. Bell Street concentrates of the Arts, with a good selection of history and travel, but both shops have a broad general stock.

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Steven Simpson Books: Located in Norwich, they offer specialist books in zoology, especially ichthyology and herpetology.

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Thatched Cottage Books:We have been selling books since 1977 & are situated in the west of Ireland. We specialize in  old, rare & fine bindings, illustrated, childrens, Irish, cookery, literature poetry & general books, we do not have many books on line yet but this is growing, in the shop we also sell old prints, maps & antiques.  

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Tixall Rare Books: Located in the calm of the Staffordshire countryside, Tixall Rare Books has interests in all books of beauty and rarity. From the greatest works of the private presses to lesser but nonetheless significant works of book production and literary importance and fine bindings. Books may be viewed strictly by appointment and we are also happy to undertake valuations for either purchase or insurance purposes. Of particular interest are works by Edward Gordon Craig and his contemporaries.

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Trade Priced Old Books: are a family business, online only, who have been mailing the fruits of 'Dead Men's Minds' (pre-1830 books on a variety of subjects) to happy collectors all over the world.

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Victor Sutliffe: Small secondhand and antiquarian stock mainly consisting of books about military history books published before 1914.

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Wykeham Books: Wykeham Books is based in Wimbledon, London and our major speciality is bibliographies (and catalogues etc of bibliographical value), on all authors and subjects. We also have a large stock of books about books (book collecting, the book trade, history of the book, illustration, etc) and a small general stock (chiefly of literature and history). We do not have an open store as our books are warehoused, but can supply photographs of any item in stock.

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