32 King Street
Newtown, Sydney, Australia
Established in Sydney, Australia, in 1967, Gould’s Book Arcade has over 75,000 books listed, mostly non-fiction. Some are quite rare, including many pamphlets. Gould's Book Arcade has over 75,000 books on line. We specialise in out of print books, publishers’ remainders of the last 40 years, and second hand books, catering to the general reader, students and some specialist areas. We have been located near Sydney University for over 20 years, and have bought many collections from retiring academics. Parking is easy, our shop is large and highly visible, and we have a high public profile, leading many members of the general public to sell to us. We attend all major book fairs. Australian history and politics and Australiana are our main specialty areas. The collection on labor movement and progressive politics is the broadest in Australia, and stands up well by international standards, covering Australia but also other countries. There are big sections on Sports & Hobbies, Military History, General History, Poetry, Plays, Movies, Science, Philosophy, and all areas of human interest and endeavour. Some of the recent Parliamentary tributes to the life of our founder, Bob Gould, are reproduced on our web site.
A comprehensive and diverse listing of books, encompassing history, culture and the indigenous experience in Australia
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No matter your interests or beliefs, you are sure to find something in this exstensive catalog of titles.
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We are pleased to receive orders via the Abebooks shopping basket. VISITS: PRIOR NOTICE is needed if you would like to PICK UP a book from our shop. Our listed books are not on the public access shelves, though duplicates might be. You could use Ask Bookseller a Question, beneath the book description, and type something like: Can I pick up this book at the weekend. This minimizes the keyboard work you need to do. Or communicate with us in any other way. Much of our stock will probably never be l...[More Information]
Orders usually ship within 3 business days, unless Express or Courier services are requested. For overweight books, we will seldom apply for extra postage (even though we may warn of this in the description) as we have recently got a low contract postage rate through the Australian Booksellers¿ Association.