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Specialist Catalogue: Wine & Food 1790-1969 Specialist Catalogue: Wine & Food 1790-1969
A small collection of books for gourmands and oenophiles, including a host of books signed by Andre Simon.
California Book Fair, 7th-9th February 2020 California Book Fair, 7th-9th February 2020
Pasadena Book Fair is fast approaching - winter sun, culture and books!
Specialist Catalogue: Errol Le Cain Specialist Catalogue: Errol Le Cain
Our latest specialist catalogue, focusing on the career of illustrator Errol Le Cain, drawing from the collections of two close friends.
Catalogue 81: Rare Books As Gifts Catalogue 81: Rare Books As Gifts
A new catalogue filled with beautiful and rare books that would make perfect presents.
Advent Calendar of Illustration Advent Calendar of Illustration
Check out our daily illustration and read why we have chosen it
Farewell My Friends Farewell My Friends
We are sad to announce the death of Malcolm Johnstone, bookseller, humanitarian and father of Sam
Specialist Catalogue: The Gothic Specialist Catalogue: The Gothic
A new specialist list featuring twenty fine and rare books of a Gothic theme.
Specialist Catalogue: Fin De Siècle Specialist Catalogue: Fin De Siècle
A new catalogue of art & literature by the aesthetes & decadents of the 1890s.
Summer Exhibition : The Children's Library Summer Exhibition : The Children's Library
Free entry to this summer's exhibition offers an opportunity to see, handle and purchase a piece of literary history
Specialist Catalogue: Exploring Africa, Asia & The Middle East Specialist Catalogue: Exploring Africa, Asia & The Middle East
A collection of first edition accounts of journeys and scientific researches undertaken in Africa and the Orient between 1851 and 1948.
Catalogue 80: Fine And Rare Books Catalogue 80: Fine And Rare Books
Fine works from over 400 years of literature, science, philosophy and exploration.
Specialist Catalogue: Polar Exploration Specialist Catalogue: Polar Exploration
From the early ventures to the polar regions to the heroics of Scott and Shackleton, our new catalogue has a host of rarities from the history of polar regions.