Rare book dealers scotland

We also offer a full and expert bookbinding and restoration service. Arthur miller focus, the misfits, the crucible or death of a salesman first editions. We also have a shop specializing in used and rare scottish, irish, welsh. Adrian harrington rare books deal in a wide selection of literature, modern first editions, leather bound library sets, childrens and illustrated books and fine and rare antiquarian and old books in all fields. The rare book hub offers tools for the book collector and bookseller, especially old and rare books, antique or antiquarian books, hard to find, out of print, and collectible collectable books. Oblong folios are produced the same way but bound at the short edge, producing a book typically more than 14 inches deep. The equivalent in the antique book trade is the trophy book. Our subject range is as diverse to include areas such as irish history, topography, genealogy. We sell all over the world so please use our currency converter found on each listing page. We have thousands of rare and antique treasures brought to you by our network of trusted sellers from all around the world.

Contains many superb live concert and candid photographs, many in colour, plus articles, tour dates and tour credit. Our latest acquisitions of rare books and manuscripts in all fields, including first editions and copies in fine bindings. Scotland john updike rare books antiquarian booksellers. Our online inventory includes around 10,000 authentic antique maps, sea charts, and atlases from all parts of the world. Rare books in scotland rbis is a forum facilitated by the national library of scotland for members of staff in scottish libraries and other organisations of all sizes and in all sectors who have responsibility for collections of rare books in the broadest sense e.

Use the tabs or the previous and next buttons to change the displayed slide. Bookbid rare books specializes in rare antiquarian and modern collectible books. Use the search box above to find fond treasures from your childhood or that one book that has escaped your collection thus far. Rare books for sale, buy antique books from alibris. Barry lawrence ruderman antique maps we are dealers in fine and rare original antique maps and atlases dating from the 15th to 20th centuries. Specialist dealer with extensive stock of antiquarian and outofprint scottish. We buy and sell old and rare books, and our gallery hosts typewronger books, offering new books and secondhand typewriters. We will be back as soon as we can, with new stock and new catalogues. We have an extensive stock of books on all the mountain and polar regions of the world. Visit us online, at our galleries in new york or las vegas, or call us at 180099bauman. Edinburgh books edinburghs largest secondhand bookshop. History of the scottish highlands scotland bauman rare.

Folio book composed of sheets that are folded once and printed on both sides, making two leaves and four pages. Speaking to a good book dealer is probably your most reliable option for putting a price on your rare book. The scotland bookshop is an online bookshop specialising in nonfiction books about scotland. Some argue that this spells doom for rare book dealers, but many dealers think the opposite is true. Rare books edinburgh is a festival dedicated to rare, collectable, and important books and the history of the book. Based in nashville, tennessee flatsigned books is an internet, retail rare book and publishing company specializing in the procurement, sale and publishing of rare and collectible books, firstedition signed books, manuscripts, historical documents, art and autographs. In the interests of staff and customer safety, blackwells rare books has temporarily closed both its shop and website. Use the list below to locate a specific specialist bookseller or book store near you. John updike rare books was one of the longest established independent antiquarian book dealers in scotland. These auctions take place in london in june and december. We have been bookselling since 1974 in edinburgh since 1980, and are. We scoured our vast selection of vintage books for the most beautiful dust jackets, and soon discovered that selecting just 30 was a nearly impossible task. Professional dealers usually have subscriptions to databases like the american book prices current and americana exchange, which allow them to find the prices that books have realized at auctions during the past 30 years. Barry hines a kestrel for a knave michael joseph 1968.

Established in 1957, mcnaughtans is the oldest secondhand and antiquarian bookshop in scotland. A visit to edinburgh is only complete after a good rummage in this iconic literary shrine. When searching on its important to find copies that match the book in your possession as accurately as possible. Best 28 book dealers used rare in pittsburgh, pa with. This offbeat edinburgh bookshop has a huge, wide ranging stock of secondhand and antiquarian books. We are currently closed to visitors for public health reasons, but we are open for enquiries and orders with free uk postage. Bookbid has been buying and selling rare books for over 30 years. Ulysses rare books formerly cathach books was founded by our late father, enda cunningham, back in 1969.

Days can be lost exploring the floortoceiling shelves bursting with thousands of secondhand. Bauman rare books first editions, signed and inscribed. Cooper hay rare books, antiquarian bookshop,185a bath. A strong contender for scotlands most beautiful bookshop, instagramfamous armchair books provides a rare glimpse into a bibliophiles wildest fantasies. To find out more about our upcoming auctions or to talk further about a potential consignments please do not hesitate to contact one. Whether you want the cheapest reading copy or a specific collectible edition, with bookfinder, youll find just the right book. You find a dusty box full of books in the corner of the attic. Well known to book collectors and booklovers, our site is an excellent resource for discovering a rough value of an old book. Since 1997, bookfinder has made it easy to find any book at the best price. Rare book documenting queens 1981 south american tour, 80 pages measuring inches by 9 and a half inches. When determining the value of a vintage book, there are several key factors that dealers and specialists consider.

Edinburghs finest bookish institutions have arranged talks, exhibitions, and workshops for collectors, bibliophiles, and booklovers, the majority of them free to all. Rare books in scotland national library of scotland. Rare book hub rare books, book auctions, antiquarian. Some years later after moving from donegal to dublin he opened his first shop in georges street market arcade. Rare first edition, special limited large paper issue of shackletons fascinating account of the british antarctic expedition of 19071909, number 274 of only 300 copies printed. Alibris is one of the premier rare and outofprint book sites on the internet.

We pride ourselves in the superior experience of shopping in our antiquarian bookstore and in the longterm. Secondhand booksellers specialising in books about scotland. Edinburgh books has been a landmark for book lovers for more than twenty years. Shop 68 west port edinburgh scotland united kingdom eh1 2ld map. Here within are found books rare and ancient, starting with the earliest printed works encompassing incunabula, 15th century and 16th century volumes. For almost half a century, ian watson and his partner, the late edward nairn, served bibliophile customers not only in the united kingdom, but throughout the world. Christmas annuals in the attic what are yours worth. Some of the greatest treasures and collections of english literature and history from. Peter harrington rare books first edition books, signed. At that time he was trading parttime and issuing catalogues only. A specialist antiquarian bookshop with a large selection of rare and interesting secondhand books in the following areas mountaineering, climbing guides journals, central asia, polar exploration, skiing, scottish topography and travel.

Rare and antique books is a leading online book dealer specialising in highly collectable rare books, particularly classic, childrens and modern first editions. A carousel is a rotating set of images, rotation stops on keyboard focus on carousel tab controls or hovering the mouse pointer over images. Welcome to the website of nigel phillips rare books. Not all the books that we have in stock are listed on this website. These days, the rare books biz is at an interesting crossroads. We are antiquarian booksellers specialising in early books on science and medicine. In 1998, maggs bros set a new record when it bought the first book printed in england caxtons chaucer.

Cooper hay rare books, antiquarian bookshop,185a bath street. So many people are reading books on ereaders that printed books are plummeting in sales. At the centre is scotlands largest and most prestigious book fair, with specialist dealers in rare and collectable books from all over britain and farther afield. First editions, autographed and signed books from feminism to the occult, naval history to crime. We are members of the antiquarian booksellers association of america, the leading association of rare book dealers in america. We offer over 20,000 fine and rare books, maps, manuscripts and prints relating to ireland fine irish bindings are our particular speciality. I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in. Many bookdealers now use websites, so do some searches to see if there are other copies of your book for. Best 30 used rare book dealers in overland park, ks with. Buying and selling rare books rare book collections. Abebooks has been part of the rare book world since going live in 1996.

We pride ourselves on providing collectors with personalized service. Buying and selling rare books national library of scotland. We specialize in making it easier for you to get the books you need. Historical, thematic, or author primacy can distinguish a common older edition from a truly rare book.

First and only edition of the antarctic book, with the signatures of every member of the shore party, including shackleton. And as is the case with all book dealers some of the books are rare. Well, its pretty much a van, but nina outfits it into a mobile bookstore and. This is because collectors and museums are willing to pay more for a work that can be authenticated as a first edition. The reduction in printed books actually adds a bit more mystique to the rarest of the rare. The scotland bookshop is an online bookshop specialising in nonfiction books. Based in sunny scotland, mclaren books has positioned itself as one of the foremost uk book dealers in rare, outofprint and secondhand maritime books and. Also covers rare book auctions, manuscripts, ephemera, broadsides, maps, prints, posters, bibliography, first editions, incunabula and catalogs. This selection ranges from 1917 to 1969, and really is. Music sales feature autographed music manuscripts by bach, mozart, beethoven and wagner, among others as well as first editions of music, books on music, letters, signed photographs and memorabilia.

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