We are always on the lookout for good quality books.

We only buy large collections (400 or more books).
Exceptions can be made for rare and collectable modern or antiquarian books in very good, clean condition. Lesser amounts can be brought to the shop but please phone first if possible.
Our buyers make house calls throughout the Greater London area. We have our own transport for collection. We can go further afield for large and very interesting collections.
Below is a list of the kind of books that we buy and a further list of books that we don’t buy.
Always looking for:

20th and 21st century books on all subjects in excellent condition.
We buy first editions of fiction by known or collected writers, art, children's and Illustrated books, science fiction (also fantasy and crime) architecture, design, military, transport, serious history collections, poetry, plays, music, theology, philosophy, pulps, erotica, sport, natural history, photography, science and travel.
We are also interested in Penguins, good paperbacks, Everymans and Oxford Classics - generally as part of larger collections. Also autograph material, signed books and letters.

Antiquarian Books.
Good condition 18th century and earlier books on all subjects.
19th century books in leather and cloth on all subjects, particularly three volume novels, travel, economics, philosophy, poetry and science, also manuscript material including letters and journals.

We are also buyers of academic and scholarly books in most areas, even very modern books.
We don’t buy the following:

Book Club books, Television and celebrity related books, text books, romance, Readers Digest books, almost all part works, magazines, Encyclopaedia's of the last 100 years, dated reference works etc.,
Also odd volumes, books in poor or defective condition, books that are heavily annotated and underlined, mass market paperbacks, recent travel guides, hardback reprinted fiction, dated political biographies or dated books on current events, science, medicine, health, self help and computers.
Apologies for any disappointment!