About Alembic Rare Books

We specialise in rare science books, including first editions, signed copies, manuscripts, and ephemera dating from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century. We have particular expertise in genetics and evolution, Victorian natural history, anatomical illustration, nuclear physics and the Manhattan Project, early computing, and women in science. We also maintain a select stock of books related to women's history and literature.

We can find specific books for customers and also assist clients as they build a collection over the long-term. For more information about buying and selling with us please see our frequently asked questions or email info@alembicrarebooks.com.

Sign up to receive email catalogues and occasional shop news:

Latest Blog Post

A Brand New Book Fair: INK London

August 17, 2016

We're very pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at London's newest book fair, INK London, this October!
Continue Reading →