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 natural history, genetics and evolution, anatomy, nuclear physics and the Manhattan Project, early computing, and women in science. We also carry books related to women's history and literature.

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Upcoming Fairs - Autumn 2017

October 20, 2017

We're delighted to announce that Alembic Rare Books will be exhibiting at two major book fairs in the coming weeks This is a great opportunity to see our stock in person, so let us know if there's something specific you'd like us to bring. Continue below for details and free tickets. INK Fair London is one of Britain's newest and most exciting rare book and art events. Around thirty of the country's leading dealers will be exhibiting at 2 Temple Place, a beautiful Gothic mansion on the Embankment. We have a limited number of free tickets available for the champagne reception on opening night, simply reply to this email to request one. Or follow this link for free general admission tickets. Dates... Continue Reading →