We specialise in rare science books, including first editions, signed copies, manuscripts, objects, 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.Sign up to receive email catalogues and occasional shop news:
This month we're proud to be exhibiting at the ABA Rare Book Fair London, previously the Olympia Book Fair.
Now celebrating its 61st year, and being held for the first time in central London's beautiful Battersea Park, this major three-day event is one of the largest and most prestigious antiquarian book fairs in the world, showcasing rare, unique and unusual items from more than 170 leading UK and international dealers. This year the fair will be specially opened by beloved broadcaster and bibliophile Sir David Attenborough at a public ceremony on Thursday at noon. And there will be a number of other special events, including demonstrations and workshops on hand-press printing and bookbinding, and guided tours and talks introducing various aspects of rare books and book collecting.
The graphic above is a ticket that admits two, and can be shown on your phone or printed out. We look forward to seeing you there!Continue Reading →