TheBookGuide - your guide to sources of secondhand and antiquarian books in the UK.

Our aim is simple - to use the immediacy and connectivity of the internet to provide reliable, up to date information about how and where to get physical with old books.

Why? Because althought the internet has globalised the market for buying and selling old books, it's a clinical tool compared with the sensual pleasures of real book browsing.

So here's everything you need to get yourself out of that chair and back to experiencing the feel of leather ... the smell of old books ... the sound of pages turning ...

Bookshop Guide

All the UK's antiquarian and secondhand bookshops listed, described and reviewed ... more

Book Fair Calendar

No More wasted journeys with our full 2018 calendar of the book fairs and sales in the UK.

Book Auctions Diary

Attend a live auction for a real adrenaline rush - we have a weekly updated 2018 UK diary.

Bookbinders Directory

Bind your thesis, save a treasured children's book, or create a truly memorable present ... more

21.08.18.
Rare copy of Charles Darwin book auctions in Mexico City
A copy of the first edition of "The Origin of Species", the historic book by naturalist Charles Darwin published in 1859, has left a private collection to be auctioned in Mexico at a price between $52,000 and $62,500 USD ... more
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