Maggs Bros. Ltd.
48 Bedford Square
London, United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 493 7160
Established in 1853, Maggs Brothers is one of the world's oldest antiquarian booksellers. We sell books worldwide through the internet as well as from our regularly published catalogues, and we are happy to welcome customers to browse our stock at our two central London premises in Bloomsbury and Mayfair. We also provide valuations and our staff of experts travel around the world to provide advice on collecting and collections to individuals and institutions. We specialise in books on travel and exploration, modern first editions, books of Irish interest, fine printing, private press and poetry, early British books and bindings, continental books and illuminated manuscripts, books of the Far East including Japanese photobooks and autograph letters and manuscripts. We operate two central London shops, the larger of which is at number 48 Bedford Square in Bloomsbury, WC1B 3DR, where we welcome customers from 9:30 am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Our second premises is at number 46 Curzon Street in Mayfair, W1J 7UH, where we display a selection of highlights from across our range of stock and regularly changing exhibitions of specific material.
All items are offered subject to prior sale. Our books are
listed in British Pounds and any exchange rate information
on this site is for guidance only: credit cards will be
billed in pounds. We are happy to accept payment by Visa or
Mastercard, and ship expertly to anywhere in the world. Any
order made from this site is subject to our normal terms of
business, whereby title to any goods does not transfer from
the seller until payment is received in full, and is made
under British law.
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. All UK shipping is by Royal Mail special delivery which requires a signature; if you would prefer to use Royal Mail first class instead please contact us and we will reduce the shipping charge accordingly. Standard international shipping is by Royal Mail tracked international, and priority international shipping is by FedEx.
Please be aware that some items may require an export licence if leaving the United Kingdom. In this event, we will apply for the licence immediately but it may take several weeks for the application to be granted; we will keep you informed throughout the process. In the case of some items sold within the United Kingdom, such as pictures and framed maps, VAT my be applicable; this will be added as an extra charge after checkout, which you may choose to accept.