Barry McKay Rare Books (established 1986) are leading specialists in both out-of-print and new books on all aspects of the
history and arts of the book, with a particular emphasis on
Bookbinding Papermaking Printing & Typography
Trade History Print Culture Illustration Calligraphy Bibliography
Together with Antiquarian and
Modern Books in a variety of disciplines.
but we are still having technical problems with the search and browse facilities (which is linked to our listing on
booksatpbfa), although a search should produce results the ordering process is running extremely slowly, if your patience
wears thin please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries you may have, or phone us on (INT+)  17683 52282, many thanks and here's hoping it is fixed soon.
We are adding on-line stock-lists (see the left-hand side bar for sibjects added so far) so
please keep an eye for updates and additions. And a search facility to this site will be added shortly.
Meanwhile, and with the warning mentioned above, you can search our stockat booksatpbfa under author, title,
keyword, &c click: Search
Or to browse through our stock. Arrangement is under
most recent additions, but you can select other sequences, click:Browse
And do please add us
to your favourites. Many thanks.
We also welcome visitors. Our
bookroom and stockrooms are open on most of the days and times shown.
through a bookseller's stock is one of life's pleasures - and frequently a serendipitous
experience. And the coffee pot is always on.
we do advise a telephone call to 017683 52282 to ensure we are available.
We are also happy
to advise on the conservation, repair or restoration of any books that need tender loving care. We will be happy to suggest
professional binders we feel most suited to meet your needs.
accept most major credit & debit cards and can accept payment by US $ cheque or €uro cash or bank transfer.
And Sterling of course!
We are members of the following organizations:
Oxford Bibliographical Society
Society of Bookbinders
Appleby Rotary Club
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For further information or to be kept appraised
of our latest catalogue and recent additions to stock in fields of interest to you, email us at email@example.com
Monday - Friday
9.00am - 5pm
By appointment (but preferably not on International Rugby Saturdays)
Barry McKay Rare Books Kingstone House Battlebarrow Appleby-in-Westmorland Cumbria CA16 6XT ENGLAND tel:
017683 52282 or (int+)44 17683 52282