Ken Spelman Books Ltd


Ken Spelman Books Ltd
Ken Spelman Rare Books was established in 1948.  In addition to our rare and antiquarian books, we also have a rapidly changing stock of over 40,000 scholarly and interesting books on all subjects.  Private purchases and review copies of the latest titles, are added daily.

Books on the Fine Arts, Architecture, Garden Design, Literature, History, Science & Technology, Philosophy & very many other areas.

There is on-street parking right outside our door - a rarity for York!

“A true treasure trove” (The Times)
“One of the 10 best rare bookshops in Britain” (The Independent)
“One of the best independent retailers in the country” (Royal Society of Literature)


 70 Micklegate, York, YO1 6LF