From Black Sea to China Sea

Our latest catalogue featuring 143 items relating to Asia will soon be available, comprising rare & collectable books and works on paper exploring the continent to the North, South, East & West. Military campaigns, mountaineering expeditions, archaeological discoveries, scientific endeavours, religious pilgrimages and more, with prices ranging from £100 to £65,000.

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California International Antiquarian Book Fair 2018

California International Antiquarian Book Fair 2018

Shapero Rare Books are delighted to be exhibiting at the 51st Californian International Antiquarian Book Fair, which takes place from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th February 2018, at the Pasadena Convention Center. 

About Us

An international reputation

The team at Shapero Rare Books has over 100 years’ collective experience in rare books, particularly travel, natural history and Russian materials.  It has been involved in advising, building and de-accessioning important collections.

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Rare Books & Works on Paper

Our stock is in Mayfair (the gallery is open from 9:30 to 18:30 Mondays to Fridays and 11:00 to 17:00 on Saturdays) and, if you are looking for something really special and important that we don’t have; we’d be delighted to advise you on your interests and evaluate your collection.

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Modern & contemporary prints

In 2014 we launched Shapero Modern; our modern and contemporary prints department in the gallery at 32 St. George Street.  We hold 4-5 exhibitions throughout the year focussing on topical themes in our collection.

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