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Welcome to the website of Goldring Books

Here you can search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books.  If you are seeking a specific title then please complete our search form and we will search our off-line inventory.

Not all of our stock is online and books are being continually added to the site so do please visit again.

If your interest is a specific genre or author then let us know and we can advise you if anything suitable appears.

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If you require further images, additional book details or have any questions, then please E-mail your request or telephone.  Please note that ALL digital images presented are of the actual book held. 

As a small independent bookseller, we take pride in offering a personal service and can gift wrap, enclose a personal message or card with your order and are pleased to handle any special requests.

Books are sent out the same day if the order is received in time for mailing or the next day if not.

We may request additional shipping costs for heavier volumes or sets and will advise accordingly and we will upgrade to Air Mail from Surface Mail if the paid cost allows or at our discretion.  We also ship worldwide using courier services which is much faster and trackable along all stages of the journey and very economic for multi or heavy items - we can quote an exact price on request.  


We accept payment in UK Pound Cheques which are to be Made Payable to V. Goldring and also Payment through PayPal secure site for any credit / debit cards / bank account.  There is no charge to buyers for using PayPal nor is there a need to have a PayPal account.
Please enquire for advice if you wish to pay by other methods which may also include payment by Euro or US Dollar notes. Because of high bank charges we cannot accept payment by foreign bank transfers. 

Where items are lightweight or for multiple purchase of items of varying weights a refund will be made for excess shipping costs charged.



We offer a choice of shipping - within the UK we offer First Class, Second class and Courier (which is very economical for large, heavy items or multiple purchases). Internationally Air Mail is recommended and we can quote for Courier for heavy items or multiple purchases - please email before ordering. 

Folio Society

We have a reasonable stock of Fine Folio Society editions, many First Folio in slip cases and early Folio editions. These volumes are specially produced, usually with original commissioned illustrations and all with unique bindings and differing typefaces.  As these are frequently heavy books the standard shipping cost may not apply and additional shipping cost may be needed.


We have an excellent selection of books that have something special to commend them - whether they be an ATTRACTIVE BINDING, an AUTHOR SIGNED copy or a SCARCE TITLE - most suitable for that special gift, especially for CHRISTMAS or BIRTHDAYS.  We will gift wrap, provide your message on a card at no extra cost and send to the recipient for you. To ensure that these are 'gift quality' do check with us to ensure that your chosen book (or books) does not have any previous ownership inscriptions and that it will make a suitable gift. You can also purchase a gift certificate so that the recipient may make their own choice.

Latest News


We have recently acquired many PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOKS, many ART BOOKS and TRAVEL BOOKS some of which are quite SCARCE.

We have acquired a private collector's JUVENILIA and CHILDREN'S collection which include many in very good condition with very good dustjackets, most with dustjacket covers. These include some very collectible and fairly scarce items by famous illustrators.

Our notable acquisitions have been some SCARCE SIGNED editions, DECORATIVE BINDINGS and some SCARCE ANTIQUARIAN volumes.  We have also expanded our French language selection including books on FRENCH THEATRE, RELIGION, and PHILOSOPHYy.

We have acquired a very large private collection of non fiction books dating from the 1930's up to 2005 which comprise academic, sciences, music, art, philosophy, religion and many other subjects.  All are in Very Good condition and include many scarce out of print items.  

We have added many books to our RELIGION catalogues.


Mailing List

We prepare lists of books, tailored for individual customers, which are sent out when suitable books appear. To receive this list please Email us detailing your specific requirements.
However if you have an exact book requirement then please complete our 'Book Search' request.

Books to Sell?

We are always interested in purchasing collections of books - Please Email or telephone us.

Book Services 

We can provide a VALUATION service for book collections at reasonable rates - please contact us for further details. 



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