First Editions, rare books, Private press

This Way to The Books

Founded by Mark Skipper, Cheltenham Rare Books has been dealing in first editions and rare books for over 35 years and has a wide range of beautiful books. Our collections include fiction, poetry books, plays, crime fiction, science fiction and fantasy, illustrated books and private press.  We are members of the PBFA and we guarantee the quality of our books as described and our delivery service. If you have books to sell please contact us - we're always happy to take a look and make an offer.

All books purchased from us are meticulously packed - you can see our packing process here - and a snapshot of unprompted feedback from our customers here.  Not all our books are online so please contact us if you can't find what you're looking for.

Fo special presents and gifts for book lovers take a look at our gift ideas and gift wrap /  card service here