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Boffins Bookshop

Boffins Bookshop is an Australian owned, independent bookseller offering customers an eclectic range of technical, practical and special interest books.

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  • Type:Bookshops
  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Boffins Bookshop is an Australian owned, independent bookseller offering customers an eclectic range of technical, practical, special interest and fiction books.

We first opened our doors in Perth’s CBD in 1989, and since then have grown to become the leading technical bookshop in Western Australia, winning the Australian Book Industry Association's award for Best Specialist Bookseller six times running.

At Boffins we endeavour to stock a comprehensive selection of new and bestselling books across a wide range of categories from not only the world's best known and major publishers but many smaller publishers specialising in niche topics (browse our departments for the full range).

Because it is not possible to carry every book available at any given time, we offer a special order service, using our many years’ experience to track down those hard-to-find titles for our customers.

At Boffins Bookshop you will find staff who have a passion for books, along with a commitment to helping readers like you find exactly what they are looking for.

Dymocks Hay Street

Local family owned and run, we invite you to visit Dymocks Hay Street, where you can browse a large range of books in a traditional bookstore atmosphere.

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  • Open Days:Sunday,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday
  • Type:Bookshops

Description

Help is available from our friendly and knowledgeable staff. Located in the heart of Perth city, you will find us at the William St end of the Hay Street Mall, where the store has been a landmark since 1991. As the largest bookshop in WA, we stock a great range of books in all categories to cater to the many different interests of readers. If you cannot find the book you are after, we have a dedicated special orders department to help you source it.

 

Elizabeth's Bookshops (Perth)

Since 1973, Elizabeth's Bookshops have been one of Australia's largest second-hand and discount bookshop operations, with 5 stores in Perth and Sydney.

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  • Type:Bookshops
  • Bookshops:Antique Bookshop,Independent Bookshop,Second-Hand Bookshop
  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Elizabeth's Bookshops are one of Australia's largest second-hand bookshop operations, with 4 stores on both sides of the Australian continent. Established in 1973, Elizabeth's Bookshops are now in Perth and Fremantle (WA) and Newtown (NSW).

For 45 years, Elizabeth's have been major dealers in second-hand and out-of-print books.

 

Mainly Books

As one of many of Perth's secondhand bookshops, this store strives to locate all those hard to find books, with their collection covering a vast range of genres.

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  • Type:Bookshops
  • Bookshops:Antique Bookshop,Independent Bookshop,Second-Hand Bookshop
  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Located on Bulwer St, Mainly Books were established in 1988 and have a range of titles covering most areas such as philosophy, travel, literary classics, art and science fiction (just to name a few!). While they label themselves as a good quality second-hand bookshop; they’re not solely antiquarian.

The service is friendly, free book searches can be undertaken and prices are reasonable.

Muir Books - [Robert Muir Old and Rare Books]

Located in an old "stable" in Northbridge near the Perth Cultural Centre, Muir Books specialises in our of print, rare, and fine books. We also provide bookbinding, restoration & valuation services.

Details

  • Open Days:Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Monday,Tuesday
  • Type:Giftware,Bookshops,Antique Galleries

Description

Muir Books (Robert Muir Old & Rare Books) was established by Robert & Helen in 1973. The business has been owned and operated for the past 29 years by Janet Muir & Rob Muir - Janet left a career in stock broking in 1987 and joined the family business. Tara Surry. has been the manager since 2008.  The bookshop is now located in new premises, a beautifully restored horse stable situated at 17 Lindsay Street, Perth  

We are open:
Monday to Friday: 10.30am to 6 pm : Saturdays: 11 am to 3 pm.
Other times by appointment.

Phone +(618) 9228 2111,  write or email us [email protected] for any item, no matter how obscure and we will find it for you.

We Buy and Sell, we handle collections, buy out-right and also sell on commission. Apart from books, we deal in paintings, engravings, maps, postcards, old photographs,  rchival material and ephemera.

FREE SEARCH SERVICE
We welcome requests to locate any books that out of print or hard to find. We search in Australia and world-wide. We will notify you of availability and price including postage before ordering the book.

VALUATIONS
Government Approved Valuers
Janet Muir is an approved Australian Commonwealth Government Valuer for the Cultural Gifts and Cultural Bequests Programs.

General Valuations
We also value Books, Manuscripts, Photographs, Postcards, Ephemera, Australian Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Maps for the purpose of disposal, insurance, probate or family division. Sighting of the items is essential.

CATALOGUES
We publish occasional catalogues on various subjects, which are available by post or email.

We Wish to Purchase
Libraries, Collections of rare historical or collectable material of any description or size. Anything items written or illustrated such as business papers, brochures, documents, trade catalogues, postal or greeting cards. We are also interested in modern books: fiction, non-fiction, or technical. If you have a large number of books or items, we are happy to call at your convenience.  

On site parking, wheel chair access and client amenities are available.

 

Planet Books Northbridge

Planet is not your average book store. We don't conform, nor are we commercial. We're your go to for the slightly left wing, quirky and unique.

Details

  • Type:Bookshops
  • Bookshops:Independent Bookshop
  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

Planet has had a long and celebrated history on Beaufort Street. In December 1990 Planet first opened the doors after the metamorphosis of its predecessor Topshow Video. A few years later, in 96', Planet added music and film sales to its portfolio.

Planet Books was the latest edition in 2006. Splitting at the seams with books, collectables and giftware, with titles spanning all genres, it’s Mt. Lawley’s best store for the literary folk in Perth. No matter what kind you’re into, Planet caters to the alternate and the masses. Importing from publishers far and wide, including Harpers, Phaidon, Taschen and Penguin, Planet Books has Perth’s best range.

Although the video and music counterparts are no longer, the Planet ethos remains the same. Owners Haydn and Anthea Robinson had a vision to create Perth’s left of centre, go-to store from the beginning and continue to practice what they preach.

In September 2016, they also acquired Northside; Northbridge's answer for the book curious. The area has a vibrancy and quirk that's unlike any other Perth suburb. It was not a question of if Planet Books would venture there, but a matter of when. Watch this space...

White Dwarf Books

White Dwarf Books is the place to go for all your science fiction and fantasy book needs. We aim to have the largest and best collection in Perth, and are more than willing to get in your favourite titles.

Details

  • Type:Bookshops
  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday,Sunday

Description

White Dwarf Books is the place to go for all your science fiction and fantasy book needs. We aim to have the largest and best collection in Perth, and are more than willing to get in your favourite titles.

We have everything from Joe Abercrombie to Timothy Zahn, and have Perth's largest collection of Warhammer and Warhammer40K novels.

Why not come by, have a browse, and give us all your money. Check back here for news and exciting events. 

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