Tavistock Books specializes in first editions, fine rare books & other related bibliographic material, with a special focus on Charles Dickens. New books arrive daily, please check with us should you not find the title you seek. Book searches are available for first editions in the subject areas you see represented here.

Customer satisfaction is guaranteed. The firm emphasizes fine condition throughout its stock. The firm is always interested in purchasing books such as what will be found on this web site; whether it be individual volumes or an entire library. If you have such books to sell, please contact the firm's owner, Vic Zoschak, regarding same.  Finally, please note, we do NOT offer a gratis appraisal service.

As a result of the Covid pandemic, Tavistock Books has transitioned to, primarily, an on-line only business model and the shop is now closed to the general public.  We welcome visits, on a 'by appointment' basis, by other members of the trade & established customers.  That said, please note, this website is open 24/7, and items so ordered will generally ship within 3 business days, if not sooner. 

Tavistock Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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Back in the Saddle Again

Back in the Saddle Again

Well, Tavistock Books is back in operation…. sort of.  My database tells me I have 10,390 items available for possible sale, albeit the preponderance of those are all still in boxes.  Since May 7th, when the 3rd & final load was trucked  up to Reno from 1503 Webster, of those 10,390 items I have in boxes, I’ve unpacked 494 items and shelved them about the new shop.  In many cases, like old friends, we became reacquainted, some eliciting a “Wow, I forgot you were here!”  😃

Here are 20 of those 494 items, including many ‘old friends’, selected for your consideration in this week’s FS list.


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