Rare & Out of Print Books

Between the aging covers on these shelves, contained in tiny, abstract black marks on sheets of paper, were voices from the past. Voices that reached into the future… to tell her what they knew, what they’d learned, what they’d seen, what they’d felt. Wasn’t that magic?

Christi Phillips, The Devlin Diary

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Massive online book marketplace. Great for all books but especially hard to find titles and cheap textbooks. Alot of second-hand titles available also. Delivery is £3 for the first book. Additional delivery costs vary depending from which seller you purchase books.

Amazon Marketplace

The name given to third parties selling through Amazon. You can find them by clicking on the ‘More Buying Choices’, usually on the right hand side of the product page. These can be new or used editions of the book you are looking for. Good bargains can be found here, especially with some books being sold for 1p. Delivery is usually around £4 for a single book.

Irish Bookseller
Online Irish bookstore specialising in Irish interest and collectable titles. Free delivery worldwide.
Thrift Books

Thriftbooks.com is the largest online seller of used books in the United States. They have over 7 million books in stock, including many rare and out of print titles. Delivery is approx. $4.99 per item.


The largest independent book marketplace in the world, with over 65 million books listed. Shipping varies per order/merchant – it can be viewed on the book detail page below the price.

Ulysses Rare Books
Irish Bookseller
Rare and antique books available from this Irish bookseller. Located on Duke Street in Dublin city centre.
De Burca Rare Books
Irish Bookseller
The largest stockist of quality Irish antiquarian books in the world, offering over 20,000 fine and rare books, maps, manuscripts and prints relating to Ireland.
Very Fine Books

Specialising in rare collectible editions, Very Fine Books caters to the hardcore bibliophile. Based in the US, international shipping starts at $35.

World of Rare Books

Specialise in rare, antiquarian and vintage books, including first editions, with over 120,000 titles in stock. Delivery to Ireland is £2 per book.

John’s Bookshop
Irish Bookseller
Seller of rare and antiquarian books with an emphasis towards Irish literature, local history, Inland Waterways, and Irish language books. Free delivery.
Naughton Booksellers
Irish Bookseller
Seller of used, secondhand, antiquarian and rare books, with over 20,000 items in stock.
Irish Bookseller
Online-based Irish seller of secondhand books, with a dedicated rare and collectible section. Extra discounts available on large orders (over €100) and delivery is free to Ireland on orders over €20.
Owl Books
Irish Bookseller
Sellers of antiquarian and out-of-print books, based in Co. Leitrim. Stock a wide range of books including natural history, travel and topography, military, Irish interest, religious, biography and children’s books.
The Village Bookshop
Irish Bookseller
A family-run independent bookstore, offering new and rare books through their site.
Rare and Recent Books
Irish Bookseller
A family run business based in County Mayo in the West of Ireland, selling a large selection of new, used, out of print and antiquarian books.
Rare and Antique Books

Online book dealer based in the UK, specialising in highly collectable rare books, particularly classic, children’s and modern first editions. Shipping outside the UK is charged at a flat £15.

Healy Rare Books
Irish Bookseller
Specialists in scarce books of Irish interest.
Quay Books
Irish Bookseller

Quay Books is a small independent bookshop in Limerick offering a selection of new, used and rare books through their online store.