‘The library, not sane, stood silently with decaying shelves, holding darkness within. Whatever read there read alone’.
Richard Dalby's Library
One of the largest collections of rare, antiquarian supernatural and ghost books. If you're looking for something special, unique and rare we might just have the book for you. We have over 20,000 books which we are currently catalouging on this website and our eBay store.
Richard Dalby was a famous editor and literary researcher noted for his anthologies of ghost stories. He was also an avid book collector and scholar. He sadly died in April 2017.
Read more about Richard Dalby in this great article written by Brian Showers of Swan River Press - Remembering Richard Dalby
The Richard Dalby Scholars Collection
Richard Dalby corresponded with hundreds of authors and their families across the world. He was also considered one of the worlds greatest experts on Dracula and Bram Stoker. His collection consists of all his research and correspondence.
The collection is currently in safe storage and in an un-collated and un-catalogued state. Carrying out this work will be a massive and time consuming project.
The secrets hidden within, that we will be sure to find, will be tantalisingly exciting...
Our magazine & comic collection...
We have a large collection of magazines available. Download the collection spreadsheet and let us know if you're interested in any titles.
Some collection include: Beano, The Geographical Magazine, Boys Own, Buster Comics, Classics Illustrated, Telegraph Magazines, I See All, Lion, Nova, Observer Magazine, Radio Times, Dandy, Royal Society of Arts, Sunday Times Magazine, The Beezer, Time, TV Express and more...