SYMONDS RARE BOOKS Ltd. is the antiquarian bookshop of Thomas J. Symonds. Thomas has been dealing with old and rare books, as well as antiques, for more than forty years. Our company aims to offer a wide range of choice antiquarian items from early printed books, with a focus on science and philosophy; to medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, autographs, decorative prints and drawings.


We regularly upload our latest acquisitions on our blog. Browse our full collection by date, author and category.


We also publish thematic catalogues focusing on special collections. In the dedicated section of the website, you will find a list of our previously published catalogues, including some of our finest exemplars on sale.