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Love Vintage Books specialises in rare and collectible books.

Love Vintage Books also sells secondhand, rare and out of print books in these areas: transport, military, history, travel, art and architecture, Australiana and modern and nostalgic literature. We have a vast collection of rare children’s books and juvenile literature, antique postcards, maps, magazines and rare publications.

563 Willoughby Rd. Willoughby, Sydney

phone: 02 9967 0017

Mondays             Closed
Tuesdays            10am – 4pm (“ish”)
Wednesdays       10am – 4pm (“ish”)
Thursdays           10am – 4pm (“ish”)
Fridays               10am – 4pm (“ish”)
Saturdays           10am – 4pm (“ish”)
Sundays              Closed

Please note, the store will be closed from and including Thursday 10th August and Monday 2nd October – reopening Tuesday 3rd October.


Have a browse and read books from your past.

Have a browse and read books from your past.

Owner/Manager: Margaret Dunstan


Margaret Dunstan

Cricket Books for Cricket lovers.

Cricket Books for Cricket lovers.

Come in and explore…..Browsers welcomed….buyers adored!!!

If it is outside opening hours and you see a book in the window in which you are interested or you have any other questions, email for a reply.

email: [email protected]

Children’s literary classics and popular fiction from the past

A Wide variety of titles on: Australia, transport, art and architecture, collecting references, travel, history and military.

Love Vintage Books is the trading name of Somerset House Books which has been a member of ANZAB (the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Bookdealers) since 2002

Somerset House Books was established at Bowenfels NSW during the early 1990s and first had a presence as a mail order business and at rare book fairs in Sydney, Canberra, Uralla, Bowral and Melbourne. Somerset House Books has had shop fronts in Kurrajong Village, Blackheath and for a short while in Sydney’s York Street. From 1998 Somerset House Books began selling books online.

Signed and special rare editions are found in our glass fronted bookcase.


Regular workshops on downsizing your personal collections – enquire for dates.

Available for consultation on collection development and appraisals.

Ask to be placed on our email contact list for events, offers, new stock arrivals etc.

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