About Arbery Books
Arbery Books is the UK's premier online store specialising in rare and secondhand books of gay interest. We also offer a range of new print and electronic titles. We aim to ship all titles within one working day of receiving your order.
Rare and secondhand books are stored in London N1; they are not available for browsing, but prospective customers can arrange a visit to see specific books. Books can also be brought to customers in inner north and east London postal districts. To see what's available, click the relevant categories in the left column - and don't forget to check out the bargains - sent post-free, with significant discounts on orders of three or more books. (Not all our stock is online - so tell us if you're looking for something we don't have listed.)
New books and e-books are fulfilled by Amazon. We are the only store that we know of that highlights gay titles on Kindle for their customers. Choose the category you want from the drop-down menu under Kindle in the left column.
Non-gay books We have a growing selection of non-gay books for sale. Our rarer titles can be found on our Abebooks website. Bargain non-gay fiction (including crime and science-fiction) and non-fiction can be found here. We also carry a range of new non-gay bestsellers on Kindle. Check them out here.
Want to know more? Send an email or phone +44/0 798 965 5482.
Arbery Books is run by writer Martin Foreman, who has been collecting gay-themed and other books since the 1970s. Martin's published work includes novels (Weekend and The Butterfly's Wing) and collections of short stories (A Sense of Loss and First and Fiftieth).
In the 1980s Martin was a a literary critic for Gay News (UK) and the New York Native. Between 1986 and 2006 he wrote extensively on the sociological causes and consequences of the global HIV epidemic, with a particular focus on male sexuality. Since 2005 his writing has focused on atheism.
More about Martin and his work can be seen on
Arbery Books also sells secondhand and rare mainstream titles.
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