Welcome to Calque Rare Books, our specialist antiquarian online bookshop. After nearly three decades working in anything and everything connected with the book trade, including libraries, writing catalogue entries or consulting on our specialisms, we have now created this space to help connect readers with items to treasure. Never collected before? Not sure what a rare book is? We'd love to help: do get in touch through the press contact page.
Our stock reflects our interests, and it extends from the unusual and the surreal to history, poetry, ephemera and even objects. We deal mostly in Modern Firsts, artist collaborations and the odd curiosity, but we are keen on anything that grasps our attention and that we think may interest someone with similar tastes to ours. Each item you find here is a little window into our personal imaginary. From our library to yours. Enjoy. And feel free to get in touch if interested in any of the titles below.