Bookstores in New Zealand

Barking Mad Books

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

BARKING MAD BOOKS - Established in 1984, Barking Mad Books is New Zealand's best-known specialist antiquarian & second hand bookshop and on-line mail order service. Barking Mad Books features for sale in New Zealand dollars a collection of carefully-selected quality items on Antarctica, Arctic, polar, mountain, Himalaya, mountaineering, rock climbing, natural history, travel and exploration books. Contact for more details/scans on any item. Browsers welcome in Barking Mad Bookshop when in Christchurch, New Zealand (by appointment only Cell# 022-693-2439).

With 32 seasons in Antarctica and 26 Himalayan expeditions behind him, Colin Monteath also maintains a large polar / mountain / exploration reference library. Researchers, authors, publishers are welcome to use this service...see also hi-resolution image galleries on

The cover photo you see on Biblio is the actual book you are purchasing, NOT a generic image. If you are not happy with the book you receive because the description has been faulty then I will honour a full refund.

Adventure Books

Christchurch, New Zealand

Adventure Books in Christchurch New Zealand specialist in Adventure Literature. We have thousands of rare new and used books on Arctic and Antarctic exploration, Mountaineering, Climbing, Everest, and Himalayas, European Alps, Travel Writing, New Zealand Outdoor Adventuring. We have many rare, out of print and signed first editions.

All Booked

Te Awamutu, Waikato, New Zealand

Welcome to All Booked, an online bookstore based in New Zealand. Our stock includes a large selection of interesting, unique, out-of-print and hard-to-find titles in a wide range of topics.

Ariel Books

Auckland, New Zealand

We are a small friendly book store stocking a unique selection of rare and out of print books. Currently we are searching for a suitable new location but have had an open book shop since 1998.

Belle Books

Otaki, New Zealand

Belle Books is a small independent bookseller specialising in rare, out-of-print, and secondhand books that celebrate the natural world. These may be field guides to fauna and flora or books on gardening, adventure, or travel.
We are commited to providing a detailed description along with photographs of the actual book so you can buy with confidence.

FREE shipping within New Zealand.

Blown Away Books

Blenheim, New Zealand

Private Library

Book Haven

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Wellington, Greater Wellington, New Zealand

Book Haven is a small, independent book store focusing on good quality books for reading.

Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand

Book Express Ltd is a new small used bookseller located in Wellington, New Zealand. Our goal is to provide a great buying experience to people who want quality books at reasonable prices. We are keen to buy good condition books for cash.


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Auckland, New Zealand

BOOK.MARK carries a large inventory of most subjects, the majority of which are not listed on the Net.Open 7 days.Shop has a great atmospere and plenty of memorabilia and curios to add to the pleasures of browsing the shelves.


Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Chris Marsh

Christchurch, Auckland, New Zealand

Christian Value Books Limited

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Christchurch, New Zealand

Christian Value Books is a family run business. We specialize in Secondhand Christian books with over 50,000 books in stock. This makes us the biggest Second Hand Christian bookshop in New Zealand and one of the biggest in the world.

We have many Rare and Antiquity items as well as good modern books in a range of categories.

Shipping costs are based on average sized books weighing less than 500gms. Larger or heavier books may require an increase in shipping costs.


Loburn, New Zealand

Economic, we are interested in rare books


Palmerston North, Texas, New Zealand

All textbooks , fiction books and Non-fiction Books at discounted prices.

Fortuna Books

Darfield , Canterbury, New Zealand

Est 1999 e.v. and specialising in the occult, new age and metaphysics as well as religion and mythology, we also stock general fiction and non-fiction. Our shop which was upstairs in the Olympia Building, accessed via Shand's Emporium, was lost in the 2012 earthquakes, and we are currently mail order only.

Greenhouse Medical Books

Auckland, ,

The store deals with rare medical texts and catalogues

Hard To Find Books

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DUNEDIN, Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand's largest Bookdealer.We stock:History, First Editions, Military,Science, Law, Car manuals, Antiquarian, Genealogy, New Zealand, Travel, Art, Politics, Royalty, Aviation, Science, Technology, Humanities, Sport, Nautical,Poetry, Literature etc

Liam Farrell

wellington, Greater Wellington, New Zealand

Private independent book seller

Mad Hatter Books

Auckland, New Zealand

We are a home based business specialising in 2nd hand and out of print children's books.

Mainly Fiction

Auckland, New Zealand

We are a home-based business trading successfully for several years.New Zealand is a great source for the categories of books we are trading in.

Nostalgic Books

Rd6, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand

Online secondhand book seller.

NZ Story

DUNEDIN, New Zealand

Dear NZ Story Customers, thank you for your ongoing enthusiasm and support in 2022. We are on holiday until the end of January 2023 and hope you will have an opportunity for a break too. Happy Holiday Season from everyone here at NZ Story!

Owaka Books

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Owaka, New Zealand

Owaka Books (also referred to as Paper Road in some instances) is a small specialty secondhand bookshop that has been trading out of 5 Saunders St, Owaka in the Catlins, New Zealand for 5 years. We are finally branching out into online sales, and will be primarily selling from our collection of rare, antique and collectable secondhand books on our online store. 

Paua Press Limited

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Dunedin, New Zealand

Paua Press Limited was formed in 2007 to publish books on topics of interest particularly related to the moa and fluoride toxicity. The store also stocks some historical books on New Zealand published by the Hocken Library, University of Otago, New Zealand, which are not longer in stock for sale at the Library.

Piers Seed

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Renaissance Books

Dunedin, New Zealand, New Zealand

We are located in Dunedin, in the South Island of New Zealand. We have in stock over 8,500 books. We are a general antiquarian and out-of-print home-based bookseller, with some specialty areas in English literature, Maori, Travel, Tibet, and New Zealand history.


Te Awamutu, Waipa, Waikato, New Zealand

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S Moss & Daughter Rare Books

Pahiatua, Manawatu-Whanganui, New Zealand

Carefully chosen and described printed matter.

Samwise Books

Morrinsville, New Zealand

Internet only sales of used, hard to find and out of print fiction and non fiction titles.

The Authors Note

Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand

The Last Word

Wellington, New Zealand

Dealer in good quality books. Especially Man Booker Prize winners - signed first editions, vintage childrens\\\' books and important New Zealand books such as those by Janet Frame. Prices are not set in stone - contact me if you want to haggle or submit a reasonable offer.

Tinakori Books

Lower Hutt, Auckland, New Zealand

We specialise in books on Australia, new Zealand the Pacific, Antarctica, old voyages and anthropology.


Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Private collection of books being sold.

Waimakariri Books and Prints Limited

Oxford, New Zealand

Waimakariri Books and Prints Limited is a small, family-owned business, based near Oxford, 50 km to the west of Christchurch, within the view of the Southern Alps.

We trade exclusively online, and are not open to visitors.

Our specialisms have grown from personal interests, so that we now offer a selection of antique maps and prints, and of rare and scarce books.

Our particular interests are in children's books, modern literature, and maps and prints of Australasia and the British Isles.

We also carry a significant stock of classic British comics from the period after World War One. This includes the Schoolboys Own Library, the Beano, the Dandy, and later titles which emerged during our childhood (the 1960s and 70s).