Muir Books - [Robert Muir Old and Rare Books]

17 Lindsay Street, Northbridge   (08) 9228 2111

Located in an old "stable" in Northbridge near the Perth Cultural Centre, Muir Books specialises in our of print, rare, and fine books. We also provide bookbinding, restoration & valuation services.

In Brief
  • Bookshops: Second-Hand Bookshop
  • Open Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
In Detail

Muir Books (Robert Muir Old & Rare Books) was established by Robert & Helen in 1973. The business has been owned and operated for the past 29 years by Janet Muir & Rob Muir - Janet left a career in stock broking in 1987 and joined the family business. Tara Surry. has been the manager since 2008.  The bookshop is now located in new premises, a beautifully restored horse stable situated at 17 Lindsay Street, Perth  

We are open:
Monday to Friday: 10.30am to 6 pm : Saturdays: 11 am to 3 pm.
Other times by appointment.

Phone +(618) 9228 2111,  write or email us for any item, no matter how obscure and we will find it for you.

We Buy and Sell, we handle collections, buy out-right and also sell on commission. Apart from books, we deal in paintings, engravings, maps, postcards, old photographs,  rchival material and ephemera.

We welcome requests to locate any books that out of print or hard to find. We search in Australia and world-wide. We will notify you of availability and price including postage before ordering the book.

Government Approved Valuers
Janet Muir is an approved Australian Commonwealth Government Valuer for the Cultural Gifts and Cultural Bequests Programs.

General Valuations
We also value Books, Manuscripts, Photographs, Postcards, Ephemera, Australian Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Maps for the purpose of disposal, insurance, probate or family division. Sighting of the items is essential.

We publish occasional catalogues on various subjects, which are available by post or email.

We Wish to Purchase
Libraries, Collections of rare historical or collectable material of any description or size. Anything items written or illustrated such as business papers, brochures, documents, trade catalogues, postal or greeting cards. We are also interested in modern books: fiction, non-fiction, or technical. If you have a large number of books or items, we are happy to call at your convenience.  

On site parking, wheel chair access and client amenities are available.