Barwon Booksellers - Secondhand and Collectibles

Barwon Booksellers


    • 10 02 2017
    • This Weekly Arc
    • Another great week of book purchasing here at BB has seen everything from an extremely rare first edition Winnie The Pooh to an absolute tranche of J.E. Macdonnell novels come our way. Read more
    • 03 02 2017
    • Bookswimming At BB
    • There's a predominantly aquamarine shelf high up in the second room here at BB. Just opposite the kids' picture books. It's full of wonderful books on sea life: whales, sharks, oceans, seabirds, tides, marine plants, you name it. Come in, climb the ladder, and go for a mental swim! Read more

Recent Features

    • Tides Of Ephemera In A Sea Of Books
    • Here on the shores of Corio Bay the inexorable tide of books coming our way at times feels decidedly lunar. But one of our favourite aspects of the daily seek is the unexpected small fry that, amongst all the zeitgeisty bestsellers and the gilt & deckle edged volumes, gets washed up on the BB beach. Read more.
    • Treasure From The Golden Cockerel
    • An interesting by-product of our digital era is how it has refreshed the context for the publishing of fine paper books. The other side of the present epidemic of screen-addiction is a renewed appreciation of handset type, hand-stitched bindings, artist-books, illustration, engraving and analogue design traditions. Read more.


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2 James St, Vic, 3220

Ph. +61 (0)3 5221 8388

Mon - Sat. 10am - 5pm
Closed Sunday &

public holidays.


Our Queenscliff store is now closed.