I no longer deal in rare and antiquarian books.
This website is gradually closing, but some items may still be for sale:
Make me an offer if you wish to buy.
I still buy for my own collection rare books, magazines and ephemera of gay interest, almost always published before 1980,
and science-fiction and fantasy (books, not magazines) published before 1950.
I also buy erotica of any sexual interest published before 1900.
If you have something to sell contact me.
With many thanks to my customers over the last nine years
- I hope you always find what you are looking for.



Non-Fiction: Miscellaneous Titles of Gay Interest


Founded in 2009, Arbery Books is the UK's leading online dealer in rare and secondhand books and ephemera of gay interest. We also specialise in publications of lesbian and transgender interest, other aspects of sexuality and antiquarian (pre-1900) curiosities, erotica, picaresque and sexual behaviour.


We ship worldwide, usually within one working day of receiving an order. Prices include UK postage and packing.


The books in this section look at the world from different perspectives - mostly through gay-tinted glasses, and sometimes with more homophobia than homophilia. Some titles were written by gay authors but have no gay content.


On other pages:
   Gay Travel Guides
   Sexuality (non-fiction; some titles may cover male homosexuality
   as a secondary topic)

AUTHOR TITLE EDITION PRICE
F E KENYON Homosexuality 1970s £5.00
Ralf KÖNIG The Killer Condom 1992 £5.00
William VAN WATSON Pier Paolo Pasolini and the Theatre of the Word 1989 1st £20.00




Arbery Books also sells secondhand and rare mainstream titles.



"Indeed, military outposts were recognized as environments so notorious for sodomy that this could be adduced as a motive for clemency: in 1440 the government justified canceling a convicted sodomite's fine because, among other reasons, when he committed sodomy 'he was at military service and frequented soldiers, who are commonly profligate in that vice'."

Forbidden Friendships: Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence
Michael Rocke
Oxford University Press, 1996






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