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.

Rare and old gay, lesbian and transgender books and ephemera wanted
Founded in 2009, Arbery Books is the UK's leading online dealer in rare and secondhand books and ephemera of gay, lesbian and transgender interest.

We buy old and rare gay, lesbian and transgender books, periodicals and ephemera. We are primarily interested in hardbacks and periodicals published before 1990 and paperbacks and ephemera published before 1980, but we consider all offers. Our other fields of interest are sexuality, early science-fiction and fantasy and antiquarian (pre-1900) curiosities, erotica, picaresque and sexual behaviour, but we will consider rare books of any subject matter.

We usually buy from the UK; we can always visit prospective sellers in south-east England and central Scotland and sometimes further afield. We sometimes buy from other countries, but conditions apply and the cost of sending books to the UK must be borne by the seller.

Contact us if you have a single copy or a whole library for sale. Telephone: +44 (0)798 965 5482
Customers have contacted us asking seeking these specific items.

Photo sets by British photographer Colin Clarke and French Studio Folies des Hommes; magazines in which their work appeared.

Books and pamphlets
The Case of the Rev. Thomas Jephson. Accused of Unnatural Offence (May 1823) 1985 reprint
Classic Style Male Figure Art Guild Press, Washington DC 1959
A Housemaster and his Boys
By one of them
E. Arnold & Co, London 1929
Satan's Harvest Home or the Present State of Whorecraft London 1749
The Sins of the Cities of the Plain Erotica Biblion Society London and New York
The Spirit Lamp
Vol 2 No III
vol 3 No I

18 Nov 1892
3 Feb 1893
St Matthew's Passion
or similar title, set in a British boys' boarding school
unknown 1960s?
Suppressed Scenes from the Memoirs of Fanny Hill privately printed ca 1920
The Trial of Unfortunate Byrne Dublin 1822?
Yorkel's Preceptor or More Sprees in London! H Smith, London 1855?
W D ANGEL 10 Bad Boys 101 Enterprises 1968
Bruce BENDERSON Meet Me At The Baths Gay Parisian Press 1970?
"A BOY" Thirteen Fortune Press, London 1950
James COLTON (pseud of Joseph Hansen) Gard
Award, NY
Brandon House, CA
Alan DALE A Marriage Below Zero Dillingham, New York 1889
Michael DILLON, aka Lobzang JIVAKA any title
"ex-Police Captain" Sodom in Union Square, or Revelations of the Doings in Fourteenth Street New York 1879
Noel I GARDE Supplement to The Homosexual in Literature Village Books & Press, New York 1960
Adam de HEGEDUS Rehearsal under the Moon Nicolson & Watson, London 1946
R HOLLOWAY The Phoenix of Sodom and the Vere Street Coterie J Cook, London 1813
James Taylor KENT Sexual Neuroses Maynard & Tedford, St Louis 1879
Charles KINROSS A Change of Sex John Long, London 1911
Frederic LORING Two College Friends Loring, Boston 1871
Humphrey NETTLE Sodom and Onan privately printed, London 176
Tom NORMAN American Gay Erotic Paperbacks ? ? ? ? ? ?
O'BRIEN MD Socialism and Infamy: the homogenic or comrade love exposed Sheffield 1909?
Ralph STRODE Heart's Mystery privately printed, London 1903
William Rutherford Hayes TROWBRIDGE A Dazzling Retrobate T Fisher Unwin, London 1906
Walter Beran WOLFE The Riddle of Homosexuality in The Modern Thinker New York April 1932

Arbery Books also sells secondhand and rare mainstream titles.

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