We stock a selection of great classics and also new books which have just been published. Each country or subject is separated which makes it an enjoyable browse. At our main branch we focus on art, (painting, architecture, ceramics, etc) music, film, religion, languages, literature and culture from China, Japan, South-east Asia, The Middle East, Africa, India and South Asia. We also have a collection of interesting out of print books which you will not find elsewhere.
Are you searching for an out of print or hard to find book?
We can track it down and order it for you at the cheapest price available!!!
If your looking for the perfect present then please come in and don't hesitate to ask for any recommended purchases.
We send books all over the world from the UK to Europe and the Rest of the World. Worldwide delivery within 10 days
To find out more about the history of Arthur Probsthain, click here
41 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3PE (opposite the British Museum)
An art gallery with world art from unknown and undiscoverd artists
In 2007 we opened our gallery which has held a number of successful exhibitions such as Chinese Woodblock prints by Weimin He, Islamic Calligraphy by Bihnam and most recently Contemporary Ghanaian Art by Francis Amoah.
To see some of our past exhibtions please click here.
At our SOAS shop, which is only 10 mins walk away we specialise in newly published and key text books on politics, history, economics, business and development studies.
We still have a collection of thousands of out of print and second hand collectable books which can be viewed online.
This is a unique collection with many books you won't find anywhere else in the world.