11 Dec 2016


now available at Muir Books


lithograph courtesy of Leon Pericles

For all your BOOK-BINDING & CONSERVATION requirements, please bring your items to us at 17 Lindsay Street, Perth and we can provide you with a free quote.

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Alice in Wonderland

Muir Books

We have been in business since 1973 and have recently moved our bookshop into a 1913 heritage listed horse stable in Northbridge [17 Lindsay Street, Perth] which we have renovated over the last few years. We have ample parking on-site and welcome you to come in and browse our stock of over 50,000 books, paintings, prints, maps, photographs and gift items. We specialise in out of print, fine and rare books and we provide a free search service for that hard to find book.

If you are looking for a special birthday, wedding or corporate gift we can assist and you will find plenty to choose from in our bookshop. We also have a professional bookbinder who can custom make a presentation or gift box for your books or any other precious items.

Please feel free to come in and browse in our bookshop

Muir Books
17 Lindsay Street
Perth, Western Australia

NEW telephone number:
(08) 9228 2111

NEW trading hours
Monday to Friday: 10.30am to 6pm
Saturday: 11am to 3pm
Other times by appointment

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now available
Milius Volumes

Last Commander of the Baudin Expedition.

The Journal 1800-1804

Available from our bookshop
Order your copy from us
$120 plus post

Pierre Bernard Milius : Last Commander of the Baudin Expedition
First edition in English. Translated by Kate Pratt from the original manuscript journal in the Kerry Stokes Collection
Edited by Peter Hambly with Introduction by Anthony J Brown
Perth, Western Australia, ACE Pty Ltd, 2013

Pierre Bernard Milius (1773-1829) lieutenant and second in command of the Naturaliste on the Baudin / Freycinet Expedition was given command of the Géographe at Île de France (Mauritius) for the remainder of the journey back to France following the death of Nicolas Baudin.

The manuscript journal of Milius is held in the Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth. This is the first time the journal has been translated and published into English

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Edward A WILSON & Henry R BOWERS
An account of the 'Winter Journey'

1st edition thus, colour and b/w plates and maps, uncut, hardcover.
Perth, ACE Pty Ltd, 2011

"A Tale for Our Generation" $50 plus post

* A transcription of the original manuscript by Edward Adrian Wilson written in the Antarctic Winter of 1911 and titled "Sledge Journey to Cape Crozier from Cape Evans June 27th 1911 to Aug. 1st 1911".

Edward Wilson's report of the Cape Crozier Party refers to the journey made famous by Apsley Cherry-Garrard as The Worst Journey in the World and described by Captain Scott as one of the most gallant stories in Polar History..."It makes a tale for our generation which I hope may not be lost in the telling".

Muir Books
Perth - Western Australia

Established in 1973, the Bookshop is located at 17 Lindsay Street Perth (Northbridge), Western Australia. We have a large stock of second-hand, antiquarian and out of print books, maps, photographs, postcards, ephemera & manuscripts.

* We offer a free search service if you do not find what you are looking for here.
* We provide bookbinding and restoration service
* We value for disposal, probate and insurance
* We buy and sell books and we are happy to come to you if you have a large collection you are wanting to sell

If you are looking for an out of print or hard to find book please browse our books - if you can't find the book you are searching for please contact us and we will find the book for you. We are open 6 days so come and visit us at our bookshop


Monday to Friday: 10.30am to 6pm
Saturdays: 11am to 3pm
Other times by appointment

For further information please email us
or telephone us +(61 8) 9228 2111


Vintage Prints & Illustrated Cards
1870's to 1970's

Pictorial advert

PICTORIAL is part of Muir Books, dealing in original, vintage and collectable works on paper from the 1870's to 1970's including posters, photographs, illustrated cards, advertisements and ephemera.

We have been collecting these beautiful pictures for over 30 years. They are all in very good condition and presented in archival sleeves ready for framing

We exhibit at major antique and print fairs in Western Australia:
- Perth Antique Fair
- On William Fairs
- Northbridge Festival
- Joondalup Festival
- Avon Valley Vintage Festival

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Muir Books
17 Lindsay Street
tel: (618) 9228 2111