About Us

Thanks for visiting our new website. I hope you find all the information you’re looking for and get a taste for the unique experiences you’ll have when visiting our store in person.

Dragon Books Ltd. began selling books online in November 2000. I had been collecting books for many years and had always wanted to open a bookstore; and now, finally, you are just a few mouse-clicks away from thousands of fine, rare, and collectible books, manuscripts, maps, bookends, historical documents, and much more. Using today’s latest web technology, rich imagery, and full item descriptions, we hope to make your discovery of Dragon Books online an unforgettable experience.

The store's name, “Dragon Books,” comes from the first book I read as a child – John Gardner’s dark children’s story Dragon, Dragon. That was the beginning of a way of life, one that has altered the way I live, work, read, and obtain happiness. Ever since the store's small early beginnings, we have worked diligently to become one of the world’s best locations (in-store and online) for hard-to-find rare and antiquarian books. Not only has Dragon invested many years in defining its collection, it has also invested almost equally in developing and staffing its operation. We are proud to have true bibliophiles working for Dragon, who can assist anyone from the novice to the serious collector in all aspects of book collecting. Whether your desire is for establishing a personal library, investment, building a subject-specific collection, a special gift, or obtaining book restoration and binding, the skilled and knowledgeable staff can provide you with service of the highest caliber.

If you don’t see what you are looking for on this web site, please contact a member of the Dragon staff anytime by emailing us at info@dragonbooks.com or by calling us at 1.310.441.8545, and we will do everything possible to locate the perfect book or collectible you desire.

Thanks for stopping by. I look forward to seeing you in our store.