Welcome to Bertram Rota Ltd Booksellers (established 1923)
We specialise in Modern First Editions, books on Architecture and the Applied Arts, and Private Press Printing. You can browse through our stock online, fill in an enquiry form, or request a free copy of our printed catalogue.
We are happy to carry out valuations for purposes of sale, insurance, or probate and are always keen to buy single books of importance, collections of first editions, scholarly works on history or literature, or entire libraries.
We are also interested in original manuscripts, corrected proofs and typescripts, historic and literary autographs, and portraits or drawings of literary interest.
Since its foundation, Bertram Rota Ltd has established a reputation for handling the sale of archives for major figures in the fields of literature and the arts.
We also welcome mail order and internet customers. We have an excellent history of shipping internationally, speedily and fully insured. Registered company number 373181.Please scroll down for a selection of catalogues to view online or download
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View or download our 2013 Christmas list, a comedy catalogue for Christmas cheer (pdf) here
View or download our September 2013 occasional list, Books from the Library of Dr Frederic N. Hunter, including especially William Burroughs first editions (pdf) here
View or download our two-part 2013 catalogue 308, the Gavin Fryer Ford Madox Ford Collection also including a fine selection of works by Joseph Conrad, Compton Mackenzie and V.S. Pritchett (pdf) here and here
View or download our Summer 2012 impromptu list, recent acquisitions, mostly fine bindings(pdf) here
View or download our Spring 2012 catalogue 307, A Selection from the Library of Anthony and Ann Thwaite,
including the Anthony Thwaite Philip Larkin collection (pdf) here
View or download our catalogue 306, all about dust-jackets (pdf) here