Book Search

We are often approached by individuals who are searching for a particular book but for one reason or another have been unable to find it. Perhaps a book that they vaguely remember reading as a child, a particularly collectable item, or invariably a book they have had in the past and either lost or loaned to someone. Our professional book search service will source the world for any type of book from a modern paperback to an early manuscript. The large majority of the time we will be able to find the exact book, and if not we will take your details and as soon as one becomes available let you know. We can either post the book to you or you can collect it at a time that is convenient to you.

How much will it cost?

We will charge you the cost of the book ONLY. Unlike most search services we do not charge a fee for finding your book.

How long will it take?

We aim to find your book as quickly as possible. We will take all of your details straight away and contact you via phone or e-mail. Once we have sourced the book that you are looking for it takes around 10 days for you to receive it.

What information do I need?

We require as much information about the book(s) as possible i.e.any of the criteria below.

Author, Title, Publisher, Date of Publication (year), Illustrator

What happens if I do not have the above information?

We can still help, if you can provide us with a brief description of the book ie. colour, what the book is about, approx. age. As much as you can remember.

What do I do next?

Set up an account with us and you can add your favorite books, authors, illustrators and publishers to your "Wants List", we can then contact you first as soon as we have matching books in stock.
Click here to create your account

Or call us directly on 01780 763033 and one of our team who will be happy to help and advise you.

You can also send us an email to info@stmarysbooks.com with details of your enquiry along with your contact details and we will get back to you as quickly as we can.


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