Our Services


Ross Williams has unrivalled experience in providing valuations of rare books and has a wide knowledge of collectable books, including antique and contemporary works, fiction and non-fiction, children’s books and illustrated books.

If you want to sell or to have your books valued, please use our contact form/ email on ross@barelyreadbooks.co.uk or phone us on 07857239266.

An inexpensive service conducted either by telephone or by personal visit. Telephone enquiry valuations are free of charge up to a maximum of three books, or we can visit at a convenient time to you to confirm values or to make purchase.

Consideration is given to all subjects, age and type, no quantity is too small.

Please contact us to enquire without obligation.

Book Finder Service

Are you looking for a specific book to add to your collection? If so use our Book Finder form to let us know your requirements and we will try to source it for you from our own stock or one of our many contacts within the world of book collecting.

Book Purchasing

Do you have one or more books for sale that are similar to those on our website? If so please contact us to let us know the details. Top prices paid for the right items. Please always offer W.E. Johns books, artwork and ephemera, children's books in nice condition, crime books, polar exploration etc. Use our website as a guide to requirements. We are always interested in purchasing high quality books and good collections.