Marrin's Bookshop

Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints

Welcome to Marrin’s Bookshop. Established in 1946 by George Marrin, we have sold antiquarian books, literary ephemera, rare maps, and unique prints from our Folkestone premises on Sandgate Road for more than 50 years. 

We take pride in sourcing out-of-print titles and first editions for our clients, and have a large H.G. Wells collection in particular, as well as numerous rare volumes pertaining to the history of the town of Folkestone and Kent in general. 

Should you have a particular query, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or email.

We are members of the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA), an organisation with rigorous ethical standards regulating the trade.

The shop is open by appointment only.
Please ring 07728910776 to arrange, even if at short notice.

We buy books

Should you have books that you are looking to sell, we are happy to consider making an offer. We also undertake valuations for probate and insurance purposes.

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