08 Aug 2022
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Muir Books
Perth Bookbinding & Restoration

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17 Lindsay Street, Perth 6000, Western Australia

off Newcastle Street [behind the Ellington Jazz Club]
customer parking available

Trading Hours
Monday to Friday: 10.30am to 6pm
Saturdays: 11am to 3pm
[other times by appointment]

Telephone & Email
+(61) 08 9228 2111

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For all orders and queries,
please contact us direct :
email books@muirbooks.com
or phone: +(61) 08 9228 2111

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Books, Art, Prints, Photographs, Manuscripts. etc
We buy individual books as well as collections and we are always happy
to view and advise on values of your books

We have 50,000 books in stock and can also search for
that hard to find book you have been looking for

We have an expert bookbinder who is able to repair and restore your favourite book,
family bible or create a presentation gift box suitable for birthdays or weddings
[a free quote provided upon inspection]

Alice in Wonderland

Muir Books

Established 1973 we are now located in a renovated heritage listed 'horse stable' built in the late 1890's and located in Northbridge [17 Lindsay Street, Perth, Western Australia]. Rob and Janet Muir (Owners) along with Tara Surry (Manager) warmly welcome you to come in and browse our stock of over 50,000 fine, rare, second-hand and out of print books. We also deal in original paintings, prints, maps, photographs and gift items. We buy and sell and are happy to come to you if you are selling a large quantity of books, etc. We provide a free search service for that hard to find book.

If you are looking for a special birthday, wedding or corporate gift we can assist and you will find plenty to choose from on our bookshelves and in our many gift filled cabinets. We also have a professional bookbinder who can restore bibles, albums or a much loved book. He is also able to custom make a presentation or gift box for your precious book or items.

We have ample off-street parking for customers and visitors

Girls reading at Muir Books 17 Lindsay Street Perth Western Australia
Please feel free to come in browse
(and read) at our bookshop

Bookbinders at work. Lithograph courtesy of L. Pericles

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Last Commander of the Baudin Expedition.
The Journal 1800-1804

Milius Volumes


Available from Muir Books
Email : books@muirbooks.com or,
Telephone +(61) 08 9228 2111
Now $85 [rrp $120]

Pierre Bernard Milius : Last Commander of the Baudin Expedition
Perth, Western Australia, ACE Pty Ltd & NLA, 2013

First published translation into English. Two Volumes [volume 1: transcription; volume 2: English translation]. Translated by Kate Pratt from the original manuscript journal in the Kerry Stokes Collection. Edited by Peter Hambly with Intro. by Anthony J Brown. Pierre Bernard Milius (1773-1829) lieutenant and second in command of the Naturaliste on the Baudin / Freycinet Expedition was given command of the Géographe at Île de France (Mauritius) for the remainder of the journey back to France following the death of Nicolas Baudin. The manuscript journal of Milius is held in the Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth. This is the first time the journal has been translated and published into English

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Muir Books
Perth - Western Australia

Established in 1973, the Bookshop is located at 17 Lindsay Street Perth (Northbridge), Western Australia. We have a large stock of second-hand, antiquarian and out of print books, maps, photographs, postcards, ephemera & manuscripts.

* We offer a free search service if you do not find what you are looking for here.
* We provide bookbinding and restoration service
* We value for disposal, probate and insurance
* We buy and sell books and we are happy to come to you if you have a large collection you are wanting to sell

If you are looking for an out of print or hard to find book please browse our books - if you can't find the book you are searching for please contact us and we will find the book for you. We are open 6 days so come and visit us at our bookshop

For further information please email us
or telephone us +(61 8) 9228 2111


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Vintage Prints & Illustrated Cards
1870's to 1970's

Pictorial advert

PICTORIAL is part of Muir Books, dealing in original, vintage and collectable works on paper from the 1870's to 1970's including posters, photographs, illustrated cards, advertisements and ephemera.

We have been collecting these beautiful pictures for over 30 years. They are all in very good condition and presented in archival sleeves ready for framing

We exhibit at major antique and print fairs in Western Australia:
- Perth Antique Fair
- On William Fairs
- Northbridge Festival
- Joondalup Festival
- Avon Valley Vintage Festival

Christmas Angel

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Muir Books
17 Lindsay Street
tel: (618) 9228 2111