Man standing next to bookshelves reading a book

Fairfax Corporation, Man reading in the Municipal Library, New South Wales  20 June 1930, nla.obj-160653595

The National Library of Australia does not sell books from its collections.

If you are after a particular book, try contacting a local bookseller in your area, they may be able to help you find a copy. There are also online bookshops and book search databases which may be helpful. Some of these are listed in our eResources portal. Go to the browse eResources tab and search 'book trade' to find relevant resources.

The National Library bookshop sells books and other material on a range of subjects from various publishers, including books and merchandise published by the National Library of Australia.

You can also order copies of certain collection materials, subject to the Australian Copyright Act 1968, through our Copies Direct service. For more information please visit the Copies Direct website.

For information on where to buy an out of print book see the Library’s FAQ How can I find out of print books?

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