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Swan's Fine Books


Laurelle Swan

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Laurelle Swan, Proprietor of Swan's Fine Books

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COUPON CODE (if applicable):
Available to all booksellers so long as sale is conducted outside of Abe or other commission-charging third party



2161 Ygnacio Valley Road Suite 107, Walnut Creek, CA, 94598, United States

More about this bookseller

Swan’s Fine Books opened its doors in May of 2013 as a collectable and antiquarian shop.  During covid we were temporarily closed and were online only - however, in April of 2021 we were thrilled to re-open in our new location, still in Walnut Creek, in the "Ygnacio Adobe".


We are pleased to also offer our books to friends across the globe via our web site and by our listings through various third-party web sites.


We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA), its international affiliate, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).  As such, we adhere to a strict code of ethics and strive for customer satisfaction with every transaction.

Swan's Fine Books offers rare and collectable books in a wide range of general interest subjects.  While some of these books are listed online, many are not and we encourage you to contact us with any special needs you may have.


Our specialities are Fine Press, Illustrated, and Artist books, and it is these that you will most likely find on our web site and at book fairs.  We particularly love the early British fine presses, such as the Kelmscott Press, the Ashendene Press, the Cresset Press, and the Golden Cockerel Press.  Illustrators of which we are particularly fond include Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, and Eric Gill – but there are so many it’s impossible to name them all.

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Terms of Sale

All sales are subject to the following terms: Reciprocal dealer discounts allowed, state tax must be charged for books shipped to California addresses, Refunds cheerfully made so long as we are notified within 30 days of your receipt of the book and the book price will be refunded for any reason whatsoever. We will also gladly refund your postage cost if the return is due to either our error in listing or loss/damage incurred during transit.

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