We regret to announce that the business has been discontinued following the death of the founder in May. The entire stock will be offered by Bonhams in their sale on 22 November 2011, and the catalogue may be viewed online at www.bonhams.com/eur/auction/18992.

The printed catalogue is available on application to:

tel: +44 (0) 1666 502 200

All enquiries regarding the sale should be addressed to:-

tel: +44 (0)20 7468 8351

About Us

Michael Silverman became an antiquarian bookseller in 1984. He set up in business on his own account in London in 1989.


All items are guaranteed as authentic without limit of time. All transactions are conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers.

All items remain the property of Michael Silverman until payment is made in full.

Unbound manuscripts are subject to VAT.

We can accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, & American Express.

Export Licences, where required, will be obtained and no charge will be made.