+2711 888 32 80 or 072 74 668 47


Booklovers Paradise specializes in Out-of-print and collectable books, mostly non-fiction and more serious fiction. We are very strong in Africana, Rhodesiana, World History and Politics, Health, Self-improvement, Art & Architecture, Birds, Botany & Mammals, Sport, Hunting & Exploration, Automobiles & Sailing, Military Biographies, War.

We have original paintings, maps and prints, both framed and unframed in stock in most of the above categories.
We also have a large selection of Children’s books in English and Afrikaans. We also probably have the best selection of Bushman Art, Foreign Dictionaries and Travel Guides anywhere.

A range of book accessories such as book ends and book stands are available. Solid pine bookcases can be made to order and to your required size. Our Book Restoration Dept is well-known for making grotty & battered old books look like well-cared-for, precious old books.

We buy general books in fine condition. If they are very old and rare we will still buy them to restore. All our books are cleaned, restored if necessary and covered in polyethylene (clear plastic).
Many of our items are unique on the Internet : eg: Complete 9th and 10th edns, leather bound, of Encyclopaedia Britannica: complete 11 vol set of Smollet’s History of England, complete 36 vol set of the Gold Series of Rhodesiana reprints in pig-skin with gold tiles.

IMPORTANT: Please note we are busy updating our website, if you are looking for a particular book please drop us a message or pop into our shop as we have over 6000 books in stock

We look for your wants and advise you when we have found something. Questions or comments? Get in touch with us at:

Office Hours: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM from Mon to Saturdays.
Open all Public Holidays except Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Booklovers Paradise
Northcliff Shopping Center
Cnr Beyers Naude and Milner Road
South Africa 2123
Phone: +27 11 888 3280 or +27 72 746 6847

Our website is currently undergoing construction and so we ask that you be patient with us. If you face any trouble or have an enquiry about using our website please be sure to send us a message at