Shapero Rare Books Ltd
Shapero Rare Books is an internationally renowned dealer in antiquarian books and works on paper. Our experts have over 200 years collective experience in the book world with particular expertise in fine illustrated books from the 15th to the 20th century, travel & voyages, natural history, literature (including modern first editions), children’s books, guidebooks, Hebraica & Judaica and works of Russian interest.
In 2014 we launched Shapero Modern, a modern and contemporary prints department which curates several shows annually on topical themes in our collection.
We also specialise in prints and original works on paper across a broad range of subjects, from antique prints to modern pochoir plates, as well as photographs from vintage photography to modern art photography.
We are based in Mayfair on Saint George Street where most of our stock is available and on public display. We also exhibit at major international art fairs including Frieze Masters and TEFAF (Maastricht & the New York Fall show), as well as renowned book fairs including California, New York, Paris, Tokyo, Melbourne, London, Hong Kong and Boston.
Masterpiece's exhibitors span all eras and disciplines and include many of the world's most distinguished art dealerships. Scrupulous vetting and thoughtful juxtaposition allow one to encounter beautiful works of art, have one's eyes opened to the unfamiliar, and buy with confidence.