Welcome to the home page of David Spilman Fine Books, ABAA.  We specialize in fine or rare books, publications and maps related to Exploration, Adventure, History and some of This & That.  Please search or browse our inventory used and rare books in very good to fine condition.  If you are looking for a particular book or can’t find what you want, please complete the want form and we will research it for you.  And, we are always interested in buying books in our area of interest that are in very good condition. Please click on Services for more information or contact us.

Please see our updated privacy policy on use of any information you give us.  Due to changes in the European Union regulations, the privacy policy has been enhanced to strengthen the use, sharing and retention of information.

We are open only online and exhibit during the year at several book fairs. Please see the Events page for more information on Book Fairs.



ABAA LogoWe are members of the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America (ABAA) and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). We adhere to the professionalism and code of ethics of the ABAA and IOBA. We are also members of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), associated with the American Library Association (ALA), supporting special collections of rare books, and the Book Club of California.



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