Welcome to the home page of David Spilman Fine Books, ABAA.  We specialize in fine or rare books, maps and ephemera related to Exploration, Adventure, History, and some of This & That.  Please search or browse our inventory of used and rare books generally 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, limit  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.  We try to provide a boutique bookselling and customer-oriented service.  David Spilman has been selling books for over ten years and is assisted by his wife and niece  in bookselling, research and editing, and acquiring books.  Please contact us for any questions.

We are members of the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).

We adhere to the professionalism and code of ethics of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA.

We are also members of the  Ephemera Society of America (ESA),  California and Washington Map Societies, California Historical Society, California State Library Foundation, the Book Club of California, and the Captain James Cook Society.



Thanks for looking and enjoy!

Bookcase with Books and other objects