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From rubber ducks and postcards to books and maps, there is something for everyone at our shop!

We stock key publications on the history of London, including the City and its Livery Companies. We also sell publications relating to our collections, genealogy guides and historic maps of the City of London and surrounding area.

With over 65 titles available to purchase, prices ranging from £1 to £45, and new titles being added regularly, we're sure you'll find something to interest you. The following is a selection of what is available to buy both in the library and online. 

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  1. Guildhall Library Postcards Guildhall Library Postcards
    A set of 16 postcards taken from images found in Guildhall Library's collection of treasures.
  2. Harrison in the Abbey Harrison in the Abbey
    This is a commemorative book to mark the unveiling of the memorial to John Harrison in Westminster Abbey. Edited by the 14th Astronomer Royal, Sir Arnold Wolfendale, it is a tribute to the man who overcame great difficulties to produce the first seagoing clock which determined longitude accurately.
  3. Historic Trade Directories in Guildhall Library Historic Trade Directories in Guildhall Library
    Guildhall Library has one of the largest collections of historic trade and telephone directories held in any UK public library. This publication is an index to the national, regional, county, city, town, district and borough directories and is a valuable tool for local historians and researchers.
  4. Lloyd's Marine Collection Lloyd's Marine Collection
    The Lloyd’s Marine Collection at Guildhall Library contains sources providing details of Merchant Navy vessels, shipping movements and casualties from the 18th century onwards. This publication is a comprehensive guide to the collection and related sources.
  5. London Sketchbook: A Pictorial Celebration London Sketchbook: A Pictorial Celebration
    A celebration of one of the world's great cities, 'London Sketchbook' is packed with over 200 evocative watercolour illustrations of the author's favourite landmarks and sights.
  6. St Paul's Cathedral: 1400 years at the heart of London St Paul's Cathedral: 1400 years at the heart of London
    Beautifully illustrated with rare items from City and cathedral archives, and glorious colour photography of today's building and its treasures, St Paul's Cathedral: 1,400 Years at the Heart of London tells of St Paul's fascinating history.
  7. Shakespeare Duck To Quack or Not to Quack?
    Ducks can be bought at the library or in our online shop, and form part of our celebrations for the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth.
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