50 years. Abbey's at 131 York Street (next to QVB) is an Aladdin's cave for readers and Sydney's much-loved indie bookshop since 1968 ~ Where ideas grow.
It was 1968 when Eve & Ron Abbey founded Abbey's. From that time on we've curated a distinctive collection.
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There are New Releases, Categories and Search.
1) Click NEW RELEASES and pick the section you're after. New Releases are normally updated on the first of each month.
2) Click CATEGORIES. Pick the category you're after and use the filters to narrow it down, for example, In Stock.
3) Click SEARCH on the homepage or the magnifying glass icon (top right) to get the quick search. For more search parameters, click More Search Options (also found next to the Search button in quick search). More information on Search can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions - which are found under INFO on the main menu.
Abbey's Bookshop at 131 York Street has become an institution among readers and knowledge seekers looking for those hard to find books. Abbey's remains a favourite of many of Australia's academics and authors, politicians and lawyers.
...history, science, crime fiction or literature. Our customers often express their surprise and delight at finding books they were unaware of, whether from smaller publishers or sourced from overseas.
...Thousands of fantasy and science fiction books in our GALAXY Bookshop, plus an enormous range of fiction in other languages within our Language Book Centre.
Abbey's Bookshops Pty Ltd comprises: Abbey's Bookshop, Galaxy Bookshop and Language Book Centre.
OWNER & CO-FOUNDER
ASSISTANT MANAGER, ABBEY'S
SENIOR BOOKSELLER & BOOKBUYER
MANAGER, LANGUAGE BOOK CENTRE