About Us

For over 35 years, we have operated out of our bright and sunny shop in Camberwell where you will find a wide range of quality books including art, architecture, photography, history and literature.

We issue regular catalogues on specialist subjects as well as recent acquisitions via email. We have an extensive collection so please contact us if you are looking to view a specific item as it may not be located at our Camberwell store upon your arrival.

John Sainsbury is an approved valuer for the Government Cultural Gifts Program and a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

 Sainsburys Books acknowledges the traditional lands of all the Victorian Aboriginal clans, and their cultural practices and knowledge systems.