The Company

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Old, Fine and Rare books

Kenneth Hince Old & Fine Books is a prominent bookselling business, established in Melbourne in the 1950s by Kenneth Hince and now managed by his daughter Barbara. Ken runs a separate business, Euroa Fine Books at 49 Binney Street, Euroa. His shop is open most days, but the hours can be irregular so we recommend you ring first. Contact details are telephone 03 5795 1405 and email

We have extensive experience in buying and selling choice antiquarian books. You can rely on us because of our knowledge of this specialist market and the integrity for which we are renowned. We operate by post and on-line. Our special interests are the settlement and local history of Victoria, the exploration of Australia, art and illustrated books, literature and private press, and general antiquarian.

Hince Books is always interested in buying books, maps and ephemera of quality. We buy actively in the fields listed above. Please contact us for a market price estimate.

Take a few moments to browse through our company catalogues, which list some of our comprehensive range of stock or view and search our stock on-line.

For further information contact the Manager: Barbara Hince on 03 9809 1367 or email.

Kenneth Hince Old & Fine Books Pty Ltd supplies fine and rare books in most fields, with an emphasis on Australian History and Exploration, Pacific Voyages, Children's Books, First Editions of literature in English, Fine Bindings, Private Press books, Travel, Art, Decorative Art and Architecture.

Member of  ANZAAB (Australia and New Zealand), ABA (International), ILAB (International), SLAM (France).

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