About Us

Hordern House, founded by Anne McCormick and Derek McDonnell is an internationally renowned bookshop, specialising in rare books, historical paintings, manuscripts and prints.

In April 2017 we will be moving our business from Victoria Street, Potts Point to Riley Street, Surry Hills.Our business hours, web and phone contact details will all remain the same. Specific details will of course follow. Until April it will be “business as usual” from Potts Point. 

We are open Tuesday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.Outside normal business hours an appointment will be necessary.

You are welcome to view a selection of:

  • Travel & voyage books
  • Rare Australiana in all fields
  • Manuscripts
  • Illustrated books & Children's literature
  • Colourplate books
  • Historical maps and prints
  • Literature including fine sets
  • Early Australian paintings
  • Voyage art
  • Illuminated manuscripts
  • Fine and rare books
  • Early printed books