R.A. Gekoski: Dealing in Rare Books and Manuscripts Since 1984

One of the world's leading specialist dealers in modern English, Irish and American Literature, including first editions,
association copies, manuscripts and archives, and artworks with literary associations.

We specialise in the placement of writer’s and publisher’s archives with our institutional clients.

These include amongst others:

The British Library - The Brotherton Collection at Leeds - The University of Texas - Yale - and the Berg Collection at the New York Public Library.

We have placed the full or substantial archives of the following (amongst others):

Dannie Abse - Peter Ackroyd - Andre Deutsch Publishers - Joan Bakewell - Sebastian Barry - Angela Carter - John Fowles - James Hamilton-Patterson - Adrian Henri - Geoffrey Hill - Kazuo Ishiguro - Penelope Lively - Roger McGough - John Osborne - Brian Patten - Jeremy Reed - Iain Sinclair - Emma Tennant - D.M. Thomas - Barry Unsworth

Latest & Newsworthy

British Library acquires archive of Dame Joan Bakewell

British Library acquires archive of Dame Joan Bakewell

We are pleased to announce that we acted as agents for the sale of Dame Joan's papers to the British Library. Joan Bakewell is one of the most important cultural figures of the post-War years. A journalist, broadcaster, writer and eminent member of...
R.A. Gekoski has relocated to Wiltshire

R.A. Gekoski has relocated to Wiltshire

Our New Offices From September 2015 I will be dealing solely from our house in Wiltshire, where I will keep a select inventory of high quality books and manuscripts, sell archives, issue an occasional catalogue, and attend auctions and book...
Ransom Center Acquires Archive of Kazuo Ishiguro

Ransom Center Acquires Archive of Kazuo Ishiguro

I'm pleased to say we acted as agents for August 2015 sale of Kazuo Ishiguro's remarkable archive to the University of Texas.
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