About William Matthews, Bookseller


William Matthews, Bookseller was established (as Star Treader Books) in Vancouver, BC in 1976. We are specialists in old and uncommon works of fantasy and imagination: science fiction, lost-race and lost-world fiction, mystery, detective, thrillers, poetry, drama and other unusual literature of all types. We maintain a stock of antiquarian books in many other fields, including natural history, private press and illustrated books, poetry & broadsides, antiquarian maps & prints.

The Haunted Bookshop was established in Victoria, BC in 1947. I purchased the shop in 2020 and am the 5th Owner.