Black Cattle Dog Books

Beautiful books
Meaningful text
Unique bindings
Reminiscent of a simpler time

Black Cattle Dog Books

An online bookseller focused on curating books of interest, meaning and beauty – both in the content and the rendering.

Antiquarian Medical

Here you will find a fascinating collection of rare and vintage books from the early days of medicine. From anatomical atlases to medical treatises, our collection provides a unique insight into the evolution of medical knowledge and practice throughout history. Whether you’re a medical professional, a student of medical history, or simply an avid book collector, we’re confident you’ll find something to captivate and educate in our Antiquarian Medical collection.


Our Biography section offers an impressive collection of life stories spanning a wide range of historical figures. From politicians and artists to writers and musicians, our selection of biographies includes books that cover some of the most intriguing figures throughout history. With classic biographies and contemporary memoirs on offer, there’s something to satisfy every curiosity.

American Literature

Our American Literature category is a treasure trove of classic literature from some of America’s most iconic writers. From Mark Twain to Ernest Hemingway to William Faulkner, our selection of vintage American literature offers a glimpse into some of the most influential works in American literary history. Whether you’re a literary enthusiast or simply appreciate the classics, we’re sure you’ll find something to love in our American Literature collection.


Our Collectibles category offers a unique and intriguing selection of rare and unusual books. From first editions to limited printings, our collection is sure to appeal to the discerning collector. With an array of unusual and interesting books on offer, we’re confident you’ll find something special in our Collectibles section.


Cloth and leather-bound books from bygone eras, many printed specifically for private libraries in the 18th and 19th centuries. These volumes are works of art from the printing, the paper used and the artwork. They will delight even the most meticulous collector.

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We take great pride in our collection of vintage books, and we’re constantly adding new titles to our inventory. We hope you enjoy exploring our website and discovering the many treasures within each of our collections.