Miles Apart

New and secondhand books on the South Atlantic islands

Ian Mathieson, Callender House, 90, Callender Lane, Ramsbottom Lancs BL0 9DU UK

Telephone: 01706-826467 Please note change of address and telephone


List No 37 available as a pdf-file (June 2017)

For each island we offer items as:

New booksIn print – mainly readily available.

Maps & chartsMainly in print or available in quantity.

VideosIn print.

PostcardsIn print.

ReprintsHigh quality copies mainly in A4 ringbound documents

MagazinesOut of print but we usually have multiple copies of almost all. Normally in full copy of magazine.

SecondhandOften only one copy available although we may obtain further copies in due course. Please check availability before sending money. We note condition of book where appropriate. D/J refers to dust jacket. Also includes antique newspapers and postcards.

Most of my business is by mail order from a private house. I welcome callers by appointment. If you are phoning, evenings and weekends are best. During the day, apologies, but you may often get the answerphone; I will try to phone you the same evening.

Please let me know if you have anything to sell which

relate to the above islands.

  • Books, ephemera, unusual items
  • Any condition
  • Singles or a collection

I will be pleased to travel to most places in the UK or overseas to view collections


Postage: Prices include p&p in the UK. For all other destinations please add 10 % of the value European packages will be sent airmail. Other destinations surface mail, air mail is extra; please ask for a quote.

Payment: New customers payment with order please.

Visa and Mastercard accepted

We can accept payment in Sterling. CHEQUES SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO IK MATHIESON.

All cheques not payable in sterling or drawn on a UK bank account have an £8 service charge.

Cash payments should be sent registered post.

All items can be returned within one week of sale if not satisfactory.

Although we expect to maintain the price of items listed until we issue our next list, we reserve the right to alter prices of new items without notice.