The Space Merchants [London] is an independent online bookshop specialising in vintage science fiction. We stock an extensive range of paperback and hardback books, magazines and artwork.

If you don’t see what you're looking for get in touch, new stock is being listed all the time and we'd love to help you find what you're looking for.

We're also the curators of Science Fiction Theatre, a monthly film club dedicated to the exploration and celebration of classic sf film and television.



Sci-Fi Theatre

We're very proud to present Science Fiction Theatre - a dedicated science fiction film club. Next up... The Mist (2007). Click here to buy your tickets.

September Showcase

Each month we feature a particular author, artist, theme or magazine and showcase related items that we have for sale.

This month we're focusing on our stock of novels and short stories by Brian Aldiss - an English writer and editor best known for science fiction novels and short stories. We're also highlighting our vintage issues of Fantastic - an American digest-size fantasy and science fiction magazine, published from 1952 to 1980.

Keep in touch

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We're also on tumblr and pinterest, where we collect all manner of science fiction goodness.

  • News

  • September bulletin Posted on 01 September 2016

    Gattaca at Science Fiction Theatre, episode 24 of the podcast, and Brian Aldiss features in this month's Showcase.
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    August bulletin Posted on 04 August 2016

    The War of the Worlds at Science Fiction Theatre, and episodes 22 and 23 of the podcast.
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