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 sci-fi film club. Next up... The Ultimate Warrior (1975). Click here to buy your tickets.

May 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 Poul Anderson - an American author who began his career during the golden age of the genre. We're also highlighting our vintage issues of Analog - the longest running continuously published magazine of science fiction.

Keep in touch

Like us on facebook and follow us on twitter and instagram for updates on new stock, events, occasional nerdery and general star-gazing...

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

  • News

  • May bulletin Posted on 04 May 2016

    Fantastic Voyage and The Ultimate Warrior at Science Fiction Theatre, and episodes 19 and 20 of the podcast.
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    April bulletin Posted on 02 April 2016

    Robot & Frank and Fantastic Voyage at Science Fiction Theatre, episodes 17 and 18 of the podcast, and Isaac Asimov features in this month's Showcase.
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