By appointment Show Room: 17 Quai aux Fleurs, Paris 04

Religious & esoteric Symbology XVI - XVIII:Siecle

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Religious and Esoteric Symbology; the meaning, context and secret messages from symbols during mankind. We offer consultations,  decodings, interesting adjoined litterature, very rare books & curious related objects.

We specialize in antiquarian, rare and scholarly books and (symbology interesting) objects on the Middle Ages and Renaissance to the Enlightment periods.

The preferred subjects are Symbolism, Alchemy, Philosophy, History, Utopias, Religion, Magic, Religious Sects, Predestinations,

related History & Novels (ex. Paradise Lost/Milton), Free Masons (& other Orders) and Curiosities. 

We buy and sells rare and collectable books in the above fields, especially first editions, private press and antiquarian books on the mentioned subjects including early printings and fine bindings. 

We visits all the important book fairs in Europe and elsewhere . 

On our website we invite you to browse and order from our available stock (about 25 % of the total stock), learn more about us,  and enquire about books you wish to sell.


If you are looking for specific titles or editions we can probably find them for you, 

even extremely rare editions. 

Do not hesitate to contact us, by email, phone or pay a visit in the Library 

17 Quai aux Fleurs in Paris 04.

Estimations of collections and estates free of charge (transport and accommodation expenses may occur ).

Specific and time-consuming tasks charged by the hour or day plus expenses.


Located in Paris, Skarstedt Rare Books Books is not the largest antiquarian bookshop, 

but we may say; a specialized one.