The Haunted Bookshop is Vancouver Island's oldest antiquarian bookshop. Named after Christopher Morley's 1918 novel, the shop is 'haunted by the ghosts of all great literature'.
Described in 'Beautiful British Columbia' magazine as 'the sort of antiquarian bookstore bibliophiles dream about', The Haunted actually caters to recreational readers wanting recent paperbacks & scholars seeking out-of-print material, as well as to collectors of the unusual & the rare. Its carefully chosen stock includes books on most subjects, unique ephemeral items, antique prints & postcards. Formal & informal appraisal services are also offered.
The shop is always looking to purchase quality individual books & collections; house calls can be arranged when warranted. British literature & history, First Nations studies, children's & illustrated books, nautical & ; other transportation titles are particularly sought.
Sidney BC is a shopper’s paradise offering the latest in fashion, homewares, specialty items and gifts, and a wide range of the practical everyday things we all need. Kids and pets get special attention in Sidney. And as Canada’s only “Booktown,” the town features five unique and independent bookstores.