The Book Merchant Jenkins

West End

The Book Merchant Jenkins is Brisbane's most beautiful secondhand & indie bookstore, inside an historic West End Church.

The bookshop is currently open with limited hours, Thursday to Saturday from 10am to 3pm, or by appointment. Due to COVID-19, the store is limited to 6 visitors at a time.

Inside the stunning space, with vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows and polished floorboards, bibliophiles will find old and new curious and collectable books, as well as interesting, unique artworks which fill the walls.

The Book Merchant Jenkins West End

Shelves are lined with quality second hand books, including rare and antiquarian books, from an impressive range of genres such as art, classic literature, theology, erotica, ethnopharmacology and psychedelia.

The Book Merchant Jenkins West End

Brand new books of old favourites are mixed in among the pre-loved books, and can be specially ordered if not on the shelf.

The Book Merchant Jenkins West End

Patrons are welcome to browse the shelves and sit and read for as long as they want with comfy chairs provided.   

The Book Merchant Jenkins West End

Nice to know - Located on the corner of Dornoch Terrace and Doris Street, this independent book seller is a sibling for Logical Unsanity, the 24 hour book shed in Bardon.

By Deb Lidster

The Book Merchant Jenkins

19 Dornoch Tce

West End

Opening hours

3844 9926

Map

19 Dornoch Tce West End

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