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Book Merchant Jenkins

Yarran L. Jenkins
19 Dornoch Tce
West End, QLD  4101
Opening Hours
Thursday to Saturday, 10am to 7pm, and by chance or appointment.
Online orders and enquiries processed 7 days a week.
+61 7 3844 9926
[email protected]

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The Book Merchant Jenkins is a general antiquarian bookstore in Brisbane, Australia, with a focus on Sexuality, LGBTIQ+, Ethnopharmacology, Dance, Performance, and Art.

Yarran L. Jenkins has been an independent book merchant since 2006. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB), the Australian Booksellers Association (ABA), the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA), the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand (BSANZ), an affiliate of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar (CABS).

He also runs the Logical Unsanity 24 Hour Book Shed, and the bookshop at the Woodford Folk and Planting Festivals. For many years he operated a travelling bookstore along the east coast of Australia, the bookstore inside the former Boundary Street Markets/Motor Room precinct, from the now-lost Cafe Checocho, and a small bookstore in Fitzroy, Melbourne. He also published the Logical Unsanity Literal Arts Journal.


  • Art
  • Performing arts
  • Women
  • Dance
  • Erotica
  • Gay Literature

Other Specialities

LGBTIQ+, Sexuality, Ethnopharmacology

Book Merchant Jenkins