Anyone interested in joining this convivial crowd should contact the Hon. Secretary, Graham Giles Tel 021 852 8480, or email:

  • Receive a copy of Philobiblon.
  • Receive notifications or events and attend them.
  • Meet people who share your passion.
  • Grow your collection of books with insight.

Subs for Members in South Africa are R125 per annum.   Members from outside South Africa pay an additional charge to cover the cost of postage to the country in question.

We currently have over 80 members, most of whom are based in or near Cape Town, but a few hail from elsewhere, such as other parts of South Africa, Canada, USA, UK, Portugal, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. Although the Society tends to appeal to the more mature person, there is evidence of a new, younger membership making an appearance.   There are no teenagers among them as yet, but we live in hope.