About Us

Books on High is a space filled with rare and esoteric books. Books on Spirituality, Philosophy and Mysticism. It is a space for people to come together to share ideas and understandings in the quest to understand the sense and purpose of human life on planet Earth.

We have more than 4000 handsome rare books up to 250 years old collected over 40 years by the well known antiquarian book valuer and seller Anah Dunsheath. The rare books range in subject matter from religion, philosophy, English literature, natural history, travel, sport, early New Zealand and the Arts.

We stock the works of many great masters in the esoteric and spiritual teachings of the Gnostic, Christian, Taoist, Rosicrucian, Sufi, Hindu, Buddhist and Kabbalist schools. Such as Rumi, Hakim Sanai, Mrs Tweedie, Attar, Kabir, Vivekananda, Aivanhov, Gurdjieff, Nisagadarta, Ramana Maharshi, Nityananda, Adi Sankaracharya, Abdullah Dougan and many more.

We specialise in childrens books which provide information most valuable in the formation of broad, questioning, healthy and courageous minds. Some of the childrens books are old classics along with more recent publications of works with meaning for children.