About Us

Welcome to the labyrinth. At Minotavros Books, we invite you to discover a maze of knowledge, where you will find fine and rare books on some of the most diverse and intriguing subjects. There is something for every palette. Our subject specialties include Folklore, Fairy Tales, Mythology, Esoterica, Medicine, Finance, Food & Drink, Linguistics, and Early Printed Books, in addition to many first editions, fine bindings, ephemera and a maze of general interest books.

Founded in 2012 by Stefanos Lazakis, Minotavros Books is a bricks & mortar bookstore located in Whitby Ontario. On a journey of discovery, Minotavros Books has been helping people find and procure books for private collectors, dealers, institutions and book lovers across Canada and around the world. Stefanos has banded together with a motley crew of equally passionate people, who he would like to acknowledge and thank for their support, and invaluable assistance.

Bradley McIlwain, our resident bibliophile and rare books cataloguer was pleased to join the crew in July of 2017. Bradley received his Master of Information in Librarianship from the University of Toronto, and brings his passion for books, poetry, and people. His collection of poems, Elementals (IOWI) was published in 2015.

Reading is an adventure. What page will you turn next? 

Ordering Information

Minotavros Books is proud to ship worldwide. All of our prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. For orders within Canada,  5% GST is added.  

As a valued customer, we guarantee that the condition of our books are as described, packaged, and handled with care.

If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, returns are eligible within 30 days after your book is received.

We also buy books! If you're looking to sell items or even whole libraries, give us a call and we will come to you for an appraisal.

Location and Hours

Our shop is currently open by appointment only. You are encouraged to phone or text 905-424-2641 or email info@minotavrosbooks.com to arrange a time to peruse our shop or pick up an order.

We are located at 10 Sunray St., Suite 4 in Whitby, Ontario, across from Landmark Cinemas 24.