BLOOMSBURY CHRISTMAS BOOK FAIR

2nd December 2017

John - 020 8994 2258, Andrew - 07730 892206 or Nick - 0208 741 7140 N/A mayflyephemera@msn.com, andrewsaidi54@gmail.com, ambersonx@outlook.com
John Martin, Andrew Saidi and Nick Bernstein £2 10.30am - 4:30pm
RCP Car Park, Entrance: Herbrand Street, Tel: 0207 833 9956
Russell Square
Euston or Kings Cross
Full Access
Cafe's, bars and restaurants on site

Venue: Holiday Inn London - Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London, WC1N 1HT, tel: 0871 942922

We are pleased that AbeBooks will once again be our sponsors for this fair.

Thousands of beautiful, rare collectable and quirky books, prints, photographs and ephemera will be offered for sale at prices to suit every enthusiast. We welcome collectors old and new to join us for this special festive treat.

 

Exhibitors


Allsworth Rare Books

PO Box 134, 235 Earls Court Road, London, SW5 9FE

T 0207 3770552
  F 0207 3770552
  E travel@allsworthbooks.com, jenny@allsworthbooks.com
  W www.allsworthbooks.com

Contact: Jenny Allsworth

Specialisms: Travel and exploration, Africana, Far East, Middle East, voyages, travel photography, big game hunting.

The Antiquarian Book Company

49 Hampstead Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 5NG

Contact: Jeremy Carson

Specialisms: I buy and sell attractive and unusual books, including ms material and quirky ephemera. My particular interest is Victorian publishers' bindings, maps and stylish dust jackets.

Ashtonrarebooks

105 Curzon Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 4AG

Contact: Dr Les Ashton

Specialisms: Specialising in High Quality Fine Editions. Particularly Modern First Editions (Fiction), Plays (mainly 20th century), Signed and Association copies, Uncommon Editions, Children's Literature (mainly 20th century) and illustrated books. We are members of both the PBFA and ABA and practise under their guidance.

Gerald Baker

28 Beaconsfield Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2TS

T 0117 9744319
  E ggbaker@btinternet.com
  W www.bakersbooks.co.uk

Contact: Gerald Baker

Specialisms: Railways, motoring, aviation, maritime, industrial history, canals & inland waterways, topography, interesting ephemera, official publicity of the British railway companies. Occasional catalogues on specialisms and in advance of book fairs.

Ballantyne Way

Kiln House, Low Street, Benhall, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1JQ

T 01728 604711
  E rogerballantyneway@gmail.com

Contact: Roger Ballantyne-Way

Specialisms: Art & design, architecture, fine illustrated, applied arts, typography, graphics and private press.

BAS BOOKS LTD

533 Liverpool Road, Islington, London, N7 8NS

T 020 76070724
  M 07702893148
  E giles.bird@basbooks.net, ali.bird@basbooks.net

Contact: Ali & Giles Bird OBE

Specialisms: We purchase and sell quality fiction and scarce books, mainly from the twentieth century. We endeavour to have an unusual stock, especially of signed and association copies, or uncommon editions.

Nicholas Bernstein

2 Vaughan Avenue, London, W6 0XS

T 0208 741 7140
  M 07958 543611
  E ambersonx@outlook.com

Contact: Nicholas Bernstein

Specialisms: 18th and 19th century literature, sets, travel, cookery, fine bindings. Some philosophy, social history and economics.

Bond Books

10 Church Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DB

T 01258 471249
  E info@bondbooks.co.uk
  W www.bondbooks.co.uk

Contact: Karen Jakobsen

Specialisms: Art reference, particularly twentieth century art and design, and English literature.

Bookmark - Children's Books

Fortnight, Wick Down, Broad Hinton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 9NR

T 01793 731693
  M 07788 841305
  E leonora-excell@btconnect.com

Contact: Anne Excell & Leonora Smith

Specialisms: Wide range of 1st editions, novelty and picture books, annuals, cards, dolls, toys and games etc. 18th century to modern. Booksearch within our specialist field.

Pablo Butcher

Overy Mill, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7JU

T 01865 341445
  F 01865 340180
  E pablo.butcher@wanadoo.fr

Contact: Pablo Butcher

Specialisms: Travel, arts & exploration of India, SE Asia, Tibet, Islamic world, Latin America, Haiti. Tribal art, African ethnography, original photograph albums.

CHELTENHAM RARE BOOKS

12 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL25 1QB

T 01242 361594
  E info@cheltenhamrarebooks.co.uk

Contact: Mark Skipper

Specialisms: First editions, illustrated books, private press, original artwork, rare and unusual literature.

Claude Cox Old & Rare Books

White House Farm, Kelsale, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 2PQ

T 01728 602786
  M 07710 245262
  E books@claudecox.co.uk
  W www.claudecox.co.uk

Contact: Anthony Cox

Specialisms: Large general & antiquarian stock. Small selections from our stock can be seen at Crisp's, High Street, Saxmundham & Yoxford Antiques Centre. General Antiquarian; Printing and the Art of the Book; Suffolk Books, Maps & Prints; Bookplates and Ex Libris. Antiquarian, especially history, literature, private press, illustrated, fine printing, typography, bibliography, fine bindings, and East Anglian topography.

Eclectica

48 Rosendale Road, West Dulwich, London, SE21 8DP

T 0208 7614138
  E coupeplanning@btinternet.com

Contact: Michael J Coupe

Specialisms: Pictorial/decorated cloth bindings (especially children's), general antiquarian, and illustrated books.

Extraordinary Editions Ltd.

126 Leighton Road, London, NW5 2RG

T 020 7267 4547
  M 07722 057184
  E mm@extraordinaryeditions.com
  W www.extraordinaryeditions.com

Contact: Martin Morgan & Maureen Semple Piggot

Specialisms: Publishers of limited edition, handmade facsimiles of rare or unpublished manuscripts and documents that deserve to be published because of the beauty or their importance - ideally both.

Fawsley First Editions

2 High Street, Upton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 4EH

T 07770 861808
  E stevemrudge@hotmail.com

Contact: Steve Rudge

Specialisms: Children's Books and Illustrated, particularly boys' adventure and story annuals from the 20th century, Boy's Own, Captain, Scout, Chums, Young England, Modern Boy. G A Henty collector and specialist dealer. R M Ballantyne, W H G Kingston, W E Johns, P F Westerman, etc. First Editions. Ian McEwan, Anthony Trollope, Scorpion Press, Leslie Charteris.

Fireside Bookshop

1 The Arcade, High Street, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5AB

Contact: R D Sheppard

Specialisms: History, Humanities, Philosophy, Science & Technology, Transport and General Antiquarian.

H M Fletcher

Wynches Barn, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, SG10 6BA

T 01279 843883
  F 01279 842830
  M 07887532795
  E keith@hmfletcher.co.uk
  W www.hmfletcher.co.uk

Contact: Marina & Keith Fletcher

Specialisms: Fine, interesting and useful books of 15th to 20th centuries.

Paul Foster Books

9 Anstice Close, Chiswick, London, W4 2RJ

Contact: Paul Foster

Specialisms: Bindings, art, 19th and 20th century first editions, children's and illustrated.

Peter Foster Books

The Folly, Cuckoo Lane, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2NB

Contact: Peter Foster & Thais Brand

Specialisms: General antiquarian, fine bindings, first editions, art, children's illustrated.

Gage Postal Books

PO Box 105, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 8EQ

T 01702 715133
  F 01702 715133
  E gagebooks@clara.net
  W www.gagebooks.co.uk

Contact: Simon Routh

Specialisms: Large stock of theology and Church history, including antiquarian and rare Bibles.

Goodsir & Young

Meadow View, 235 London Road, Batheaston, Bath, N E Somerset, BA1 7RL

T 07788 710968
  E william.goodsir@googlemail.com

Contact: William Goodsir & Rosie Young

Specialisms: Children's books, illustrated books, fairy tales, fine bindings, literature.

Peter Harrington

100 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 6HS

T 020 7591 0220
  F 020 7225 7054
  E mail@peterharrington.co.uk
  W www.peterharrington.co.uk

Contact: Pom Harrington

Specialisms: Literature, 15th to 20th century; landmark books in science, economics, philosophy and the history of idea; travel, voyages, military and naval; illustrated books, including children's and photography; fine bindings and sets.

Jean Hedger

8 Cliveden Gages, Taplow, Berkshire, SL6 0GA

T 01628 603204
  E jeanhedger@gmail.com

Contact: Jean Hedger

Specialisms: Children's books, illustrated books of all kinds, reference books related to these two areas, original artwork.

Hereward Books

17 High Street, Haddenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 3XA

Contact: Roger & Miranda Pratt

Specialisms: Shooting, fishing, big game hunting, fine bindings and general plate books.

Peter Hill

3 Westbourne Avenue, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 7QT

T 01243 379956
  M 07703533866
  E peterhill.books1@gmail.com

Contact: Peter Hill

Specialisms: Travel, art, classical archaeology, literature.

Holybourne Rare Books

7 Market Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1HA

Contact: Stephen Dick

Specialisms: General antiquarian, rare, modern first editions, children's books.

Hyraxia Books

Toft Cottage, 1 Beverley Road, Hutton Cranswick, East Yorkshire, YO25 9PQ

T 07557 652609
  E shop@hyraxia.com
  W www.hyraxia.com

Contact: Gail Patterson & Simon Patterson

Specialisms: Modern first editions, speculative fiction, children's.

Jonkers Rare Books

27 Hart Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2AR

T 01491 576427
  E info@jonkers.co.uk
  W www.jonkers.co.uk

Contact: Christiaan & Sam Jonkers

Specialisms: Illustrated books, Children’s fiction, Modern first editions, 19th & 20th century literature, Signed books, Original Artwork, Important works in all fields. General and speciality high quality stock. Gift books.

Michael S Kemp Bookseller

M S & A M Kemp T/A, 19 Adelaide Gardens, Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3HN

T 01795 663675
  M 07711856075
  E mike@kempbooksellers.co.uk
  W www.michaelkemp.co.uk

Contact: Michael S Kemp

Specialisms: Rare, interesting and unusual books, manuscripts and ephemera. Mervyn Peake. Occasional email lists of recent acquisitions issued.

Kernoozers Ltd

1 Course Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7HQ

T 01344 621283
  M 07973 420422
  E sales@kernoozers.com
  W www.stores.ebay.co.uk/kernoozers

Contact: Charles Nelson

Specialisms: Rare & collectable books, vintage photographs, fine art & illustrations, manuscripts & letters, curiosities & ephemera.

Sarah Key Books

The Haunted Bookshop, 9 St Edwards Passage, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3PJ

T 01223 312913
  M 07720146679, 07720146680
  E philsalin@gmail.com
  W www.sarahkeybooks.co.uk

Contact: Sarah Key & Phil Salin

Specialisms: We specialise in Children's and illustrated books, mainly 19th and 20th century. The shop also stocks Cambridge and East Anglian interest, fine bindings, general fiction, poetry and quirky titles, and anything we deem interesting! Valuations undertaken, showing at PBFA book fairs across the U.K.

Lorych Books

Münchener Str. 1, 10777 Berlin

T +49 30-210 188 03
  F +49 30-210 188 03
  E Antiquariat.Lorych@t-online.de
  W www.ZVAB.com , www.antiquariat.de

Contact: Susanne & Ralf Lorych

Specialisms: Early printing, children's, travel & guides, colour plate books, Olympic Games, German books.

Love Rare Books

7 Hanley Gardens, Hanley Road, London, N4 3DY

Contact: Deborah Davis

Specialisms: Illustrated, Children’s, Design, Wartime Home Front, Literature, Modern First Editions Original artwork with an emphasis on the 20th century. Art and Photography.

Lucius Books Ltd

York Eco Business Centre, Amy Johnson Way, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 4AG

Contact: Georgina & James Hallgate

Specialisms: Modern first editions, literature, children's illustrated, original artwork and detective fiction.

Lymelight Books & Prints

20 Cherry Tree Road, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5GQ

T 01297 34568
  M 07812 920541
  E lymelightbooks1@outlook.com

Contact: Nigel Cozens

Specialisms: Art, illustrated, literature including poetry, topography especially West Country, natural history, geology, palaeontology, John Fowles, antiquarian, maps & prints.

Ian Marr Rare Books

23 Pound Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3JR

T 01579 345310
  E marr.books@gmail.com
  W www.ianmarr.co.uk

Contact: Ian Marr

Specialisms: Mostly British books, manuscripts, ephemera, 17th to 20th century, 19th century photography, bindings. Catalogues issued. Visitors by appointment only please.

Mayfly

1c Ramillies Road, London, W4 1JW

T 020 38949065
  E mayflyephemera@msn.com

Contact: John Martin & C G Martin

Specialisms: Ephemera of every description, manuscripts, newspapers.

Chris Mees

Poundsford, Vicarage Lane, Burwash, East Sussex, TN19 7JS

T 01435 883950
  M 07967 648717
  E info@arts-search.com
  W www.chrismeesbooks.com

Contact: Christopher Mees

Specialisms: Women's history, suffragette movement, art history, design history, architectural history, and Arts & Crafts movement.

Missing Books

'Coppers', Main Road, Great Leighs, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1NR

T 01245 361609
  E missingbooks@madasafish.com

Contact: Chris Missing

Specialisms: UK topography, especially Essex. A & C Black colour plate books, London interest, rural interest and architecture.

Michael Morris

Weavers Green, Needwood, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9PQ

T 01283 575344
  E info@trademaps.co.uk
  W www.trademaps.co.uk

Contact: Mike Morris

Specialisms: Varied stock, specialising in maps, plans, charts, atlases, prints, engravings, documents and ephemera.

Northern Herald Books

5 Close Lea, Rastrick, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 3AR

T 01484 721845
  E bobjones_nhb@talk21.com

Contact: Robert Jones

Specialisms: Socialism, labour & economic history, economics, industrial relations, women's history.

James M Pickard

Pendragon, 21 Grenfell Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 2PA

T 0116 270 7169
  E jprarebook@aol.com
  W www.JAMESMPICKARD.com

Contact: James M Pickard

Specialisms: Ian Fleming/Bondiana, Leslie Charteris/The Saint, Enid Blyton/The Famous Five, rare and first editions, the classics of detective fiction.

Edmund Pollinger

4 Stanwick Road, West Kensingon, London, W14 8UH

T 020 76022653
  M 07834 601432
  E etpollinger@live.com
  W www.etpollinger.com

Contact: Edmund Pollinger

Specialisms: Travel and Big Game Hunting in Africa and Asia and Related Exotic Colonial Cookery.

Rainford & Parris

17 Vernons Close, Henham, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM22 6AE

T 01279 850599
  E books@btinternet.com

Contact: Philip & Helen Parris And Justin Rainford

Specialisms: Literature, modern first editions, children's illustrated, cookery.

Reigate Galleries

Cedar Cottage, Haroldslea Drive, Horley, Surrey, RH6 9PH

T 01293 773426
  E morrishjulian@yahoo.co.uk

Contact: Julian Morrish

Specialisms: Travel, natural history, children's illustrated.

Julian Roberts Fine Books

Hill House, Braceby, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 0TA

T 01529 497271
  M 07769780919
  E jrfinebooks@aol.com

Contact: Julian & Pollyanne Roberts

Specialisms: Modern First Editions, Childrens & Illustrated, 17th -20th century Literature and selective Antiquarian. We specialise in Fine copies.

Sophie Schneideman Rare Books

331 Portobello Road, London, W10 5SA

T 020 8964 8441
  E sophie@ssrbooks.com
  W www.ssrbooks.com

Contact: Sophie Schneideman

Specialisms: Four catalogues a year. Book arts, private press and illustrated books, fine bindings, calligraphy, prints, photography, food and wine, Scotland.

Anthony Smith Books

128 Clonmore Street, London, SW18 5HB

Contact: Anthony Smith

Specialisms: General stock but specialities include library sets, illustrated books, architecture, biography, history and literature. Small stock, £10 - £10,000. Catalogues issued occasionally. Pop-up shops held at John Murray's former offices at 50 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BD.

Neil Summersgill

Pigeon Hall, Abbott Brow, Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7HT

T 01254 813559
  F 01254 813559
  E summersgillbooks@btinternet.com

Contact: Neil Summersgill

Specialisms: Antiquarian, fine bindings, travel, autograph letters, manuscripts and interesting books in most categories.

Temple of Fancy - Books and Ephemera

4 Westwood, Cockwood, Exeter, Devon, EX6 8RW

T 01626 890515
  M 07989694642
  E ben.osborne1@btconnect.com

Contact: Ben & Nicola Osborne

Specialisms: Children's books, particularly antiquarian. General fiction, particularly women writers. Women's letters, diaries and travels.

John Underwood Antiquarian Books

Plum Tree Farm, Upgate Street, Carleton Rode, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 1NJ

T 01953 860746
  E mrjunder@aol.com
  W www.johnunderwoodbooks.com

Contact: John Underwood

Specialisms: Manuscripts of all kinds and dates, antiquarian books and medieval illuminated leaves. Also woodcarvings and stained glass.

Unsworth's Antiquarian Booksellers

30A Bonnington Square, London, SW8 1TQ

T 0800 0556650
  M 07802 875469
  E books@unsworths.com
  W www.unsworths.com

Contact: Charlie Unsworth

Specialisms: Early printing, Greek and Latin texts and translations, Classical Antiquity, Middle Ages and Renaissance, British history and topography, Literature. Visitors welcome by appointment.

VOEWOOD RARE BOOKS

Voewood, Cromer Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6QS

T 01263 715539
  M 07768867289
  E simon@simonfinch.com, andrew@voewood.com
  W www.voewoodartandbooks.com , www.voewood.com

Contact: Simon Finch, Andrew Taylor

Specialisms: High quality art, architecture and photography books. Antiquarian books across a range of subjects.

Walden Books

38 Harmood Street, London, NW1 8DP

T 020 7267 8146
  F 020 7267 8147
  E walden_books@tiscali.co.uk
  W www.waldenbooks.co.uk

Contact: David Tobin

Specialisms: Literature, art, philosophy.

Peter Whetman

38 Burwood Avenue, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 2RZ

T 020 8868 7968
  E pwhetman1@waitrose.com

Contact: Peter Whetman

Specialisms: History and topography of London. One catalogue issued per annum.

White Eagle Books

17 Rossall Crescent, Ealing (Park Royal), London, NW10 7HE

T 020 89979894
  M 07730892206
  E andrewsaidi54@gmail.com

Contact: Andrew & Lidia Szaflarski-Saidi

Specialisms: World Travel and Exploration including Central Asia and the Middle East. Military History specifically WWII. Poland. Modern First Editions mainly based on 1950s/60s/70s cinema. English Topography. White Eagle Books is a Member of the IOBA.

Wildside Books

29 Kings Avenue, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 2PE

T 01323 416211
  E wildsidebooks@hotmail.com

Contact: Alan Gibbard

Specialisms: Natural history, especially ornithology, travel, general antiquarian and secondhand.

Worlds End Bookshop

357 King's Road, London, SW3 5ES

Contact: Giles Lyon

Specialisms: Varied general stock especially photography, art, architecture, fashion and design, poetry.

Zimnol Books

153 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3AT

T 020 8744 2064
  E ritazimnol@yahoo.co.uk

Contact: Rita Atkinson

Specialisms: 20th century wood-engraved, illustrated and small press books, T S Eliot, and 20th century art books.