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Venue: The Guildhall, Market Square CB2 3QJ, tel: 01223 457000
A warm welcome is extended to all potential visitors to this ever-popular fair, now in its umpteenth year of being. As ever, we have a good mix of attenders, old faces and new faces alike and a great mix of stock to peruse, books both antiquarian and second hand, maps, ephemera plus some special exhibitors including a bookbinder and book box seller.
Have a look at Dealers' Highlights (see below) for a taster of what will be on offer and do contact the Fair Managers at firstname.lastname@example.org in plenty of time before the fair if you have specific wants or areas of interest and we will do our best to pass these on to exhibitors.
Highlights (109 items)
243 Pensby Road, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside, CH61 5UA
Contact: Dr John Edmondson
Specialisms: Botany and general natural history; horticulture and garden design; botanical art; architecture; Linnaeana; travel.
The Conifers, Valley Road, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5HU
Contact: Thomas Lintern-Mole
Specialisms: Early printing; English and continental literature; history of ideas.
28 Beaconsfield Road, Clifton, Bristol, Somerset, BS8 2TS
Contact: Gerald Baker
Specialisms: Transport (particularly railways), industrial history, maritime, topography, sport, children's books, interesting ephemera, official publicity of the British railway companies.
Kiln House, Low Street, Benhall, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1JQ
Contact: Roger Ballantyne-Way
Specialisms: Art & design, architecture, fine illustrated, applied arts, typography, graphics and private press.
4 Blyburgate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9TA
Contact: Piers & Stephen Besley
Specialisms: Antiquarian, gardening, natural history, Norfolk and Suffolk, illustrated. Catalogues issued on specialities.
PO Box 8662, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 9BB
Contact: Philip & Karen Woolley
Specialisms: Children's and Illustrated books; Crime and Detective fiction inc. Sherlock Holmes & James Bond; British comics & Annuals; Periodicals; Observer series; fantasy, science fiction, horror; Penguins and literature; Ephemera; Leicestershire & Rutland interest.
5 Stanmore Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2RR
Contact: John Blanchfield
Specialisms: Industrial history, general academic.
7 St. Pauls Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2BE
Contact: James & Brenda Blessett
Specialisms: Lincolnshire & Northants topography, Fenland, 'BB', motoring.
10 Church Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DB
Contact: Karen Jakobsen
Specialisms: Art reference, particularly twentieth century art and design, and English literature.
93 Cam Causeway, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1TL
Contact: Frank Edwards
Specialisms: British topography, especially East Anglia and the fens; history and archaeology; natural history; esoteric, occult, wicca, paranormal, spiritual, mysticism and religion.
12 Riverside Drive, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7RH
Contact: Jae Alston & Brian Dinham
Specialisms: We make custom-made boxes, pamphlet cases, slip cases, insert boxes, phase boxes in conservation grade fabrics and papers for books and ephemera, at competitive prices, for both the book trade and collectors. We specialise in catering mainly for the modern British market using finest grade buckram, hand-marbled and chyogami papers. Members of the Society of Bookbinders.
107 Cateran Way, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 6EZ
M 07956 608599
Contact: Jennifer Copping
Specialisms: Children's and children's illustrated. Small but varied general stock.
238 Dover Road, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7NP
Contact: Lawrence Ilott
Specialisms: Topography, antiquarian, provincial printing.
15 West Park, Mottingham, London, SE9 4RZ
Contact: Tom & Sue Biro
Specialisms: Books published before 1800, bibles, early music and psalmody. Early cookery, in print or manuscript. Also the classics, travel, topography and the arts and architecture, as well as miniature books.
White House Farm, Kelsale, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 2PQ
Contact: Anthony Cox
Specialisms: Antiquarian, especially history, literature, private press, illustrated, fine printing, typography, bibliography, fine bindings, and East Anglian topography.
c/o Bath Old Books, 9c Margaret's Buildings, off Brock Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2LP
Contact: Chris Crook
Specialisms: Architecture, art, topography.
Manor House, Ducklington, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 7UX
Contact: Paul & Marie Hutchinson
Specialisms: Bindings, travel, miniature books, children's, illustrated and literature.
103 Castle Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3QP
Contact: Peter Budek
Specialisms: Mathematics and the physical sciences, including their history and philosophy. History of technology.
41 Manley Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8QP
Contact: Paul Williams
Specialisms: In depth stock Asian/African travel, largely nineteenth centure with some Middle East, Polar and South America. Also general antiquarian, bindings and childrens.
Wynches Barn, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, SG10 6BA
Contact: Marina & Keith Fletcher
Specialisms: Fine, interesting and useful books of 15th to 20th centuries.
14-16 George Street, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 8AY
Contact: Margaret, Mervyn & Christopher Lomas
Specialisms: High quality general secondhand stock.
12 Egar Way, South Bretton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 9AE
Contact: Derek Gilbert
Specialisms: I have no particular speciality, I offer a wide range of good quality secondhand and antiquarian books including children's, illustrated, first editions, field sports and rural interests, military, cookery, topography, natural history, travel & exploration etc.
The Old Rectory, Donayatt, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0RU
Contact: J & A Hine
Specialisms: Architecture, Antiquarian cookery books, Engineering. General antiquarian. Fine Bindings, Ephemera.
68 Friargate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2ED
Contact: Michael & David Halewood
Specialisms: Foreign travel, especially Africana, Australasia, Polar, atlases and fine illustrated and rare books.
100 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 6HS
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.
20-22 Chapel Place, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1YQ
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Contact: Adrian Harrington
Specialisms: Literature, first editions, children's books, library sets, Winston Churchill, Ian Fleming, occult and esoterica.
West Barn, Wimbourne Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9HN
Contact: Marc & Marcia Harrison
Specialisms: We purchase any books that are of high quality and that pique our interest, but our speciality is Early Roman Catholic and Anti-Catholic books in English.
8 Cliveden Gages, Taplow, Berkshire, SL6 0GA
Contact: Jean Hedger
Specialisms: Children's books, illustrated books of all kinds, reference books related to these two areas, original artwork.
48 Pentland Avenue, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4AZ
Contact: Christopher Heppa
Specialisms: Crime fiction, modern firsts, H E Bates, P G Wodehouse, John Buchan, children's, illustrators, military.
17 High Street, Haddenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 3XA
Contact: Roger & Miranda Pratt
Specialisms: Shooting, fishing, big game hunting, fine bindings and general plate books.
3 Westbourne Avenue, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 7QT
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Contact: Peter Hill
Specialisms: Travel, art, classical archaeology, literature.
Manor Farm, Kirklevington, Yarm, North Yorkshire, TS15 9PY
Contact: Richard Hodgson
Specialisms: Agriculture, illustrated (including A & C Black, children's and art), travel (including Baedeker guides etc), natural history (including Darwin).
7 Market Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1HA
Contact: Stephen Dick
Specialisms: General antiquarian, rare, modern first editions, children's books.
15 Ricardo Crescent, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4BX
Contact: Bob Hooker
Specialisms: Military and military history, art & architecture, nautical, books about books, history.
24 The Dell, Caerwnon Park, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SP
Contact: Tim & Simon Hall
Specialisms: General stock but specialisms in cookery, military, aviation, naval and art.
19 Adelaide Gardens, Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3HN
Contact: Michael S. Kemp
Specialisms: Rare, interesting and unusual books, manuscripts and ephemera. Mervyn Peake. Occasional email lists of recent acquisitions issued.
The Haunted Bookshop, 9 St Edwards Passage, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3PJ
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.
Kings Cottage, Eggington, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 9PG
Contact: Robert Kirkman
Specialisms: English literature, Bibles, Sir Winston Churchill, John Bunyan, sets.
8 Morley Square, Bishopston, Bristol, Somerset, BS7 9DW
Contact: Stephen M Liddle
Specialisms: Fine books in many categories.
37 Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9TF
Contact: Georgina & James Hallgate
Specialisms: Modern first editions, literature, children's illustrated, original artwork and detective fiction.
23 Pound Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3JR
Contact: Ian Marr
Specialisms: Mostly British books, manuscripts, ephemera, 17th to 20th century, 19th century photography, bindings. Catalogues issued. Visitors by appointment only please.
149 Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2DA
Contact: Patrick Marrin
Specialisms: Fine general antiquarian, Topography, prints and maps.
38 Rusthall Avenue, London, W4 1BP
Contact: John Martin & C G Martin
Specialisms: Ephemera of every description, manuscripts, newspapers.
Ermine Cottage, Washdyke Lane, Fulbeck, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3LB
Contact: David Maynard
Specialisms: Antiquarian and secondhand books, fine prints, maps, original artworks, manuscripts, ephemera.
7 Hanley Gardens, Hanley Road, London, N4 3DY
Contact: Deborah Davis
Specialisms: Children's, Illustrated, Black interest.
'Coppers', Main Road, Great Leighs, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1NR
Contact: Chris Missing
Specialisms: UK topography, especially Essex. A & C Black colour plate books, London interest, rural interest and architecture.
287 Leeds Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8LL
Contact: Christian White
Specialisms: Modern first editions, manuscripts, literature, early English Printed books, photo-books, high-spots.
47 Bedford Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 1ES
Contact: Hedley Morgan
Specialisms: General books, with an academic bias, in the fields of literature, history and travel.
Weavers Green, Needwood, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9PQ
Contact: Mike Morris
Specialisms: Varied stock, specialising in maps, plans, charts, atlases, prints, engravings, documents and ephemera.
6 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 6WA
Contact: John Morten
Specialisms: English literature, military, sports, travel.
65 Meadowcroft, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1UF
Contact: Donald & Beryl Munro
Specialisms: Books on Scotland: antiquarian, history, local literature, topography (mainly Northern and islands). Also academic British and European history.
8 Victoria Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2HG
Contact: Ronald Wilson
Specialisms: Fine art, architecture, literature, children's illustrated, antiquarian literature, old prints of Scotland, Edinburgh & Scottish books.
Cherry Tree Lodge, Guist Bottom Road, Stibbard, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0AQ
Contact: Heather & Jeff Lawrence
Specialisms: Specialists in 20th century children's and collectable illustrated books, including Arthur Rackham, Fairy books, Enid Blyton, Rupert & Comic annuals, Ladybird series and all popular authors of boys & girls story books and juvenile literature. Our other area of interest is detective crime fiction including Agatha Christie.
White Pine Cottage, High Street, Henham, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM22 6AS
Contact: Sheila Rainford & Justin Rainford
Specialisms: Literature, modern first editions, children's illustrated, cookery.
Hill House, Braceby, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 0TA
Contact: Julian & Pollyanne Roberts
Specialisms: First Editions, Childrens & Illustrated, 17th -20th century Literature and selective Antiquarian.
Kingston House, High Street, Newnham on Severn, Gloucestershire, GL14 1BB
Contact: Christopher Saunders
Moss Green House, Bushley, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 6HZ
Contact: Mark Skipper
Specialisms: Modern first editions, vintage fiction, original artwork, detective fiction.
at Clarendon Books, 144 Clarendon Park Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 3AE
M 07845 211689
Contact: Julian Smith
Specialisms: History, especially Leicestershire, literature, travel and illustrated.
70 Micklegate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6LF
Contact: Tony Fothergill
Specialisms: Art, manuscripts, ephemera, landscape, literature, history, general antiquarian.
Pigeon Hall, Abbott Brow, Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7HT
Contact: Neil Summersgill
Specialisms: Antiquarian, fine bindings, travel, autograph letters, manuscripts and interesting books in most categories.
71 Main Street, Addingham, West Yorkshire, LS29 0PD
Contact: Louise Harrison
Specialisms: Children's particularly girls' school stories, career fiction, and family adventure. Also small selected stock of detective fiction and female authors, e.g. E Goudge, Miss Read, Georgette Heyer, Brontes, etc.
Hoblins, One Eyed Lane, Weybread, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 5TT
Contact: Michael Taylor
Specialisms: Private press, typography, illustrated books, bibliography.
32 Lincoln Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 3LA
Contact: Nigel Parke
Specialisms: Modern period (1850 - 1930) fiction and periodicals, crime fiction.
Plum Tree Farm, Upgate Street, Carleton Rode, Norfolk, NR16 1NJ
Contact: John Underwood
Specialisms: Antiquarian books, manuscript items, newspapers, Medieval manuscript leaves, children's books and modern first editions.
Caxton House, Old Station Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1DX
Contact: Nigel & Teresa Traylen
Specialisms: Isle of Wight, British Topography, Literature, Transport, Natural History &c.
c/o 10 Broad Walk, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 7LS
Contact: Veronica Watts
Specialisms: English literature, English art & architecture, Johnson, Boswell, Beckford, T E Lawrence, E Thomas.
Brettons, Burrough Green, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9NA
Contact: Greg Way
Specialisms: Horses, hunting and field sports. Small general stock.
29 Kings Avenue, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 2PE
Contact: Alan Gibbard
Specialisms: Natural history, especially ornithology, travel, general antiquarian and secondhand.
6 Cecil Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9EH
Contact: David & Jessica Weir
Specialisms: Africa, general travel, literature, quality general stock. Private premises and book-room with good quality general stock. We specialise in Africa and hold a stock of 20,000 books on sub-Saharan Africa.
225 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1LB
Contact: Graham York
Specialisms: Large stock of books relating to fine and applied art, architecture, travel, natural history, literature, history, topography, theatre, and possibly the largest collection of Spain and Gypsies in the UK.
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