The Guildhall, Market Square CB2 3QJ

19th - 20th February 2016

01223 312913 N/A
Sarah Key Books 01223 312913 £2.00 Noon - 6:00pm, 10:00am -5:00pm
Car Grand Arcade, 5 mins walk
Cambridge then take City link bus to centre then few mins walk
Park & Ride from outskirts (all routes) to centre then few mins walk
M11, J11
Refreshments: Available on site Full (lift to first floor)
Available on site Full (lift to first floor)
Register for a Complimentary Ticket

Venue: The Guildhall, Market Square CB2 3QJ

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 (coming soon) for a taster of what will be on offer and do contact the Fair Managers at 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.

We thank for sponsoring our Cambridge Premier Book Fair


Acanthophyllum Books

243 Pensby Road, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside, CH61 5UA

T 0151 342 8287   E   W

Contact: Dr John Edmondson

Specialisms: Botany and general natural history; horticulture and garden design; botanical art; architecture; Linnaeana; travel.

Antiquates Ltd

The Conifers, Valley Road, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5HU

T 07921 151496   E   W

Contact: Thomas Lintern-Mole

Specialisms: Early printing; English and continental literature; history of ideas.

Gerald Baker

28 Beaconsfield Road, Clifton, Bristol, Somerset, BS8 2TS

T 0117 974 4319   E

Contact: Gerald Baker

Specialisms: Sport, fishing, topography, transport (particularly railways), industrial history, official publicity of the British railway companies.

Ballantyne Way

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

T 01728 604711   E

Contact: Roger Ballantyne-Way

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

Besleys Books

4 Blyburgate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9TA

T 01502 715762   E   W

Contact: Piers & Stephen Besley

Specialisms: Antiquarian, gardening, natural history, Norfolk and Suffolk, illustrated. Catalogues issued on specialities.

Black Cat Bookshop

PO Box 8662, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 9BB

T 07850795207   M 07718536356   E   W

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.

J M Blanchfield

5 Stanmore Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2RR

T 07749 118125   E

Contact: John Blanchfield

Specialisms: Industrial history, general academic.

Jim Blessett

7 St. Pauls Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2BE

T 01780 482748, 343175   E

Contact: James & Brenda Blessett

Specialisms: Lincolnshire & Northants topography, Fenland, 'BB', motoring.


93 Cam Causeway, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1TL

T 01223 424429   E   W

Contact: Frank Edwards

Specialisms: Esoteric, mysticism, art, history, natural history, East Anglian topography and the Fens.


107 Cateran Way, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 6EZ

T 07956 608599   E

Contact: Jennifer Copping

Specialisms: Children's and children's illustrated.

Cobnar Books

238 Dover Road, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7NP

T 01304 239729   E   W

Contact: Lawrence Ilott

Specialisms: Topography, antiquarian, provincial printing.

Collectable Books

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.

Claude Cox Old & Rare Books

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

T 01728 602786 & 07710 2452   E   W

Contact: Anthony Cox

Specialisms: Antiquarian, especially history, literature, private press, illustrated, fine printing, typography, bibliography, fine bindings, and East Anglian topography.

F N Crack (Books)

Riverdell, Blatchbridge, Frome, Somerset, BA11 5EJ

T 01373 465590   E

Contact: Noel Crack

Specialisms: Strong on ornithology and British wildlife. Also specialism in the life and works of the poet John Clare. Valuation range £2-£1,000.

Chris Crook

c/o Bath Old Books, 9c Margaret's Buildings, off Brock Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2LP

T 01225 422244 Mob. 07970   E

Contact: Chris Crook

Specialisms: Architecture, art, topography.

Demetzy Books

Manor House, Ducklington, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 7UX

T 01993 702209   E

Contact: Paul & Marie Hutchinson

Specialisms: Bindings, travel, miniature books, children's, illustrated and literature.

The Eagle Bookshop

103 Castle Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3QP

Contact: Peter Budek

Specialisms: Mathematics and the physical sciences, including their history and philosophy. History of technology.

Fine Books at Ilkley

41 Manley Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8QP

T 01943 600168   E

Contact: Paul Williams

Specialisms: Asian and African travel and exploration, mountaineering, technical, children's books.

H M Fletcher

Wynches Barn, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, SG10 6BA

T 01279 843883   E   W

Contact: Marina & Keith Fletcher

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

George Street Books

14-16 George Street, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 8AY

T 01457 853413   E

Contact: Margaret Mervyn & Christopher Lomas

Specialisms: High quality general secondhand stock.

Derek Gilbert

12 Egar Way, South Bretton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 9AE

T 01733 261978   E

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.

Gresham Books

The Old Rectory, Donayatt, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0RU

Contact: J & A Hine

Specialisms: Architecture, cookery, textiles, costume, engineering and antiquarian.

Halewood & Sons

68 Friargate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2ED

Contact: Michael & David Halewood

Specialisms: Foreign travel, especially Africana, Australasia, Polar, atlases and fine illustrated and rare books.

Peter Harrington

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.

Adrian Harrington - also trading as Hall's Bookshop

20-22 Chapel Place, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1YQ

Contact: Adrian Harrington

Specialisms: Literature, first editions, children's books, library sets, Winston Churchill, Ian Fleming, occult and esoterica.

Harrison-Hiett Rare Books

West Barn, Wimbourne Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9HN

T 07748 775185   E   W

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.

Christopher Heppa

48 Pentland Avenue, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4AZ

T 01245 267679   E

Contact: Christopher Heppa

Specialisms: Crime fiction, modern firsts, H E Bates, P G Wodehouse, John Buchan, children's, illustrators, military.

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   E

Contact: Peter Hill

Specialisms: Travel, art, classical archaeology, literature.

Richard J Hodgson

Manor Farm, Kirklevington, Yarm, North Yorkshire, TS15 9PY

T 07950 647377   E

Contact: Richard Hodgson

Specialisms: Agriculture, illustrated (including A & C Black, children's and art), travel (including Baedeker guides etc), natural history (including Darwin).

Holybourne Rare Books

7 Market Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1HA

Contact: Stephen Dick

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

R D Hooker

15 Ricardo Crescent, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4BX

T 01425 272999   E

Contact: Bob Hooker

Specialisms: Military and military history, art & architecture, nautical, books about books, history.

Invicta Bookshop

24 The Dell, Caerwnon Park, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SP

T 01982 551389   M 07798531777   E   W

Contact: Tim & Simon Hall

Specialisms: General stock but specialisms in cookery, military, aviation, naval and art.

J and J Books

Holly Cottage, 14 Scarle Lane, Eagle, Lincolnshire, LN6 9EJ

T 01522 869597   E   W

Contact: Jan & Jim Rayner

Specialisms: We specialise in Shell Guides 1934-1984 and Shell advertising especially posters 1955-1965. We also stock works by and about John Piper including catalogues and ephemera as well as other 20thC British Artists. We continue to feature Penguin Crime and other Penguin series such as Penguin Modern Painters. Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire topography and history are represented at relevant fairs.


48 Ripon Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 1LW

T 07873 323679   E

Contact: Thomas & Elizabeth Jackson

Specialisms: France, literature.

Michael S Kemp Bookseller

19 Adelaide Gardens, Minster-on-Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3HN

Contact: Michael S. Kemp

Specialisms: British topography and local history - catalogues issued twice a year; Mervyn Peake.

Sarah Key Books

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

T 01223 312913   M 01223 503172 (Home)   E   W

Contact: Sarah Key & Phil Salin

Specialisms: Children's and children's illustrated books.

Robert Kirkman Ltd

Kings Cottage, Eggington, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 9PG

Contact: Robert Kirkman

Specialisms: English literature, Bibles, Sir Winston Churchill, John Bunyan, sets.

Steve Liddle

8 Morley Square, Bishopston, Bristol, Somerset, BS7 9DW

T 0117 9244846   M 07701090518   E   W

Contact: Stephen M Liddle

Specialisms: Fine books in many categories.


37 Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9TF

T 01904 640111   E   W

Contact: Georgina & James Hallgate

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

Ian Marr Rare Books

23 Pound Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3JR

T 01579 345310   E   W

Contact: Ian Marr

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

Marrin's Bookshop

149 Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2DA

T 01303 253016   E   W

Contact: Patrick Marrin

Specialisms: Fine general antiquarian, Topography, prints and maps.


38 Rusthall Avenue, London, W4 1BP

T 020 8994 2258   E

Contact: John Martin & C. G. Martin

Specialisms: Ephemera of every description, manuscripts, newspapers.

David Maynard

Ermine Cottage, Washdyke Lane, Fulbeck, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3LB

T 01400 272086   E

Contact: David Maynard

Specialisms: Antiquarian and secondhand books, fine prints, maps, original artworks, manuscripts, ephemera.

McHardy Rare Books

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

T 020 83478131   M 07967583148   E

Contact: Deborah Davis

Specialisms: Children's, Illustrated, Black interest.

Missing Books

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

T 01245 361609   E

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.

H J Morgan

47 Bedford Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 1ES

T 01767 691383   E

Contact: Hedley Morgan

Specialisms: General books, with an academic bias, in the fields of literature, history and travel.

Michael Morris

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

T 01283 575344   E   W

Contact: Mike Morris

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

E J Morten

6 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 6WA

T 0161 445 7629   E

Contact: John Morten

Specialisms: English literature, military, sports, travel.

Donald Munro

65 Meadowcroft, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1UF

T 07989 321031   E

Contact: Mr & Mrs Donald & Beryl Munro

Specialisms: Books on Scotland: antiquarian, history, local literature, topography (mainly Northern and islands). Also academic British and European history.

Old Town Bookshop

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.

Peakirk Books

Cherry Tree Lodge, Guist Bottom Road, Stibbard, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 0AQ

Contact: Heather & Jeff Lawrence

Specialisms: Specialists in 20th century collectable children's and illustrated books, including the Ladybird series, Comic annuals, Observers books, Girls school stories, Blyton and most authors of juvenile literature. Our other areas of interest are detective crime fiction and the poetry of John Clare, with large stock & catalogue always available.

Sheila Rainford

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.

Julian Roberts

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

T 01529 497271   E

Contact: Julian & Pollyanne Roberts

Specialisms: First Editions, Childrens & Illustrated, 17th -20th century Literature and selective Antiquarian.

Christopher Saunders Books

Kingston House, High Street, Newnham on Severn, Gloucestershire, GL14 1BB

T 01594 516030   E   W

Contact: Christopher Saunders

Specialisms: Cricket.

Mark Skipper Books

Moss Green House, Bushley, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 6HZ

T 01684 300820   E

Contact: Mark Skipper

Specialisms: Modern first editions, vintage fiction, original artwork, detective fiction.

Julian Smith

at Clarendon Books, 144 Clarendon Park Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 3AE

T 0116 2701856, 2701914   M 211689   E

Contact: Julian Smith

Specialisms: History, especially Leicestershire, literature, travel and illustrated.

Ken Spelman Books Ltd

70 Micklegate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6LF

T 01904 624414   E   W

Contact: Tony Fothergill

Specialisms: Art, manuscripts, ephemera, landscape, literature, history, general antiquarian.

Neil Summersgill

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

T 01254 813559   E

Contact: Neil Summersgill

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

T P Books

71 Main Street, Addingham, West Yorkshire, LS29 0PD

T 01943 830095   M 07719606211   E

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.

Michael Taylor Rare Books

Hoblins, One Eyed Lane, Weybread, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 5TT

T 01379 853889   E

Contact: Michael Taylor

Specialisms: Private press, typography, illustrated books, bibliography.


32 Lincoln Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 3LA

T 01603 465523   M 924388   E

Contact: Mr Nigel Parke

Specialisms: Modern period (1850 - 1930) fiction and periodicals, crime fiction.

John Underwood

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

T 01953 860746   E   W

Contact: John Underwood

Specialisms: Antiquarian books, manuscript items, newspapers, Medieval manuscript leaves, children's books and modern first editions.

Ventnor Rare Books

Caxton House, Old Station Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1DX

Contact: Nigel & Teresa Traylen

Specialisms: Transport, topography, Isle of Wight.

Veronica Watts

c/o 10 Broad Walk, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 7LS

T No telephone

Contact: Veronica Watts

Specialisms: English literature, English art & architecture, Johnson, Boswell, Beckford, T E Lawrence, E Thomas.

R E & G B Way

Brettons, Burrough Green, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9NA

T 01638 507217   E   W

Contact: Greg Way

Specialisms: Horses, hunting and field sports. Small general stock.

Wildside Books

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

T 01323 416211   E

Contact: Alan Gibbard

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

Yesterday's Books

6 Cecil Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9EH

T 01202 522442   E

Contact: David & Jessica Weir

Specialisms: Africa, literature, quality general stock.

Graham York

225 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1LB

T 01404 41727   E   W

Contact: Graham York

Specialisms: Large stock of books, maps and prints relating to art, travel, Africa, Spain, gypsies and George Borrow.

Zimnol Books

153 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3AT

T 020 8744 2064   E

Contact: Rita Atkinson

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