The Wharfe Room, Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ

13th - 14th March

07950 647377 www.pavilionsofharrogate.com rjhodgsonbooks@clara.co.uk
Richard J Hodgson £2 Friday 11:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Car Free on site
A1(M), J46 (South), J47 (North) Harrogate
Regular services pass the entrance - A shuttle bus is available from Station Parade, in the centre of Harrogate to Pavilions of Harrogate - last journey will be 15 minutes after the fair closes on each day.
A1(M), J46 (South), J47 (North) Nearest railway station: Harrogate
Full facilities for the disabled
Light refreshments in cafe

Venue: The Wharfe Room, Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ

Highlights (149 items)


John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books

Virginia House, West View, Gainford, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3EQ

Specialisms: Constantly changing stock - bi-annual catalogues. Specialists in Bondiana and rare modern fiction.

BAS Ltd.

533 Liverpool Road, Islington, London, N7 8NS

T 07702 893148   E giles.bird@virgin.net

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.

Black Cat Bookshop

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

T 07850795207   M 07718536356   E blackcatuk@aol.com

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.

Black Flame Books

94 Queen Alexandra Road, North Shields, Tyne&Wear, NE29 9AR

Specialisms: Interesting stock focused on modern firsts, mysticism, the occult, esoteric and political subjects.

J M Blanchfield

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

T 07749 118125   E johnblanchfield@rocketmail.com

Specialisms: Industrial history, general academic.


93 Cam Causeway, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1TL, U.K.

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


107 Cateran Way, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 6EZ

T 07956 608599   E jennifer@bransdownbooks.co.uk

Specialisms: Children's and children's illustrated.

Broadhursts of Southport Ltd

5-7 Market Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1HD, England

T 01704 532064   E litereria@aol.com

Specialisms: Modern first editions, private press, art & architecture, natural history, aviation, topography & general antiquarian.

Bygone Books

27 Glenshiels Avenue, Hoddlesden, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 3LS, England

T 01254 703077   E gordonandjen27@hotmail.com

Specialisms: Children's, modern first editions, literature and selected non-fiction titles.

Chantrey Books

24 Cobnar Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 8QB, England

T 0114 274 8958   E chantrey.24@btinternet.com

Specialisms: Gardening, rural life, cookery, wine, herbs, illustrated.

Chevin Books

Unit One, Bay Horse Court, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 1SB, England

T 01943 466599   E chevinbooks@yahoo.co.uk

Specialisms: Art, sporting books and history.

Ivan Clark (Natural History Books)

37 Parc Castell, Bodelwyddan, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 5WD, England

T 07719 645296

Specialisms: Ornithology and various natural history subjects.

Classic Crime Collectors

8 Lancaster Avenue, Middleton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M24 2AR, England

T 07804 341368   E classic-crime@mtwilson.free...

Specialisms: Over 15,000 good quality books, mixture of fiction and non-fiction - Bondiana, crime fiction, children's including Enid Blyton and Arthur Ransome, Northern topography, particularly Wainwright, and transport books (also some modern firsts).

Classic Photographics

17 Warkworth Avenue, Whitley Bay, Tyne&Wear, NE26 3PS

Specialisms: Photography; travel; social documentary; art in photography; history of photography in North East England.

Courtney & Hoff

Hutton Hall Farm, Long Marston, York, YO26 7LZ, England

T 01904 738885 Mob. 07762   E vanhoffstone@gmail.com

Specialisms: General antiquarian, fine bindings, art, architecture, medieval history and Yorkshire topography.

A G Cram

23 Kingsley Avenue, Adel, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 7NY, England

T 0113 2674207   E g.cram@btinternet.com

Specialisms: Mountaineering & mountain travel, Lake District and Cumbria, antiquarian and history of science.

Nicholas Daly Books

Thwaite House, Ampleforth, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 4DX

T 07966 935231   E nicholasmdaly@orange.net

Specialisms: Specialists in the Decorative and Fine Arts, including original design books, trade catalogues and auction catalogues.

Delph Books

'Moorfield', 437 Bury & Bolton Road, Radcliffe, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M26 4LJ, England

Specialisms: Local topography & dialect, military history, police & school histories, rolls of honour, registers, parish registers for Lancashire & Yorkshire.

D B Derbyshire Bookseller

176 Newchurch Road, Stacksteads, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0EE

T 01706 879944; 07010 72329   E mail@dbderbz-books.com

Specialisms: Small general stock with an interest in Northern topography, transport, industrial history, art & illustrated, and children's books.

Fiona Edwards

48 Crompton Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 7RQ, England

T 07710 410325   E fedwards431@btinternet.com

Specialisms: Cookery, food, drink and related subjects.

Neil Ewart

4 Netherton Gardens, Wideopen, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE13 6JU, England

Specialisms: English literature, children's books, and modern first editions.

Fine Books at Ilkley

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

T 01943 600168   E finebooksilkley@dialstart.net

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

Forest Books

Overfields, 1 Belvoir Road, Redmile, Nottinghamshire, NG13 0GL, England

Specialisms: Bibliography & books on bookbinding.

James Frank

14 Crookhill Terrace, Ryton, Tyne & Wear, NE40 3EE, England

T 0191 413 4039   E jamesfrankbooks@aol.com

Specialisms: Modern first edition fiction, small general stock.

Fylde Books

c/o 28 Bentinck Avenue, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1SB, England

T 01253 836569   E richard.eaves@btinternet.com

Specialisms: Northern Topography, angling, field sports, transport, dogs, children's, and general stock at reasonable prices.

George Street Books

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

T 01457 853413   E mervynlomas@hotmail.co.uk

Specialisms: High quality general secondhand stock.

Michael Green

4 London Road Terrace, Carlisle, CA1 2PF, England

T 07793539152   E alaudabooks@hotmail.co.uk

Specialisms: A varied stock with strengths in Fine Art and Architecture.

Grove Rare Books

The Old Post Office, Bolton Abbey, Nr. Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6EX, England

Specialisms: Yorkshire topography, country life, fine sets, country sports, antiquarian and fine older books.

Halewood & Sons

68 Friargate, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2ED, England

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


26 Belgrave Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1QB

T 01756 792380   E clh@clhawley.co.uk

Specialisms: Literary criticism, history, theology, philosophy, classics, Yorkshire, Lancashire and also some children's.

Hereward Books

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

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

Richard J Hodgson

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

T 07950 647377   E rjhodgsonbooks@clara.co.uk

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

Hoeplants Garden Books

Hoeplants Nursery Garden, Ripon Road, South Stainley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 3NA

T 01423 770961   E stevetcraddock@aol.com

Specialisms: Gardening, horticulture, botany, botanical art, garden history, landscape architecture.

Hyraxia Books

34 Harwill Avenue, Churwell, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 7QQ

T 07557 652609   E shop@hyraxia.com

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

The Idle Booksellers

7 Town Lane, Idle, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD10 8PR, England

Specialisms: George Gissing, Yorkshire local history and topography, especially Bradford and West Riding, including Yorkshire Parish Registers.

Invicta Bookshop

44 Simmons Field, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18 4ET, England

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

J & M Books Ltd

3 Southdale Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 4HX

Specialisms: Modern first editions.

J and J Books

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

T 01522 869597   E info@jandjbooks.com

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 tejacksonbooks@gmail.com

Specialisms: France, literature.


Cornhill Farmhouse, Duchally Road, Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH3 1PW

T 07771 825509   E jumrarebooks@gmail.com

Specialisms: Field sports (especially big game); natural history (especially plant hunting); travel; and books about tribal rugs.

Jane Jones Books

Birk Rigg, Forest In Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0EW

T 01833 622181   E jjones.books@yahoo.co.uk

Specialisms: Children's, illustrated, natural history. Also local Scottish.

George Kelsall

The Bookshop, 22 Church Street, Littleborough, Lancashire, OL15 9AA, England

T 01706 370244 (shop): 0170   E ben@bgk1967b.plus.com

Specialisms: Topography, industrial history, transport, history, art and literature.

Michael S Kemp Bookseller

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

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, England

T 01223 312913   M 01223 503172 (Home)   E info@sarahkeybooks.co.uk

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

George Longden

Unit B1c, Sunderland House, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6JF, England

T 01625 572584   E longdengeorge@hotmail.com

Specialisms: General stock of quality secondhand books.

Elaine Lonsdale

4 Scar Top, Golcar, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD7 4DT, England

T 07702 844455   E lainelonsdale@yahoo.co.uk

Specialisms: Literature, social history and general stock.


37 Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9TF

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

M & P Books

Cairn House, 4 Berwick Road, Foxlow Park, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9PE, United Kingdom

T 01298 77786   M 07526606908   E mandpbooks@googlemail.com

Specialisms: Bookdealers trading in general stock including a good selection of military, history, children's, cookery, art, transport etc. Books are used or near new condition with some antiquarian items.

Judith Mansfield Books

Claremont South, 56 Burnley Road, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 5LH, England

T 01706 816487   E todmordenbooks@ndirect.co.uk

Specialisms: Needlework, costume, textiles.

David Maynard

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

T 01400 272086   E dpmaynard@btinternet.com

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


287 Leeds Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8LL

Specialisms: Modern first editions, manuscripts, literature, early English Printed books, photo-books, high-spots.

Michael Moon's Bookshop

19 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7AL, England

Specialisms: Lake counties, travel, history, cinema.

Michael Morris

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

T 01283 575344   E info@trademaps.co.uk

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

Mr Mac

Stenhouse Cottage, Tynron, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 4LD, Scotland

Specialisms: General stock and anything of Scottish interest.

Ken Mullins Books

16 Heath Close, Tarvin, Chester, Cheshire, CH3 8LT, England

T 07866 479010   E kendonago@hotmail.com

Specialisms: Natural history (predominantly ornithology); mountaineering; religion; nautical (mostly sailing); maps; horse racing; general topics including fiction, Kennedy's etc.

Peakirk Books

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

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.

James M Pickard

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

T 0116 270 7169   E JPRAREBOOK@aol.com

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

Michael Quick

Yew Tree House, 270B Wells Road, Malvern Wells, Worcestershire, WR14 4HD, England

T 01684 565800   E mqbooks@aol.com

Specialisms: History, military history and military, naval history.

Rickaro Books

17 High Street, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5AB, England

Specialisms: Literature, T.E. Lawrence, military, children's, and West Yorkshire local history.

RMJ Books

Spitfire Way, Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 6NW

Specialisms: Antiquarian books, reference books on antiques, history and literature.

Julian Roberts

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

T 01529 497271   E jrfinebooks@aol.com

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

John Robertshaw

5 Fellowes Drive, Ramsey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE26 1BE, England

T 01487 813330   E johnrobertshaw.books@outloo...

Specialisms: Continental antiquarian books, especially French books.

Rochdale Book Company

59 Bagslate Moor Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 5YH, England

T 01706 658300 (home), mobi   E worthybooks@aol.com

Specialisms: Wide variety of rare and secondhand books, maps and prints. Also large stock of Lancashire material.

Christopher Saunders Books

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

Specialisms: Cricket.

Setanta Books

112 Manor Grove, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4QF

Anthony Singleton

6 Birkwood Terrace, Holywell Lane, Braithwell, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S66 7AE, England

T 01709 813396   E ajsingletonbooks@btinternet...

Specialisms: Small general stock with emphasis on UK topography, history, countryside and theology.

Mark Skipper Books

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

T 01684 300820   E grecianbooks@yahoo.co.uk

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

Neil Summersgill

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

T 01254 813559   E summersgillbooks@btinternet...

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, England

T 01943 830095   M 07719606211   E l.harrison539@btinternet.com

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.

Tony & Gill Tiffin

144 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7RW, England

T 01325 487274   E tony.tiffin@btinternet.com

Specialisms: Military (particularly First World War), cricket, general literature.

Trafford Books

9 Bankside Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, M20 5QE

Specialisms: History, English literature, French literature, philately and transport.

John Underwood

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

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

Anthony Vickers

23 Baffam Gardens, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 9AY, England

T 01757 705949   E books@anthonyvickers.com

Specialisms: A. Wainwright, Northern topography, industrial history including mining, textiles and transport.

Jeremiah Vokes

61 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7EH, England

T 01325 469449

Specialisms: Sherlockiana, detective fiction.

R E & G B Way

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

T 01638 507217   E waybks@msn.com

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

West Hull Rare Books

827 Holderness Road, Hull, North Humberside, HU8 9AZ, England

T 01482 377463   E dbeswick@dbeswick.karoo.co.uk

Specialisms: Modern first editions and children's.

Westfield Books

28 Easthorpe Drive, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6NR, England

T 01904 794711   E westfieldbooks@virginmedia.com

Specialisms: General antiquarian and secondhand books.

Wildside Books

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

T 01323 416211   E wildsidebooks@hotmail.com

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

Tony Yates Antiquarian Books

3 Melton Avenue, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 7SE, England

T 0116 266 1891   E TonyYatesBooks@btopenworld.com

Specialisms: Antiquarian literature, language and history; Thomas Bewick; early children's books; early chess and games; Leicestershire; chapbooks and miniatures; fine bindings.