ILLUSTRATED, CHILDRENS & MODERN FIRST EDITIONS

21st March 2015

01763 248400 deborah@mchardybooks.com
Deborah Davis, McHardy Rare Books £2 11:00am - 5:00pm
Kensington Olympia
Kensington Olympia
Full Access
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Venue: Westminster Suite, Hilton London Olympia Hotel, 380 Kensington High Street, London W14 8NL

The books we grew up with; books brought to vivid life by some of the greatest artists in their fields; the magical first editions of a beloved author:

Books that changed the world... you will find them all at our Book Fair

A gathering of the UK’s finest specialist book sellers offering perhaps that lost piece of your childhood; that beautifully illustrated book you have been seeking for years, the elusive first edition you have never seen up close.

More than books – Magic

   

Exhibitors


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.

John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books

Danby House, Canal Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1QN

Contact: Dr John Atkinson

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

BAS BOOKS LTD

533 Liverpool Road, Islington, London, N7 8NS

T 07702893148
  E giles.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
  E ambersonx@outlook.com

Contact: Nicholas Bernstein

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

Black Cat Bookshop

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

T 07850 795207
  M 07718 536357
  E blackcatuk@aol.com
  W www.blackcatbookshop.com

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.

Bookmark - Children's Books

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

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.

Bransdown Books

107 Cateran Way, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 6EZ

T 07956 608599
  E bransdownbooks@outlook.com

Contact: Jennifer Copping

Specialisms: Children's and children's illustrated. Small but varied general stock.

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.

Deverell Books

86a Memorial Road, Hanham, Bristol, BS15 3LA

T 0117 9616234
  E pdhbooks@hotmail.com

Contact: Paul Deverell Hughes & Julie Hughes

Specialisms: Illustrated books, mostly children's, especially fairy books and gift books from the early 20th century. Also popular children's authors - BB, Blyton, Dahl etc.

Eclectica

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

Contact: Michael J Coupe

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

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.

Foster Books

183 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 2DR

T 020 8995 2768
  E stephen@fosterbooks.co.uk
  W www.fosterbooks.co.uk

Contact: Stephen Foster

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

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

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.

Harrison-Hiett Rare Books

Laan Ampsen 17, Lochem, 7241 NH

T 44 7748 775185
  E info@harrison-hiett.com
  W www.harrison-hiett.com

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.

Holybourne Rare Books

7 Market Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1HA

T 01420 82808

Contact: Stephen Dick

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

J & M Books Ltd

3 Southdale Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 4HX

T 01517 331501
  E jandmbooks@btinternet.com
  W www.jandmbooks.co.uk

Contact: Jonathan D Frost & Stella Angwalas Huson

Specialisms: Modern first editions.

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.

Sarah Key Books

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

T 01223 312913
  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.

Love Rare Books

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

T 07967 583148
  E info@loverarebooks.com
  W www.loverarebooks.com

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

T 01904 640111
  E james@luciusbooks.com
  W www.luciusbooks.com

Contact: Georgina & James Hallgate

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

David Miles Books

3 Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3ND

Contact: David Miles

Specialisms: Children's books, illustrated books, education, Kent topography.

Peakirk 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.

Jon Stevenson

Bramleys, 14 Clydesdale Road, Box, Wiltshire, SN13 8EN

T 01225 742296
  E jonandjanine@tiscali.co.uk

Contact: Jon Stevenson

Specialisms: Children's books, especially annuals and picture books. Also related juvenilia, including games, jigsaws and character toys.

TIMKC Books

5 Bon Villas, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 5BZ

T 01736 365955
  E info@timkcbooks.com
  W www.timkcbooks.com

Contact: Tim Kendall-Carpenter

Specialisms: Monthly email catalogues. Specialises in poetry, contemporary fiction and signed copies.

Worlds End Bookshop

357 King's Road, London, SW3 5ES

T 020 7352 9376
  E info@worldsendbookshop.com

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.