LONDON CHRISTMAS BOOK FAIR

7th December 2019

John - 020 8994 2258, Andrew - 07730 892206 or Nick - 0208 741 7140 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

Exhibitors


Allsworth Rare Books

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

Contact: Jenny Allsworth

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

The Antiquarian Book Company

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.

Antiquates Ltd

12a West Street, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4JX

T 01929 556656
  M 07921 151496
  E tom@lintern-mole.com
  W www.antiquates.co.uk

Contact: Thomas Lintern-Mole

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

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

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.

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.

Besleys Books

4 Blyburgate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9TA

T 01502 715762
  E info@besleysbooks.com
  W www.besleysbooks.com

Contact: Stephen Besley

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

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.

Pablo Butcher

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

T 01865 341445

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.

Nicholas Daly Books

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

T 07966 935231
  E nickdalybooks@gmail.com

Contact: Nicholas Daly

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

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.

Fine Book Cellar

9 The Spires, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8JN

T 07535 230585
  E info@finebookcellar.com
  W www.finebookcellar.com

Contact: Christian Havlik

Specialisms: Modern first editions, children's books, sci-fi, classics.

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

1 Green Ride, Kilmington, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 6QT

Contact: Peter Foster & Thais Brand

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

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.

Gresham Books

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

T 01460 55233
  E jameskhine@btinternet.com

Contact: J & A Hine

Specialisms: Architecture, Antiquarian cookery books, Engineering. General antiquarian. Fine Bindings, Ephemera.

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.

Jean Hedger

Hillrise Barn, Fairfield Road, Shroton, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8QA

T 01258 863762
  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
  E peterhill.books1@gmail.com

Contact: Peter Hill

Specialisms: Travel, art, classical archaeology, literature.

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.

Michael S Kemp Bookseller

M S & A M Kemp T/A, 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.

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.

Lorych Books

Münchener Str. 1, 10777 Berlin

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

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

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.

Lymelight Books & Prints

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

T 01297 34568
  M 07812 920541

Contact: Nigel Cozens

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

Maggs Bros Ltd

48 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DR

T 020 7493 7160
  E joe@maggs.com
  W www.maggs.com

Contact: Joe McCann

Specialisms: Maggs was established in 1853 and our shop in the heart of Mayfair welcomes all visitors. Our website includes a searchable database of stock and secure online ordering. Our departments include Travel, Early Printed Books, Continental and Modern. At PBFA fairs, our shelves primarily feature books from our Modern department, embracing Modern and Irish First Editions, Private Press and illustrated books.

Mayfly

1c Ramillies Road, London, W4 1JW

T 020 3894 9065
  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

Contact: Christopher Mees

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

H J Morgan

47 Bedford Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 1ES

T 01767 691383
  E hedleymorgan@ntlworld.com

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 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.

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.

Picture This

Spey House, Lady Margaret Road, Sunningdale, Berkshire, SL5 9QH

Contact: Christopher Bailey & Pamela Fung

Specialisms: History and Travel to China and the Far East; Modern Firsts; vintage posters; antique maps; photography.

The Plantagenet King

9 Gordon Square, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9SL

Contact: Mark Richardson

Specialisms: Modern first editions, children's and illustrated, travel, economics and science.

Edmund Pollinger

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

T 020 76022653
  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.

Quair Books

3 Butts Garth Farm, Littlemoor Lane, Thorner, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 3DH

T 07879 441401
  E quairbooks@gmail.com

Contact: Dr Fiona Philip

Specialisms: We buy and sell collectable and quirky books, as well as academic texts from across the humanities and social sciences. We specialise in 20th and 21st century literatures and cinemas; women's history; scholarly books.

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
  E jrfinebooks@aol.com

Contact: Julian & Pollyanne Roberts

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

Salsus Books

42 Elderfield Gardens, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 2BT

T 01562 742081
  E salsusbooks@btinternet.com
  W www.salsusbooks.com

Contact: Dr David T Salt

Specialisms: Academic theology, Eastern churches, Catholic Apostolic Church aka 'Irvingites', Byzantine, medieval studies, tribal art. Beekeeping.

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.

Julian Smith

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

T 0116 2701856
  E clarendonbooks@aol.com

Contact: Julian Smith

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

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. Private premises, with regular pop-up shops in central London. Visitors welcome by appointment. Very flexible. 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
  E summersgillbooks@btinternet.com

Contact: Neil Summersgill

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

Tittle Books

Liniskyle, Claycastle, Haselbury Plucknett, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 7PE

T 01460 74885
  M 07770 917033
  E htboylan@hushmail.com
  W www.tittlebooks.co.uk

Contact: Hugo Boylan

Specialisms: Wide ranging stock including but not limited to art & artists, ordinary lives, fine bindings, first editions, illustrated, Ireland, military, modern fiction, maps & atlases, natural history, poetry, topography, railways, travel & exploration.

Trafford Books

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

Contact: George Wewiora

Specialisms: History, Literature, Politics, Philosophy, the Arts, Transport.

John Underwood Antiquarian Books

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

Contact: John Underwood

Specialisms: Manuscripts of all kinds and dates, antiquarian books and medieval illuminated leaves. Also woodcarvings and stained glass. Books, manuscripts and other artefacts by and concerning Women.

Walden Books

38 Harmood Street, London, NW1 8DP

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
  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.

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.