NORFOLK SUMMER FAIR
13th June 2015
|Heather and Jeff Lawrence, Peakirk Books||£1.00||10.30am - 4.30pm|
Venue: The Orangery Building, Blickling Hall, Aylsham NR11 6NF
This is the second year that the Norfolk Summer Fair will be held in the beautiful setting of the National Trust Blickling Hall Estate. This magnificent Stately Home is the birthplace of Anne Boleyn and is therefore steeped in historical interest. The fair will be held in the magnificent Orangery Building, set within the Estate Grounds which will hold twenty six Independent Book Dealers from around the UK with various specialisms, including children’s & illustrated, crime fiction, modern first editions, antiquarian, natural history and Norfolk history & topography, to name but a few.
There is also the well-stocked on-site National Trust Charity Book Shop and a wealth of activities for the whole family to enjoy during your visit. This includes a Café & Restaurant, Gift Shop, Museum, Garden & Plant Sales, Landscaped Gardens, Woodland Walks, Cycle Hire, Children’s Play Area and much more.
Highlights (12 items)
Virginia House, West View, Gainford, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3EQ
Contact: Dr John Atkinson
Specialisms: Constantly changing stock - bi-annual catalogues. Specialists in Bondiana and rare modern fiction.
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.
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.
7 Wellington Court, East Circus Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 5AX
Contact: Paul Bostock
Specialisms: Antiquarian, natural history, travel, colour plate books, fine bindings & sets, manuscripts, ephemera and the interesting and unusual.
Old Garage House, Acton Turville, Badminton, Gloucestershire, GL9 1HH
Contact: Dr. Matthew Butler, M.V.O.
Specialisms: Architectural history, architecture and construction; archaeology; art history; UK topography. Collections purchased and valuations undertaken.
8 Lancaster Avenue, Middleton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M24 2AR
Contact: Rob Wilson
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).
Carlton View, 17 Main Street, Normanton on Cliffe, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3BH
Contact: W R H Laywood
Specialisms: Rare and unusual antiquarian books on most subjects.
Habichtsweg 3, 26133 Oldenburg
Contact: Anthony Gilbert
Specialisms: Naval, maritime, military, aviation, plus some voyages, travel, all subjects in both English & German languages.
17 High Street, Haddenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 3XA
Contact: Roger & Miranda Pratt
Specialisms: Shooting, fishing, big game hunting, fine bindings and general plate books.
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.
7 Hanley Gardens, Hanley Road, London, N4 3DY
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.
Cairn House, 4 Berwick Road, Foxlow Park, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9PE
Contact: Michelle & Peter Allen
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.
'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.
7 Meadow Way, Harston, Cambridgeshire, CB22 7NQ
Contact: Peter Moore
Specialisms: Australia and Pacific and general stock.
16 Home Close, Sharnbrook, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 1PQ
Contact: Barrie Farnsworth
Specialisms: British topography, British art, British history.
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.
Pendragon, 21 Grenfell Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 2PA
Contact: James M Pickard
Specialisms: Ian Fleming/Bondiana, Leslie Charteris/The Saint, Enid Blyton/The Famous Five, rare and first editions, the classics of detective fiction.
5 Fellowes Drive, Ramsey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE26 1BE
F 01487 711901
Contact: John Robertshaw
Specialisms: Continental antiquarian books, especially French books.
34 The Cornfield, Langham, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7DQ
Contact: Michael Sweeney
Specialisms: Natural history; crime fiction; literature and poetry; art; cycling.
32 Lincoln Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 3LA
M 07745 924388
Contact: Nigel Parke
Specialisms: Twentieth Century American and European culture as represented in little reviews, literature in translation, 'pulp' imprints, counter-cultural ephemera, and first edition fiction including crime, horror and science fiction. Classic children's fiction also held.
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.