8th April 2017

07967 583148 N/A
Deborah Davis, Love Rare Books £2 10.30am - 4:30pm
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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.


533 Liverpool Road, Islington, London, N7 8NS

T 020 76070724
  M 07702893148

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
  M 07958 543611

Contact: Nicholas Bernstein

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

Bookmark - Children's Books

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

T 01793 731693
  M 07788 841305

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.


12 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL25 1QB

T 01242 361594

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

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.


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

T 0208 7614138

Contact: Michael J Coupe

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

Fawsley First Editions

2 High Street, Upton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 4EH

T 07770 861808

Contact: Steve Rudge

Specialisms: Children's Books and Illustrated, particularly boys' adventure and story annuals from the 20th century, Boy's Own, Captain, Scout, Chums, Young England, Modern Boy. G A Henty collector and specialist dealer. R M Ballantyne, W H G Kingston, W E Johns, P F Westerman, etc. First Editions. Ian McEwan, Anthony Trollope, Scorpion Press, Leslie Charteris.

Peter Foster Books

The Folly, Cuckoo Lane, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2NB

Contact: Peter Foster & Thais Brand

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

Peter Harrington

100 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 6HS

T 020 7591 0220
  F 020 7225 7054

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

8 Cliveden Gages, Taplow, Berkshire, SL6 0GA

T 01628 603204

Contact: Jean Hedger

Specialisms: Children's books, illustrated books of all kinds, reference books related to these two areas, original artwork.

Hyraxia Books

Toft Cottage, 1 Beverley Road, Hutton Cranswick, East Yorkshire, YO25 9PQ

T 07557 652609

Contact: Gail Patterson & Simon Patterson

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

Jonkers Rare Books

27 Hart Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2AR

T 01491 576427

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
  M 07720146679, 07720146680

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.

Lavender Fields Books

4 Bearsfield, Bisley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 7DB

T 01452 770924

Contact: Roger & Susan Davis

Specialisms: Literature including First Editions; children’s and illustrated; travel; topography and country matters.

Lorych Books

Münchener Str. 1, 10777 Berlin

T +49 30-210 188 03
  F +49 30-210 188 03
  W ,

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

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

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.

James M Pickard

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

T 0116 270 7169

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.

Rainford & Parris

17 Vernons Close, Henham, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM22 6AE

T 01279 850599

Contact: Philip & Helen Parris And Justin Rainford

Specialisms: Literature, modern first editions, children's illustrated, cookery.

Julian Roberts Fine Books

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

T 01529 497271
  M 07769780919

Contact: Julian & Pollyanne Roberts

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

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. Catalogues issued occasionally. Pop-up shops held at John Murray's former offices at 50 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BD.

Surprise Books

14 Padin Close, Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 8FB

T 01453 887403
  F 01453 887403
  M 07731 993306

Contact: John Norman

Specialisms: Modern first editions particularly naval, historical and crime fiction.


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

T 01736 365955
  M 07843412251

Contact: Tim Kendall-Carpenter

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

Zimnol Books

153 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3AT

T 020 8744 2064

Contact: Rita Atkinson

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

Guest Exhibitors

128 Clonmore Street, London, SW18 5HB
T: 07549 389261
Specialisms: Art, Architecture, Biography, Children's, Fine Press, History, Illustrated, Library Sets, Literature, Photography, Travel.