Organised with our colleagues at the ABA

Radisson Blu Hotel, 80 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

23rd - 24th March 2018

01307 860293 www.rarebooksedinburgh.com deucharfarm@btconnect.com
Hilary Farquharson Free Noon-7:00pm Friday and 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday
Plenty on site
Edinburgh Waverley, half a mile distant
M8, Junction 1

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, 80 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

Edinburgh Book Fair is jointly organised by the PBFA and ABA

The PBFA Exhibitors will be located in the Canongate Room (Lower Ground Floor).  You can view or download the floor plan and exhibitors above.

The ABA Exhibitors will be located in the Dunedin Suite (Ground Floor).  You can view or download the floor plan and exhibitors above.


Edinburgh's annual festival celebrating rare and collectable books and book history.  Featuring talks, workshops, and other events organised by the city's leading libraries, learned societies and cultural institutions. 

For more information please visit www.rarebooksedinburgh.com


PBFA Exhibitors

Beckside Books

31 St Andrew's View, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7YF

Contact: Krystl Mayes

Specialisms: General antiquarian. History and topography of Cumbria and the Lake District. Lake poets, Ruskin, mining, mountaineering, hunting, military history (including African wars, WW1, WW2, regiments, militaria), women's studies, Virago.

Peter Bell

68 West Port, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2LD

T 0131 2290562, 0131 5562198
  E books@peterbell.net
  W www.peterbell.net

Contact: Peter Bell

Specialisms: History, philosophy, literature, Scottish, booklets, collections.

The Bookroom

1 Dingleton Road, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9QS

T 01896 823337
  E deucharsid@hotmail.com

Contact: Ian Duncan

Specialisms: General stock including Scottish and Borders, Military, Field Sports and Natural History.

Classic Photographics

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

Contact: Paul Cordes

Specialisms: Photography, photobooks, books with tipped in photographs. Photographic images, early processes, pictorialist, photogravure and anything industrial.

William Cowan

Ards Cottage, Connel, Scotland, PA37 1PT

T 01631710500
  M 07977259288
  E william.833cowan@btinternet.com, wcowanbooks@aol.com

Contact: William Cowan

Specialisms: First editions of the 20th and 21st centuries, with special emphasis on Scottish and Irish first editions. Also small stock of contemporary (post-1950) art works, mostly signed limited edition prints, and ceramics.

Hilary Farquharson

Sturt, Tannadice, Forfar, Angus, DD8 3TU

T 01307 860293
  E deucharfarm@btconnect.com

Contact: Hilary Farquharson

Specialisms: Scottish, travel and fine bindings in many subjects.

Gilleasbuig Ferguson Rare Books

Taigh na Mara, Skeabost Bridge, Isle of Skye, IV51 9NP

T 01470532808
  M 07766204533
  E gilleasbuig@hotmail.com

Contact: Gilleasbuig Ferguson

Specialisms: Early Scottish books, Highlands, Hebrides and Scottish Gaelic. Geology, Darwin, natural history and evolutionary science. Fine bindings.

Pete Fry

Maychells Cottage, Allithwaite, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7QG

T 01539 535125
  M 07923 521764
  E mountain.fry@btinternet.com

Contact: Peter Fry

Specialisms: Good general stock. Mountaineering, Lake District, topography, caving/mining, military, Ransome antiquarian.

Holybourne Rare Books

7 Market Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1HA

Contact: Stephen Dick

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

Larry Hutchison

27 Albany Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 0QZ

T 01383 725566
  F 01383 620394
  M 07785398872
  E larry@larryhutchisonbooks.com
  W www.larryhutchisonbooks.com

Contact: Larry Hutchison

Specialisms: Scottish and antiquarian.

David B Jarvis

34 Clerk Road, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 9HA

T 01968 678175
  E davidjarvisbooks@gmail.com

Contact: David Jarvis

Specialisms: Scottish, military history, children's, fine general and ephemera.


1c Ramillies Road, London, W4 1JW

T 020 38949065
  E mayflyephemera@msn.com

Contact: John Martin & C G Martin

Specialisms: Ephemera of every description, manuscripts, newspapers.

McLaren Books Ltd

22 John Street, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, G84 8BA

T 01436 676453
  M 07733881780
  E george@mclarenbooks.com
  W www.mclarenbooks.com

Contact: George M D Newlands Director

Specialisms: Yachting, naval, maritime. Scottish and small general stock.

Clifford M Milne

16 Airyhall Avenue, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB15 7QU

T 01224 324128
  M 07535890816
  E cliffordmilne@yahoo.co.uk

Contact: Clifford Milne

Specialisms: Scottish, sport, modern first editions, children's.

Michael Moon's Bookshop

19 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7AL

Contact: Michael Moon & Peter Moon

Specialisms: Lake counties, History, Cinema, Antiquarian.

Donald Munro

65 Meadowcroft, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1UF

T 07989 321031
  E djmunro0@hotmail.com

Contact: Donald & Beryl Munro

Specialisms: Scottish antiquarian, history, local literature, topography. Also academic British and European history. Vernacular architecture, particularly wooden framed, and the archaeology of buildings.

The Old Children's Bookshelf

11 Northgate, Peebles, Scotland, EH45 8RX

T 07522 934770
  E greyladiesocb@gmail.com

Contact: Shirley Neilson

Specialisms: All types of children's books, annuals and magazines. Children's prints.

Old Town Bookshop

17 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9NE

T 0131 2291503
  M 07525536409
  E ronwilsonoldbooks@me.com
  W www.oldtownbookshop-edinburgh.co.uk

Contact: Ronald Wilson

Specialisms: Fine art, architecture, literature, children's illustrated, antiquarian literature, old prints of Scotland, Edinburgh & Scottish books.

Pinwell Books

24 High Fair, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6PA

Contact: David Irving

Specialisms: Medieval history; the Roman north. Anglo-saxon, medieval, byzantium periods.

Ravelston Books

69 Ravelston Dykes Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH4 3NU

T 0131 337 1947
  E andybetchley99@gmail.com

Contact: Andy Betchley

Specialisms: Fine Art, architecture, illustrated, academic & antiquarian.

Ian Reilly Books

4 Kilpunt Steadings, Broxburn, West Lothian, EH52 5QB

T 01506 858295
  M 07824831747
  E ian@ianreillybooks.com
  W www.ianreillybooks.com

Contact: Ian Reilly

Specialisms: Antiquarian, history, music, art reference, academic books, and modern first editions.


16 Cramond Court, Hallglen, Falkirk, FK1 2PW

T 07722 555898
  E richardmurphy1981@hotmail.co.uk

Contact: Richard Murphy

Specialisms: General antiquarian books, comics and ephemera.

ABA Exhibitors


Contact: James Eaton

PO Box 387, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 1BT

E: alastorrb@btinternet.com
W: www.alastorrarebooks.com
T: 01425 621050
Specialisms: Two catalogues of antiquarian English and continental books, manuscripts and ephemera, especially Italian and French, issued per year, with an emphasis on literature, the arts, humanities, science and printing history.


Contact: Tom Lintern-Mole

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

E: tom@lintern-mole.com
W: www,antiquates.co.uk
T: 01929 556656 or M: 07921 151496
Specialisms: Early printing; English and continental literature; history of ideas.


Contact: Alex Day and Joanna Skeels

40 South Audley Street, London, W1P 2KR

E: a.day@quaritch.com or rarebooks@quaritch.com
W: www.quaritch.com
T: 020 7297 4888
Specialisms: English literature, science & medicine, travel, human sciences, Islamica, early printed books, Continental literature, art & architecture, medieval Mss, photography, cookery, valuations and archives.


Contact: Christopher Saunders

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

E: chris@cricket-books.com
W: www.cricket-books.com
T: 01594 516030
Specialisms: Crickets


Contact: Cooper Hay

185a Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4HU

E: cooperhay@aol.com
W: www.cooperhay.com
T: 0141 2213922


Contact: Graham York

225 High Street, Honton, Devon, EX14 1LB

E: books@gyork.co.uk
W: wwwgyork.co.uk
T: 01404 41727
Specialisms: Large stock of books relating to fine and applied art, architecture, travel, natural history, literature, history, topography, theatre, and possibly the largest collection of Spain and Gypsies in the UK.


Contact: Iam Marr

23 Pound Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3JR

E: 01579 345310
W: www.ianmarr.co.uk
T: 01579 345310
Specialisms: Mostly British books, manuscripts, ephemera, 17th to 20th century, 19th century photography, bindings. Catalogues issued. Visitors by appointment only please.


Contact: Janette Ray

8 Bootham, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 7BL

E: books@janetteray.co.uk
W: www.janetteray.co.uk
T: 01904 623088
Specialisms: Design, architecture, garden history, photographic books and albums and fine art.


Contact: Brian Lake and Janet Nassau

46 Great Russell Street, (opp British Musuem), Bloomsbury, London, WC13 3PA

E: books@jarndyce.co.uk
W: www.jarndyce.co.uk
T: 020 7631 4220
Specialisms: The Nineteenth Century Booksellers in an 18thC building: English Literature and Social History 1600-1920, especially Novels – three-deckers, yellowbacks, bloods & penny dreadfuls, Poetry, Plays, London, Language, Education, The Romantics, Chapbooks & Street Literature, Original Bindings. The leading specialists in Charles Dickens and all things Dickensian.


Contact: David Edmunds

Strandlands, Wrabness, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2TX

E: mail@johndruryrarebooks.com
W: www.johndrurybooks.com
T: 01255 886260
Specialisms: Fine and rare books, pamphlets, broadsides and manuscripts, from 1600 to 1900, in economics, education, politics, law, philosophy, social history, human sciences, and an ever-widening range of subjects.


Contact: Christian and Sam Jonkers

27 Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2GR

E: info@jonkers.co.uk
W: www.jonkers.co.uk
T: 01491 576427
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.


Contact: Anthony J Smithson

11 Fenwick Terrace, Preston Road, North Sheilds, Tyne & Wear, NE29 0LU

E: anthony@keelrowbooks.com
W: www.keelrowbooks.com
T: 0191 2960664
Specialisms: General antiquarian; history and topography of Northumberland and Newcastle, Thomas Bewick, natural history, modern first editions, literature, children's books, ephemera.


Priory Barn, Priest Lane, Cartmel, Cumbria, LA11 6PX

E: enquiries.kerrbooks@hotmail.co.uk
W: www.kerrbooks.co.uk
T: 01539 536 247


Contact: Georgina and James Hallgate

York Eco Business Centre, Amy Johnson Way, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 4AG

E: james@luciusbooks.com, info@luciusbooks.com
W: www.luciusbooks.com
T: 01904 640111
Specialisms: Modern first editions, literature, children's illustrated, original artwork and detective fiction.


Contact: Derek Walker and Anna Fomicheva

3A & 4A Haddingon Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 4AE

E: info@mcnaughtans.co.uk
W: www.mcnaughtons.co.uk
T: 0131 5565897
Specialisms: Antiquarian books on all subjects, particularly humanities, Greek and Latin, and scholarship, plus some private press and artists books, and of course Scottish material. Lists issued regularly.


Contact: Christian White

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

E: drchristianwhite@gmail.com
W: www.modernfirsteditions.com
T: 01943 608596
Specialisms: Modern first editions, manuscripts, literature, early English Printed books, photo-books, high-spots.


Contact: Neil Pearson

2 Scott Lane, Clapham Old Street, London, SW4 0LA

E: neil@neilpearsonrarebooks.com
T: 07508 349122


Contact: Neil Summersgill

Pigeon Hall, Abbot Brow, Mellor, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7HT

E: summersgillbooks@btinternet.com
T: 01254 813559
Specialisms: Antiquarian, fine bindings, travel, autograph letters, manuscripts and interesting books in most categories.


Contact: Richard Wells

37 Bligh Close, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14 9NQ

E: richard@richardvwells.co.uk
W: www.richardwells.co.uk
T: 07740 705696
Specialisms: A small eclectic stock, including manuscripts and ephemera, covering heraldry & genealogy, theology, general academic, antiquarian, travel and topography with Switzerland, Europe and the West Country being particular strengths.


Contact: David Steedman

12 Westfield Drive, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 4XU

E: david.steedman@btinternet.com
T: 0191 2843507


Contact: Roger Treglown

Antiquarian Rare Books, Sunderland House, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6JF

E: treglownrarebooks@googlemail.com
T: 01625 618978
Specialisms: Chess, rare and unusual books in all categories.


Contact: Simon Beattie

84 The Broadway, Chesham, Buckinhamshire, HP5 1EG

E: simon@simonbeattie.co.uk
W: www.simonbeattie.co.uk
T: 01494 784954 or 07717 707575


Contact: Stephen M Liddle

8 Morley Square, Bishopston, Bristol, BS7 9DW

E: mail@steveliddle.co.uk
W: www.steveliddle.co.uk
T: 0117 9244846 or 07701 090518
Specialisms: Fine books in many categories.


Contact: Giles Lyon

357 Kings Road, London, SW3 5ES

E: info@worldsendbookshop.com
W: www.worldsendbookshop.com
T: 020 7352 9376
Specialisms: Varied general stock especially photography, art, architecture, fashion and design, poetry.


Contact: Philip Barraclough

Netherby House, Huttons Ambo, York, North Yorkshire, YO60 7HJ

E: yorkmodernbooks@aol.co.uk
W: www.yorkmodernbooks.com
T: 01653 694620
Specialisms: Modern first editions, fine illustrated books, European history. Catalogues issued once or twice a year.

Guest Exhibitors

6 Orchard Road, Kinghorn, Burntisland, Fife, KY3 9XN
E: iain@victorian-photos.com
T: 01592 891779 or M: 07855 972273
Specialisms: Photographs: mainly 19th century. Albums, individual images and cased images. Subjects include world travel, military, Scottish.