PBFA Rare Books
“I thought I’d begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare , but then I thought, why should I ? He never reads any of mine.”
Welcome to the PBFA
Explore our Rare Books
From first edition books to antique manuscripts, ephemera, vintage posters, and original artwork. Browse the many rare and antiquarian offerings from our trusted member booksellers.Explore
Why collect rare books?
Why buy Rare books from the PBFA?
Established 50 Years
Established in 1974, the PBFA is edicated to connecting buyers and sellers of books.
Buy direct from Booksellers you can trust – and who follow a strict code of conduct.
1000's of books
Thousands of Books available for purchase now through the website or direct from our Fairs.
No Commission charges
All rare book purchases are done direct with dealers and the PBFA take no commission.
One of the largest Professional Rare and Antiquarian book organisations in the world.
Over 60 Book Fairs a year at which you can meet Booksellers , plus regular Online Fairs.