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Event Information

The annual PBFA Book Fair in Harrogate is a firm favourite in the diaries of Northern bibliophiles and book collectors alike.  Running for over 40 years, this event is seen as the go-to book destination for Yorkshire bibliophiles.

PLEASE NOTE - Friday's opening times have been amended to 12pm - 6pm.

Dealer will be attending from across the United Kingdom, travelling from as far afield as Scotland, East Anglia, London, the Midlands and right across the Northern counties. 

A strong mix of subjects will be on display, fiction and non-fiction, offered by specialist dealers, with knowledge and expertise!

Light refreshments in café.

Key Details

Time & Date 17th March 2023, 12:00 - 18:00 18th March 2023, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue Derwent & Calder Rooms, Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ

Organisers Richard J Hodgson Tel: 07950 647377 Email: rjhodgsonbooks@clara.co.uk

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Ticket Information

Admission £ 2.00

Travel Information

Parking

Free car parking on site

Train

Harrogate station

Bus

Regular services run between Harrogate Bus Station and the venue

Driving

A1(M), J46 (South), J47 (North)

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Highlights

If you are thinking of attending this fair, why not have a look at some of the books recommended by some of the Members who will be there.

Times history of the war

The Times

London: The Times

£50.00

Offered by Westfield Books

Voyages de Gulliver

Jonathan Swift

Alphonse Leclere

£550.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Temple Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations a...

HERBERT, George

£640.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Works of George Herbert 1. Life and Remains 2....

HERBERT, George

£95.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Early Sorrow

Thomas Mann

Martin Secker

£10.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Hymn Tune Mystery

George A Birmingham

£60.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Weird Tales

E T W Hoffman

£150.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Debbie Go Home

Alan Paton

Cape

£35.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Calderdale, a descriptive account of the Streams f...

Rev. T. Ormerod

Lupton Bros.

£40.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Tale of the Great Mutiny

W H Fitchett

Smith, Elder & Co.

£35.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Abbey on the Moor

Lucie Jackson

Th. Nelson & Sons

£35.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Green Ginger

Arthur Morrison

Hutchinson & Co.

£50.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Complete Poetry and Selected Prose

John Donne

The Nonesuch Press / Reinhardt Press

£35.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Ballads and Songs

John Davidson

John Lane

£35.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes

£35.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Glees and Madrigals (Special Unique Retirement Gif...

Various composers

Various

£65.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Defense (sic) of the Bishops of Rochester and Bris...

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A Dodd

£75.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Martin Chuzzlewit

Charles Dickens

£175.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The High Place

Lisa St Aubin de Teran

Cape

£25.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Bomb

Frank Harris

The author

£40.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Scott-King's Modern Europe

Evelyn Waugh

Chapman and Hall

£20.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Lady of the Decoration

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Hodder and Stoughton

£70.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Vathek by William Beckford. Nonesuch Press 1929

W Beckford

The Nonesuch Press

£90.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Minus 148°by Art Davidson (signed)

Art Davidson

W W Norton & Co

£45.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Fair Exhibitors

If you would like to see which Members will be at this fair, you can browse through them all below. Just select the letter their name starts with and click their name to see their specific page.

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Forest Books | W R H Laywood Grantham

106

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Pete Fry | Peter Fry Grange-over-Sands

182

Paul Hughes | Paul Hughes Bishop Auckland

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Saltmarsh Books | Peter Saltmarsh Chesterfield

20

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Resources

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