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. 

Please scroll to the bottom for the Floor Plan.

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.

A Catalogue of the Highly Valuable Collection of P...

SYKES (Sir Mark Masterman)

London: J. Davy for Mr. Sotheby,

£650.00

Offered by Forest Books

[62 MOUNTED SPECIMENS OF GRASSES] Natural Illustra...

HANHAM (Frederick) Editor.

Bath: Binns and Goodwin,

£495.00

Offered by Forest Books

The Story of Rosina and other Verses. Illustrated...

DOBSON (Austin)

London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.,

£45.00

Offered by Forest Books

The Oppidan

LESLIE, Shane

London: Chatto & Windus

£65.00

Offered by Quair Books

The Driver's Seat

SPARK, Muriel; [BOND, Jennie]

London: Macmillan

£50.00

Offered by Quair Books

Black’s Travelling Map of Ireland.

IRELAND. BLACK (A. & C.)

Edinburgh: A. & C. Black,

£85.00

Offered by Forest 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

Green Ginger

Arthur Morrison

Hutchinson & Co.

£50.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Vie de Jeanne D'Arc

Anotole France

Calmann Levy

£85.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Ballads and Songs

John Davidson

John Lane

£35.00

Offered by RMJ Books

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle

£35.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Glees and Madrigals (Special Unique Retirement Gif...

Various composers

Various

£50.00

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

£120.00

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

£75.10

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

£85.00

Offered by RMJ Books

Cities Seen: In East & West

TIBBITS, Mrs. Walter; [LAMINGTON, Lady Mary;] [COCHRANE-BAILLIE, Hon. Grisell]

London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd

£65.00

Offered by Quair Books

NAVAL SERVICE RECORD, INC MANUSCRIPT ACCOUNT OF TH...

Conde-Williams, Maurice Marcel Frederic

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£375.00

Offered by Paul Bostock Rare 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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Bainbridge Books | Fay Bainbridge Chesterfield

31

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Forest Books | W R H Laywood Grantham

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Pete Fry | Peter Fry Grange-over-Sands

213

Paul Hughes | Paul Hughes Bishop Auckland

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Saltmarsh Books | Peter Saltmarsh Chesterfield

38

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Guest Exhibitors

We are pleased to announce that we will have some special guests at this fair! Have a look at who they are.

Roo Waterhouse Art
Celebrate your life in books with a bespoke 'Shelf Portrait'. Roo Waterhouse’s detailed oil paintings of treasured and iconic books build up a portrait to resonate with your stories and reflect your life and passions. Rather like Desert Island Discs... Which books would you choose?

Contact:

Telephone: 07905 889773
Address

Northlight Art Studios
Valley Road
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
HX7 6DG

Resources

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