Event Information

Please note the change of weekend for this year.

The Ilkley Book Fair is a long running and friendly event, kindly sponsored by The Grove Bookshop, Ilkley, and we look forward to seeing customers old and new. 

FREE admission to the fair. 

The King's Hall and Winter Garden venue is conveniently situated opposite the Ilkley train and bus station - an easy level walk from The Grove and central car park.  About fifty dealers will be attending, many from Yorkshire and Lancashire but also from as far afield as Scotland and the south coast, offering thousands of items covering a huge variety of second-hand and antiquarian, fiction, non-fiction and related ephemera for collectors and browsers alike, from pocket money prices and beyond. 

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Time & Date 2nd August 2024, 12:00 - 18:00 3rd August 2024, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue King's Hall & Winter Garden, Station Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8HB

Organisers Louise Harrison, T P Books Tel: 07719 606211 Email: l.harrison539@btinternet.com

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Travel Information

Parking

Town centre car parks

Train

Ilkley station, 2-3 mins walk

Bus

Town centre stops, then 2-3 mins walk

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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.

Stories of the Railway

Whitechurch, V. L.

Routledge and Kegan Paul

£22.00

Offered by C L Hawley

Three Famous Toymaker Stories: The Three Toymakers...

Williams, Ursula Moray

Piccolo

£26.00

Offered by C L Hawley

What Hetty Did or Life and Letters - signed copy

Carr, J. L.

Quince Tree Press

£60.00

Offered by C L Hawley

Scenes in Africa

Rev. Isaac Taylor

Harris and Son

£181.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Cary's New Map of England and Wales with Part of S...

John Cary

£1775.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Novels and Letters

Jane Austen

Claredon Press

£1775.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

Mungo Park

£975.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Artistic Japan

S. Bing

Sampson Low

£347.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Hampton Court Palace

Archive

Private

£475.00

Offered by Pete Fry

A Narrative of the Voyages and Services of the Nem...

W. H. Hall and W. D. Bernard

Henry Colburn

£975.00

Offered by Pete Fry

York Assizes

Reports and Pleas York Assizes

Ja Fleaher for W/ Lee

£385.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Captain Pugwash

John Ryan

£1148.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Works 1963-2006

Tracey Emin

Rizzoli

£568.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Wallis's New Pocket Edition of The English Countie...

James Wallis

Davies Edridge

£448.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Travels in Arabia Deserta

Charles M. Doughty

Jonathan Cape

£245.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Southern Gates of Arabia

Freya Stark

John Murray

£445.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Official Railway Map of the Durham & Northumberlan...

Drawn and engraved by J. & W. Emslie

Railway Clearing House

£175.00

Offered by The Book House

Official Railway Map of Yorkshire District - North...

Drawn and engraved by J. & W. Emslie

Railway Clearing House

£150.00

Offered by The Book House

A Bronte Bibliography

G. Anthony Yablon and John R. Turner

Ian Hodgkins, London & Meckler Books, Connecticut

£10.00

Offered by The Book House

The Voyage of the ''Fox'' in the Arctic Seas

Captain F.L. M'Clintock

John Murray

£995.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Life with the Esquimaux

Captain C. F. Hall

Sampson Low, Son and Marston

£1795.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Narrative of a Year's Journey Through Central and...

William Gifford Palgrave

Macmillan and Co.

£1895.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare

Batsford

£775.00

Offered by Pete Fry

A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British...

Rev. F. O. Morris

George Bell

£695.00

Offered by Pete Fry

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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Grove Rare Books | Adam Yates Nr Skipton

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G Mosdell, The Junction Bookshop | Glenda Mosdell Llandudno Junction

112

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Pete Fry | Peter Fry Grange-over-Sands

228

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Salsus Books | David T Salt Kidderminster

90

Saltmarsh Books | Peter Saltmarsh Chesterfield

37

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The Book House | Brigid Irwin Northallerton

103

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

Yardley Books
Specialist: art books and exhibition catalogues, antiquarian books & prints.

Contact: Ed Yardley

Telephone: 07956 024245
Address

2 Rock Hall, Valley Road
Hayfield
High Peak
Derbyshire
SK22 2LP

James Frank

Contact:

Pam & John Finch

Contact:

Resources

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