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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Key Details

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.

An Account of the Culture and Use of the Mangel Wu...

Commerell

Charles Dilly

£675.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Song of Songs

Eric Gill

Golden Cockeral Press

£1280.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Anglesey

Henry Rowlands

Aaron Rhames for Robert Owen, Dublin

£1275.00

Offered by Pete Fry

History of the British Expedition to Egypt

Lt. Col. R. T. Wilson

T. Egerton

£775.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Crusader Castles

T. E. Lawrence

Golden Cockeral Press

£1725.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Early History of the North Riding

Edwards, William:

A. Brown & Sons

£15.00

Offered by The Book House

Signed letters with rare caricature

John Betjeman

John Betjeman

£1250.00

Offered by Pete Fry

002062

A Voyage to Saint Kilda

M. Martin

John Wylie and Co.

£475.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Hortus Anglicanus

Stephen Reynolds Clarke

Printed for F.C.J. Rivington

£475.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Hudibris

Samuel Butler

Printed for John Baker

£395.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Nouveaux Documents Decoratifs en Couleuis

Habert-Dys

Charles Moveau

£475.00

Offered by Pete Fry

''Carrots'': Just a Little Boy

Ennis Graham

Macmillan

£148.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Photograph Album

Photograph Album

£345.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Scrapbook

Scrapbook

£178.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Observations Sacrae

Jacobi Elsner

£288.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Four Gospels (Golden Cockerel Press)

Eric Gill

The Folio Society

£375.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Oxford Almanack

Manuscript

£1275.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Book of Hours

Manuscript

£1545.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Cary's Traveller's Companion

John Cary

John Cary

£495.00

Offered by Pete Fry

A History of British Birds

Thomas Bewick

Edward Walker

£495.00

Offered by Pete Fry

A Monograph of the British Nudibranchiate Mollusca

J.Alder and A. Hancock

Ray Society

£565.00

Offered by Pete Fry

A Manual of Astrology

Raphael

Thomas Tegg

£595.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Compleat Housewife

E. Smith

J. Pemberton

£495.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Caves and Cave Life

Philip Chapman

New Naturalist

£395.00

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

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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

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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

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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