Event Information

One of our largest premier antiquarian book fairs featuring almost a hundred UK and international booksellers showcasing rare books, maps, prints, ephemera, collector items and more to suit all pockets.  There will be a range of specialisms, from Modern First Editions, Children’s Literature, History, Travel, Sport,  and Religion, to name but a few.

The fair is kindly sponsored by Forum Auctions

FREE admission, but you can download the "complimentary ticket" with the fair details.  
Refreshments available at the venue.

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Key Details

Time & Date 20th May 2023, 13:00 - 19:00 21st May 2023, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue ILEC Conference Centre, IBIS London Earls Court, 47 Lillie Road, London, SW6 1UD

Organisers Hereward Books Tel: 01353 740821 Email: sales@herewardbooks.co.uk

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Travel Information

Train

West Brompton - 5 minute walk to Ibis London Earls Court

Train

Earls Court underground

Driving

The venue is a quarter of a mile (400m) from the A4, providing easy access to the M4, M5 and M40

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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.

Futility. A Novel on Russian Themes. Preface by Ed...

Gerhardi [Gerhardie], William

London, Richard Cobden-Sanderson

£200.00

Offered by Anthony Smith Books

TENNYSON’S BROOK WITH PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS TAKEN AT...

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson Baron 1809-1892

S.Leach, Printer, Cleveland Terrace, Middlesbro’-on-Tees

£375.00

Offered by Paul Bostock Rare Books

AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE OF FENCING

Roland, George

Published By The Author And Sold In His Class-Rooms

£295.00

Offered by Paul Bostock Rare Books

Antarctic Adventure. Scott’s Northern Party.

Priestley, Raymond E.

Toronto: Bell & Cockburn

£500.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

Under the North Pole. The Wilkins-Ellsworth Submar...

Wilkins, Captain George H.

[New York:] Brewer, Warren & Putnam

£275.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

Cadet to Commodore ... With a Foreword by The Rt....

Armitage, Albert B.

Cassell and Company, Ltd.

£175.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

An Autobiography.

Mill, Hugh Robert.

London: Longmans, Green and Co.

£125.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

Watson’s or the Gentleman’s and Citizen’s Almanack...

[Dublin imprints.]

Dublin: C. Hope [first two works]; Dublin: Printed for the Letter Carriers of the General Post Office, by John S. Folds

£200.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

The Local

Gorham, Maurice and Edward Ardizzone

London, Cassell & Co. Ltd

£1350.00

Offered by Anthony Smith Books

Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain.

Ardizzone, Edward

London, New York, Toronto, Oxford University Press

£950.00

Offered by Anthony Smith Books

Aladdin in Rhyme by Arthur Ransome

Thomas Mackenzie

Nisbet

£1095.00

Offered by Deverell Books

An Examination of Weismannism.

Romanes, George John.

London: Longmans, Green, and Co.

£75.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

Charles Darwin’s Queries about Expression.

R. B. Freeman and P. J. Gautrey.

Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Historical Series

£25.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

SOUTH (FIRST EDITION)

Shackleton, EH

Heinemann

£950.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

A Nile Journal.

H[ornby], E[mily].

Liverpool: J. A. Thompson & Co. Ltd.

£175.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

T. H. Huxley’s Diary of the Voyage of H.M.S. Rattl...

[Huxley, T. H.] Julian Huxley, ed.

London: Chatto and Windus.

£175.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

The Crystal World.

Ballard, J. G.

London, Jonathan Cape

£950.00

Offered by Anthony Smith Books

The Disaster Area.

Ballard, J. G.

London, Jonathan Cape

£175.00

Offered by Anthony Smith Books

The Island of Rodriguez. A British Colony in the M...

Bertuchi, A. J.

London: John Murray

£175.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

George Leigh Mallory.

Pye, David.

OUP

£150.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

Antarctica, or Two Years amongst the Ice of the So...

Nordenskjöld, N. Otto G. & Joh. Gunnar Andersson.

London: Hurst and Blackett, Limited

£875.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

Ham on Rye - One of 100 with signed oil painting

Bukowski, Charles

Black Sparrow Press, Santa Barbara

£3000.00

Offered by Finecopy

Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey.

Rutter, John

Shaftesbury and London, The Author and Charles Knight and Co., e.t.c.

£1950.00

Offered by Anthony Smith Books

With an Eye to the Future.

Lancaster, Osbert

London, John Murray

£225.00

Offered by Anthony Smith 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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Guest Exhibitors

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

Olivier Joly

Contact:

Telephone: 07747 085089
Address

14 Chadwell Street
London
EC1R 1XD

Resources

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