Event Information

This year the London Summer Fair is a one-day event at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury hotel.  There will be around 60 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.

Admission free.

Please scroll to the bottom to download the floor plan.

Photo: The nearby British Museum

Key Details

Time & Date 19th May 2024, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue Holiday Inn London - Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London, WC1N 1HT

Organisers Andrew Saidi, White Eagle Books Tel: 020 8997 9894 Email: andrewsaidi54@gmail.com

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Travel Information

Parking

RCP Car Park, Entrance: Herbrand Street, Tel: 0207 833 9956. Also street parking is free on Sundays.

Underground0

Underground

Russell Square

Train

Euston or Kings Cross

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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.

THREE MANUSCRIPT DIARIES CHARTING THE TRAVELS OF A...

MORRIS, A. H.:

[Original manuscripts].

£325.00

Offered by Sky Duthie Rare Books

WILL OF A SAILOR SERVING ABOARD HMS RAINBOW

ALLINGTON, Monmouth; KNIGHT, Joseph; CROOKE, Peter Thomas:

[Original manuscript].

£275.00

Offered by Sky Duthie Rare Books

The Holy Bible and the Book of Common Prayer

Various

Oxford: Printed at the University Press by Samuel Collingwood & Co.

£220.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

London Before and After the Fire

HOLLAR, Wenceslaus

John Overton

£2600.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

The Same Sun (Red Hen Press interest)

JONES, Shirley

Shirley Jones

£1900.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

The Morning Post - The Battle of Trafalgar and the...

Various

£2500.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

A Matter of Colour SIGNED BY MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr...

HANSBERRY, Lorraine

London, Penguin Books

£6800.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

White Dwarf - The First 12 Issues

VARIOUS

Games Workshop

£2600.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

La Belle Inconnue SIGNED by Henry Moore and Michel...

ALLAIS, Alphonse

Les Impenitents

£700.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

The Art of Bookbinding

ZAEHNSDORF, Joseph W.

London. George Bell

£1400.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

The Works of Alfred Tennyson SIGNED

TENNYSON, Alfred

C. Kegan Paul & Co.

£1500.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

Signed Postcard from Russia.

ARTHUR RANSOME

£300.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

Signed Publicity Poster.

DOUGLAS ADAMS

£500.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

The Arab of The Desert. A Glimpse Into Badawin Lif...

Dickson H R P

George Allen & Unwin,

£850.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

The First French-English Dictionary from 1611 in a...

Randle Cotgrave

Adam Islip

£1500.00

Offered by De Bry Rare Books

"Two-Brushes" edition of "The Fifty-three Stations...

Hiroshige and Kunisada

Sōhitsu gojūsan tsugi - 双筆五十三次

£11000.00

Offered by De Bry Rare Books

Original Toshiro editions of Hokusai's Manga

Hokusai

Eirakuya Tôshirô

£500.00

Offered by De Bry Rare Books

Field’s 1666 Bible in a contemporary tooled bindin...

God

John Field

£2000.00

Offered by De Bry Rare Books

Nosferatu Poster

Werner Herzog

Verkerke

£65.00

Offered by Deverell Books

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS CONDUCTING SCORE OF PALESTRINA CH...

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, RALPH

£1500.00

Offered by J & S Wilbraham

Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn

William Hogarth

London, Baldwin Craddock & Joy

£100.00

Offered by G Mosdell, The Junction Bookshop

First Love, Last Rites (FIRST)

McEwan, Ian

Jonathan Cape

£155.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

Five on a Treasure Island (1948)

Blyton, Enid

Hodder and Stoughton

£140.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

Charlie and the Choclolate Factory (FIRST)

Dahl, Roald

George Allen

£150.00

Offered by Kingsbridge 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

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Kingsbridge Books | Paul Davies Kingsbridge

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Zetetic Books | Conor Pattenden Berkhamsted

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Floor Plan & Exhibitors

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