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.

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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.

First Love, Last Rites (FIRST)

McEwan, Ian

Jonathan Cape

£185.00

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

Dracula's Guest

Stoker, Bram

George Routledge

£425.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

Poem of the Month Book Club (full set of 48 origin...

Various Poets (Auden, Betjeman, Larkin, Heaney, Spender, Day Lewis, Spender, Smith, Amis and others)

Poem of the Month Book Club

£1450.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

The Nursery "Alice".

Lewis Carroll (C L Dodgson)

Macmillan and Co.

£750.00

Offered by G Mosdell, The Junction Bookshop

End papers for her Looking After Cats

Helen Riviere Haywood

Tyndall

£195.00

Offered by The Antiquarian Book Company

Ten ink illustrations for her Looking After Horses

Helen Riviere Haywood

Tyndall

£125.00

Offered by The Antiquarian Book Company

Original artwork for cover of My Book Of Butterfli...

Helen Riviere Haywood

Purnell

£125.00

Offered by The Antiquarian Book Company

On My Own ( Double Signed )

ROOSEVELT, Eleanor.

Hutchinson & Co

£450.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

LITTLE DORRIT

DICKENS, Charles:

London: Bradbury and Evans.

£750.00

Offered by Sky Duthie Rare Books

STUDIO DEL DISEGNO RICAVATO DALL’ ESTREMITA DELLE...

CAMUCCINI, Vincenzo; engraved by FOLO, Giovanni; [RAPHAEL]:

Roma: Studio di Folo, Piazza di Spagna.

£675.00

Offered by Sky Duthie Rare Books

THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS, or Mirth and Marvels by Tho...

[ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT BINDING]; [BOURNVILLE SCHOOL OF ART]; INGOLDSBY, Thomas; illustrated by RACKHAM, Arthur:

London: William Heinemann.

£650.00

Offered by Sky Duthie Rare Books

L'ART DE SÉDUIRE LES HOMMES. [The Art of Seducing...

UNE FEMME CURIEUSE; [MAGRE, Maurice, attrib.]; illustrated by FABIANO, Fabien:

Paris: Société d’Édition et de Publications Librairie Félix Juven.

£300.00

Offered by Sky Duthie Rare Books

The Homes and Gardens of England

Batsford Harry and Fry Charles

B T Batsford

£125.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

The Noel Coward Song Book ( Signed )

Coward Noel

Michael Joseph

£395.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Jardine’s last tour. Signed cricket 1st

Tim Heald

Methuen

£185.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

An Illustrated Record of Important Events in the A...

[BOWER (Robert)]

London: Printed by T. Bensley and Son,

£375.00

Offered by Forest Books

The Life and Explorations of David Livingstone, LL...

[ROBERTS (John Storm)]

London: The Tyne Publishing Company, Ltd.,

£275.00

Offered by Forest Books

Original Haj/Kabba/Mecca Poster

N/A

N/A

£380.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

My Life ( Signed )

Meir, Golda

Tel Aviv. Steimatzky's Agency Ltd. 1975

£450.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Railway Guide to the Tohoku Region in Japan

Japanese Railways

Japanese Railways

£150.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

The Principles of Beauty in Colouring Systematized...

HAY (David Ramsay)

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons,

£595.00

Offered by Forest Books

Sex and Seditionaries

WESTWOOD, Vivienne, & Malcolm McLaren - Punk Pistol.

First Edition Publishing, 2006

Reserved

Offered by White Eagle 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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