Event Information

This popular book fair is held in the centre of this Leicestershire market town, with over 20 book dealers selling second-hand, rare and antiquarian books, maps, prints and ephemera.  Come and say hello - everybody welcome!  

Full range of refreshments available.

The second fair of the year here will be on Saturday 28th December.

Key Details

Time & Date 4th May 2024, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue Congregational Church Centre, High Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7JD

Organisers Phil Woolley, Black Cat Bookshop Tel: 07850 795207 Email: blackcatuk@aol.com

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Ticket Information

Admission £ 1.00

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 excursion to Windsor; through Kew, Richmond and...

John Evans

Printed for Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper

£175.00

Offered by Stephen Rench

Philip the Bold and his marriage. Stories of the g...

Elizabeth Rodd

Shield & Spring

£125.00

Offered by Stephen Rench

Simon Lawrence

Tales from Bleeding Heart Yard. Stories about Stanley Lawrence

Denby Dale: Fleece Press

£145.00

Offered by Stephen Rench

Omega cuts

Jeremy Greenwood. With an introduction by Judith Collins

Woodbridge: The Wood Lea Press

£150.00

Offered by Stephen Rench

[Russian text] War and Peace. A suite of wood engr...

Leo Tolstoy

Society of Wood Engravers

£175.00

Offered by Stephen Rench

An account of the grand musical festival held in S...

John Crosse

York: John Wolstenholme

£270.00

Offered by Stephen Rench

The History of Market Harborough with that Portion...

John Harwood Hill

Printed for the Subscribers by Ward & Sons

£65.00

Offered by The Book House

The Oakham Canal

David Tew with a section on topography by Trevor Hickman and Rigby Graham

Brewhouse Press, Wymondham

£25.00

Offered by The Book House

The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield...

Colin Owen

Moorland

£30.00

Offered by The Book House

Wind and Watermills of Rutland

David Henry

Spiegl Press

£12.00

Offered by The Book House

Throsby Revisited - A Discovery Persuing a Contemp...

David Tew & Trevor Hickman

The Witmeha Press, Wymondham, Melton Mowbray

£25.00

Offered by The Book House

Jardine’s last tour. Signed cricket 1st

Tim Heald

Methuen

£185.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

Under Five Commands

From an idea by Sergeant C. R. Stanley

£25.00

Offered by The Book House

Footprints of the 1/4th Leicestershire Regiment, A...

John Milne

Edgar Backus, Leicester

£25.00

Offered by The Book House

The Canals of Eastern England

John Boyes & Ronald Russell

David & Charles

£30.00

Offered by The Book House

Modern Leicester - Jottings of Personal Experience...

Robert Read

Simpkin, Marshall & Co. and Winks & Son, London and Leicester

£20.00

Offered by The Book House

Royal Progresses and Visits to Leicester: From the...

William Kelly

£75.00

Offered by The Book House

A History of Hinckley

Henry James Francis

W Pickering & Sons, Hinckley

£75.00

Offered by The Book House

The History & Description of Ashby-de-la-Zouch

with Excursions in the Neighbourhood

Hall & Co.,

£35.00

Offered by The Book House

Bygone Leicestershire

William Andrews (Editor)

Frank Murray and William Andrews & Co., Leicester and Hull

£20.00

Offered by The Book House

Leicestershire and Rutland. At the Opening of the...

W. Scarff and edited by W. T. Pike

W. T Pike, Brighton

£45.00

Offered by The Book House

Public Sculpture of Leicestershire and Rutland

Terry Cavanagh & Alison Yarrington

Liverpool University Press

£12.00

Offered by The Book House

George Rodger. Magnum Opus. Fifty Years in Photojo...

Caiger-Smith, Martin. (Ed. by Colin Osman).

Nishen, London.

£30.00

Offered by Peter Moore

Cities and Citizenship.

Holston, James (Ed).

Duke University Press, Durham USA & London.

£15.00

Offered by Peter Moore

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.

Exhibitors A-Z

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Books

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Claremont Books and Prints | Suzanne & Gordon Leete Market Harborough

76

D

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Books

Delph Books | Frank Lamb Manchester

8

Durdles Books | Ian Morley Birmingham

0

H

Name & Trading Name

Showing 1 Results

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Books

I

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Showing 1 Results

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Books

Images in Print | Jane Jaques Nottingham

0

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Name & Trading Name

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Books

L

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Lion Books | Colin Raxter Kidderminster

13

Lasting Words Ltd | Sean Wood Northampton

1

Literary Cat Books | Kees van Woerkom Machynlleth

10

M

Name & Trading Name

Showing 3 Results

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Books

David Maynard | David Maynard Grantham

64

M & P Books | Peter Allen Buxton

186

Missing Books | Chris Missing Chelmsford

455

P

Name & Trading Name

Showing 1 Results

Name

Books

Peter Moore | Peter Moore Cambridge

507

R

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S

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Salsus Books | David T Salt Kidderminster

90

Stephen Rench | Stephen Rench Shipston on Stour

23

Saltmarsh Books | Peter Saltmarsh Chesterfield

36

T

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Name

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The Book House | Brigid Irwin Northallerton

87

Guest Exhibitors

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

Steve Jayes

Contact:

Telephone: 07847 144845
Address

48 Hawksbury Road
Leicester
LE2 8EP

Vance Harvey, Defoe Books

Contact:

Telephone: 07710 459285
Address

15 Tamar Road
Oadby
Leicester
LE2 4GN

Simon Warner

Contact:

Telephone: 07970 182184
Address

4 Ingarsby Lane
Hougton-on-the-Hill
Leicester
LE7 9JJ

Chris Newbold - Old Postcards

Contact:

Telephone: 07530 304565
Address

4A Main Street
Belton-in-Rutland
Rutland
LE15 9LB

Resources

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