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Event Information

With almost 100 dealers offering tens of thousands of rare, collectable and second-hand books, maps, manuscripts and ephemera, the Oxford Book Fair frequently attracts the attention of both local and national press.   A great two-day fair for all book lovers young and old.  Our book dealers have travelled from different parts of the country and will have something to suit everyone at prices starting from £2 up to the £1000's. 

Cafe on site.

Key Details

Time & Date 2nd April 2022, 12:00 - 18:00 3rd April 2022, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill Campus, Oxford, OX3 0BP

Organisers John Martin, Mayfly Ephemera Tel: 07701 034472 Email: mayflyephemera@msn.com

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Ticket Information

General Admission £ 2.00

Travel Information

Parking

There is NO on site parking, the car park used in the past near to the venue on London Road is now pay and display. Alternatively, Thornhill is the nearest Park & Ride, and the buses back into Oxford will stop outside the venue.

Train

Oxford, 2 miles

Bus

From city centre and railway station. More details see http://brookesbus.oxfordbus.co.uk

Driving

From the south - take the M40, leave at junction 8 and follow the signs for Oxford along the A40. Then follow the signs for the city centre on the London Road.- take the M40, leave at junction 8 and follow the signs for Oxford along the A40. Then follow the signs for the city centre on the London Road. From the north - take the M40, leave at junction 8a and follow the signs for Oxford along the A40. Then follow the signs for the city centre on the London Road.- take the M40, leave at junction 8a and follow the signs for Oxford along the A40. Then follow the signs for the city centre on the London Road.

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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.

Letters Addressed by Professor Ruskin to the Clerg...

Ruskin

Private for private circulation only

£395.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Otia et Lusus

unknown

£275.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Scrapbook

Scrapbook

£178.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Camera Studies in Iraq

A Kerim. Hasso Brothers

A Kerim Hasso Brothers

£450.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

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

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Decameron

Richard Aldington

The Folio Society

£248.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Book of Hours

Manuscript

£1545.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

T E Lawrence

Jonathan Cape

£265.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Diary of Rev. John Ward

John Ward

Henry Colburn

£135.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Works of Mr. Francis Rabelais

Mr. Francis Rabelais

Navarre Soc. ltd.

£265.00

Offered by Pete Fry

History of British Birds

Thomas Bewick

£778.00

Offered by Pete Fry

POSTCARDS Polar Explorers

ANON

£15.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

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

A Display of Heraldry

John Guillim

T.R. for Jacob Blome

£895.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Absenteeism

Lady Morgan

Henry Colburn

£338.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Caves and Cave Life

Philip Chapman

New Naturalist

£395.00

Offered by Pete Fry

A Book On Angling

Francis Francis

Longman, green and Co.

£495.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Original Photographs

Talcott Harmon Parkhurst

£1250.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Japanese Woodblock Prints

Kiyoharu Kondo

£395.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Extreme Rock

Ken Wilson

£225.00

Offered by Pete Fry

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The Kingdom of the Pearl

Rosenthal, Leonard

Nisbet & Co

£450.00

Offered by Ariadne 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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Ian Marr Rare Books | Ian Marr Edinburgh

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Kingsbridge Books | Paul Davies Kingsbridge

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Pablo Butcher | Pablo Butcher Dorchester on Thames

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Peter Hill | Peter Hill Emsworth

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Pete Fry | Peter Fry Grange-over-Sands

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Yesterday's Books | David Weir Bournemouth

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Zetetic Books | Conor Pattenden Berkhamsted

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