Event Information

With around 75 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. 

Please scroll down to the bottom to see the link to the floor plan.

Cafe on site.

There will also be a new one-day fair, also at this venue, on Saturday 21st October.

Key Details

Time & Date 22nd April 2023, 12:00 - 18:00 23rd April 2023, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford, OX3 0BP

Organisers Tom Lintern-Mole, Antiquates Ltd Tel: 01929 556656, 07921 151496 Email: tom@lintern-mole.com
Grace Barham, Pocock Rare Books Tel: 07528 159007 Email: contact@pocockrarebooks.co.uk

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Ticket Information

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.

Original Views of Oxford, its Colleges, Chapels, a...

DELAMOTTE (William Alfred)

London: Published by Thomas Boys,

£1100.00

Offered by Forest Books

Catalogue of Printed Books and Bookbindings: The J...

BARBER (Giles)

Published for the Rothschild Foundation,

£365.00

Offered by Forest Books

Proposed plan for 21 houses intended to be erected...

ARCHITECTURAL PLANS. CHATBURN, NEAR CLITHEROE, LANCASHIRE.

£145.00

Offered by Forest Books

19th Century Commonplace Book

Aretas Akers

£450.00

Offered by De Bry Rare Books

Commercial Glass Works. Established 1800. M. Davis...

COMMERCIAL GLASS TRADE ADVERT.

[London: n.p.]

£45.00

Offered by Forest Books

Two Plans of Premises to be built in Plumb Street,...

ARCHITECTURAL PLANS.

£95.00

Offered by Forest Books

The Speaking Cat

RHODES, Thomas

N. Merridew at the Herald and Advertiser Office, Cross-Cheaping, Coventry

£200.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

Sonnets

DOUGLAS, Lord Arthur ~ Signed

Rich and Cowen, London

£375.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

Air of Glory

BEATON, Cecil

His Majesty’s Stationery Office, London

£225.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

I am a Camera

VAN DRUTEN, John

Random House, New York

£120.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

The Thomas Berryman Number

PATTERSON, James

Little Brown and Company, Boston

£275.00

Offered by Rainford & Parris

A series of five rare pamphlets representing the c...

Various

various

£375.00

Offered by Wool House Autographic

Adventures on the Roof of the World (with inscript...

Le Blond, Mrs Aubrey

Fisher Unwin

£225.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

Scrambles in the Alps

Wympher, Edward

£100.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

Narrative of Journey to the Shores of the Polar Se...

Franklin, John

John Murray

£450.00

Offered by Kingsbridge Books

Harlequin Unmasked: The Commedia Dell'Arte & Porce...

Meredith Chilton

Yale University Press

£30.00

Offered by David Whittaker

The Principles of War Exhibited in the Practice of...

Anon

Cadell & Davis, Strand; Black, Parry, and Co., Leadenhall Street

£325.00

Offered by Wool House Autographic

Views of the Colleges, Chapels & Gardens of Oxford

DELAMOTTE

£2500.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

ARMS OF COLLEGES OF OXFORD

HENRY SHAW

£600.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

THE OXFORD DECLARATIONS

OXFORD

£500.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

A First Sheaf of Little Songs: The verses by Margu...

RADCLYFFE-HALL, Marguerite (i.e. HALL, Radclyffe); CONINGSBY CLARKE, Robert.

London: Chappell & Co. Ltd

£45.00

Offered by Quair Books

Fabulous New Orleans. [SIGNED]

[BRITTAIN, Vera]; SAXON, Lyle; SUYDAM, E. H. (illustrator).

New York: D. Appleton-Century Company

£300.00

Offered by Quair Books

Guide to Messing in the Middle East (Revised Editi...

Army Catering Corps

[Cairo:] Printed by the Printing and Stationery Services, M.E.F.

£300.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

The Night Circus

Erin Morgenstern

Books Illustrated

£650.00

Offered by Books Illustrated Ltd

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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Yesterday's Books | David Weir Bournemouth

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Zetetic Books | Conor Pattenden Berkhamsted

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