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. 

Cafe on site.

There will also be a second fair at this venue, on Saturday 19th October.

Key Details

Time & Date 20th April 2024, 12:00 - 18:00 21st April 2024, 10:00 - 16:00

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

Organisers Tom Lintern-Mole, Antiquates Ltd Tel: 01929 556656 or 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.

Goodbye to All That

Robert Graves

London: Jon. Cape

£650.00

Offered by Undercover Books

The Grounde of Artes; The Pathway to Knowledge; Th...

Robert Recorde

TGR Renascent Books

£300.00

Offered by Undercover Books

The Soft Machine

William Burroughs

Paris: The Olympia Press

£375.00

Offered by Undercover Books

Junkie

William Burroughs

NY: ACE BOOKS

£100.00

Offered by Undercover Books

Dead Fingers Talk

William Burroughs

London: John Calder in association with Olympia Press

£150.00

Offered by Undercover Books

A Distraction of Wits Nurtured in Elizabethan Camb...

George Rylands, Selected & Intro.

Camridge University Press

£30.00

Offered by Undercover Books

Underground Writing: The London Tube from George G...

David Welsh

Liverpool University Press

£85.00

Offered by Undercover Books

The Charm of Evil: The Life and Films of Terence F...

Wheeler Winston Dixon; John Carpenter, intro.

London: The Scarecrow Press

£80.00

Offered by Undercover Books

University Boat Race 1960 Luncheon Menu

Anon

P & O Ferries

£25.00

Offered by Salsus Books

One Hundred Years of Boat Racing: The Official Cen...

Wm. Wimbledon Hill

London: The Albion Publishing Co., Ltd

£150.00

Offered by Salsus Books

Old English Homes: A Summer’s Sketch-Book.

THOMPSON (Stephen)

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle,

£125.00

Offered by Forest Books

English Country Houses, One Hundred Plates.

BATES & GUILD COMPANY.

Boston: Bates & Guild Company,

£50.00

Offered by Forest Books

Small Country Houses of Today.

WEAVER (Sir Lawrence) & PHILLIPS (R. Randal)

Country Life Limited.,

£195.00

Offered by Forest Books

Byron's Letters and Journals

Byron, George Gordon; leslie A. Marchand, ed.

London: John Murray

£450.00

Offered by Undercover Books

Force of Circumstance (and 16 others)

J H Prynne

Various Small Press

£800.00

Offered by Undercover Books

Fanfreluche: A Miscellany, No.2

Waddington, C.H; Upward, Edward; Gurney, H.G; Austin Lee etc.

Cambridge: The Loft Press

£75.00

Offered by Undercover Books

Anacreontis Odaria ad Texts Barnesiani Fidem Emend...

Edward Forster, ed.

London: Bulmer, J. White & G. Miller

£300.00

Offered by Undercover Books

Maud, and Other Poems

Tennyson, Alfred

London: Edward Moxon

£1200.00

Offered by Undercover Books

The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems

Yeats, William Butler

London: T. Fisher Unwin

£1000.00

Offered by Undercover 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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Donald Munro | Donald Munro St Albans

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David Whittaker | David Whittaker Chipping Norton

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Daniel Ahern | Daniel Ahern Tidworth

16

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Ian Marr Rare Books | Ian Marr Edinburgh

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Missing Books | Chris Missing Chelmsford

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M Richardson Rare Books | Mark Richardson Lincolnshire Wolds

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Yesterday's Books | David Weir Bournemouth

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Zetetic Books | Conor Pattenden Berkhamsted

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Resources

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