Event Information

With around 75 dealers offering tens of thousands of rare, collectable and second-hand books, maps, manuscripts and ephemera, the Oxford Premier 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 to the bottom to download the floor plan, and/or a complimentary ticket.

Cafe on site.

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

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.

Jardine’s last tour. Signed cricket 1st

Tim Heald

Methuen

£185.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

Fallback item for books

Mystery at Witchend

Malcolm Saville

Newnes

£400.00

Offered by T P Books

The Natural History of Oxford-Shire, Being an Essa...

PLOT (Robert)

Oxford: Printed for Leon. Lichfield, for Charles Brome and John Nicholson,

£1795.00

Offered by Forest Books

FRAUD AND FORGERY

£100 REWARD FOR AUCTIONEER

£750.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

Twelve Facsimile Etchings from very rare Originals...

REMBRANDT - WILLIAM JAMES SMITH.:

London, W B Cook

£200.00

Offered by J & S Wilbraham

The Petition of the Solicitors of Newcastle and Ga...

LAW.

Newcastle: Printed by T. & J. Hodgson,

£50.00

Offered by Forest Books

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

[BOWER (Robert)]

London: Printed by T. Bensley and Son,

£375.00

Offered by Forest Books

A Topographical Dictionary of England...a Suppleme...

LEWIS SAMUEL.

London, S Lewis.

£250.00

Offered by J & S Wilbraham

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

[ROBERTS (John Storm)]

London: The Tyne Publishing Company, Ltd.,

£275.00

Offered by Forest Books

A History of British Birds. 6 vols. [sold with:] A...

MORRIS (Rev. F. O.)

London: Bell and Daldy; Groombridge and Sons,

£850.00

Offered by Forest Books

The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns o...

PRATT (Anne)

London: Frederick Warne and Co.,

£245.00

Offered by Forest Books

The World of Colour.

KATZ (David)

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.

£125.00

Offered by Forest Books

Report to the Science and Art Department of the Co...

[RUSSELL (William James) & ABNEY (Captain William de Wiveleslie)]

London: H.M.S.O.

£195.00

Offered by Forest Books

Specimens of Tile Pavements Drawn from Existing Au...

SHAW (Henry)

London: Basil M. Pickering,

£525.00

Offered by Forest Books

The Principles of Beauty in Colouring Systematized...

HAY (David Ramsay)

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons,

£595.00

Offered by Forest Books

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

William Kotzwinkle

Arthur Barker

£150.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

THE NOVELS [COMPLETE IN 5 VOLUMES] I. Sense and Se...

JANE AUSTEN

Richard Bentley

£2500.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

The Women of Serbia; a Lecture. With a Preface by...

COPELAND, Fanny S.

Kossovo Day Committee,

£125.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

An Address on the Present Condition of Ireland in...

JONES, Dr. H.E.

Glasgow: Printed by John Cossar,

£250.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

The National Policy. As set forth by Mr. Asquith,...

WINSTON CHURCHILL and others

The Union of Democratic Control,

£250.00

Offered by Michael S Kemp Bookseller

The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. A New Ed...

Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)

Edward Moxon

£1275.00

Offered by Fahrenheit 451 Antiquarian Booksellers

Recollections of My Mother [Mrs Ann Jean Lyman]

US President F D Roosevelt family association copy/ Susan I. Lesley

Boston: privately published at the press of Geo. H. Ellis

£250.00

Offered by Salsus 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

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

0

David Whittaker | David Whittaker Chipping Norton

113

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Ian Marr Rare Books | Ian Marr Edinburgh

15

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Pablo Butcher | Pablo Butcher Dorchester on Thames

0

Peter Hill | Peter Hill Emsworth

7

Pete Fry | Peter Fry Grange-over-Sands

213

Pocock Rare Books | Grace Barham Shaftesbury

0

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Yesterday's Books | David Weir Bournemouth

40

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Zetetic Books | Conor Pattenden Berkhamsted

0

Resources

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