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.

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

Bicycles, Bangs and Bloomers- the new Woman in the...

Patricia Marks

University of Kentucky

Reserved

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

Death of a spinster

Frances Duncombe

Secker and Warburg

£25.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

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

Raymond Ching: The Bird Paintings

David Snow et al.

Collins

£195.00

Offered by David Whittaker

The Apple blossom lady & other stories

Richmal Crompton

Signed by editor/ publisher David Schutte

£30.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

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

The Antarctic Pilot Comprising the Coasts of Antar...

Hydrographic Department and Admiralty

Hydrographic Department and Admiralty

£150.00

Offered by White Eagle 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

Christopher Shakespeare - the man behind the plays...

Malcolm Elliott-SIGNED 1st

The book guild

£25.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

Gardening for Children

Johns, Rev. C A [Editor] Frontispiece by Birket Foster

Charles Cox

£85.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Signed original watercolour and ink illustration

Stanley T Chaplin

Original artwork

£395.00

Offered by Black Cat Bookshop

Derek & Don Rickman: The Metisse Story

David Gittins

Metisse Motorcycles Limited

£195.00

Offered by David Whittaker

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

119

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Ian Marr Rare Books | Ian Marr Edinburgh

15

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Pablo Butcher | Pablo Butcher Dorchester on Thames

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Peter Hill | Peter Hill Emsworth

7

Pete Fry | Peter Fry Grange-over-Sands

213

Pocock Rare Books | Grace Barham Shaftesbury

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Yesterday's Books | David Weir Bournemouth

40

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Zetetic Books | Conor Pattenden Berkhamsted

0

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