Event Information

We are pleased to return to Tunbridge Wells after several years.  The book fair will be held at The Spa Hotel, and there will be around 23 PBFA dealers selling antiquarian, vintage and secondhand books, maps, and prints.

Refreshments available.   

The fair is kindly sponsored by C & T Auctioneers, Kenardington, nr. Ashford.

Photos courtesy of Penny Young Photography.

Key Details

Time & Date 3rd February 2024, 10:00 - 15:30

Venue Royal Suite, The Spa Hotel, Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8XJ

Organisers Tim Harper, World War Books Tel: 01892 538465 Email: wwarbooks@btinternet.com

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Ticket Information

Admission £ 1.00

Travel Information

Driving

A264 out of Tunbridge Wells.

Parking

Available at the hotel

Train

Tunbridge Wells, about a mile away. Taxis available close by.

Bus

Bus route 281 from railway station stops a minute's walk from the hotel.

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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.

Arabian Adventurer. The Story of Haji Williamson.

Hope, Stanton.

London: Robert Hale.

£575.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

Handbook of the Automobile Association of Malaya [...

[Malaya.]

No place [Singapore].

£225.00

Offered by Meridian Rare Books

Tunbridge Wells 1844: Twenty-four original drawing...

Not known

Manuscript

£650.00

Offered by The Antiquarian Book Company

Nick Knight

Knight, Nick

collins

£375.00

Offered by David Ford Books

Jungle Lore

Corbett, Jim

£50.00

Offered by David Ford Books

Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin. ( Sig...

[JOPLIN, Janis]. FRIEDMAN, Myra.

William Morrow & Company

£125.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

BB's Fairy Book Meeting Hill

"BB" ( (D J [Denys James] Watkins-Pitchford )

Hollis & Carter

£125.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Signatures

Versace, Gianni

Abbeville Press

£150.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Men Without Ties ( Inscribed and Signed )

Versace, Gianni

Abbeville Press

£285.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Paddington Goes Shopping/Paddington's Garden ( Sig...

Bond, Michael

Collins

£500.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

Three Continents. A Study of the Situation and Pro...

Montgomery, Field Marshall

Collins

£125.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

South Col. One man's Adventure On The Ascent of Ev...

Noyce, Wilfrid

Heinemann

£225.00

Offered by White Eagle Books

The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin including a...

Darwin, Charles Darwin, Francis (Edited by)

John Murray

£350.00

Offered by David Ford Books

The History of the Town of Gravesend in the Count...

Cruden, Robert Peirce

William Pickering

£75.00

Offered by Missing Books

The Parish of Beneden, Kent: Its Monuments, Vicars...

Haslewood, Rev Francis

Privately published

£150.00

Offered by Missing Books

Fifty Fables of La Fontaine (Limited edition)

Fontaine, Jean de la (illus Quentin Blake)

Folio Society

£350.00

Offered by Missing Books

The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses (Ltd edition)

Apuleius (illus Quentin Blake)

Folio Society

£375.00

Offered by Missing Books

Hasted's History of Kent, corrected, enlarged, and...

Drake, Henry H. (ed)

Mitchell & Hughes

£150.00

Offered by Missing Books

The History of the Antient and Metropolitical City...

Hasted, Edward

Simmons & Kirkby

£350.00

Offered by Missing Books

A Dictionary of the Kentish Dialect and Proviniali...

Parish, W.D. & Shaw, W.F.

Trubner & Co

£75.00

Offered by Missing Books

Men of Kent and Kentishmen - a manual of Kentish b...

Hutchinson, John

Cross & Jackman

£85.00

Offered by Missing Books

A Journey round the Coast of Kent

Fussell, L.

Baldwin, Craddock 7 Joy

£125.00

Offered by Missing Books

The Green Fairy Book

Lang, Andrew

Folio Society

£100.00

Offered by Missing Books

The Red Fairy Book

Lang, Andrew

Folio Society

£175.00

Offered by Missing 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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David Ford Books | David Ford Cley-next-the-Sea

44

E

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Showing 1 Results

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Books

G

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Showing 1 Results

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J

Name & Trading Name

Showing 1 Results

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L

Name & Trading Name

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Love Rare Books | Deborah Davis St Leonards On Sea

0

M

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Marrin's Bookshop | Carol Marrin Folkestone

28

Missing Books | Chris Missing Chelmsford

462

M Richardson Rare Books | Mark Richardson Lincolnshire Wolds

21

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T

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Resources

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