Event Information

The York New Year Book Fair is an established and friendly event.  With around 100 dealers from all over the country, situated on just one floor, the fair offers a rich and delicious variety of choice for anyone interested in books. Thousands of second-hand, antiquarian and rare items will be on offer from all areas of fiction and non-fiction, along with related ephemera. There are prices to suit all pockets. 

There is also a café at the fair, open all day, which offers hot and cold refreshments.

There are excellent parking facilities at The Knavesmire.  For those travelling by train, or who wish to make use of public transport, there is a free bus service running from the Memorial Gardens to the book fair all day long.  The buses leave the Memorial Gardens and The Knavesmire every thirty minutes.

Please scroll down to see the two-page floor plan and exhibitor list.

Key Details

Time & Date 13th January 2024, 10:30 - 16:30

Venue The Knavesmire Suite, York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX

Organisers Ken Spelman Books Tel: 07960 350909 Email: kenspelmanbooks@gmail.com
Janette Ray, Rare and Out of Print Books Tel: 01904 623088 Email: books@janetteray.co.uk
Lucius Books Tel: 01904 640111 Email: info@luciusbooks.com

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Ticket Information

Admission £ 1.00

Travel Information

Parking

There is plenty of free parking on site.

Train

York, just over a mile away.

Bus

From town centre. There will also be a FREE SHUTTLE BUS RUNNING REGULARLY FROM THE MEMORIAL GARDENS TO THE BOOK FAIR.

Driving

A1(M), J1

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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.

Borrowed Time

Fitzgerald, F. Scott.

Grey Walls

£110.00

Offered by C L Hawley

The Days of King Arthur

Hanson, Charles Henry

T. Nelson and Sons

£65.00

Offered by C L Hawley

Nick Knight

Knight, Nick

collins

£375.00

Offered by David Ford Books

Galliano

McDowell, Colin

Rizzoli

£195.00

Offered by David Ford Books

Jungle Lore

Corbett, Jim

£50.00

Offered by David Ford Books

The Antique Land.

Shipton, Diana.

£150.00

Offered by A G Cram

Mountains of Tartary.

Shipton, Eric.

£85.00

Offered by A G Cram

JUST COCKTAILS. Decorations by Tad Shell.

WHITFIELD. W. C. Compiles and edits.

The Three Mountaineers, Inc. (Asheville, North Carolina). USA

£175.00

Offered by Paul Foster Books

BRIDESHEAD REVISITED. The sacred and profane memor...

WAUGH. EVELYN.

Chapman and Hall. London.

£850.00

Offered by Paul Foster Books

ROBBERY UNDER LAW. The Mexican Object-lessons.

WAUGH. EVELYN.

Chapman & Hall Ltd. London.

£120.00

Offered by Paul Foster Books

BLACK MISCHIEF.

WAUGH. EVELYN.

Chapman and Hall Ltd. London.

£175.00

Offered by Paul Foster Books

MR LOVEDAY'S LITTLE OUTING. And other sad stories.

WAUGH. EVELYN.

Chapman and Hall Ltd. London.

£175.00

Offered by Paul Foster Books

The Biographical Edition of the Works of William M...

Thackeray, William Makepeace

Smith, Elder & Co

£400.00

Offered by Missing Books

A Memoir of Miss Mary Jane Graham

Rev. Charles Bridges

R. Seeley and W. Burnside

£157.00

Offered by Pete Fry

A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro

Alfred Russel Wallace

Ward Lock and Co

£895.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Oceana

James Anthony Froude

Longmans , Green and Co.

£95.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

Mungo Park

T.Allman

£175.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Early Iron Industry of Furness and District

Alfred Fell

Hume Kitchin

£395.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Iron and Steel Manufacture

Ferdinand Kohn

William Mackenzie

£447.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Crav...

Thomas Dunham Whitaker

Nichols and Sons

£275.00

Offered by Pete Fry

The Great Rift Valley

J. W. Gregory

John Murray

£375.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Narrative of a Voyage to Sengal in 1816

Savigny. J.B and Correard. A

Henry Colburn

£667.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Plant Hunting in the Wilds

Captain F. Kingdon- Ward

Figurehead

£137.00

Offered by Pete Fry

Plant Hunter's Paradise

F. Kingdon Ward

Jonathan Cape

£137.00

Offered by Pete Fry

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

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Delph Books | Frank Lamb Manchester

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David Whittaker | David Whittaker Chipping Norton

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Daniel Ahern | Daniel Ahern Tidworth

16

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Neil Ewart | Neil Ewart Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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Zetetic Books | Conor Pattenden Berkhamsted

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Guest Exhibitors

We are pleased to announce that we will have some special guests at this fair! Have a look at who they are.

R F Shipping Ltd

Contact:

Telephone: 0203 002 6026
Address

Wow Acton, Unit 5, Wendover Court
Western Avenue
London
W3 0TG

Roo Waterhouse Art
Celebrate your life in books with a bespoke 'Shelf Portrait'. Roo Waterhouse’s detailed oil paintings of treasured and iconic books build up a portrait to resonate with your stories and reflect your life and passions. Rather like Desert Island Discs... Which books would you choose?

Contact:

Telephone: 07905 889773
Address

Northlight Art Studios
Valley Road
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
HX7 6DG

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