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A Life in Children's Books

Sarah Key of the Haunted Bookshop in Cambridge, reveals the inspiration behind her love of children's books and how it was 'written in the stars' for her to become a bookseller.

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PBFA Book Valuers

We are pleased to be able to supply a reputable list of PBFA book valuers some of whom specialise in Probate and Insurance valuations....

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York Antiquaran Book Seminar (YABS)

The York Antiquarian Book Seminar (YABS) is an annual three day seminar held just before our York National Book Fair in September. This seminar is perfect for any aspiring book dealers who need an introduction of where to start and how to do well. Read below to find out more.

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Start Collecting Books!

We welcome the return of our booklet to help those who wish to start collecting books. This booklet will tell you where to start,...

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PBFA Canvas Bags

Our PBFA canvas bags are a lovely addition for any book lover. Great for carrying all those books that you purchase from our fairs....

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PBFA Shops On Our Website

Our website lists all our our PBFA Shops. They include, contact details, shop opening times, specialisms as well as the facility to search via...

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Friends of the PBFA

For £10 get free entry to our fairs, updates from the PBFA and more.

Join PBFA

Membership of the PBFA is open to anyone who has been trading in antiquarian and second-hand books for a minimum of two years subject to certain criteria.
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