The next book fairs will be the LONDON CHRISTMAS (click here) on Sat 3 Dec & MARKET HARBOROUGH (click here) on THURS 29 Dec.
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The 2023 fairs are now listed on the Book Fairs pages, and there are two new fairs being held in July.

T L Dallas, Specialist Books & Collectables Insurance Broker

Specialist books and collectables insurance broker, T L Dallas, which supplies insurance policies that are approved by the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA), joins our blog this month, with its own story.

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The History of Isabella Beeton and Her Book of Household Management

Since its first publication 1861, Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management has been a staple of homes across the country. This article looks back at Isabella Beeton's life and the impact her pivotal book has had on PBFA member, Fiona Edwards.

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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 Antiquarian Book Seminar (YABS)

The York Antiquarian Book Seminar (YABS) is an annual three day seminar held around the time of 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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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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