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Where & When

Thursday 24th May: 12pm-8pm
Friday 25th May: 10am-7pm
Saturday 26th May: 10am-5pm

Battersea Evolution
Queenstown Road London SW8 4NW

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To date, over 160 dealers from the UK and all around the world have signed up for the fair. With specialisms ranging from unique manuscripts to fiction, world travel to cookery, there is something to suit every taste.

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Events at the Fair

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Vintage Corner

Vintage Corner

Come to the Vintage Corner for friendly guidance on where to start, talks on rare books, advice on entering the trade and much more. All brought to you in association with AbeBooks.

Demonstrations & Activities

Alongside our booksellers, skilled craftsmen will be at work throughout the fair, demonstrating the age-old crafts that go into making a book. Come and watch, and have a go. Check back nearer the time to see what's planned.

Guided Tours

Explore the fair in the company of expert tour guides. Tours range from introductory tours for those coming to their very first book fair, to subject specific explorations led by specialists. Check back nearer the time to see what's planned.

Our Partners

The ABA is proud to partner with, Official Partner for the 2018 fair. 

With thanks also to Richard Thompson Insurance Brokers for their continuing support.

The ABA Rare Book Fair London is the jewel in the crown of Rare Books London, a multi-locational festival celebrating all facets of the rare book in London. For more details visit

The ABA Rare Book Fair London is brought to you by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association under the auspices of ILAB. All booksellers at the fair are committed to dealing at the very highest levels, and their expertise is second to none.

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