Firsts - London's Rare Book Fair

7-9 June Battersea Park


The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association (ABA) annual flagship event Firsts - London's Rare Book Fair is being held in Battersea Park from Friday 7th June - Sunday 9th June. More than 150 exhibitors from around the world will be showcasing rare, unique and unusual works including signed first editions, maps, museum-quality manuscripts, art and collectable items.

The Fair will be opened at noon on Friday 7th June by actor, writer and book collector Stephen Fry. Shakespeare's Globe is the 2019 Charity Partner of the Fair and will hold an Exhibition there which will include the very rare Shakespeare First Folio

Opening Hours are noon - 8pm on Friday 7th June, 11am - 7pm on Saturday 8th June and 11am - 5pm on Sunday 9th June.

There will be something for everyone with poetry, children's classics, modern fiction, gardening, cookery, sport, military, crime, travel etc. Prices start from just a few pounds and the dealers will be delighted to help you find your way around.

Location: Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, SW8 4NW. Free shuttle buses between Sloane Square and the Fair.


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