Antiquarian Booksellers Association

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This British association was founded in 1906 and is the oldest of its kind in the world. The original ABA is the senior trade body for dealers in antique and rare books, as well as manuscripts and similar items in the British Isles. Its membership is also international. Membership is highly selective, and is based on a strict criteria of integrity, expertise, and experience. Members observe the highest professional and ethical standards and work to foster mutual trust and respect with the public. To find out more about the ABA visit their website at www.aba.org.uk. Visit Antiquarian Booksellers Association online

Adrian Harrington Rare Books

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Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom

Specialists in literature, modern first editions and bound library sets, voyages and travel, colourplate and illustrated books, children's books, fore-edge paintings and fine and rare books in all fields. Adrian Harrington also provides a full and expert bookbinding and restoration…

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Al's Old & New Book Store, LLC

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Wichita, Kansas, United States

Al's Old & New Books has been in business for over 60 years in Wichita. We specialize in rare and out of print books.

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Alembic Rare Books

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

We specialise in rare science books dating from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century, including first editions, signed copies, manuscripts, objects, and ephemera. We have particular expertise in natural history, genetics and evolution, anatomy, nuclear physics and the…

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Angelika C J Friebe Ltd.

dorking, Surrey, United Kingdom

I have been dealing in antique maps and prints since 2008, working for The Map House, Robert Frew Ltd and Clive A. Burden Ltd in London as well as for Francois Girand and Louis Loeb Larocque in Paris. I started…

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Antiquates Ltd

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Wareham, Dorset, United Kingdom

Mail Order and Internet. Viewing very welcome by appointment.

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Ash Rare Books

London, none, United Kingdom

Ash Rare Books. Founded in 1946 and long one of London's more interesting small book businesses. Owned and run by Laurence Worms, former President of the ABA.

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

We are a family-run business in the city of Leicester. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com.…

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Beaux Books

Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Besleys Books

BECCLES, Suffolk, United Kingdom

Besleys Books

Book Beat

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Oak Park, Michigan, United States

Book Beat is an independently owned store since 1982, we are a general bookshop specialized in fine art, photography and children's books. We also sell greeting cards, African sculpture, folk art, and objects d'art. We are open 6 days a…

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Boston Rare Maps

Southampton, Massachusetts, United States

Boston Rare Maps specializes in important, rare and unusual maps depicting all periods of American history. We also offer American historical prints, city views, and a growing selection of illustrated broadsides. We serve both private collections and institutional map collectors,…

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Bow Windows Bookshop

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Lewes, East Sussex, United Kingdom

Bow Windows Bookshop has a large general stock of old and fine books and maps. Owned in partnership by Ric Latham and Jonathan Menezes, we buy and sell all manner of titles from early leatherbound volumes to modern first editions.…

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Bryars and Bryars

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London, none, United Kingdom

Our shop is located in Cecil Court, a charming Victorian backwater in the heart of London's theatreland which boasts over 20 specialist book, map and print shops. Open: Mon-Sat 11-6. Nearest tube: Leicester Square (Exit 1, Charing Cross Road south,…

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C.Arden Bookseller

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Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

Around 10,000 books for sale through our bookroom on Forest Road, Hay-on-Wye. We're happy to view and buy books in our specialisms.Located in Hay-on-Wye, the ‘Town of Books’, our focus is on natural history, including the Collins' New Naturalist series,…

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Caerwen Books

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Forrestfield, Western Australia, Australia

Specialists in Childrens and Science fiction. Visitors by appointment only

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Canterbury Book Store

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Escanaba, Michigan, United States

The Canterbury Book Store is a small, independent book store in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We sell most of our books out of the physical store itself, but sometimes we come across an older or rarer title that might benefit from…

E. C. Rare Books

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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Specializing in Fine Bindings, Children's Illustrated, Fore-edge paintings, Sets, voyages and classic literature.

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Fine Book Cellar ABA ILAB PBFA

Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

We are an online book store specialising in modern first editions and are a full member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Visit our website at www.finebookcellar.com.

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Forest Books

Grantham, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Interesting and unusual Antiquarian Books on all subjects.

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Foster Books

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London, none, United Kingdom

During the Coronavirus outbreak the shop is closed, but we are in each day processing internet and mail orders with daily collections by UPS and Royal Mail.We have an open bookshop in London which is open Monday to Saturday 10.30…

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Garwood & Voigt

Sevenoaks, Kent, United Kingdom

Harrison-Hiett Rare Books

STAVENISSE, none, Netherlands

Harrison-Hiett is a small, family run business. Formerly based in Dorset, we are Brexit refugees, and have re-located our business in the Netherlands. We now spend our time visiting and exhibiting at fairs throughout Europe. Do come and say hello…

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Henry Sotheran Ltd.

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London, London, United Kingdom

Founded in York in 1761 and established in London on 1815, Henry Sotheran Limited has a long and distinguished history.For over 250 years we have been offering unsurpassed opportunities to collectors. Throughout our history we have prided ourselves on the…

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Hyraxia

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Hutton Cranswick, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Specialist Bookseller dealing in modern first editions and rare books.

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James Gray Bookseller

PRINCETON, Massachusetts, United States

For the last 30 years I have been selling Early Printed Books.I have a daily rare book blog at www.Jamesgray2.wordpress

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James Cummins Bookseller

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New York, New York, United States

Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m.…

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James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA.

Leicester, none, United Kingdom

James M Pickard (Rare Books) is proud to be a full member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and The Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA).

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John Atkinson Books

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Offering rare and unique signed books not available elsewhere with constant changes in stock. Our showroom holds 100 rare first editions

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John Drury Rare Books

Manningtree, Essex, United Kingdom

John Drury Rare Books was founded by David Edmunds in 1971. We have been a member of the ABA and ILAB for over 30 years. The firm has always specialised in antiquarian and rare books, pamphlets and broadsides mainly printed…

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John Price Antiquarian Books

LONDON, none, United Kingdom

I work from home, but I am happy to see customers at almost any time by appointment.

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John Randall (Books of Asia)

Rye, East Sussex, United Kingdom

John Randall has been selling rare and scholarly books on Asia since 1978. We hold more than 30,000 titles warehoused in East Sussex.We issue regular email catalogues in our Orientalia series on India & Pakistan, the Islamic World, Southeast Asia,…

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Krul Antiquarian Books

Hoofddorp, none, Netherlands

We specialize in old and rare books on voyages, travel, colonial and maritime history and original photographs of the 19th & 20th century. We offer digital catalogues relating to our specialities several times a year. If you also would like…

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La Playa Books

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San Diego, California, United States

La Playa Books is a used, new and antiquarian brick and mortar shop located in San Diego, CA. We specialize in history, literature and the sciences. We've been open since 2016.

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Lucius Books

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York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Our shop is located in central York within a stones throw of the historic Micklegate Bar and walls. We are open seven days a week and carry a high quality stock specialising in but not limited to first editions, signed…

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M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899

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Tel-Aviv, none, Israel

M.POLLAK ANTIQUARIAT founded in 1899 and now in its third generation, is owned and managed by Malka and Cornel Pollak. We specialize in antiquarian and out-of-prints books on the history of the Holy Land and the Middle East, Judaica, Zionism,…

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Madoc Books (ABA-ILAB)

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Llandudno, Conwy, United Kingdom

We are close to the beach and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park. Dealing in Fine & Rare Antiquarian books in the heart of North Wales. We have a general stock of rare books, which include, but are not limited to:…

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McNaughtan's Bookshop

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Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom

Established in 1957, McNaughtan's Bookshop is the oldest surviving secondhand and antiquarian bookshop in Scotland. Located in the basement of a listed 1820s tenement building at the top of Edinburgh's Leith Walk, we are the only open shop in Edinburgh…

Michael Graves-Johnston

London, London, United Kingdom

Since its foundation in 1978, Michael Graves-Johnston Antiquarian Books has established itself as a leading authority on rare and antiquarian books, manuscripts and photographs relating to Africa, the Pacific, and tribal and ancient civilisations.

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Paul Foster Books

London, none, United Kingdom

Book room open strictly by appointment only. Established in 1990.

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Paul Haynes Rare Books

Hay on Wye, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian…

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Peter Ellis bookseller

LONDON, none, United Kingdom

A shop in one of the last remaining bookselling enclaves of London, with a carefully selected stock of modern first editions, art and illustrated books, travel literature and other subjects. Known for books in fine condition.

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Peter Harrington

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London, none, United Kingdom

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market…

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Picture This Gallery

Sunningdale, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Picture This Gallery is based in the UK. We deal in fine and rare books, as well as vintage posters and photography. We have a particular interest in Hong Kong, China and other Far East material. We also actively acquire…

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Pringle Booksellers ABA ILAB PBFA

Edinburgh, none, United Kingdom

We have been established in Scotland's Capital City for twenty years and trade mainly from our retail premises as well as exhibiting at a number of Book Fairs throughout the year. We stock a wide range of books. We are…

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Raptis Rare Books

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Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Founded by Matthew Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle…

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Robert Temple Booksellers

LONDON, none, United Kingdom

Specialists in Antiquarian and modern literary first editions (including later printings with revisions or added matter). Mail order booksellers since 1976

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Roger J. Treglown.

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macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom

I have been selling books for 35 years, I am a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association ( ABA ) and abide by their Code of Good Practice.

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Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd

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Dulverton, none, United Kingdom

Traditional antiquarian and out of print books bought and sold.

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Scarthin Books ABA, ILAB

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Matlock, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Scarthin Books is based in a three-storey, 2000 sq.ft. shop overlooking the millpond which powered Arkwright's world's-first cotton mill in the hamlet of Scarthin in the village of Cromford, Derbyshire on the edge of England's first National Park, the Peak…

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Shapero Rare Books

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London, London, United Kingdom

Specialising in rare books on Travel & Voyages, Natural History, Literature (including modern first editions), Children's Books, Guide Books, Judaica & Hebraica, and titles of Russian interest.

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Sophie Dupre

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Calne, none, United Kingdom

I specialise in Autograph letters, Manuscripts and signed photos in all fields. I am a member of the ABA, ILAB & PADA

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SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS

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LONDON, Greater London, United Kingdom

RARE BOOK AND PRINT SELLER FOR OVER 30 YEARS SPECIALISING IN PRIVATE PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ARTISTS' & FINE PRESS BOOKS, FINE BINDING, LETTERING, TYPOGRAPHY PRINTS &C WE ARE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT OR CHANCE 7 DAYS A WEEK, DAY &…

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Steve Liddle

Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom

Full time bookseller since 1982. Bookshops in Bristol and Bath ( as Patterson & Liddle )1982- 2006. Member ABA ILAB PBFA. Regular exhibitor at major UK bookfairs.

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Temple Rare Books

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Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Temple Rare Books is a division of Temple Bookbinders, which has been established for nearly twenty years. The bookshop is based within the bindery building. It is open between 10am and 4pm weekdays, any other times by appointment. All books…

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The Book Rack

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

A book lover's delight since 1976 and in the same place since 2002, The Book Rack offers used and new books in a wide variety of genres. Browse to your heart's content.

Unsworth's Antiquarian Booksellers

Folkestone, Kent, United Kingdom

We buy and sell collectable, rare and scholarly books from every century of printing and at all price levels. We hold old and modern volumes on all the Humanities, with an antiquarian focus on Early Printing, Greek & Latin Classics,…

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Voewood Rare Books

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Holt, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Simon Finch has been a Rare Book Dealer since 1980. He has had shops in Notting Hill Gate, Mayfair and Holt, Norfolk. His firm has handled a wide variety of material from the First Folio of Shakespeare to the wilder…

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Worlds End Bookshop (ABA, PBFA, ILAB)

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London, Greater London, United Kingdom

At Worlds End Bookshop we offer a large and varied selection of mostly locally-sourced books on most subjects with especially strong holdings in Art, Philosophy, Travel, Jazz & Blues, and Modern First Editions. But to define us by these categories…

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Wykeham Books

LONDON, none, United Kingdom

We deal principally in bibliographies, of all authors and subjects, and have one of the largest stocks in this field. Email or phone to let us know your interests and we will run off a list of titles of relevant…

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YJS BOXES OF BOOKS

Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Our inventory offers a wide variety of interests: Rare and beautiful books, vintage as well as modern mysteries, thrillers, poetry, histories of people, places and things, all areas of politics, and curiosities ...... If more information is needed about any…