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ABA Rare Book Fair London

Opened by Sir David Attenborough, an avid rare book collector.

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Over 170 leading booksellers from around the world will gather for the 61st edition of ABA Rare Book Fair London from 24 – 26 May which will be opened by award-winning naturalist and TV presenter Sir David Attenborough, an avid rare book collector. 

You’ll be able to enjoy viewing and buying a breathtaking variety of rare books, maps and prints, manuscripts, ephemera and photographs including museum quality items to modern day first editions such as Harry Potter. Art, architecture, photography, science, design, fashion, fiction, music, poetry,  travel, gardening, cookery and sport are just some of the themes covered. 

You can also join expert guided tours and see book craft demonstrations from organisation such as the Royal Bindery. In Vintage Corner, presented by fair organisers the Antiquarian Booksellers Association and and Official Fair Partner AbeBooks, you’ll be able to get friendly advice on where to start collecting, and much, much more. Regardless of the size of your budget you'll be assured a warm welcome and the chance to have your questions answered in a relaxed and informal setting.

ABA Rare Book Fair London is at Battersea Evolution, London SW8 4NW from 24 – 26 May. Shuttle bus from Sloane Square. Entry is free. Register for your free ticket here.
 

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