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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

Specialists in literature, modern first editions and bound library sets, voyages and travel, colourplate and illustrated books, children's books, fore-edge…

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Alembic Rare Books

We specialise in rare science books dating from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century, including first editions, signed…

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Antiquates Ltd

Mail Order and Internet. Viewing very welcome by appointment.

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Ash Rare Books

Ash Rare Books. Founded in 1946 and long one of London's more interesting small book businesses. Owned and run by…

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We are a family-run business in the city of Leicester. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling…

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Book Beat

Book Beat is an independently owned store since 1982, we are a general bookshop specialized in fine art, photography and…

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Bow Windows Bookshop

Bow Windows Bookshop has a large general stock of old and fine books and maps. Owned in partnership by Ric…

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Bryars and Bryars

Our shop is located in Cecil Court, a charming Victorian backwater in the heart of London's theatreland which boasts over…

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C.Arden Bookseller

Around 10,000 books for sale through our bookroom on Forest Road, Hay-on-Wye. We're happy to view and buy books in…

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Caerwen Books

Specialists in Childrens and Science fiction. Visitors by appointment only

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Canterbury Book Store

The Canterbury Book Store is a small, independent book store in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We sell most of our books…

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E. C. Rare Books

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

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Fine Book Cellar ABA IOBA PBFA

We are an online book store specialising in modern first editions. Visit our website at www.finebookcellar.com.

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Forest Books

Interesting and unusual Antiquarian Books on all subjects.

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Foster Books

We have an open bookshop in London which is open Monday to Saturday 10.30 to 17.30, and Sunday from 11.00…

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Harrison-Hiett Rare Books

Harrison-Hiett is a small, family run business. Formerly based in Dorset, we are Brexit refugees, and have re-located our business…

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Henry Sotheran Ltd.

Founded in York in 1761 and established in London on 1815, Henry Sotheran Limited has a long and distinguished history.For…

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James Cummins Bookseller

Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the…

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James M Pickard, ABA, ILAB, PBFA.

James M Pickard (Rare Books) is proud to be a full member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA), the International…

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John Atkinson Books

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

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John Drury Rare Books

John Drury Rare Books was founded by David Edmunds in 1971. We have been a member of the ABA and…

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John Price Antiquarian Books

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)

John Randall has been selling rare and scholarly books on Asia since 1978. We hold more than 30,000 titles warehoused…

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Krul Antiquarian Books

We specialize in old and rare books on voyages, travel, colonial and maritime history and original photographs of the 19th…

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La Playa Books

La Playa Books is a used, new and antiquarian brick and mortar shop located in San Diego, CA. We specialize…

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Madoc Books (ABA-ILAB)

We are close to the beach and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park. Dealing in Fine & Rare Antiquarian books in…

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McNaughtan's Bookshop

Established in 1957, McNaughtan's Bookshop is the oldest surviving secondhand and antiquarian bookshop in Scotland. Located in the basement of…

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Michael Graves-Johnston

Since its foundation in 1978, Michael Graves-Johnston Antiquarian Books has established itself as a leading authority on rare and antiquarian…

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Paul Foster Books

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

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Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and…

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Peter Ellis bookseller

A shop in one of the last remaining bookselling enclaves of London, with a carefully selected stock of modern first…

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Peter Harrington

Peter Harrington first started selling rare and antiquarian books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road in 1969,…

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Pringle Booksellers ABA ILAB PBFA

We have been established in Scotland's Capital City for twenty years and trade mainly from our retail premises as well…

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Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo…

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Robert Temple Booksellers

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

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Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd

Traditional antiquarian and out of print books bought and sold.

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Scarthin Books ABA, ILAB

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…

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Sophie Dupre

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

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SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS

RARE BOOK AND PRINT SELLER FOR OVER 30 YEARS SPECIALISING IN PRIVATE PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ARTISTS' & FINE PRESS…

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Steve Liddle

Full time bookseller since 1982. Bookshops in Bristol and Bath ( as Patterson & Liddle )1982- 2006. Member ABA ILAB…

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Temple Rare Books

Temple Rare Books is a division of Temple Bookbinders, which has been established for nearly twenty years. The bookshop is…

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The Book Rack

A book lover's delight since 1976 and in the same place since 2002, The Book Rack offers used and new…

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Unsworth's Antiquarian Booksellers

We buy and sell collectable, rare and scholarly books from every century of printing and at all price levels. We…

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YJS BOXES OF BOOKS

Our inventory offers a wide variety of interests: Rare and beautiful books, vintage as well as modern mysteries, thrillers, poetry,…

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