News from the ABA

Posted 2017-10-16 13:33:18 Last updated: 2017-10-16 13:33:49

Tell Us What You Love About Books - Competitions Winners Announced Last month we asked you to tell us what sparked your love of books and what being a collector means to you. T...

Competition: tell us What You Love About Books to Win!

Posted 2017-09-06 13:36:33 Last updated: 2017-10-16 12:41:55

COMPETITION: Tell Us What You Love About Books to Win!   Why do you love your favourite book? Where did your book collecting begin? What makes you a bibliophile? We would ...

Save the Date for Chelsea 2017

Posted 2017-08-21 11:27:13 Last updated: 2017-08-21 11:35:24

The ABA Rare Book Fair Chelsea is returning to the beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall this November 3rd & 4th. With more than 80 exhibitors specialising in all type of books, man...

Full Guided Tour Schedule

Posted 2016-10-24 14:28:45

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced collector, the guided tours at the Chelsea Book Fair are a great way to learn about rare books. This year's schedule includes eight ...

Chelsea on Social Media

Posted 2016-10-03 14:50:39 Last updated: 2016-10-03 14:52:18

Looking forward to the Book Fair? Get the latest updates and see highlights of our exhibitors' stock by following us on Twitter  and Facebook . We've also started a new ABA In...

Upcoming Event: The Inaugural Grasmere Book Fair

Posted 2016-09-26 11:44:46

The Inaugural Grasmere Book Fair Hosted by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association in Association with the Wordsworth Trust. Grasmere Village Hall, Cumbria 8-9 October, 201...

Upcoming Event: The Amsterdam Book Fair

Posted 2016-09-26 11:26:20

The 36th Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book Fair will be held during the weekend of 1-2 October in the heart of the book-loving city of Amsterdam. More than 55 Dutch and...

Upcoming Event: The Autumn Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair

Posted 2016-09-19 13:17:51

  Autumn Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 27 September to 2 October 2016 Battersea Park www.decorativefair.com More than 160 dealers are taking part in the largest-ev...

Book Signing at Chelsea: War Map

Posted 2016-09-15 12:32:24 Last updated: 2016-09-15 12:32:59

 BOOK SIGNING, PHILIP CURTIS Philip Curtis will be signing copies of his exciting new book,  War Map , at the Chelsea Book Fair on Friday, November 4th. Global conflict in t...

Upcoming Event: The York National Book Fair 2016

Posted 2016-09-06 11:31:01

The York National Book Fair: Britain's Largest Rare & Antiquarian Book Fair. The Knavesmire Suite, York Racecourse Friday 16 September 2016 12 noon – 7.00pm  Saturday 17th ...

Guided Tours at Chelsea

Posted 2016-09-05 13:00:39 Last updated: 2016-09-15 11:58:52

Interested in rare books but not sure where to start? Or maybe you'd like to learn more about a particular collecting area? We have a fantastic schedule of expert-led guided to...

Budapest 2016: ILAB Congress & International Antiquarian Book Fair

Posted 2016-08-30 14:06:34

This September book dealers and collectors will meet in Budapest, one of the most fascinating book metropolises of Europe, for the 42nd ILAB Congress and 26th International An...

Guided Tours at Chelsea

Posted 2015-10-22 15:54:26

Guided tours led by expert ABA booksellers are a highlight of the Chelsea Fair, giving everyone from first time visitors to experienced collectors the opportunity to learn more...

Record Exhibitor Numbers for Chelsea 2015

Posted 2015-09-21 14:18:54 Last updated: 2015-09-21 17:07:32

The ABA is very pleased to report that this year's Chelsea Antiquarian Book Fair will feature a record number of exhibitors, with eighty-nine British and international booksell...

Future ABA Book Fair dates announced

Posted 2015-07-17 11:55:58 Last updated: 2015-07-17 11:56:44

Edinburgh Book Fair: Friday and Saturday, 4th and 5th March 2016. Olympia Book Fair: Thursday to Saturday, 26th to 28th May 2016. Chelsea Book Fair,Friday & Saturday, 4th and...

Book Signing at Chelsea

Posted 2015-06-29 15:45:28

We are very pleased to announce that ABA Honorary Member and world-renowned bookbinder, Bernard Middleton, will be signing copies of his 'A Bookbinder's Miscellany' at the Chels...

New joint ABA / PBFA Book Fair

Posted 2015-06-29 13:58:07 Last updated: 2015-07-03 11:57:26

The ABA and PBFA have joined forces to bring a new fair into the calenday - the Bristol Antiquarian Book Fair, Friday and Saturday 10th and 11th July 2015. Please see this link...

New ABA Website is launched

Posted 2015-06-29 13:55:38 Last updated: 2015-07-03 11:57:48

Please visit the new-look website for the ABA: www.aba.org.uk

CHELSEA 2015 - Applications to Exhibit

Posted 2014-06-18 10:56:36 Last updated: 2015-06-29 15:45:48

The application to exhibit will be circulated from the 1st of August and the closing date for applications is 31st August 2015. We can only accept applications from members of ...

Olympia 2016 - dates confirmed

Posted 2013-07-30 16:26:37 Last updated: 2015-06-29 15:46:12

We are pleased to confirm the dates for the next London International Antiquarian Book Fair, Olympia as 26th to 28th May 2016. The fair will once again take place in the magnif...