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The ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair

Will Return To Chelsea Old Town Hall In 2023

Held annually in the beautiful and historic Chelsea Old Town Hall, the the Fair brings together up to 80 exhibitors specialising in rare books, first editions, maps, prints, manuscripts and ephemera from all over the world.

There's something for every interest and our dealers are happy to guide you, making this a friendly and inspiring experience for all collectors – whether established or beginner – or those of you simply looking for a special gift.

The ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair has something to offer every type of book lover.


3 Nov 2023: 2pm - 7pm
4 Nov 2023: 11am - 5pm

Chelsea Old Town Hall
King's Road London SW3 5EE

Plan Your Visit

Exhibitor Highlights

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William Hogarth

The Works of William Hogarth 1822

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Willy Pogany; Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, first edition (1910)

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Francis Picabia & Tristan Tzara

Tristan Tzara & Francis Picabia : Bulletin Dada No.6

Presented By

The ABA Chelsea Rare Book Fair is presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA) in collaboration with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

All booksellers at the Fair are committed to dealing at the very highest levels, and their expertise is second to none.