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FIRSTS: LONDON'S RARE BOOK FAIR

Saatchi Gallery 16 - 19 May 2024.

We are very lucky to have this kind of fair… it’s not elitist, it’s not specialist, you don’t have to be a scholar, you just have to be someone with an immense thirst for the glory of books.”

- Stephen Fry, actor, writer and book collector

Firsts London one of the most popular and prestigious rare book fairs in the world. Whether you're a collector looking for the next masterpiece to add to your library, or a bibliophile who loves browsing second-hand classics, Firsts London is the event for you. Discover titles by distinguished authors, ephemera from celebrity readers and manuscripts from history's great moments, all in the heart of Chelsea.

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16 May 2024: 5pm - 9pm Invitation Only
17 May 2024: 11am - 8pm £10
18 May 2024: 11am - 6pm £5
19 May 2024: 11am - 5pm FREE

Saatchi Gallery
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, London SW3 4RY

Exhibitor Highlights

Carmina vetusta ante trecentos annos scripta . Fulsit enim semper…

FLACIUS, Matthias (1520-1575), editor.

Carmina vetusta ante trecentos annos scripta . Fulsit enim semper & fulgebit in aliquibus vera Ecclesiae doctrina. Wittenberg, 1548.
Gifted by the Author to His Nephew-In-Law

East of Eden: Chapter 34

Steinbeck, John

Gifted by the Author to His Nephew-In-Law
De praestigiis daemonum, et incantationibus ac veneficijs, libri V, recogniti…

THE FIRST ATTACK ON WITCH TRIALS ANNOTATED BY A BAVARIAN…

WEIR, JOANNE [WEYER, JOHANN]

De praestigiis daemonum, et incantationibus ac veneficijs, libri V, recogniti, authore Ioanne Wiero medico. Totius operis…


SUPPORTERS

Firsts London is presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association under the auspices of ILAB. Our booksellers are committed to dealing at the very highest levels, with expertise second to none

We are delighted to be working again with the FT Weekend as our media partner for Firsts London 2024.

We are proud to welcome the Friends of the Bodleian Library as our library partner this year.

Firsts London is kindly supported by the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, the Antiques Trade Gazette, Biblio, Partners&, and Abe Books.