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Firsts Online 2022

Firsts Online can be found here.

Our international exhibitors (ABA and ILAB members) offer thousands of highlights. The items are fresh to the market with new highlights added by our booksellers throughout the event. We encourage you to visit the Firsts Online website for further updates. The next fair will take place in February.

This edition marks the sixth of the online fair series, featuring many new booksellers who have not previously exhibited at Firsts Online before.

Firsts 2022
The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association looks forward to welcoming visitors to Firsts, London's Rare Book Fair in September 2022 at Saatchi Gallery from 15-18 September. Marking the 65th edition of the fair, the event historically attracts over 120 international exhibitors and over 4,000 visitors.

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

Thursday 15th September: 5pm - 9pm
Friday 16th September: 11am - 8pm
Saturday 17th September: 11am - 6pm
Sunday 18th September: 11am - 5pm

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

Our Partners

The ABA is proud to partner with Biblio, Official Partner for Firsts London.

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