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Thank you so much to all our exhibitors and visitors for making Firsts 2023 such a special fair.
We will return to the 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 book fair 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
18 May 2024: 11am - 6pm
19 May 2024: 11am - 5pm

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


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 proud to partner with Biblio and RTIB, Official Partners for Firsts London, with the FT Weekend and the Antiques Trade Gazette as Official Media Partner. Our Charity Partner is Lambeth Palace Library.