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Friday 7th June: 12pm - 8pm
Saturday 8th June: 11am - 7pm
Sunday 9th June: 11am - 5pm

Battersea Evolution
Queenstown Road London SW8 4NW

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Exhibitor Highlights


Swift, Jonathan

Gulliver's Travels : Illustrated By Rex Whistler

Shapero Rare Books Andrea Vesalius 1

Andreas Vesalius

De Humani Corporis Fabrica.


Emil Otto Hoppé

Clotilde von Derp

Our Partners

The ABA is proud to partner with Biblio, Official Partner for the 2019 fair. We are also delighted that Shakespeare's Globe is our Charity Partner this year.

With thanks also to Richard Thompson Insurance Brokers for their continuing support.

Firsts - London's Rare Book Fair is the jewel in the crown of Rare Books London, a multi-locational festival celebrating all facets of the rare book in London. For more details visit

Firsts - London's Rare Book Fair is brought to you 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.

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