St. Bride Foundation
Originally established to serve the publishers and printers of Fleet Street, St Bride Foundation now houses the world’s largest print and publishing library and offers a regular programme of design events and workshops.
Contact: Alison Lee
Address: 12-14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8EQ
Telephone: 020 7353 3331
Mark Cockram, Studio 5 Book Arts
Mark specialises in fine contemporary bookbinding and book arts and offers a variety of bookbinding courses, including introductory and intermediate.
Contact: Mark Cockram
Address: First Floor, the Mews, 46-52 Church Road, London, SW13 0DQ
Telephone: 020 8563 2158
Andy Moore Calligraphy
Andy Moore has been a full-time calligrapher since 2007 and produces work both for exhibitions and to commission.
Contact: Andy Moore
Address: Redhouse Farm, Church End, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0QU
Telephone: 07875 331970
The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers
The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), created in 1947, is the umbrella organisation of which the ABA is a founding member. They are displaying the winning title and two honourable mentions of the 17th ILAB Breslauer Prize for Bibliography 2018, sponsored by ILAB with the generous support of the B.H. Breslauer Foundation.
The Royal Bindery
The Royal Bindery is both conservation studio and fine bindery. Supported by ABA, it is re-establishing hand bookbinding apprenticeships to preserve craft skills. Apprentices will demonstrate techniques beside a display of work, tools and materials.
Contact: Alice Kiteley
Address: Windsor Castle, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ
Telephone: 01753 868286 / Mobile 07387 023897
Traditional book binding also incorporating typesetting, design, layout and printing. Specialist antiquarian book repairs undertaken to a high standard using techniques that are sympathetic to the book, and completely reversible, as well as rebinds. Specialist gold leaf tooling, boxes made, and all aspects of bookbinding taught.
Contact: Marysa De Veer
Address: Cissbury, Ashfield Road, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9JS
Telephone: 01730 352042
R F Shipping & Logistics Ltd
R F Shipping offer their usual comprehensive service for sending books nationally and worldwide, auction clearance, shipment forwarding and specialised packing. Additionally offering a wrapping service for Fair purchases.
Contact: Sunny Varsani
Address: 8 Thurloe Place, London, SW7 2RX
Telephone: 020 3002 6026
Fax: 020 3002 6026
Software and website development. Tom Dupré will be demonstrating Creative Computing’s Bookseller software which is used by many of the leading booksellers in the UK and abroad.
Contact: Tom Dupre
Address: Newburn, Tatham Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1QD
Telephone: 01235 539395 / Mobile: 07050 245399
The Book Collector
The Book Collector is a quarterly journal that deals with all aspects of the book globally. It was launched by Ian Fleming in 1952 and the new website provides subscribers with access to the archive. Subscribe at Battersea or visit www.thebookcollector.co.uk.
Contact: Emma Brown
Address: PO Box 1163, St Albans, AL1 9WS
Telephone: 07530 047470
The Institute of English Studies
The Institute of English Studies (University of London) offers training in book, print, and manuscript studies through the London Rare Books School, Palaeography Summer School, and the MA/MRes in the History of the Book.
Contact: Christopher Adams
Address: Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
Telephone: 020 7862 8679
Shepherd Bookbinders Ltd.
Bookbinding, conservation, and sale of bookbinding materials.
Contact: Daniel Wray
Address: 76 Rochester Row, London, SW1P 1JU
Telephone: 020 7233 5298
Fax: 020 7931 0541