Delph Books: antiquarian and secondhand book dealer

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Frank Lamb - Antiquarian and secondhand book dealerDelph Books antiquarian and secondhand book dealers was established in 1979, and is run by Frank Lamb. We offer a prompt and personal service with a guarantee to despatch all orders within 48 hours of customer confirmation.

We have an extensive selection of antiquarian and secondhand books which is particularly strong on Northern Topography / Local History, Chetham Society Publications, Lancashire and Cheshire Record Society Transactions, Lancashire Parish Register Society Publications and Yorkshire Parish Register Society Publications.

If you are not sure of the exact title or need further help, do not hesitate to contact us either by email or by phone on +44 (0)161 764 4488.

We trade from home and are available most days from 10am-7pm by appointment (please ring first!). We are easy to find, midway between Bury and Bolton on the A58 on the edge of Greater Manchester.

  • Forthcoming Fairs/Late News

    I shall be exhibiting at the forthcoming fairs:

    • Barton (Village Hall, PR3 5AA) on Saturday 1st July 2017
    • Ilkley P.B.F.A (Kings Hall, LS29 8HB) on Friday 28th (Noon - 6 pm) and Saturday 29th July 2017 - FREE ADMISSION
    • Buxton (Pavilion Gardens, SK17 6BE) on MONDAY 28th August 2017.
    • York P.B.F.A. National Premier Fair (York Racecourse, YO23 1EX) on Friday 15th (Noon - 7pm) and Saturday 16th September 2017 (10am - 5pm). Free shuttle bus from York station to fair.
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    We are active members ot the PBFA and exhibit at Northern Bookfairs in the UK, such as Buxton, Haydock, York, Ilkley & Harrogate.