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:

    • Buxton (Pavilion Gardens, SK17 6BE) on Sunday 12th February 2017.
    • Clitheroe P.B.F.A. (St Mary's Centre, Church Street, BB7 2DG) on Saturday 4th March 2017.
    • Harrogate P.B.F.A.  (Pavilions of Harrogate, Yorkshire Event Centre, HG2 8NZ) on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th March 2017 - FREE SHUTTLE BUS FROM STATION PARADE.
    • Buxton  (Pavilion Gardens, SK17 6BE) on Sunday 19th March 2017.
    • Haydock Park P.B.F.A. (The Racecourse WA12 0HQ, M6 Junction 23) on SUNDAY 9th April 2017.
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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.