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Science, Medicine & Natural History

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Rare and inscribed books

World War I

Rare and inscribed books

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Charles Dickens First Editions

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The processes of Book-Binding

The Chelsea Bindery

The processes of Book-Binding

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The Golden Age of Illustration

Arthur Rackham

The Golden Age of Illustration

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Welcome to Peter Harrington. We specialise in selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. For contemporary prints, maps, views, photography, and original artwork see our gallery.

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MEET THE EXPERTS

Sammy Jay

Sammy read English Literature at Oxford University, with a focus on the Romantics. He decided to become a bookseller after discovering a first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein inscribed to Lord Byron, and joined us in Spring 2012.

Lucy has been with Peter Harrington for many years. She is the Gallery Manager and first point of contact for anything Gallery-related. She specialises in framing, prints and maps.

Pom Harrington

Pom joined the firm straight from school in 1994, working for his father and uncle, who were then trading as Harrington Bros. In 1997 Peter started Peter Harrington Antiquarian Books at 100 Fulham Road, taking Pom with him. In 2000 Pom took over the running of the shop, and after Peter died in 2003, became owner and partner. Pom is married to Liz; they have three young children.

Adam Douglas

Adam Douglas joined us in September 2005. He read English literature at Bristol University, and started bookselling in 1988 with Simon Finch Rare Books. He is the author of The Beast Within, a study of the werewolf myth. He specialises in literature to the end of the 19th century, history, science, economics, and philosophy.

Adam Blakeney

Adam Blakeney is our main specialist in 20th-century literature and photography. He began as an independent bookseller in 1986 and joined us six years ago.