Two Hundred Years of Bookselling in London

The longest established antiquarian booksellers in the world (York 1761)

ABA ILAB-LILA 2-5 Sackville Street | Piccadilly | London | W1S 3DP

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7439 6151 | Fax: +44(0) 20 7434 2019 |

Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas Eve,  Christmas Day  &  Boxing Day — CLOSED

Tue/Wed  27th–28th December — CLOSED

Thur/Fri  29th–30th December — Please ring in advance

New Year’s Eve,  New Year’s Day  &  Bank Holiday Monday – CLOSED

Tuesday 3rd January 2017 — Normal opening hours resume

Normal Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm  |  Saturday: from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm


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