Books & Collectables is a specifically designed policy for this specialist area and is approved by the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association.


Our insurance solutions include:

Fire, Specified Perils, Theft, Accidental Damage, Book Debts, Money, Glass, & Business Interruption, Bookfairs, Trade fairs, Exhibitions, Temporary Locations, Post/Courier services & Defective Title, Employers Liability, Public Liability, Products Liability & Terrorism.


Policy Features some of our clients enjoy:

Dealers & Binders:

  • Items in transit worldwide by postal/courier service
  • Stock, goods in trust and ancillary display equipment at book and craft fairs
  • Stock temporarily at other locations including transit to and from
  • Defective title cover as standard
  • Depreciation cover


  • No need to specify all items that require cover 
  • Depreciation cover
  • £10,000 other locations cover included as standard
  • £10,000 any one parcel goods in transit by post/courier cover included as standard 
  • Can cover numerous types of collectables as well as books



  • Losses discovered solely at stocktaking
  • Mildew, moth, vermin, damp or any gradually operating cause
  • Water damage to stock in basements stored below 15cms from floor level


For further information, or to discuss your insurance requirements, please contact Jade Danby, Molly Jones or Esther Oram on 020 7426 5346 or email

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