In the sixty-five years of its existence, The Book Collector has had only four Editors. The composition of the present Editorial Board is given below.
James Fleming is the nephew of Ian Fleming, who launched and later owned The Book Collector. He is the author of five novels, all published by Jonathan Cape, who also published both Ian and Peter Fleming.
Anthony S.G. Edwards is Professor of Medieval Manuscripts in the School of English at the University of Kent.
Toshiyuki Takamiya is an Emeritus Professor at Keio University, Tokyo. His collection of medieval manuscripts, assembled over four decades, is now at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University.