50 Dealers with Collections of Rare Books, Ephemera, Maps, Autographs, Prints, Posters, and more!
Special programming includes a Lecture by a National Award-Winning Food and Nutrition Journalist Toni Tipton-Martin, Book Appraisals, Book Collecting Talks by Rare Book School Staff, a Hands-OnPrinting Demonstration & More!
Friday, April 6, 1-6pm
Saturday, April 7, 10am-4pm
The oldest and largest antiquarian book fair in the Southeastern United States, third largest in the nation. Booksellers from all over the country bring volumes of every description from very rare to reading copies on every conceiveable subject to The Coliseum, a beautiful, historic venue in downtown St. Petersburg. We’re minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico and some of the best beaches in the world, plus fine museums and other attractions, and outstanding dining. It’s more than a book trip. It’s a vacation. Paradise? Yes!
Friday, April 20, 5pm-9pm
Saturday, April 21, 10am-5pm
Sunday, April 22, 11am-4pm
Opening Night $10 (good for all days)
Weekend Pass $10
Single Day, Sat. or Sun. $6
The 1st Annual Houston Antiquarian Book, Paper and Map Show is going to be held at the Arabia Shrine Center, Saturday May 19th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday 20th 10am to 4pm.Located on Harwin Drive just off of Sam Houston Toll Road and the Westpark Toll Road, the venue is easily accessible from all parts of the city. Will be featuring rare, antiquarian and collectible books, ephemera, prints, photographs, postcards and maps. Admission is $8. The ticket is good for the entire weekend and includes a $5 voucher for any item in the show. The show is sponsored the Texas Bookseller’s Association and The Printing Museum of Houston.
Saturday, May 19th, 2018, 10am-6pm
Sunday, May 20th, 2018, 10am-4pm
Over sixty dealers from across the country will be offering antiquarian, fine and rare books in nearly every field, including first editions, fine bindings, vintage books & advertising, ephemera, maps and more.
Come join us at the Washington Antiquarian Book Fair: the only curated festival of rare, collectible books in the D.C. region.
Whether you’re a serious collector or budding enthusiast, our exhibitors from across the country have something spectaculr for you — including rare books, manuscripts, modern first editions, autographs, prints, maps, drawings and other fine ephemera — at a multitude of price points.
At WABF you can see, touch, and evaluate first-hand the quality of the exhibitors’ offerings. You’ll find thousands of curated collections in virtually every area of interest.
Our goal is to facilitate your curiosity. We look forward to seeing you at #WABF18 in September 2018!
Brian Cassidy, a long-time WABF Exhibitor, speaks about the essence of our Fair: watch the video here.
$5/students & librarians with valid id
Children under 12 admitted free of charge
The 52nd California International Antiquarian Book Fair will be held on February 8-10, 2019, at the Oakland Marriott City Center.
Featuring the collections and rare treasures of over 200 booksellers from over 30 different countries the California International Antiquarian Book Fair is recognized as one of the world’s largest and most prestigious exhibitions of antiquarian books. The California International Antiquarian Book Fair gives visitors the opportunity to see, learn about, and purchase the finest in rare and valuable books, manuscripts, autographs, graphics, photographs, print ephemera, and much more.