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Sunday 2nd June, 2013 through Sunday 2nd June, 2013
Well-established annual show featuring 60 prominent dealers of old, rare, and out-of-print books and ephemera. Sunday, June 2, 2013 10 am - 4 pm Everett Arena, Rt. 9 (Loudon Rd) in Concord, NH Admission $5 (or call promoter for discount ticket). Free parking and concession on premises. Easy access: From I-93, take Exit 14, head East on Rt. 9 over bridge, then take immediate left to Everett Arena. Information: Parr Promotions, (603) 786-5065 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 14th June, 2013 through Saturday 15th June, 2013
Friday, June 14: 2-8 pm Saturday, June 15: 10am-5pm 1000 NE Multnomah (DoubleTree at Lloyd Center) Portland, OR 97232 1000s of books from Independent Booksellers Used Books Bargain Books Rare & Collectible Books Prints Ephemera Door Prizes Admission: $2 or $1 + 1 can of food for the Oregon Food Bank Sponsored by The Portland Area Used Booksellers‚ Assoc. www.pauba.org 503-249-0344 email@example.com
Friday 28th June, 2013 through Saturday 29th June, 2013
'Floreat Bibliomania' – Great Collectors and their Grand Designs A centenary conference in memory of A.N.L. (Tim) Munby King's College, Cambridge University will host a conference on June 28-29, 2013 to commemorate the eminent bibliographer, A.N.L. Munby. Munby pioneered the historical study of British book collecting and the use of sale catalogues to trace the history of taste in books. He is best known for his accounts of obsessive book collectors of the nineteenth century, notably, Sir Thomas Phillipps. He was a Founding Trustee of the British Library. The conference theme is Floreat Bibliomania: Great Collectors and Their Grand Designs. The event will include presentations by distinguished speakers, visits to private exhibits and a festive dinner in historic surroundings. Details and a registration form are available at www.kingsmembers.org/munby2013
Saturday 29th June, 2013 through Saturday 29th June, 2013
Saturday, June 29, 2013 10 am to 4 pm ACC Sports Center, Susquehanna Ave., Cooperstown, NY For information contact Ed Brodzinaky (607-638-9962) or Will Monie (800-322-2995)
Saturday 20th July, 2013 through Sunday 21st July, 2013
The 2013 Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair will be held July 20 and 21 at the Fowler Center on the campus of the University of the South in Sewanee. Hours: Saturday: 10 AM to 5 PM Sunday:11 AM to 4 PM Admission is $5 for adults and free to those under 18. The price covers both days and includes attendance at all the lectures as well as admission to the fair. www.tennaba.org
Friday 26th July, 2013 through Sunday 28th July, 2013
As a part of Melbourne Rare Book Week, the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB) proudly presents the 40th ANZAAB Australian Antiquarian Book Fair (Melbourne Rare Book Fair). Venue: Wilson Hall, The University of Melbourne Open: Friday, July 26: 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm Saturday, July 27: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm Sunday, July 28: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm Leading Australian and international antiquarian booksellers will bring a rich and diverse array of books together that cater for all who genuinely love print on paper and who share a passion for books. Subjects including early printed books, maps, historical accounts of travel and exploration, prints, literature, art, militaria, children's books, and ephemera will be offered for sale at prices to suit all levels of collecting. Whether you already have your own personal library or would like to explore the world of book collecting, this is your opportunity to explore the world of books with experts in their fields. Admission to Melbourne Rare Book Fair is free. Melbourne Rare Book Fair coincides with the annual Melbourne Open House (MOH), and the Book Fair venue, Wilson Hall, being included in the MOH program.
Friday 2nd August, 2013 through Saturday 3rd August, 2013
Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair August 2-3, 2013 Denver Merchandise Mart 451 E. 58th Ave, just east of Interstate 25 at Exit 215 Denver Colorado website: www.rmaba.org Information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org The fair will take place on Friday, August 2 & Saturday, August 3, 2013. It will be open to the public from 5 PM until 9 PM on Friday August 2, and 10 AM until 5 PM on Saturday August 3. More than 70 of the nation's most prestigious dealers in rare and collectible books will be at the Denver Merchandise Mart August 2nd - 3rd, for the 29th annual Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair. For booklovers across the region, it's an annual weekend not to be missed. Of the thousands of books offered, the fair typically includes some once-in-a-lifetime finds. There is truly something for everyone, from museum-quality volumes for the serious collector to books suited for casual gift-giving. The largest event of its kind between Chicago and California, the Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair also offers a wealth of vintage and rare paper goods, including postcards, maps, art prints, old travel brochures, posters, ads and ephemera from decades and centuries past. Hosted annually by the Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association ( RMABA), the fair has built a reputation as one of the nation's leading antiquarian book fairs.
Saturday 28th September, 2013 through Saturday 28th September, 2013
A Proud 30-Year New England Tradition Continues! Now under Flamingo's wing, these important regional Vintage Paper Shows feature Anything and Everything On or Of Paper: Postcards, Tradecards, Maps, Autographs, Prints, Posters, Playbills, Ephemera, Plus Fine, Rare & Unusal Old Books, and Much, Much More. Hours are Saturday 9am-3pm Holiday Inn/Grand Ballroom, 24 Adams Place, Boxborough, MA 01719 Adult Admission is $6, Young Collectors 12-21 $3, Under 12 free w/Paid Adult, plenty of free parking, hotel restaurant open for refreshments. Special Events: Appraisals By John Bruno & Other Specialists 12-2PM
Saturday 28th September, 2013 through Sunday 29th September, 2013
The 2013 Vancouver Book Fair - Antiquarian, Collectible & Rare will take place on Sat. Sept 28 (Noon to 7pm) & Sun. Sept 29 (Noon to 5pm) at UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC. The Vancouver Book Fair is the only antiquarian, collectible and rare book fair in Western Canada, and will feature many of Western Canada's top booksellers. A wide selection of antiquarian, collectible and rare books, ephemera, maps, prints, manuscripts and works on paper will be on offer at the fair - including Canadiana; children's and illustrated; fine press and limited editions; history and military history; literature and fine arts; modern first editions and signed copies; natural history; travel and exploration; science and technology as well as many other subject areas. The items on offer will range from 15th century incunabula to 21st century modern first editions. Everyone including experienced or novice book collectors, librarians, archivists, scholars and people just interested in books and the book arts are certain to find something of interest at the fair. We invite you to visit the fair and peruse and purchase the treasures offered for sale. For more information, visit www.vancouverbookfair.com
Saturday 28th September, 2013 through Sunday 29th September, 2013
September 27: Friday evening cocktail party and silent auction to benefit Growing Home, Inc., 7:00pm - 9:30pm Fair: September 28 - 29, 2013 Times: Saturday - 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday - 10:00am - 4:00pm Where: Primitive - 130 N. Jefferson St. Chicago, IL 60661 Admission: Free when you register online before July 1st, $15 per day when purchased online after July 1st, $30 when purchased at the door. Friday evening cocktail party w/ silent auction - $40 Tour of the Newberry Library - $25 On Friday evening, Primitive will host a cocktail party to kick off the fair. The party will include hors d'ouvers and a premium open bar by Berghoff Restaurant. During the cocktail party a silent auction of antique maps (donated by the exhibiting dealers) will be held to which proceeds from the auction and ticket sales will go to benefit the local charity Growing Home Inc. The fair will run Saturday and Sunday, and consist of nearly 20 antique map, globe, atlas, and book dealers from across the U.S. and Europe. The Chicago Map Society will be running a three part lecture series by some of their antiquarian scholars. There will also be two tours running from the fair to the Newberry Library where guests can browse their world renowned map collection and learn the history of the building. Website: www.chicagomapfair.com
Saturday 12th October, 2013 through Sunday 13th October, 2013
Presented by the Antiquarian Book Dealers Association of Long Island Saturday October 12, 2013 through Sunday October 13, 2013 Hofstra University Student Center 200 Hofstra University Dr., off Hempstead Tpke, Hempstead NY 11549 Hours: Saturday 11 am - 6 PM Sunday 11 am - 4 pm Admission: Adults $7 Youth/Students $3 Under 12 Free $1discount w/ad For general show questions E-mail us at: email@example.com For directions and additional show information, please visit http://www.libookfair.com
Sunday 13th October, 2013 through Sunday 13th October, 2013
A Fabulous One-Day Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair - Presented by the Massachusetts & Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers (MARIAB). Over 70 Exceptional exhibitors from MARIAB & others offer Fine, Rare & Unusal Old Books, Plus Maps, Autographs, Prints, Posters, Playbills, Ephemera, and Much, Much More! Hours are Sunday 10am-4pm The Smith Vocational School, 80 Locust Street (Rt. 9), Northampton, MA 01060 Adult Admission is $6, Young Collectors 12-21 $3, Under 12 free w/Paid Adult, plenty of free parking, refreshments. Special Events: Book Binding, Restoration & Preservation Presentations!
Saturday 2nd November, 2013 through Sunday 3rd November, 2013
Presented by the Long Island Antiquarian Book Dealers Association (LIABDA). Presenting The Finest Vintage Books & Ephemera. Visitors will find Fine, Rare & Unusual Old Books, Maps, Autographs, Prints, Posters, Playbills, Ephemera, and Much, Much More! Hours are Sat: 11am-6pm/Sun: 11am-4pm Hofstra University, Student Center Multipurpose Room, 200 Hofstra Drive, Hempstead, NY 11549 Adult Admission is $6, Young Collectors 12-21 are $3, Under 12 free, plenty of free parking, home made refreshments. Appraisals by John Bruno and other experts Sunday 1-3pm
Friday 14th March, 2014 through Sunday 16th March, 2014
The 33rd Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair returns to St. Petersburg's Historic Coliseum March 14-16, 2014. The book fair is the oldest and largest fair of its kind in the Southeastern United States and features more than one hundred specialized dealers from all over the country. A complete list of exhibitors, along with information on how to become an exhibitor, is available at www.FloridaBooksellers.com. The Fair is open Friday, March 14th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 15th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 16th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday evening's admission, which includes live classical music, is $10; the ticket is good for the entire weekend. Tickets for Saturday and Sunday are $6 for the day or $10 for the weekend. Children 12 and under, and students with valid identification, are free. Parking is free. Ticket sales benefit the St Petersburg Public Library. Discount coupons are available online at http://www.FloridaBookFair.blogspot.com or on Facebook (search: Florida Bookfair). Food and beverages, including cash bar, are available onsite. St. Petersburg's Historic Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, is known as "the finest ballroom in the South".