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23rd Zurich Antiquarian Book Fair

 23/02/2018 – 25/02/2018 Welcome to the 23rd Zurich Antiquarian Book Fair with 28 Swiss and international antiquarian booksellers, organised by the Swiss association VEBUKU. 

A full colour catalogue will be published by January 2018. 

Dr. Peter Bichsel, President of VEBUKU and the entire Swiss booksellers association invite bibliophiles and collectors to one of Switzerland's most iconic art venues, the Kunsthaus in the heart of Zurich.
Category: Book fairs
Organized by: Vereinigung der Buchantiquare und Kupferstichhändler in der Schweiz (VEBUKU)
Venue: Kunsthaus Zürich, grosser Vortragssaal
Town: Zurich
Number of stands: 28
Opening hours: 10am - 6pm
Cost of entry: 15 CHF: adults
Phone: +41 (0)77 409 47 19

New York Antiquarian Book Fair

 08/03/2018 – 11/03/2018

“It is exciting in a way you probably don't expect when you just hear the word "Book Fair." Well, to me it is just as exciting as sitting in the dark of the theatre and watch a horror film!  This experience is not horror. But it's just as exciting!” - Yoko Ono


Book lovers will once again find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory.  Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at The New York Antiquarian Book Fair,  bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera.

Category: Book fairs
Association: Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America
Organized by: Sanford L. Smith
Venue: Park Avenue Armory
Address: 643 Park Avenue, at 67th Street
Town: New York
Number of stands: 200
Opening hours: Preview Thurs 5pm - 9pm; Fri noon-8 pm; Sat noon-7pm, Sun noon-5
Cost of entry: Preview $50; Daily Admission $25



ABA-IES Seminar: Teaching and collecting...

 13/03/2018 – 13/03/2018 Dr. Richard Foster, Winchester College: Teaching and collecting in a small historic library. The Fellows' Library of Winchester College was established soon after the foundation of the school at the end of the 14th century. It has grown by purchase and donation over the past six centuries and now contains almost 10,000 rare books. This talk will consider the ways in which the library is integrated into the life of the school and its teaching. It will also examine the growth of the collection over the past few decades and the strategies for developing the collection of a small historic library on a small budget.  From 6 PM to 8 PM in Senate House Room G35.

No prebooking required.

PBFA Harrogate Premier Fair

 16/03/2018 – 17/03/2018 Friday 11am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm

2018 Stockholm Antiquarian Book Fair

 17/03/2018 – 18/03/2018
The Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers Association (SVAF) has now announced the dates for the 2018 Stockholm Antiquarian Book Fair. The fair will take place from the 17th to the 18th of March at Stockholm’s beautiful Royal Academy of Fine Arts. More details will follow. 

Please note that the Scandinavian Booksellers' Associations (Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland) have just relaunched the online platform - find rare books, maps, prints and more online, prior to the fair! 
Category: Book fairs
Association: Svenska Antikvariatföreningen
Organized by: Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers Association (SVAF)
Venue: Royal Academy of Fine Arts
Address: Fredsgatan 12
Town: Stockholm
Opening hours: Saturday 11 am - 5 pm, Sunday 12 - 4 pm
Contact: Mats Petersson