All book fairs supported by ILAB are covered by the ILAB Code of Usages and Customs. This allows you to buy with confidence. All other events are listed for your information only and carry no ILAB approval, implied or otherwise.

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    Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair (Book fairs)

    08 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017    -    UNITED STATES , Brooklyn, New York
    Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair
    One of the US' largest regional antiquarian book fairs comes to Brooklyn each fall. The fourth edition of BABF will bring 100 quality antiquarian book and ephemera dealers along with a new "Works on Paper" gallery featuring top dealers of prints, drawings, etchings, engravings, lithographs, and photography from all over the country, Canada and Europe. The new Brooklyn Expo Center is easily accessible from all parts of Brooklyn, Manhattan and beyond.
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    Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair (Book fairs)

    09 Sep 2017    -    UNITED STATES , Sacramento
    Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair
    Visitors of the Autumn Sacramento Book Fair will shop 60 exhibitors, representing thousands of rare and collectible books, maps, photos, graphics, postcards and ephemeral items.
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    Salon du livre ancien et d'occasion de Lapalisse (Book fairs)

    09 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017    -    FRANCE , Lapalisse 03120
    Salon du livre ancien et d'occasion de Lapalisse
    Libraires et artisans des métiers du livre.
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    London Photograph Fair in Bloomsbury (Book fairs)

    10 Sep 2017    -    UNITED KINGDOM , London
    London Photograph Fair in Bloomsbury
    With thousands of rare, unique and unusual finds at every event, The London Photograph Fair is the meeting place for vintage photography dealers, collectors, curators and connoisseurs- since 1982.
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    Scandinavian Antiquarian Book Fair 2017 - Copenhagen (Book fairs)

    28 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017    -    DENMARK , Copenhagen
    Scandinavian Antiquarian Book Fair 2017 - Copenhagen
    Following the ILAB President's Meeting in Copenhagen in September 2017, the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of Denmark, ABF is inviting booksellers and collectors to participate and visit 2017 Scandinavian Antiquarian Book Fair!
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    Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book Fair (Book fairs)

    30 Sep 2017 - 01 Oct 2017    -    NETHERLANDS , Amsterdam
    Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book Fair
    The Dutch Association of Antiquarian book dealers (NVvA) is pleased to announce the 37th Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book Fair to be held on Saturday 30 September until Sunday 1st October. In 2016, a newly elected book fair committee developed a new concept with a new location in the heart of the book-loving city of Amsterdam. You are cordially invited to submit your application to register. The Amsterdam Marriott Hotel has space for 40 ILAB associated antiquarian bookdealers to participate. This spectacular location in the centre of Amsterdam is a stone’s throw...
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    Frieze Masters 2017 (Book fairs)

    05 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017    -    UNITED KINGDOM , London
    Frieze Masters 2017
    Frieze Masters features more than 130 leading modern and historical galleries from around the world, including rare books and illuminated manuscript dealers.  Frieze Masters was set up in 2012 as an addition to the world-leading contemporary art fair, Frieze Modern, now named Frieze London. 
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    Turun Kirjamessut 2017 (Book fairs)

    06 Oct 2017 - 10 Oct 2017    -    FINLAND , Turku
    Turun Kirjamessut 2017
    A thriving literary cultural event with more than 25 years of experience brings together about 700 performers, 450 program numbers and hundreds of exhibitors. At the fair you will meet writers, get acquainted with the novelties of the book and old literature, make book acquisitions at the fair, and enjoy the atmosphere of the bookmakers. The main theme of the year 2017 is to celebrate Finland's jubilee year. At the same time, the Turku Food & Wine Fair will be held with the Book Fair. 
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    The 2017 North Texas Book & Map Show (Book fairs)

    07 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017    -    UNITED STATES , Fort Worth
    The 2017 North Texas Book & Map Show
    Each year, the Texas Booksellers Association sponsors the North Texas Book and Map Show. This is the only book and paper show in North Texas; dealers, authors, publishers, and book enthusiasts from all over the country attend yearly. 
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    13th Frankfurt Antiquarian Book Fair in conjunction with Frankfurt Book Fair (Book fairs)

    11 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017    -    GERMANY , Frankfurt
    13th Frankfurt Antiquarian Book Fair in conjunction with Frankfurt Book Fair
    Antiquarian booksellers – both from Germany and abroad – are participating in the fair. Most of the exhibitors are members of the Verband Deutscher Antiquare e.V. (Association of German Antiquarian Booksellers) or their respective national associations, which are connected to the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), a worldwide umbrella organisation.  Highlights and exhibitor information will be updated in due course.