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    China in Print - Hong Kong (Book fairs)

    17 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017    -    CHINA , Hong Kong
    China in Print - Hong Kong
    Thirty of the world’s leading specialist dealers in rare books, manuscripts, maps and photography will gather in Hong Kong, 17-19th November, to showcase some of the most precious and notable collector’s items. In its sixth year, China in Print is managed by Bernard Quaritch of London and the international fair has built an unsurpassable reputation for presenting some of the finest examples of printed works from the Far East and rest of the world. 
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    Salon du livre ancien et d'occasion de Lapalisse (Book fairs)

    18 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017    -    FRANCE , Souvigny 03210
    Salon du livre ancien et d'occasion de Lapalisse
    Libraires et artisans des métiers du livre.
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    XXXIe Salon du livre ancien & du vinyle de Redon (Book fairs)

    18 Nov 2017 - 19 Nov 2017    -    FRANCE , Redon 35600
    XXXIe Salon du livre ancien & du vinyle de Redon
    Le Rotary-club de Redon organise depuis 31 ans à REDON un SALON DU LIVRE ANCIEN, D'OCCASION ET DU VINYLE. Ce salon est devenu au fil des ans un rendez-vous incontournable pour les amateurs et les professionnels. C'est l'un des plus anciens du genre et l'une des plus importantes manifestations du Grand Ouest. Les libraires, tous professionnels, proposent un choix trés varié : enfantina, sciences, rares incunables, occasion du XX° S., divers régionalismes, littérature du XVIII°, romans policiers, B.D.... ...
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    Bokmesse Oslo (Book fairs)

    24 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017    -    NORWAY , Oslo
    Bokmesse Oslo
    The Oslo Antiquarian Book Fair is organised by the Norwegian Antiquarian Booksellers' Association, Norsk Antikvarbokhandlerforening with exhibitors primarily from Norway but also Sweden and Denmark.  In 2017, the association is celebrating its 75th anniversary and is currently working on a publication on its history which will be launched during the fair!
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    PBFA Bloomsbury Christmas Book Fair (Book fairs)

    02 Dec 2017    -    UNITED KINGDOM , London
    PBFA Bloomsbury Christmas Book Fair
    Thousands of beautiful, rare collectable and quirky books, prints, photographs and ephemera will be offered for sale at prices to suit every enthusiast.  We welcome collectors old and new to join us for this special festive treat.
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    Book and Paper Row (Book fairs)

    13 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018    -    UNITED STATES , Wilmington
    Book and Paper Row
    A popular section of the Boston Antiques and Design Show devoted to rare and vintage books and ephemera.
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    Salone della Cultura, Milan (Book fairs)

    20 Jan 2018 - 21 Jan 2018    -    ITALY , Milan
    Salone della Cultura, Milan
    The first  Salone de la Cultura was held in January 2017 in Milan with further salons throughout the year, attracting over 35,000 visitors to each event, an exceptional result! An event which aims to involve readers, collectors, bibliophiles and “seekers of paper treasurers” in a common celebration of book culture; uniting the different worlds of the book: publishers, antiquarian booksellers and collectors. In 2018, the Italian Antiquarian Booksellers' Association ALAI (affiliated to ILAB) will become part of the Salon with a dedicated...
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    32nd Antiquaria Ludwigsburg (Book fairs)

    25 Jan 2018 - 27 Jan 2018    -    GERMANY , Ludwigsburg
    32nd Antiquaria Ludwigsburg
    The 32nd Antiquaria Ludwigsburg, which can be reached within 10 minutes from Stuttgart, invites booklovers from Germany and abroad. Over 50 exhibitors offer beautiful and extraordinary books, prints, autographs and ephemera.  Coinciding with the 300 year anniversary of Ludwigsburg as a mentioned city in the city archives, the organisers have chosen the interesting theme " Antiquaria Urbana - The City" for the 2018 fair. 
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    57th Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair (VDA) (Book fairs)

    26 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018    -    GERMANY , Stuttgart
    57th Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair (VDA)
    The first event of the bibliophile year: For years the Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair has attracted dealers and collectors from all over the world to the elegant "Kunstverein" in the heart of Stuttgart. Exhibitors from Germany, Great Britain, the United States, Switzerland, Austria, France and the Netherlands show rare and valuable medieval manuscripts, books, autographs, and modern prints. NEW IN 2018:  An auction will be held in the late afternoon of the opening day, 26 January 2018. Exhibitors can include one object in their mandatory book fair catalogue...
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    25th Annual Miami International Map Fair (Book fairs)

    02 Feb 2018 - 04 Feb 2018    -    UNITED STATES , Miami
    25th Annual Miami International Map Fair
    In 2018, the Miami International Map Fair celebrates a quarter of a century!  Make plans to be with us for this historic event featuring the finest map dealers and antiquities in the world.