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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    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 Booksellers Assocaition of Denmark is inviting booksellers and collectors to participate and visit 2017 Scandinavian Antiquarian Book Fair.  Once again, the fair will be held in the splendid old Library Hall in the magnificent Round Tower right in the centre of Copenhagen.  
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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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    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. 
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    ABA Grasmere Book Fair (Book fairs)

    13 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017    -    UNITED KINGDOM , Grasmere
    ABA Grasmere Book Fair
    Browse rare and antiquarian books, maps, manuscripts, and ephemera from the dawn of printing to modern first editions. Prices range from a few pounds to many thousands. The ABA Grasmere Book Fair is hosted by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association ABA and will be held for the second time after the successful inaugural fair in 2016. Book themed events will take place at the Wordsworth Trust on Saturday. 
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    Chelsea Antiquarian Book Fair 2017 (Book fairs)

    03 Nov 2017 - 04 Nov 2017    -    UNITED KINGDOM , London
    Chelsea Antiquarian Book Fair 2017
    Whether you are an experienced collector or simply curious about old and rare books, the Chelsea Antiquarian Book Fair is not to be missed. Held each autumn in the beautiful and historic Chelsea Old Town Hall, the Fair brings together more than 80 exhibitors specialising in antique books, first editions, maps, prints, and manuscripts from all over the world. Prices begin at just a few pounds and dealers are happy to guide you, making this an accessible and exciting venue for beginning collectors or those simply looking for an extra special Christmas gift.
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    Buch Wien – Book Festival and International Book Fair in Vienna (Book fairs)

    08 Nov 2017 - 12 Nov 2017    -    AUSTRIA , Vienna
    Buch Wien – Book Festival and International Book Fair in Vienna
    „Ohne mich kann Wien leben. Ich kann ohne Wien nicht leben, und auch nicht ohne Bücher.“   "Vienna can live without me. However, I can't live without Vienna, or without books." Juri Andruchowytsch From 8th - 12th November 2017 the Austrian capital Vienna will once again welcome book lovers and bibliophiles. With over 300 lectures, discussions, performances – and an International Book Fair – “Buch Wien” will be the greatest Austrian book festival and one of the most important bookish events in Europe. Following on last...
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    41th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA) (Book fairs)

    10 Nov 2017 - 12 Nov 2017    -    UNITED STATES , Boston
    41th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA)
    Please mark your calendars for November 10-12, 2017, and join us again next year for another exciting event! Exhibitor registration details will be available in early spring! Attendees will experience the vast selection of rare and collectible books, modern first editions, fine and decorative prints, photographs, manuscripts and pop culture ephemera that has been delighting loyal audiences for years.