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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.
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    51st California International Antiquarian Book Fair (Book fairs)

    09 Feb 2018 - 11 Feb 2018    -    UNITED STATES , Pasadena
    51st California International Antiquarian Book Fair
    The 51st California International Antiquarian Book Fair in 2018 will be held in Los Angeles, Pasadena, following the 43rd ILAB Congress. For all information about the congress, please visit the website:  The California fair is the first major antiquarian book fair of the year in America and welcomes over 200 international exhibitors each year. 
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    New York Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA) (Book fairs)

    08 Mar 2018 - 11 Mar 2018    -    UNITED STATES , New York
    New York Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA)
    “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 "THE BEST BOOK FAIR IN THE WORLD" - Andy Rooney 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...
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    Paris International Rare Book & Fine Art Fair (Book fairs)

    13 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018    -    FRANCE , Paris
    Paris International Rare Book & Fine Art Fair
    One of the most prestigious fairs of its kind in the world, this annual event attracts both collectors and the curious. The Paris Fair offers its ever increasing number of visitors a panorama of the highlights of our written heritage, together with a vast selection of engravings and drawings, presented by leading professionals from around the world. Manuscripts, incunabula, exceptional bindings, early maps and photographs, autographs, old and contemporary prints and drawings, provide a fascinating pot-pourri of works for the collector and neophyte alike.