Annual Book Fair

Virginia Antiquarian Book Fair

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Special Programming Includes:

Friday, April 6        VMHC Banner Lecture

Noon-1 pm

“Inside The Jemima Code: The Joy of African American Cooking”
By Toni Tipton-Martin
Award-winning food and nutrition journalist & community activist
(Lecture admission: $10 for non-VMHC Members)

Saturday, April 7      Workshops & Talks
Presented by VABA in Partnership with Rare Book School

“Gold Tooling on Books: A How-To Session”
(Child-friendly demonstration)

“Book Appraisal Table— à la ‘Antiques Roadshow’”
(Suggested donation of $5 per item; limit of 3 items)

“Collecting Ahead of the Curve: Jane Eyre in 200 Objects”

“Letterpress Printing with a Historic Replica Screw Press”

“Thomas Jefferson & George Ticknor: A Bibliographic Friendship”


FREE Admission & Parking for Fair Visitors
Parking located behind the Virginia Museum of History & Culture

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2018 Map ••• Click on the exhibitor links below the map!

vaba 2018 map

Booksellers by Booth Number
(Click on name to link to their website)

  1. Jerry Showalter, Bookseller
  2. K & S Fine Arts
  3. Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books
  4. De Wolfe & Wood Rare Books
  5. Franklin Gilliam : Rare Books
  6. Michael R. Weintraub, Inc.
  7. The Book Press
  8. Le Bookiniste
  9. Lighthouse Books
  10. Whiting’s Old Paper
  11. Dale A. Sorenson, Bookseller
  12. Black Swan Books, Inc.
  13. Ayr Hill Books
  14. Clayton Fine Books
  15. Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding
  16. Old South Books
  17. Owens & Ramsey Historical Booksellers
  18. D. Anthem, Bookseller
  19. Capt. Ahab’s Rare Books
  20. The Kelmscott Bookshop
  21. Capital Hill Books
  22. L & T Respess Books
  23. Bartleby’s Books
  24. Austin Abbey Rare Books
  25. Colebrook Book Barn
  26. Neverbird Antiques
  27. Read’Em Again Books
  28. Broadfoot Publishing
  29. Kenneth Mallory, Bookseller
    Americana Books
    David McCord, Bookseller
  30. Back In Time Rare Books
  31. Biomed Rare Books
  32. Reagan’s Rare Books
  33. L. N. Golay Books
  34. Edward N. Bomsey Autographs, Inc.
  35. Tennessee Books & Autographs
  36. Blue Plate Books
  37. Lorne Bair Rare Books
  38. Rabelais
  39. Stephen M. Rowe
  40. Blind Horse Books
  41. Arts for Life
  42. Citation Books
  43. Toadily Books
  44. T. Brennan, Bookseller
  45. Tannery Books

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