Annual Book Fair

6th Virginia Antiquarian Book Fair

April 6-7, 2018
Friday 1pm-6pm
Saturday 10am-4pm

Virginia Museum of History & Culture
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia 23220

50 Dealers with Collections of Rare Books, Ephemera, Maps, Autographs, Prints, Posters, and more!

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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Below is our 2017 Map

Click on the exhibitor links below the map!

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

  1. Jerry Showalter, Bookseller
  2. K & S Fine Arts
  3. De Wolfe & Wood Rare Books
  4. Franklin Gilliam :: Rare Books
  5. Michael R. Weintraub, Inc.
  6. The Book Press
  7. Whiting’s Old Paper
  8. Old South Books
  9. Heartwood Books
  10. Buteo Books
  11. Stephen M. Rowe, Ltd.
  12. Black Swan Books, Inc.
  13. Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding
  14. Rabelais
  15. Owens & Ramsey Historical Booksellers
  16. D. Anthem, Bookseller
  17. Capt. Ahab’s Rare Books
  18. The Kelmscott Bookshop
  19. Booklegger’s Used Books
  20. L & T Respess Books
  21. Bartleby’s Books
  22. Austin Abbey Rare Books
  23. Colebrook Book Barn
  24. Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books
  25. Read’Em Again Books
  26. Le Bookiniste
  27. Kenneth Mallory, Bookseller
  28. David McCord, Bookseller
  29. David A. Hamilton Americana Books
  30. Back In Time Rare Books
  31. Citation Books
  32. Blakeney & Griffin Rare Books
  33. Kaaterskill Books
  34. Tennessee Books & Autographs
  35. Book People
  36. Blue Plate Books
  37. Lorne Bair Rare Books
  38. James Arsenault & Co.
  39. Reagan’s Rare Books
  40. All Booked Up
  41. Arts For Life
  42. Alexander Rare Books
  43. Toadlily Books
  44. Joe Maynard

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