Events

56th California International Antiquarian Book Fair

56th California International Antiquarian Book Fair ~ 9th to 11th February 2024

 

The California International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to San Francisco in 2024! This three-day event features fine and rare materials from around the globe, including manuscripts, first editions, illustrated books, ephemera, maps, and autographs, as well as antiquarian books on a vast array of topics.

FREE admission for students with current valid student ID. Children 12 and under are free. FREE admission for librarians, curators, and related non-profit cultural institution workers who register in advance with a valid organizational email address (e.g. [email protected] or [email protected]).

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For more information, visit abaa.org!

Rare Books LA – Pasadena

Rare Books LA – Pasadena

 

For the love of books! Rare Books LA – Pasadena welcomes booksellers and bibliophiles from around the world to share their love of books, fine prints, maps, ephemera, and more on February 3-4, 2024 at the Pasadena Convention Center.

“This book fair is a can’t miss whether you’re searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the book lover in your life or just want to spend a fun and educational day with a loved one,” said Rare Books LA Director Jodi Tolan. In addition to rare books, visitors will see everything from historic maps and original artwork to artist’s books and punk zines. “There is something for everyone all under one roof.”

Rare Books LA is also hosting a series of bookish talks at the event, all included with the price of admission. Tickets range from $15-25. A special “Booklovers” package for $40 includes a pair of weekend passes to the fair, a limited edition book bag, and a red rose upon entry for that special someone. A weekender pass to the book fair is $25 and includes a limited edition book bag and entry to the fair both days.

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For more information, visit rarebooksla.com!