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Rare Books London

 23/05/2017 – 12/06/2017 London's Festival of Old and Rare Books runs from 23rd May through to 12th June 2017

Rare Book London 2017, London's Festival of Old and Rare Books, runs from 23rd May through to 12th June 2017. For a full list of book fairs, talks, auctions, lectures and previews, please visit: Rare Books London website

One highlight of the festival will be the ABA London International Antiquarian Book Fair (or Olympia Book Fair) which runs June 1st - 3rd. More information:

Melbourne Rare Book Fair

 07/07/2017 – 09/07/2017

The leading Australian and international antiquarian booksellers will bring a rich and diverse array of books together that cater for all who genuinely love print on paper and who share a passion for books. Subjects including early printed books, maps, historical accounts of travel and exploration, prints, literature, art, militaria, children's books, and ephemera will be offered for sale at prices to suit all levels of collecting.

For more info visit the ANZAAB website

For more info visit the ANZAAB website

Two 19th Century Collectors of Fine Bindings

 11/07/2017 – 11/07/2017 The July 2017 seminar in the book-collecting series organised jointly by the Institute of English Studies (London University) and the ABA Educational Trust will be given by Mirjam Foot (Emeritus Professor of Library and Archive Studies, UCL).

The seminar will take place at 6pm on Tuesday 11th July 2017 in Room G35 at Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU.

The seminars are aimed at a broad audience including book-collectors, book-dealers, historians of all kinds, librarians, indeed at anyone with an interest in collecting any sort of text from the sixth-former to the retired professor. The atmosphere is informal, as are the presentations. They are held in the University of London’s Senate House and run from 6.00pm. All are very welcome.