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February 10, 2023 - February 12, 2023 55th California International Antiquarian Book Fair

This three-day event features fine and rare materials from around the globe, including manuscripts, modern first editions, children’s books, ephemera, maps and autographs, as well as antiquarian books on a vast array of topics.

Fri 3pm - 8pm / VIP Ticket $25
Sat 11am - 7pm / $15
Sun 11am - 4pm / $10

Free admission for students with current valid student ID. Children 12 & under are free.

FREE admission for librarians, curators, and related non-profit cultural institution workers who register in advance (here) with a valid organizational email address (e.g. email@institution.edu or email@institution.org). 

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Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street

Pasadena, CA

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Book Fairs West
February 10, 2023 Heritage Auctions

The Gilded Age: Property from the Collection of Richard Watson Gilder and Helena de Kay Gilder
Sale #8106



Highlights Only: January 24th -27th
445 Park Avenue
New York, NY

Reception Preview: Tue, Jan 24th
445 Park Avenue
New York, NY

Heritage Auctions
2801 W Airport Freeway

Dallas, TX

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Auctions Southwest
February 12, 2023 Addison & Sarova Auctioneers - Online

ONLINE-ONLY AUCTION IN 2 SESSIONS: Selections from the Library of Maurice Sendak & Bookworm Sale
Sale #1040/1041

Headlining this unique auction are 200 lots of books from the Library of Maurice Sendak, sold in support of the Rosenbach Museum and its mission. We are proud to be partnering with the Rosenbach Museum to offer this great selection of books from Maurice Sendak's library, including his collection of Henry James, George MacDonald, Lothar Meggendorfer, and much more!

Following the Sendak portion of the sale, we will be offering a variety of books in the Bookworm session (lots 203-339), including a variety of interesting works on paper.

Session I:  Selections from the Library of Maurice Sendak

Session II:  Bookworm Lots, Variety

Lots begin closing @ 6pm (Eastern)

Addison & Sarova Auctioneers
291 N Cherokee Road

Social Circle, GA

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Auctions Virtual
February 16, 2023 - February 19, 2023 Tropic Bound: Artists’ Book Fair

Miami’s first Artists’ Book Fair coming to the Paradise Plaza in Miami Design District! Book artists, publishers, curators, librarians, book lovers and the aesthetically curious will come together for Tropic Bound, an international event highlighting the art of books and books that are art. With an educational symposium, breakaway sessions, and a bustling fair filled with exhibitors from around the globe.

Over 60 exhibitors from around the world will be joining the inaugural edition of Tropic Bound.

A multi-day event and exhibition for artists’ book creators, dealers, publishers and collectors. Showcasing an international selection of vetted exhibitors, Tropic Bound aims to present the highest quality and most diverse representation in the field of artists’ books to its audience. 

Fri 12pm - 6pm
Sat 10am - 7pm
Sun 10am - 4pm

Tropic Bound will feature an opening symposium, panel discussion, breakout sessions/talks, and other opportunities to learn about the unique world of artists’ books.

Symposium + Welcome Events: Thu, Feb 16th

10am - 2pm | Shuttle Tours
4pm - 6pm | Symposium
6pm - 8pm | Welcome Party

Paradise Plaza & Rooftop Garden
Miami Design District
NE 41st Street (above Gucci store)

Miami, FL

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Book Fairs South
February 16, 2023 Potter & Potter Auctions

Fine Books & Manuscripts, including Americana


Absentee bids are now being accepted

Potter & Potter Auctions
5001 W. Belmont Avenue

Chicago, IL

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Auctions Midwest