Book Fairs | December 27, 2013

Flamingo Eventz Announces the Return of the Philadelphia Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair

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PHILADELPHIA, PA—FEBRUARY 28 & MARCH 1, 2014: Flamingo Eventz, LLC is pleased to announce the return of the Philadelphia Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair. It will be held on Friday February 28 & Saturday March 1, and presents some of the finest vintage Book & Ephemera Dealers in America & Canada.

Held at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel in the heart of Philadelphia, PA, this is an important show for Pennsylvania and all mid-Atlantic & Northeast area book lovers. This is the only major Vintage Book & Ephemera event held in the greater Philadelphia region and offers an unparalleled opportunity for all Book & Ephemera lovers. Members of ABAA, MARIAB, MABA, ILAB, and other prominent exhibitors will gather here to present an outstanding array of fine, rare & unusual old books, along with postcards, poetry, prose, political, social, historical, children's series, maps, autographs, prints, posters, World’s Fair, ephemera, and much, much more. Collectors, scholars, students, dealers, and decorators will flock to this wonderful event for the best selection, wonderful finds, and rare treasures found only here.

A special feature found only at Flamingo Shows will be Appraisals by John Bruno—star of the hit PBS antiques series Market Warriors—on Saturday!

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Past Exhibitors include: Austin's Antiquarian Books, Wilmington, VT; Bauman Rare Books, New York, NY; Bob Hoffman, Rochester, NY; Butternut Valley Books, Gilbertsville, NY; Colebrook Book Barn, Colebrook, CT; DT Pendleton Fine & Antiquarian Books, Oley, PA; E. Christian Mattson, Baltimore, MD; Edward N. Bomsey Autographs, Annandale, VA; Gilann Books, Darien, CT; Iconic Postcards, Salem, MA; Jeff Bergman Books, Ft. Lee, NJ; John Bale Books, Waterbury, CT; John Liberati Books, White Plains, NY; Lee & Mike Temares, Plandome, NY; Mori Books, Milford, NH; Old Editions, Buffalo, NY; Patricia Reilly, Brooklyn, NY; Rare Book & Print Gallery, Elmira, ON; Rarities, Etc. Warwick, NY; Raymon D. Townsend, Downington, PA; Read ‘em Again Books, Montclair, VA; Riverow Bookshop, Owego. NY; Robinson Murray III, Melrose, MA; Stan Gorski Books, Doylestown, PA; Tamerlane Books, Haverstown, PA; The Archive, Lansdale, PA; The Zussman Collection, Brigantine, NJ; Town’s End Books, Deep River, CT; Walk A Crooked Mile Books, Philadelphia, PA; and Wolf Creek Paper Antiques, Madison, NJ. Many of these and other fine Exhibitors will be found only at this exceptional show. Be sure to check our website,, for Exhibitor updates.

Dates: February 28 & March 1, 2014

Location: The Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

Hours: Friday: 5-9pm & Saturday: 10am-4pm.

Admission: Adults: $7, Youths 12-21: $3, Under 12: free w/Adult.

Appraisals: Saturday: 1-3pm, $5/item by John Bruno, star of the hit PBS antique competition series Market Warriors.

Directions: Right off I-76 & I-676, corner Race Street.  Check our website: for easily downloaded maps.

Miscellaneous: Multiple Restaurants and Refreshments available on site. Affordable parking on-site and within a short walking distance.

Background: Flamingo Eventz, LLC presents the finest, most innovative, successful, and respected Vintage Book & Ephemera Fairs and Antiques Shows in the Northeast. The Brunos have over 25 years experience as antique dealers and over 20 years experience as professional show promoters. They are members of the Antiques & Collectibles National Association (ACNA), and John Bruno is a respected antiques appraiser and television personality who has appeared on numerous national shows appraising and discussing antiques, collectibles & memorabilia. He currently appears on Market Warriors on PBS.

Images courtesy of Flamingo Eventz.