Book Fairs | January 30, 2013

Philadelphia Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair Opens Sunday

PHILADELPHIA, PA — FEBRUARY 3, 2013: We are very pleased to announce that after a number of years, Philadelphia will once again host a fine Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair. It will be held on Sunday February 3 and presents some of the finest vintage Book & Ephemera Dealers in America & Canada.

Being 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 Book & Ephemera lovers. Members of ABAA, LIABDA, 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 partial list of Exhibitors includes: 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. These and many other fine Exhibitors will be found only at this exceptional show. Be sure to check our website - - for Exhibitor updates.

Date: Sunday, February 3, 2013

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

Hours: 10am-4pm.

Admission: Adults: $6, Youths 12-21: $3, Under 12: free w/Adult, plenty of parking both on-site and across street.

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

Appraisals: 1-3pm by John Bruno - star of the hit PBS antiques series MARKET WARRIORS, and guest appraisers; $5/item.

Miscellaneous: Refreshments available on site.

Background: Flamingo Eventz, LLC presents the finest, most innovative, successful, and respected Book & Ephemera Fairs in the Northeast. The Brunos have over 25 years experience as antique dealers and over 18 years experience as professional show promoters. They are members of the Antiques & Collectibles National Association (ACNA), and John Bruno is an antiques appraiser and television personality who can be seen on the new series MARKET WARRIORS on PBS. MARKET WARRIORS, a new antiques competition series from the producers of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, airs on PBS Monday nights at 9pm/8c.