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Austrian rare booksellers at BUCH WIEN - one of Europe's largest literary events

Rare booksellers in Austria are finally able to show their finest stock again to a non-virtual audience
Kainbacher Artikel
Joint stand of the Austrian rare booksellers at BUCH WIEN, image credit Meindl & Sulzmann

Vienna, one of the grand cities in the world celebrating literature, art and its rich history - a visit to the capital of Austria is a highlight for every book and art lover and collector. Buch Wien, Vienna's festival for literature and the printed word of all genres, was cancelled as many events in 2020, but has come to life again.

The members of the Association of Antiquarian Booksellers of Austria are delighted to be participating at the 2021 edition of Buch Wien. A total of 16 members of the association will present their treasures; from incunabula to contemporary literature, autographs, maps and prints, photographs and curiosities at a joint stand rare book stand.

Paul Kainbacher at his rare bookshop in Baden. Image from article" Reisen im Kopf", published in August 2021

After a long period of dealing online and only seeing and meeting customers and colleagues virtually, the Austrian booksellers are immensely looking forward to participating in this large in-person event.
Buch Wien is one of the key literary festivals in Europe and invites each year rare booksellers at a joint stand to display their stock.

A wonderful article was published in August this year in the Austrian magazine "Gesund & Leben" about the rare booksellers based near Vienna, in Baden, the Antiquariat Kainbacher, internationally renowned expert in travel literature.
A link to the German article can be found here or for download below: REISEN IM KOPF

Booksellers Michael Steinbach and Robert Schoisengeier in Vienna in October 2021

Vienna-based rare booksellers Michael Steinbach and Antiquariat Burgverlag have presented their fair lists which can be downloaded below.

Austrian rare booksellers welcome all book and art collectors this coming weekend in Vienna!

Image above: Gesund & Leben 07/08 2021, "Reisen im Kopf"

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