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Tomas Jansson – New President of the Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers’ Associaton (SVAF)

At the annual meeting the Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers' Association (Svenska Antikvariatföreningen, SVAF) elected a new president and a new committee. New SVAF President is Tomas Jansson of Carolina Böcker and Konst. The antiquarian bookshop, located in Uppsala and founded in 1993, is specialized on medicine and medical history, Russian and Russian literature, but also has a large general stock.

Published on 24 April 2013

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At the annual meeting the Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (Svenska Antikvariatföreningen, SVAF) elected a new president and a new committee.

New SVAF President is Tomas Jansson of Carolina Böcker and Konst. The antiquarian bookshop, located in Uppsala and founded in 1993, is specialized on medicine and medical history, Russian and Russian literature, but also has a large general stock. Charlotte du Rietz (Stockholm), well-known specialist in rare travel books with an emphasis on Asia and Africa, serves as Vice President.

The new SVAF Committee:


President: Tomas Jansson

Vice-President: Charlotte du Rietz

Treasurer: Ingemar Glans

General Secretary: Rikard Johansson

Committee members: Patrik Andersson, Börje Ekengren & Leif Lindberg

Deputy members: Johan Hammarström & Carl-Axel Svensson

Auditors: Torbjörn Brandt & Anders Söderlund

Election committee: Mats Petersson & Reijo Rantanen

Office: Sigbjörn Ryö

The Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers‘ Association belongs to the oldest organizations of the rare book trade. Founded in 1936, the SVAF was one of the founding members of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Together with the other trade associations in Scandinavia, the SVAF runs the online database www.antikvariat.net and organizes an annual international book fair which is alternately held in different Scandinavian countries and cities.

>>> For more information, please visit the official website http://www.svaf.se
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