15 – 17 March 2024
The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of Japan (ABAJ) is pleased to announce the Tokyo International Antiquarian Book Fair 2024, which will take place from March 15 till 17th in the Tokyo Traffic Hall.
The Tokyo Antiquarian Book Fair has been running for over 40 years.
The 2012 fair took place in Kyoto, the 2015 and 2018 fairs took place in Tokyo. The 2015 fair saw a 50th anniversary commemoration of the founding of ABAJ.
The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of Japan (ABAJ) was established in November 1964 by ten major antiquarian booksellers of Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto with the aim of developing the Japanese antiquarian book trade to meet an increasingly global age. In 1965, at the recommendation of Mr. Menno Hertzberger of Amsterdam and Mr. Glen Dawson of Los Angeles, ABAJ became a member organization of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and has ever since grown with the motto of ILAB "AMOR LIBRORUM NOS UNIT".
All exhibiting booksellers at the Tokyo International Antiquarian Book Fair are a member of ABAJ and / or ILAB-affiliated businesses.