One of the most prestigious fairs of its kind in the world, this annual event attracts both collectors and the curious.
Followed by the 41st Congress of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers from 13th to 16th April 2014!
The Paris Fair, in this year's edition the 25th ILAB International Antiquarian Book Fair, offers its ever increasing number of visitors a panorama of the highlights of our written heritage, together with a vast selection of engravings and drawings, presented by leading professionals from around the world. Manuscripts, incunabula, exceptional bindings, early maps and photographs, autographs, old and contemporary prints and drawings, provide a fascinating potpourri of works for the collector and neophyte alike.
Nearly two hundred national and international dealers unveil thousands of exceptional documents, representatives of our cultural history. Various exhibitions and animations are also scheduled during the event. Following our 2013 guest-library – that of the Natural History Museum – we are pleased to announce the presence in 2014 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Archives. The Print and Photography department of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, will also be present, together with our popular stand dedicated to introducing new-comers to the antiquarian book world with a range of attractively priced books, daily guided tours, concerts and conferences… A rich programme guaranteed to charm the visitor to the fabulous glass-domed Grand-Palais, in 2014, centenary year of the Syndicat national de la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne.