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Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAC)

decoration12 Oct. 2012|14 Oct. 2012
The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of Canada is pleased to announce the 2012 Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair.

After a fifteen year hiatus, the 2010 Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair was a great success and featured most of Canada's finest as well as many top international antiquarian booksellers. In 2012, this outstanding show will again bring booksellers and bibliophiles together for a three day event. Sponsored by the ABAC, the 2012 Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair joins the prestigious San Francisco, New York and Boston fairs on the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers’ (ILAB) 2012 North American calendar.

As the only international antiquarian and collectible book fair in Canada, the TIABF features exhibitors from across Europe and North America, among them: Aquila Books (Calgary), Attic Books (London), Bauman Rare Books (New York), Wilfrid M. de Freitas (Montreal), Paul Foster (London), Peter Harrington (London), Donald A. Heald (New York), David Mason (Toronto), Patrick MacGahern (Ottawa), Bernard Quaritch (London), Bjarne Tokerud (Victoria), and Stephen Temple (Toronto). All exhibitors are members of their national associations and of the ILAB and are, therefore, among the world’s foremost booksellers.

They will bring a wide ranging selection of books, maps, prints and manuscripts including travel and exploration, natural history, science and technology, children’s and illustrated books, fine press and limited editions and modern first editions as well as interesting and unusual books of all kinds.

Click here to browse the highlights of this year’s Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair!

Whether you are an experienced or novice book collector, a librarian or an archivist, a scholar or an academic, or are simply interested in books and the book arts in general, you will find something to your taste. Visit the official website! Come and enjoy the show!


12 Oct. 2012|14 Oct. 2012
North Building, 100 (First Floor, Rooms 205-206)
Constitution Hall
255 Front West Street
Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of Canada (ABAC)
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