UPDATE AS OF 19 MARCH 2020:
The Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers has informed the international book trade that the Melbourne 2020 fair has been cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemia.
The Melbourne Rare Book Week is well established in the City of Melbourne’s event calendar. It is a major attraction for book collectors, librarians and all who have a love of words, print on paper and heritage. As part of Rare Book Week, the Melbourne Rare Book Fair will be held from 9 - 12 July 2020 at the University of Melbourne's historic Wilson Hall, with free admission to all visitors.
Leading Australian and international antiquarian booksellers will bring a rich and diverse array of books together that cater for all who genuinely love print on paper and who share a passion for books. Subjects including early printed books, maps, historical accounts of travel and exploration, prints, literature, art, militaria, children's books, and ephemera will be offered for sale at prices to suit all levels of collecting. Whether you already have your own personal library or would like to explore the world of book collecting, this is your opportunity to explore the world of books with experts in their fields.