Category: Book Fair Report

Reports from the front

The 2002 Oregon Antiquarian Book Fair

On November 23  and 24, 2002, the Oregon Antiquarian Book Fair  was held at the Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.  This was the first year that this book show was produced by Palmer/Wirfs & Associates in conjunction with their Collectible…

Sacramento, CA – 9th Annual Central Valley Antiquarian Booksellers Association Book Fair

On September 28, a typically sunny and beautiful early autumn day, the 9th Annual Book Fair sponsored by the Central Valley Antiquarian Booksellers Association (CVABA) was held in Sacramento, California. Among the 54 booksellers participating were 3 IOBA members: Vic…

Midwest Bookhunters Book Fair, dePaul University, Chicago

The Midwest Bookhunters held their annual fall book fair October 13th, at the DePaul Student Center on the Campus of DePaul University in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Dealers and customers were both excited and pleased with the new…

Fall 2002 MARIAB Book Fair: Good Finds and Growing Pains

On Saturday, October 19th, the Massachusetts & Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers held their annual fall book fair at the site of the Historic Springfield Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts. It was the second year for the fair in this venue. For…

Genuine Fakes: Mark Hoffman

“In October 1985, three bombs exploded in Salt Lake City, killing two innocent people & injuring a third, Mark Hofmann. Subsequent investigations revealed that the young documents dealer, Mark W. Hofmann, had planned and executed the bombings to cover up…

2002 Colorado Book Seminar

Rebecca Solomon, Pageant Book & Print Shop on the left, and IOBA’s Julie Wormhoudt, Curious Cat Books, on the right. Earlier this summer, I read the email on our IOBA talklist about the Woodburn Scholarship offered by ABAA for attending…

2002 Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Book Fair

Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Book Fair, August 2-3, 2002 By Sue Gallagher (with Notes From G’Jim (Arner) and Julie Fauble) Lois Harvey The 18th Annual Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Book Fair (RMABF) went off as smooth as polished calf under the professional direction of Lois Harvey,…

IOBA Visits the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

By Maria Bustillos, Julie Fauble and Greg Williams Julie Fauble chatting with a visitor to the booth On April 27th and 28th, UCLA hosted the 7th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. As in previous years, the event featured…