Fri, Nov 24|
MADRID XIII AILA INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR (24-26 NOV 2023)
This November, Spain showcases a selection of manuscripts, rare books, prints and maps from the 15th to the 20th century.
Time & Location
Nov 24, 10:00 AM – Nov 26, 3:00 PM
Madrid, Calle de Claudio Coello, 99, 28006 Madrid, Spain
About the Event
AILA - Iberian Association of Antiquarian Bookstores
MadridSpain 23 – 26 November 2023
XIII FERIA INTERNACIONAL DEL LIBRO ANTIGUO - New location!
The Spanish Antiquarian Booksellers' Association AILA has been organizing rare book fairs, alternating between Madrid and Barcelona, since 1992.
2023 will see a change in location! It will no longer take place at the Madrid City Hall but at Claudio Coello Street 99, the head office of the Carlos de Amberes Fundation in the beautiful neighbourhood of Salamanca.
Booksellers will showcase a selection of manuscripts, rare books, prints and maps from the 15th to the 20th century.
Enjoy below a video of the 2017 fair!
Founded in Barcelona in 1990, AILA applied to be admitted to the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers in 1992. Its membership was granted during the Congress of Presidents of Los Angeles, in February 1994.
AILA organizes annual International Old Book Fairs, which alternate between Madrid and Barcelona. AILA also organized the 38th ILAB congress and the 22nd international book fair in September 2008, in Madrid.
ASOCIACIÓN IBÉRICA DE LIBRERIAS ANTICUARIAS (AILA)
Secretario. Susana Bardón C/Ayala 10 local 6 Madrid 28001
PresidentMr Gonzalo Fernandez Pontes
Mr Gonzalo Fernandez Pontes Núñez de Balboa 19,local 1 E-28001 Madrid
The Asociación Ibéria de Librerias Anticuarias (AILA) was founded in Barcelona in 1990. Three years later the membership of the Association was celebrated during the Meeting in Los Angeles on 5 February 1993. Today the AILA has 56 booksellers, current President is Gonzalo Fernandez Pontes.
In 2008 the Spanish Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association organized the 38th ILAB Congress and the 22nd International Antiquarian Book Fair in Madrid. The ILAB affiliates enjoyed a fascinating cultural programme and a lively Antiquarian Book Fair at the Palacio de Congresos de Madrid. They admired the treasures of the Royal Palace, Prado and Escorial, the Thyssen Foundation, the Queen Sofia Centre and the Lazaro Galdiano Foundation that owns one of the most important art collections and libraries in Spain.