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  • 02 Jun 2015 - 26 Jul 2017 - UNITED KINGDOM , - London

    Treasure of the British Library - Permanent Exhibition (Exhibitions)

    Treasure of the British Library - Permanent Exhibition
    Have you ever visited the British Library's treasures? The Sir John Ritblat Gallery in the St Pancras building hosts a permanent display of many of the greatest treasures. See over 200 beautiful and fascinating items: sacred texts from many faiths, maps and views, early printing, literary, historical, scientific and musical works from over the centuries and around the world. Discover some of the world's most exciting and significant books, from Magna Carta and the Gutenberg Bible, to Handel and the Beatles. Marvel at the Lindisfarne Gospels, the genius behind the Leonardo notebooks, and see...
  • 11 Sep 2015 - 05 Sep 2016 - UNITED STATES , - Cincinnati, Ohio

    The Magic and Myth of Alchemy (Exhibitions)

    The Magic and Myth of Alchemy
    Online exhibit in honour of the International Year of Chemistry 2011.  What is alchemy (far older than Medieval era) all about? Who were the practitioners? What were they trying to accomplish aside from the obvious? And, what were their contributions to modern science and chemistry, in particular?  The Lloyd Library and Museum holds a wealth of alchemical works from the Early Modern and later periods, along with translations and later editions of some of the earlier volumes dating from 1544 to 2010.  The collection includes the works of Paracelsus, Maier, Glauber, Hermes...
  • 12 Feb 2016 - 14 Feb 2016 - UNITED STATES , - Pasadena, CA

    49th California International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA) (Book fairs)

    49th California International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA)
    "Even if you are not a collector, if you have ever read a book, it's a place to go to find out what you haven't read, or just what you haven't seen or didn't know exists." Tony Bill, Actor, Director, Producer, Book Collector *** The California three-day event is the largest antiquarian book fair in the world and will offer something exciting for every book lover and collector. Among the exhibited materials of over 200 American and international dealers, visitors can purchase rare items from medieval...
  • 04 Mar 2016 - 06 Mar 2016 - SWITZERLAND , - Zurich

    21. Antiquariats-Messe Zürich (Book fairs)

    21. Antiquariats-Messe Zürich
    The only antiquarian book fair in Switzerland, with around 40 exhibitors from Switzerland and abroad. 2016 will be a very special event: the Zurich Antiquarian Book Fair will celebrate the DADA centenary and the 500th anniversary of Konrad Gesner, one of the great scholars in Swiss history.
  • 05 Mar 2016 - 06 Mar 2016 - FRANCE , - Colmar 68000

    14e SELAC - Salon Européen du Livre Ancien et de la Gravure (Book fairs)

    14e SELAC - Salon Européen du Livre Ancien et de la Gravure
    La plus grande manifestation autour du livre ancien du Grand Est et du Haut Bassin Rhénan, avec 42 exposants européens venus d'Allemagne, de Belgique, de Suisse et de France : livres, gravures, manuscrits, dessins d'architecture, peintures, photos, cartes postales, vieux papiers...
  • 05 Mar 2016 - 06 Mar 2016 - FRANCE , - L'UNION

    1er Salon du Livre Ancien et du Livre Pyrénéen Toulouse - L'Union (Book fairs)

    Pour cette première édition du Salon du Livre Ancien et du Livre Pyrénéen, 25 libraires de livres anciens et modernes venus de la France entière seront présents, ainsi que des éditeurs pyrénéistes et leurs auteurs, qui dédicaceront leurs ouvrages, et des relieurs.
  • 11 Mar 2016 - 20 Mar 2016 - NETHERLANDS , - Maastricht

    TEFAF (Book fairs)

    TEFAF Maastricht is “an outstanding event, one that offers the best choice of the very best in fine art … No where else will you find such an elegantly displayed selection of genuine masterpieces from 263 of the world’s most prestigious art and antiques dealers from 17 countries.”  With TEFAF ON PAPER - there is a huge attraction to international specialists in Old Master and modern drawings, limited edition prints, photography, antiquarian books and manuscripts, watercolours and Japanese prints including ILAB dealers like Dr. Jörn...
  • 11 Mar 2016 - 13 Mar 2016 - ITALY , - Milan

    Libri Antichi e di Pregio a Milano - 4th Milan International Antiquarian Book Fair (Book fairs)

    Libri Antichi e di Pregio a Milano - 4th Milan International Antiquarian Book Fair
    The Italian Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ALAI) is proud to announce that the fourth edition of the ALAI book fair, Libri Antichi e di Pregio a Milano, will take place from 11 to 13 March, 2016, under the auspices of ILAB. The Salone dei Tessuti is situated in the city centre, just a five minute walk from the Central Railway Station. The renown building dating back to 1926 represents a highly refined location in the heart of Milan. Architectural details and contemporary technology find harmony in a classic context which covers an area of 1000 sqm; elegance and restored...
  • 07 Apr 2016 - 10 Apr 2016 - UNITED STATES , - New York

    New York Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA) (Book fairs)

    New York Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA)
    “It is exciting in a way you probably don't expect when you just hear the word "Book Fair." Well, to me it is just as exciting as sitting in the dark of the theatre and watch a horror film!  This experience is not horror. But it's just as exciting!” - Yoko Ono "THE BEST BOOK FAIR IN THE WORLD" - Andy Rooney Book lovers will once again find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory.  Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at The New York Antiquarian Book Fair,  bringing a vast selection of rare...
  • 16 Apr 2016 - 17 Apr 2016 - SWEDEN , - Stockholm

    Scandinavian Antiquarian Book Fair 2016 (SVAF) (Book fairs)

    Scandinavian Antiquarian Book Fair 2016 (SVAF)
    The  Swedish Antiquarian Booksellers' Associaton (SVAF) has the pleasure of inviting you to the Scandinavian Antiquarian Book Fair in Stockholm, 16 April to 17 april  2016. It will be held in one of the wings of the beautiful Army Museum in Stockholm. Come and meet book dealers from the whole of Scandinavia.