Reflections on WABF 2017 & Looking Ahead to WABF 2018

June 20, 2017
Reflections on WABF 2017 Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 42nd Annual Washington Antiquarian Book Fair! 2017 was an interesting year for us. We ... Read More

The Bad Quarto - Virginia Arts of the Book Center

April 25, 2017
The VABC's creation is a 68-page, cloth-bound production of the play featuring digital and traditional printing methods. No words appear except those that graced the ... Read More

Early Draft of Roots by Alex Haley

April 20, 2017
Looking for a reason to attend WABF17?  Well, look no further. Gilann Books (Booth #47) is exhibiting an early draft of Roots by Alex Haley, with ... Read More

Aaron Burr Letter

April 20, 2017
Edward N. Bomsey Autographs Inc. (Booth 28) will have this treasure. 1807 letter to a woman written after his acquittal for treason and awaiting judgment on his ... Read More

How and Why a Bookbinder

April 15, 2017
Jill Deiss, Bookbinder and Proprietress Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding Winchester, Virginia www.cattailrun.com www.schoolforbookbindingarts.com On Facebook: CatTailRun   I am frequently asked how I became a bookbinder. The question really implies ... Read More



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