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2018: September 28 + 29  
2019: September 27 + 28



Celebrating our 43rd year!

Come join us at the Washington Antiquarian Book Fair: the only curated festival of rare, collectible books in the D.C. region.

Whether you're a serious collector or budding enthusiast, our exhibitors from across the country have something spectaculr for you — including rare books, manuscripts, modern first editions, autographs, prints, maps, drawings and other fine ephemera — at a multitude of price points.

At WABF you can see, touch, and evaluate first-hand the quality of the exhibitors’ offerings. You'll find thousands of curated collections in virtually every area of interest.

Our goal is to facilitate your curiosity. We look forward to seeing you at #WABF18 in September 2018!

Brian Cassidy, a long-time WABF Exhibitor, speaks about the essence of our Fair: watch the video here.

Reflections on WABF 2017 Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 42nd Annual Washington Antiquarian Book Fair! 2017 was an
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Looking for a reason to attend WABF17?  Well, look no further. Gilann Books (Booth #47) is exhibiting an early draft of

A very special thanks to our sponsors!