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AbeBooks Sponsors Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair – June 30 & July 1

The 27th annual Twin Cities Antiquarian and Rare Book Fair is just around the corner! Are you going? The event, presented by the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association, is taking place June 30 & July 1, 2017, in the Progress Center at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

According to the fair’s website, over fifty dealers from across the United States will be offering antiquarian, fine and rare books in nearly every field, including first editions, fine bindings, children’s books, local history, vintage books & advertising, ephemera, maps and more. Not a collector (yet!)? The exhibitors will have lots of reading copies of great books at awesome prices.

In addition to browsing books and ephemera, visitors will have the opportunity to hear an exciting lineup of speakers from The Quatrefoil Library, The Minneapolis Athenaeum and Twin Cities Sisters in Crime. All day on Saturday, July 1, the Minnesota Center for Book Arts’ Artist’s Co-op will bring a Kelsey tabletop press and print free letterpress keepsake bookmarks for all attendees. And, visitors will have a chance to win a $25 gift certificate every hour on Saturday between 11am and 3pm.

Admission is only $7 for both days, $5 for Saturday only and free for children, high school and college students. AbeBooks is thrilled to sponsor this fair. Be sure to visit and learn all about book collecting, book arts and more!

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