The world’s largest antiquarian book fair returns to the Oakland Marriott City Center, February 8-10. The three-day event, sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, will feature more than 200 booksellers from around the world, offering a rich selection of books, manuscripts, maps, and other printed materials. Special events include an exhibit from the Book Club of California highlighting women printers and book artists, as well as some of the club’s oldest and most sought-after books; an exhibit of the works of L. Frank Baum from a private collection, and several lectures. A run-of-show ticket costs $25; Saturday/Sunday combination ticket is $15. Free for students with valid ID.
Courtesy of the CA Book Fair.