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The Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association is an organization of booksellers from the state of Vermont.

We welcome you to browse our interactive map and current list of members. The listings include the bookseller's address, phone number, shop hours and location, e-mail or web site links if applicable, plus shop specialties.

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2016 Summer Book and Ephemera Fair!

SUNDAY, August 7, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm

Sponsored by the Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association

Grace Christian School
104 Kocher Drive
Bennington, Vermont


Antiquarian Booksellers from New England and the Northeast
offering Scarce, Rare & Out of Print Books, both Antiquarian & Modern,
Antique Maps & Prints, Postcards & Ephemera for sale

Directions:  Located on the extreme north end of Bennington, at the intersection of Route 7 and Kocher Drive.

From the west (Albany area): NY 7 east from Troy, to Rt. 279 East, to Rt. 7 South. Kocher Drive is on the left at the first set of lights.

From the south: Rt. 7 North all the way through Bennington. Kocher Drive is on the right, about 1/2 mile past the dairy bar/tastee freeze.

From Clifton Park Saratoga area using Rt. 67: Rt. 67 east to North Bennington. Turn right on Rt. 67A, follow into Bennington. Avoid road construction by taking Rt. 279 East to Rt. 7 South. Kocher Drive is on the left at the first set of lights.

From the east: Rt. 9 west, to Rt. 279 West, to Rt. 7 South. Kocher Drive is on the left at the first set of lights.

 ~Admission is FREE ~  

Exhibitors are listed on the Summer Bookfair page. Updated regularly.


Information: or 802-282-9769

An Interview with Ben Koenig of The Country Bookshop


We present the first of a series of lively articles about the Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association,  an interview with longtime Vermont bookseller and musician, Benjamin Koenig.  The interview was conducted by Josette Anne Lyders,  and was originally published in VABA News in 2000.



The Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association (VABA) began in 1977 with sixteen members. This small group of booksellers wanted to attract more potential buyers to come to Vermont. They saw the value in developing an association that could present a brochure listing all Vermont book dealers - a cooperative "marketing" plan for getting booksellers' names and locations before the public.

Today, the association has more than 65 members, whose ranks continue to grow. In the fall of 1999, VABA welcomed four new booksellers during its November business meeting at The Country Bookshop in Plainfield. At this enthusiastic and very well attended meeting, VABA's host was Benjamin Koenig, owner of The Country Bookshop, and one of the founders of the association....