2018 Spring Book and Ephemera Fair

SUNDAY, April 8th, 2018 ~ 10 am – 4:00 pm

Hilton Burlington
60 Battery Street
Burlington, 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

FREE Admission
For more information call 802-527-7243

LAST YEAR’S EXHIBITORS:

Anastasia Osolin-Bookbinder

Anastasia Osolin Bookbinding
Anastasia Osolon
Tel: 518 891-2120
e-mail: aosolin@gmail.com
155 Old Military Road, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Bookbinding, repair, restoration.

RichardMori-GarryAustin-PeterSterne

Above: Richard Mori, Garry Austin, Peter Stern

Austin’s Antiquarian Books
Garry Austin
Tel: 802 464-8438
e-mail: mail@austinsbooks.com
123 West Street (PO Box 730), Wilmington VT 05363
Theodore Roosevelt, Americana.

BackDoorAntiques-JeanTudhope

Back Door Antiques
Jean Tudhope
Tel: 802 388-3729
P.O. Box 9, East Middlebury, VT 05740
Vermontania, sporting, ephemera.

Bookshed-JoeTrenn

The Bookshed
Joe Trenn, Lois Trenn
Tel: 802 345-3081
e-mail: mail@thebookshed.com
3225 Lake Road, Benson, VT 05731
General antiquarian.

The Bookmobile
Donald Babcock & Ruthellen Weston
Tel: 802 342-1477
e-mail: bookmobilevermont@gmail.com
58 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT 05701
General books.

CatamountBooks-JohnHess

Catamount Books
John Hess
Tel: 802 282-9769
e-mail: john@catamountbooks.com
PO Box 88, East Arlington, VT 05252
General stock.

Catnap Books
Jim Brooks, Roberta Books
Tel: 518 234-4514
e-mail: catnapbk@telenet.net
45 Main Street, Cobleskill, NY 12043
General stock.

CountryBookshop-BenKoenig

The Country Bookshop
Ben Koenig
Tel: 802 454-8439
e-mail: bookshop@TheCountryBookshop.com
35 Mill Street, Plainfield, VT 05667
General used & rare books, Vermontania, folklore & folk music.

EleanorsAntiques

Eleanor’s Antiques
Eleanor Brodeur
Tel: 802 893-2971
255 Manley Road, Milton, VT 05460
Postcards, Vermont books, ephemera

EloquentPage-2017

The Eloquent Page
Donna Howard
Tel: 802 527-7243
e-mail: books@TheEloquentPage.com
70 North Main Street, St. Albans, VT 05478
General used and antiquarian, costume & fashion.

HermitHillBooks-PattyMcWilliams

Hermit Hill Books
Patty McWilliams, Rita Lane
Tel: 802 287-5757
e-mail: hermithill@vermontel.net
95 Main Street, Poultney, VT 05764
Photography, Vermontania, Adirondacks, general, sheet music.

JeansAntiquarianBooks

Jean’s Neighborhood Antiquarian Collection
Jean Hopkins
Tel: 802-863-5359
e-mail: jeanhopkins@burlingtontelecom.net
11 East Village Drive, Burlington, VT 05401
Books, postcards, photography.

RichardMori-GarryAustin-PeterSterne

Above: Richard Mori, Garry Austin, Peter Stern

Mori Books
Richard Mori
Tel: 603-801-7176
e-mail: mori@moribooks.com
20 Canal Street Unit 501, Frankin, NH 03235
Antiquarian books.

North Country Books
Mark Ciufo
Tel: 802 578-7568
e-mail: north.books@comcast.net
67 Union Street, Suite 2-F, Winooski, VT 05404
Used & antiquarian books, prints, maps, posters, ephemera.

OctoberProductions

October Productions Inc.
John Coon
Tel: 802 373-4664
e-mail: drama899@comcast.net
!0 Autumn Court, Jericho, VT 05465
General antiquarian, primarily juvenile.

OldSaratogaBooks-RachelJagareski

Old Saratoga Books
Rachel Jagareski
Tel: 518 316-0413
e-mail: oldsaratogabooks@gmail.com
P.O. Box 491, Selkirk, NY 12158
General – history and the arts.

SandysBooks-Bakery-SandyLincoln

Sandy’s Books and Bakery
Sandy Lincoln
Tel: 802 767-4258
e-mail: slincoln@seasonedbooks.com
30 North Main Street, P.O. Box 283, Rochester, VT 05767
Agriculture and Yankee ingenuity.

SpeakingVolumes-Burlington

Speaking Volumes
Norbert
Tel: 802 540-0107
e-mail: oldie_stuff@yahoo.com
377 Pine Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Books, paper, art, vinyl.

RichardMori-GarryAustin-PeterSterne

Above: Richard Mori, Garry Austin, Peter Stern

Peter Stern & Co., Inc.
Peter Stern
Tel: 617 542-2376; Fax: 617-542-3263
e-mail: info@sternrarebooks.com
15 Court Square #101, Boston, MA 02108
English & American literature, detective fiction.

The Wright Place
Chris & Fred Wright
Tel: 802 848-3786
36 North Avenue, Richford, VT 05476
Historical books, engravings, prints.

2012 Summer Bookfair ~ Floorplan of Exhibitors

The VABA Summer Bookfair is less than two weeks away! To date 41 exhibitors have signed up.  If you are a book or ephemera seller, there is still time to register for a booth by contacting Garry or Karen Austin at mail@austinsbooks.com or 802-464-8438

You can view the floorplan of the fair and the list of this year’s exhibitors by going to the following link –

http://www.vermontisbookcountry.com/summerfair

See you at the fair!

The Vermont History Expo ~ June 16 – 17, 2012

Join VABA and many other exhibitors at the upcoming 2012 Vermont History Expo, the weekend of June 16, 17 in Tunbridge Vermont. This year’s theme? Vermont in the Civl War. This bi-annual event is put on by the Vermont Historical Society, and sponsored by various Vermont businesses and Foundations.

Here is a sampling of the goings-on:

  • 150 Local Historical Society, Museum & Heritage Attraction Exhibits
  • Genealogy Resource & Archive Center
  • Ongoing Musical Performances in Two Venues
  • Author Lectures/Book-Signings
  • Historical Presentations 
  • Genealogy Presentations
  • Heirloom Animals: Demonstrations and Breed Presentations
  • Hands-on-History Demonstrations
  • The Little Dig: Hands-On Field Archaeology with the Vermont Archaeological Society
  • Traditional Craft Demonstrations
  • Tunbridge Fair Log Cabin Museum, Late 18th to Early 20th Century Collection
  • Living History Encampments: Revolutionary, Civil & Korean War
  • Morgan Horse Presentations and Demonstrations  
  • Special Exhibit on Common Crackers
  • Viewing of 19th Century One Room Schoolhouse
  • Working 19th Century Blacksmith & Print Shops
  • Antique Farm Equipment Exhibits
  • Sponsor Exhibits
  • Vermont Historical Society Museum Store Annex
  • Food Vendors
  • History-on-PARADE TWO DAYS!: Saturday, June 16 and Sunday June 17, at 1:00 pm
  • Parade Preparation Craft Activities: Saturday, June 16 & Sunday June 17, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Live Auction: Sunday only, June 17, at 2:00 pm

Please visit the website for information on events, exhibitors, visiting authors, and everything Vermont!

 Hope to see you there!

[Images from the Vermont History Expo website]
@2012 VABA News blog

The Quilt Collection at the Vermont Historical Society ~ Now Online!

This is just lovely! – The Vermont Historical Society has an extensive Quilt collection that ranges from whole-cloth examples from the early 1800s to a commemorative piece from 1991, all being documented as Vermont-made. The collection is now available to view in an online exhibition called ‘Patterns of History’you can view it here.

 

Log Cabin Quilt: A wool, linen, and cotton quilt in a Log Cabin Variation pattern made by Ella Hay Harris of Ludlow, Vermont, in the late 1800s. [image from the VHS Website]

There are 9 Galleries of quilts – click on each image to see a larger image and details. The exhibit was created by Katherine Poarch, with photography by Jeffrey Lomicka of Jeff and Cricket Quilts.

@2012 VABA News Blog