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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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Sunday, August 11, 2013 from 10 am to 4 pm
Sponsored by the Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association
Living Memorial Park Skating Facility
61 Guilford Street
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: VABA is proud to announce that the Vermont Summer Book Fair will be held at the Living Memorial Park Withington Skating Rink in Brattleboro, VT.
The Memorial Park and Arena are just west of Downtown Brattleboro off Route 9, (Western Avenue) across the landmark Covered Bridge. Please call if you need more information.
Admission $5.00 ~ Information: email@example.com or 802-464-8438
Friday, Sept. 27th, 6-8pm meet Walt McLaughlin, who will be reading from his new book, Allure of the Deep Woods. Walt lives in St. Albans and writes wonderful books about nature, poetry and some philosophy reminiscent of Thoreau or Emerson. … ... (CONTINUED INSIDE)
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....