Books & Art at the Stuttgart Rare Book Fair 2020

Germany's leading annual rare book fair brings together each year local and international booksellers.

Established in 1962, the fair is one of the oldest in Europe and reflects Germany's history and tradition in printing, publishing and bookselling.
Perfectly positioned in Stuttgart's city centre, the fair takes pride to be one of the region's longstanding cultural events.  


27 August 2019

New exhibitors' list for the 2020 fair now online 

Exhibitors for the 2020 fair have now been announced (Click here) Rare booksellers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland but also international firms from the UK, France, the Netherlands and Italy will be present at the upcoming fair in January 2020.
The German antiquarian booksellers' association welcomes new exhibitors: Librairie Lamort and Librairie Yvinec (both Paris), Peter Harrington (London), Antiquariat De Roo (Zwijndrecht, Netherlands), as well as the German exhibitors Treptower Bücherkabinett (Berlin) and Stefan Müller (Mönchengladbach). After a pause, London rare book firm Quaritch, Erasmushaus Basel and Librairie Monsieur Le Prince (Paris) will exhibit again in Stuttgart. 

20th August 2019

Call for the 1st Young Book Collector's Prize

For the first time, the German antiquarian booksellers association, VDA, will award a prize for a young book collector.
Are you younger than 35 years? Collecting rare books or works on paper?
The event is support by leading German book experts as well as the German bibliophile society Maximilian Gesellschaft für alte und neue Buchkunst and antiquarian book magazine Aus dem Antiquariat.

Please follow this link for more information (in German language).


14th August 2019

City Mayor takes over Patronage for the Stuttgart Rare Book Fair 2020

The German booksellers association is honoured to announce the patronage by the city's mayor, Mr Fritz Kuhn for the upcoming fair in January 2020, a strong message of support of the fair by the city as a long established international selling but also local cultural event.



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