Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair 2019

The 58th Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair will take place from 25th to 27th January 2019 at Württembergischer Kunstverein am Schlossplatz.

71 exhibitors from Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Switzerland guarantee a top-class and varied offer at this most important event for rare books in Germany. It includes old manuscripts and unusual books on every imaginable subject, graphics, drawings, photographs – in short: Everything the heart of collectors desires.

Peter Bichsel, Fine Books from Zurich, is exhibiting for the first time at the Antiquariatsmesse. After some years of absence, Antiquariat Schierenberg b.V. from Amsterdam and Libreria Antiquaria Bibliopathos from Italy present themselves again in Stuttgart.

The exhibitors in alphabetical order can be found at → here.

The illustrated catalogue contains offers of all exhibitors and will be published shortly before Christmas. You can order it now here →
This year's special exhibition is dedicated to »Emigration to Brazil in the 19th Century«, in which 70 extraordinary volumes from the holdings of the Brazil Library of Robert Bosch GmbH with the participation of the Württembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart are presented. It is curated by Susanne Koppel, antiquarian bookseller in Hamburg and for more than 40 years scientific mentor of the Brazil Library.

Roland Paul, historian and former director of the Institute for Palatine History and the Palatine Library in Kaiserslautern, will give a lecture on Friday, 25th January, at 8 pm.
For interested visitors, in particular young people, guided tours are offered during which exhibitors present particularly beautiful items, their significance and special features and will be pleased to answer any questions you may have about the antiquarian book trade.
The joint kick-off event of this year's Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair and the Antiquaria Ludwigsburg will take place on Friday, 18th January 2019 at 19.30 in the Literaturhaus Stuttgart: »Twice around the world. Travelling women from the 4th to the 20th century«, presented by Inge Utzt, an antiquarian bookseller located in Stuttgart.
We look forward to receive your questions, suggestions and wishes, which you would like to share with us at → – and of course to seeing you (again) in Stuttgart.


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