$10 – $25

54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair

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$10 – $25

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Oakland Convention Center & Oakland Marriott City Center

1001 Broadway

Oakland, CA 94607

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Refund policy

Refund policy

No Refunds

Event description
One of the most prestigious rare book fairs, this 3-day event features collections & treasures of booksellers from around the world.

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  • Friday, February 11, 2022 • 3 pm to 8 pm / VIP Ticket $25
  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 • 11 am to 7 pm / $15
  • Sunday, February 13, 2022 • 11 am to 4 pm / $10

VIP tickets are good for reentry throughout the Fair. Saturday tickets are good for reentry on Sunday.

This three-day event features the collections and rare treasures of booksellers from around the globe, including manuscripts, modern first editions, children’s books, ephemera, maps and autographs, as well as antiquarian books on a vast array of topics.

In addition to the outstanding assembly of exhibitors, the fair is particularly pleased this year to feature a special exhibit on wine and viticulture, courtesy of Shields Library, University of California, Davis. The grape growing and winemaking collections at the University of California, Davis are the finest such collections in the world. A representative selection of the collections will be on display.

Additional Fair Features include:

  • Book Arts such as letterpress printing and calligraphy
  • Book Fair Finds – Gems under $100
  • Exciting Seminars & Lectures:
  1. Good Words Make Better Wine: Building the UC Davis Library's Wine Writers Collection
  2. The UC Davis Library Wine Collection: Origins, Highlights, and Use
  3. Collecting Oakland’s Activist Roots: the Black Panthers and Beyond
  4. Sherlock Holmes in Popular Culture – a presentation courtesy of the Grolier Club
  • The California Youth Book Collector’s Prize

Health and Safety:

Per the current California Department of Public Health regulations, all attendees AGREE TO:

• Provide proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event.

• Provide photo identification. Acceptable identification is valid document that includes the name of the person and photograph.

• Masks are required while indoors, and please respect social distancing.

Policy is subject to change per California Department of Public Health regulations.

For more information, please visit cabookfair.com


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Location

Oakland Convention Center & Oakland Marriott City Center

1001 Broadway

Oakland, CA 94607

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Refund policy

No Refunds

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