The 2006 Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair & Book Arts Show is Saturday October 14th & Sunday the 15th at the Seattle Center Pavilion (next to Key Arena) in the shadow of the Space Needle. This year’s show features 91 booksellers and book artists from the 17 states, Canada and Germany. Show hours are Saturday 10 am to 7 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. Cost is $5.00 good for both days. To view a list of exhibitors and their specialties please visit Book Fair Exhibitors For more information.
The Book Fair Dinner this year (Friday at 6 pm) will feature guest speaker Nicholas Basbanes, the award winning journalist and bestselling author of five books on book collecting, bookselling and the history of the book. Mr. Basbanes will speak on “Among the Gently Mad”. Reservations are required. For more information, please contact Louis Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nicholas Basbanes will also be at the Book Fair to sign copies of his books Saturday from 10 am to 12 noon.