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The Austin Book Fair January 13-14

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The Texas Booksellers Association is holding its annual Austin Book, Paper, & Photo Show at the Norris Conference Center in Austin on Friday and Saturday January 13th and 14th.  About 60 exhibitors are expected. 

 

What to expect?  Used, rare and collectible books, ephemera, autographs, photographs, maps, prints, postcards, first editions, fine bindings, children’s, illustrated, cookery, history, Texana, military, nonfiction and reference.

 

This fair has been held for more than thirty years and is widely supported.

 

Hours and Location:

 

January 13th.  Friday beginning at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

January 14th.  Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Northcross Mall at Norris Conference Center

2525 W. Anderson Lane

Austin, Texas 78757

 

Questions about exhibiting and attending:

 

Luke Bilberry

Phone:  [512] 499-8828

E-mail:  orders@12thstreetbooks.com

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. $400 to $600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. $8,000 to $12,000.

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