Connect booksellers with budding and experienced collectors in a two day festival of rare, collectible books.
The Side Lobby started working with WABF in 2015 just as the fair changed ownership. The new fair manager wanted to bring new life to an event that had been running for nearly 40 years. We accomplished that by adding a series of complementary programming and whimsical activities for attendees such as a demonstration about book binding, informal appraisals, and a talk led by a Library of Congress archivist.
Booksellers from all over the country—including some local favorites—will bring their best wares to the Holiday Inn Rosslyn for one evening and one day, and book lovers are encouraged to attend. And no, this is no musty museum....Read More
WABF is the D.C. region’s only curated festival of rare and collectible books, manuscripts, autographs, maps, drawings and other fine ephemera. Among this year’s highlights...Read More
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