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The Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association is an organization of booksellers from the state of Vermont.

We welcome you to browse our interactive map and current list of members. The listings include the bookseller's address, phone number, shop hours and location, e-mail or web site links if applicable, plus shop specialties.

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2018 Summer

Book and Ephemera Fair!



Sunday, August 12, 2018 ~ 10 am - 4 pm

Antiquarian Booksellers from New England and the


Northeast offering Scarce, Rare & Out of Print Books both


Antiquarian & Modern; Antique Maps, Prints, Postcards &


Ephemera for sale.





Grace Christian School  

104 Kocher Drive  

Bennington, Vermont



Directions:  North end of Bennington at the intersection of Rt. 7 and Kocher Drive.

Free Admission!


  Information: Call John at 802-282-9769


2018 Vendors (More coming soon!)


1) Catamount Books

John Hess      Tel: (802) 375-2688

71 E. Arlington Rd., Arlington, VT

(PO Box 88, E. Arlington VT 05252)


2) The Eloquent Page

Donna Howard     Tel: (802) 527-7243

70 N. Main St., St. Albans, VT 05478


3) Hermit Hill Books

Patty McWilliams     Tel: (802) 287-5757

95 Main St., Poultney, VT 05764


4) The Country Bookshop

Ben Koenig      Tel: (802) 454-8439

35 Mill St., Plainfield, VT 05667


5) Readsboro Falls Bookstore

James Damato      Tel: (802) 423-9970

Mail only: PO Box 233, Readsboro, VT 05350


6) The Book Shed

Joe Trenn       Tel: (802) 345-3081

Mail only: Lake Road, Benson, VT 05743


7) Jackson Antiquarian Books

Lois Jackson      Tel: (802) 685-4804

Mail only: 264 Ryder Rd., Corinth, VT 05039


8) Black River Used Books

William Mattoon

Springfield, VT


9) Jeffrey Bergman Books ABAA/ILAB

Jeffrey Bergman      Tel: (201) 647-1055

2185 Lemoine Ave., Fort Lee, NJ 07024



10) Old Saratoga Books

Rachel Jagareski     Tel: (518) 316-0413

PO Box 491, Selkirk, NY 12158


11) Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc.

Peter Stern      Tel: (617) 542-2376

15 Court Square #101, Boston, MA 02108


12) Wiggins Fine Books

Duane Stevens     Tel: (413) 625-2322

Shelburne Falls, MA 01370


13) Catnap Books

Jim Brooks     Tel: (518) 234-4514

574 Main St., Cobleskill, NY 12043


An Interview with Ben Koenig of The Country Bookshop


We present the first of a series of lively articles about the Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association,  an interview with longtime Vermont bookseller and musician, Benjamin Koenig.  The interview was conducted by Josette Anne Lyders,  and was originally published in VABA News in 2000.



The Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association (VABA) began in 1977 with sixteen members. This small group of booksellers wanted to attract more potential buyers to come to Vermont. They saw the value in developing an association that could present a brochure listing all Vermont book dealers - a cooperative "marketing" plan for getting booksellers' names and locations before the public.

Today, the association has more than 65 members, whose ranks continue to grow. In the fall of 1999, VABA welcomed four new booksellers during its November business meeting at The Country Bookshop in Plainfield. At this enthusiastic and very well attended meeting, VABA's host was Benjamin Koenig, owner of The Country Bookshop, and one of the founders of the association....