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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


2017 Vendors:

Catamount Books
East Arlington, VT
John Hess

The Country Bookshop
Plainfield, VT
Ben Koenig

Hermit Hill Books
Poultney, VT
Patty McWilliams

Jackson Antiquarian Books
Corinth, VT
Lois Jackson

Austin's Antiquarian Books
Wilmington, VT
Garry Austin

The Bookmobile
Rutland, VT
Ruthellen Weston

Readsboro Falls Bookstore
Readsboro, VT
James Damato

Old Saratoga Books
Selkirk, NY
Rachel Jagareski

Peter L. Stern & Co.
Boston, MA
Peter Stern

Doyle's Books
Fayettevills, NY
Michael Brophy

Jeff Bergman Books, ABAA/ILAB
Fort Lee, NJ
Jeff Bergman

Melrose Books & Art
Melrose, MA
Lisa Bouchard

Catnap Books
Cobleskill, NY
Jim Brooks

Michael Daum, Bookseller
Chocorua, NH
Michael Daum

Wiggins Fine Books
Shelburne Falls, MA
Duane Stevens

The Bookshed
Benson, VT
Joe Trenn


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....