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ABOUT VABA

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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OUR SPRING FAIR HAS


RETURNED!


 

*NEW DATE & LOCATION*

 


COME JOIN US!


2022 Spring Book Fair Poster


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The Participants so far:


Donna Howard, The Eloquent Page, St. Albans, VTCostume and Fashion, Vermontiana, general stock.


John Hess, Catamount Books, Arlington, VTVermont/New England, Biographies, History, Science Fiction, Hunting & Fishing, Science and Natural History.

 

Norbert Ender, Speaking Volumes, Burlington, VT: Fiction, Poetry, Ecological, Non-Fiction, Art, Kid's Books, Antiquarian and Collectible.


Sandy Lincoln, Seasoned Books & Bakery, Rochester, VT: General stock of new, used and collectible titles to include Cookbooks, Agriculture and Children's books.


Mark Ciufo, North Country Books, Milton, VT: Modern and Antiquarian, Literature and most subjects, including Vermont. Prints, Maps, Posters and other Ephemera.


Bill & Linda Mattoon, Black River Used Books, Springfield, VT: General stock, most subjects.

 

Patty McWilliams, Hermit Hill Books, Poultney, VT: Vermontiana, Nature & Environment, History, Film, Music, Art, Cookbooks, Mystery, 20th-Century Literature.

 

Jean Tudhope, Back Door Antiques, Bradford, VT:  Books, Ephemera, Postcards

 

Mike Wilson, Mike Wilson Antiques, Goshen, VT:  Books & Ephemera

 

Lois Jackson, Jackson Antiquarian Books, Bradford, VT:   Books, ephemera, postcards

 

Kathy Kneebone, One Time Or Another Antiques, Swanton, VT: Maps. Books, Ephemera, Illustrations

 

Carol Ceraldi, Graham Hill Bindery, Craftsbury, VT: Book Repair, Restoration, Custom Bindings

VABA 2022 Spring Book, Postcard & Ephemera Fair

Feb 27, 2022

     A SPRING FLING – COME JOIN US! The Participants so far: Donna Howard, The Eloquent Page, St. Albans, VT: Costume and Fashion, Vermontiana, general stock. John Hess, Catamount Books, Arlington, VT: Vermont/New England, Biographies, History, Science Fiction, Hunting & Fishing, … ... (CONTINUED INSIDE)

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.

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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.... 


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