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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH MAY 2015

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The London International Antiquarian Book Fair At 59 years of age, The London International Antiquarian Book Fair (LIABF) is almost as old as some of the classic tomes on display. Held at Olympia, the LIABF is the oldest such book fair in the world, attracting exhibitors from North America, Canada, Australia, Europe you name it. The fair will be brimming with printed works dating from the 15th to the 21st centuries including manuscripts, prints, ephemera, photographs, maps and atlases from all ages and from all corners of the globe. But you don't have to be a collector to enjoy all that's on offer, the LIABF is ideal for any book lover with a curious eye and an interest in history. Who knows, you might even find the perfect present for a friend or loved one (remember, Father's Day is just around the corner...). Tickets are free if you register in advance, if not you'll have to pay ten pounds on the door. Take time out between browsing the ancient books, maps and manuscripts with a drink or bite from the downstairs cafe. There's even a bar selling alcoholic drinks just in case you need some Dutch courage before making an indulgent purchase.

Those travelling by train can take the District line to Kensington Olympia Tube Station, which is directly opposite the venue. If you're coming from further afield, our list of hotels near London International Antiquarian Book Fair will come in handy.

 

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Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of a spectacle involving 400 performers, 300 horses and six "funny" elephants. These days state-of-the-art equipment and a team of skilled in-house technical and support staff are on hand to help event organisers provide both trade and public shows that are top of their class. More about Olympia London

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Hilton London Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £61  32% off
380 Kensington High Street, W14 | 2 minutes from The London International Antiquarian Book Fair
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Richmond Way, W14 | 9 minutes from The London International Antiquarian Book Fair
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London > Shopping > Specialists
28 Blythe Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 2 minutes from The London International Antiquarian Book Fair
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Roberson Wine
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
348 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W14 | 4 minutes from The London International Antiquarian Book Fair
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from The London International Antiquarian Book Fair
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346 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W14 | 4 minutes from The London International Antiquarian Book Fair
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Olympia London,   Hammersmith Road      W14 8UX
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Brand Licensing Europe 2013 is a must for anyone with an invested interest in brands, products and consumer trends. Offering expert tips on licensees to merchandising and everything in between, there is plenty to keep visitors occupied. The free 3-day trade event is held at Olympia's Grand Hall, which is well connected by Kensington (Olympia) Tube ... More about this event
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Olympia London,   Hammersmith Road      W14 8UX
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Olympia London,   Hammersmith Road      W14 8UX
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Olympia London,   Hammersmith Road      W14 8UX
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