July 15-21, 2018

Learn about the antiquarian book trade from
the best booksellers and librarians in the country.
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Contact Information:

Kathy Lindeman
1604 East Yampa St.
Colorado Springs, CO

(719) 473-6634

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More than 2000 students have graduated from the seminar since its inception, many of whom have gone on to become prominent members of the bookselling community.

  • Reference Tools for the Book Trade
  • Setting Up and Using a Bookseller Database
  • Operating a Profitable Open Shop
  • Hands-on Exhibits of Printing and Binding Styles
  • Conservation and Preservation

ABAAThe Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America and the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar have shared a close relationship since the time of the Seminar’s inception in 1978, and the goals of the Seminar continue to be supported by the ABAA.

Now in its 41st year, the Antiquarian Book Seminar provides an opportunity for leading specialists to share their expertise and experience with booksellers, librarians, and collectors in a comprehensive survey of the rare book market, both antiquarian and modern.

2018 Antiquarian Book Seminar
July 15-21, 2018
Colorado College, Colorado Springs

Find our 2016 Benefit Auction catalog Here.



2018 Keynote Speaker

Russell Maret

2018 Specialty Dealer

Sophie Schneideman