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Georgetown Rare Book Fair

May 14, 2022 Date until January 1, 1970 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
City Tavern Club (3206 M St NW)

Search for literary treasures and browse rare books at our inaugural rare book fair in support of historic preservation. The Georgetown Rare Book Fair presented by the City Tavern Preservation Foundation will bring antiquarian booksellers from across the country to Washington DC’s City Tavern Club. Join us on Friday evening for wine, beer, special literary-themed cocktails, canapes, musical entertainment and first access to the books on sale in this historic venue dating back to 1796. Walk where Adams walked. Drink where Jefferson drank. Eat where Washington ate. Cocktail attire is requested. We request that guests do not eat or drink near the books.

On Saturday and Sunday come to browse, learn about book collecting, meet book dealers, and buy rare books. We will have an expert appraiser on hand to value any books that you bring. We look forward to welcoming you to the fair!



Arthur Fournier Fine & Rare

B & B Rare Books

Back Creek Books

Back in Time Rare Books

Bartleby’s Books

Brenner’s Collectable Books

Bruce McKittrick Rare Books

Capitol Hill Books

Carlson and Stevenson


Christopher’s Rare Books

Commonwealth Books, Inc.

David Lesser Fine Antiquarian

First Place Books

Imperial Fine Books

John Bale Books

Kenneth Mallory

L.N Golay

Le Bookiniste

Liber Antiquus, Early Books & Manuscripts

Lizzy Young


Old Editions Book Shop & Gallery

Pryor-Johnson Rare Books

Quill & Brush

Read’Em Again Books and Paper

Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio

Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts

Ten Pound Island Books

Town’s End Books

Type Punch Matrix

Wiggins Fine Books

William Hutchison

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