Thursday, February 28, 2019

'The Florida show, I think, draws a younger crowd'

Among book fairs, some people think the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair attracts a particularly younger crowd. We happen to agree, and indeed, we celebrate it. And why not? St. Petersburg is a young, vibrant town. So is the whole Tampa Bay area. Young people are increasingly drawn to traditional books, and away from the devices that seem to permeate our lives.

So it's no wonder that booksellers like Jerry Merkel of Xenia, Ohio, made the remark about the Florida show on a recent live streamed broadcast of Rare Book Cafe, the internet's only regularly scheduled program devoted entirely to rare and collectible books.

 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair, the southeast's largest antiquarian book fair, runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 26, 27, and 28 at The Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg. Tickets are now on sale at

Monday, February 11, 2019

If you're a book lover or if you know a book lover, this special Valentine offer has been created especially for you

Valentine's Day is almost here so there isn't much time left to take advantage of this lovely ticket offer for the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair. It's the perfect gift for the book lover in your life. What does a book lover want to do? Spend the weekend at the biggest antiquarian book fair in the southeast. This is the gift that will continue to give long after its given. Why? Because Valentine's Day is a few days away but the book fair isn't until April.

So there's the thrill of receiving tickets to the book fair on the special day for lovers. And then there's the even more special thrill of spending the weekend at the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair. Two thrills in one. What fun!

So what do you have to do to get the savings on two weekend admissions to the book fair? Just click this direct link. You'll be taken to the book fair page on Click on TICKETS and proceed to buy two weekend passes to the book fair and save money in the process.

Don't let this special offer get away from you. After Valentine's Day, it goes away. Act now and be a the perfect lover for your book lover.