FRIDAY & SATURDAY April 28 & 29, 2017  
The Sphinx Club ● 1315 K Street NW ● Washington DC



Coming to the Fair?

2017 Hours

Friday, April 28th  4pm – 8pm
Saturday, April 29th  10am – 4pm


The Sphinx Club

1315 K Street NW

Washington DC 20005

The Sphinx Club is located one block from the McPherson Square metro stop on the orange, blue and silver lines.

Tickets & Admission

Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.

  • •$15/entire weekend
  • $10/Saturday
  • $5/students & librarians with valid id
  • Children under 12 admitted free of charge


•We are obligated to provide our exhibitors with the safe and secure care of their valuable collections during the Fair. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to implement certain entry conditions for all visitors to the Fair.

Conditions of Entry

  • No books, maps, prints or manuscripts of any description may be taken into the Fair.
  • These items and all large bags must be checked with our staff before entering the Fair.
  • Any bags taken into the Fair will be searched upon entry and exit.

2017 Programming

  Fast paced literary games with DC's own Labryinth Games & Puzzles
12:00-1:00 Casual Appraisals


Typewriter Rodeo - Creating custom poems on vintage typewriters



To librarians, booksellers, and collectors there is nothing limited in the subject of books about books. - Leona Rostenberg

See our floor plan


A very special thanks to our sponsors!