2017 Rose City Book & Paper Fair

Used & Antiquarian Book Fair

Get ready for another great book fair! Held at Portland’s DoubleTree Hotel at the Lloyd Center on June 16-17. For details, please visit the official website: http://www.cascadebooksellers.com/rose-city-used-book-fair/

This page will show a few of the books we’re bringing up, and eventually some shots of the preparation and the fair itself. Although we always bring a pretty wide variety of books to the fair, including books from $1 to $2,500 (that’s the most expensive I’ve packed so far), we are going to be bringing along a few special sections such as:

  • Mythology and folklore. Several books from the 19th century, including one written by Oscar Wilde’s mother!
  • Pulp fiction. We’ll bring a box or two of vintage paperbacks. Most will be priced in the $2 – $10 range, although we are bringing a very good first edition of “Neuromancer”, which is $200
  • ROCK! A small collection of rock music books published in the 60s and 70s. Beatles, The Who, The Doors, etc. Again, most are cheap, but the first edition of Jim Morrison’s book of poetry is $225
  • Oregon History. Several rare books, a few of which are pictured below. Also, we’ll have a good selection of contemporary books from Oregon authors.
  • Photoplay editions. I recently “discovered” in one of our backrooms a group of about 20 antique “movie tie-in” books that I’d bought almost a decade ago, priced, put the jackets in mylar sleeves, then for some reason boxed back up and stuck in a corner! Well, it’s time to give them some fresh air, don’t you think?

To keep informed of the latest additions, please follow us on Instagram. Our user name is “browsersbookstore“. Thank you, and see you at the fair!

1789 copy of History of the American Revolution written by a participant. Offered for sale in the Rose City Virtual Book Fair starting June 11.
www.cascadebooksellers.com (link in @rosecitybookfair ‘s bio.) #rosecityvbf
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The newspaper clipping reads “Home of Huckleberry Finn destroyed.” Matching bindings and dates (1894) of two American classics. ...

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"Where marijuana and murder make a thrilling story in IT AIN'T HAY". #rosecitybookandpaperfair #marijuana #portland #pulpcovers pulpcovers ...

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Never too early to start packing for the #rosecitybookandpaperfair! 😛 #grimm .
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Detail from a miniature #foredgepainting I’m packing for the #rosecitybookandpaperfair but I wish I had one of those clamp things to display it!
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#stephenking at the #rosecitybookandpaperfair which opens today!
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I'll be exhibiting at the Rose City Book and Paper Fair in Portland this Friday (2-8 pm) and Saturday, (10 am - 5 pm) June 14th and 15th. I will be located in booth #7. Hoping to see some of you there. Location is the Double Tree Hotel at 1000 NE Multnomah. Admission is only $3.00. rosecitybookfair #rosecitybookandpaperfair #portland #bookfair #bookfairs #bookstagram #rarebooks #antiquarianbooks #books #richardbishopbookseller ...

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Just browsing, no $$$. #rosecitybookandpaperfair #gayliterature #witchcraft #portland ...

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I never had a brother 😔
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this is the pic i posted a year ago today from the #rosecitybookandpaperfair of the book i just happened to buy there yesterday! total book kismet 💙☘️💙
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Whoa! We just got added to the lineup T the Rose City Book and Paper Fair! Very excited/nervous. Be sure and come see us and all the other small booksellers this weekend, 2-8 on Friday and 10-5 on Saturday. ...

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Cosway style binding on this Tennyson that we will be taking to the @rosecitybookfair. Floral miniature painted on tin plate, inset to leather binding. A beautiful example for #publishersbindingthursday ...

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#coffee #typewriter #donuts : getting ready for the #rosecitybookandpaperfair. Today, I'm packing up some #finepress books, #typography, and #booksaboutbooks.
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