London Calling

A few snapshots from last week’s London International Antiquarian Book Fair, the last to be held at Olympia:

Here’s Rebecca examining a 1572 Latin translation of Arab physicist Alhazen’s Opticae Thesaurus, a groundbreaking medieval work on optics that influenced Kepler and Galileo:

A photo from the Women in the Book Trade breakfast on Friday, featuring dozens of women booksellers from around the world (including us!):

One last dinner at The Havelock Tavern, after the fair, including friends from Peter Harrington Rare Books, Pirages Fine Books, B&B Rare Books, Keel Row Books, Alembic Rare Books, and more:

We found ourselves a little sentimental about saying goodbye to Olympia (will we ever lift a pint at The Hand and Flower again? Or The Cumberland Arms?) — but we’re excited to see how the fair goes at its new home in Battersea next year.

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