2013 Autumn Old and Antique Bookfair continues in Madrid

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Friday, October 11, 2013 The 2013 Autumn Old and Antique Bookfair((es)) continued on Paseo de Recoletos in Madrid, Spain yesterday with an outdoor temperature around 21C/70F and no precipitation. Running from September 26 until October 13, the first stalls are found near Plaza de Cibeles and continue to Calle Prim, running in a straight line down Paseo de Recoletos in the pedestrian walk in the center of the road.

The antique and old books fair is in its twenty-fifth edition and is one of several large bookfairs that occurs annually in Spain. While not widely known internationally, the festival of books is known nationally. Organized by The Libris Antique Books Association((es)) in collaboration with the Madrid City Council, 39 book vendors are selling books at the fair from across various regions of the country including Madrid, Valencia and Zaragoza. The poster for the event was designed by Madrid comic artist Alfonso Azpiri.

Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 01.JPG The start of the book fair near Calle Prim and Paseo de Recoletos, Madrid, Spain
Image: Laura Hale.

Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 05.JPG People browsing through books
Image: Laura Hale.

Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 08.JPG Some posters and pictures for sale at one of the vendor stalls
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 10.JPG People browsing books at the stall for Libería el Carábo, a bookshop from Valencia
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 11.JPG The sign for the Madrid bookseller, Libería Jiménez-Bravo
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 12.JPG People browsing through books
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 13.JPG A bookseller looks for a book in their stall
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 14.JPG People browsing books and walking down Paseo de Recoleto
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 15.JPG A the sign for bookseller, Libería Luces de Bohemia, from Zaragoza
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 18.JPG Another bookseller from Valencia
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 19.JPG The bookfair was along a pedestrian path that has a water feature
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 22.JPG Some of the stalls sold comics
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 23.JPG Two people browse for books at the stand for Luis Llera Libros
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 27.JPG The sign on the other side of the bookfair
Image: Laura Hale.
Feria de Otoño del Libro Viejo y Antiguo de Madrid 28.JPG People browsed books near the fountain
Image: Laura Hale.


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