Book Dealers Celebrate Montreal’s 375th Anniversary

On the eve of Montreal’s 375th anniversary, the members of The Montreal Antiquarian Book Fair, in partnership with Héritage Montréal, will display the largest collection of books on our historic metropolis ever seen under one roof. This year’s book fair, which will be held on September 24th and 25th at Concordia University, will feature Dinu Bumbaru of Héritage Montreal who will give an opening speech on Saturday, September 24th at 12pm.

The Montreal Antiquarian Book Fair will feature 25 local and internationally recognized book dealers and more than 10, 000 books for every budget ($25 to $25,000). While the focus of the fair is Montreal, book lovers and collectors will also be able to choose from thousands of books on other topics including: art books, books on antiques, books on books, Canadiana, children’s books, cook books, literature, military history, music, natural history, poetry, history of medicine, history of science, signed first editions, illustrated books, fine bindings and maps.

Sam/Sat. : 12h00 – 18h00 and

Dim/Sun. : 11h00 – 17h00
Admission : 6$ for a ticket good for both days.

Concordia University

McConnel Pavillion.

1400 de Maisonneuve blvd. west.

To arrange an interview with Dinu Bumbaru of Héritage Montréal please email dbumbaru@heritagemontreal.org or call: 514-581-3468.

Dinu Bumbaru

Policy Director at Héritage Montréal

A graduate in architecture and conservation from Université de Montréal and York University, Dinu Bumbaru has worked at Héritage Montréal since 1982, promoting the protection and creative revitalization of the built, urban and landscape heritage of Greater Montréal and its neighbourhoods. In addition, he is active internationally with the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) of which he was Secretary General. Appointed to the Order of Canada in 2008, Dinu Bumbaru received the 2012 Prix du Québec.

 To arrange an interview with Adrian King-Edwards, one of the organizers of The Montreal Antiquarian Book Fair, email: worbook@securenet.net or call: 514-845-5640.

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