The GTA’s only old paper and antiquarian book show, The Old Book and Paper Show and sale covers every conceivable type of vintage printed material – hundred year old postcards, out of print books and magazines, historically relevant papers and letters, vintage comic books, 40′s and 50′s pulp fiction and a great deal more. It sets up in a bright, easy to access and historic facility at Artscape Wychwood Barns. Make sure to get out to the March 25, 2018 show. New dealers, lots of great stock, plus great dealers in vintage rare and antiquarian books.
Collectors and dealers in old paper and books get together for the biggest one-day ‘vintage print-fest’ of the year
Collectors can find the following vintage books, paper and more:
Transportation including railway and ocean liner items; Historical documents including land grants, mortgages and deeds; 30’s/40’s fashion magazines; airline memorabilia; Old magic books; Old farm equipment booklets; Eatons memorabilia; Pulp fiction – crime, detective, Sci-Fi – including Weird Tales, The Shadow, The Phantom Detective, Vintage paperbacks; Movie posters, stills, lobby cards; Vintage photography on paper plus daguerreotypes, armbrotypes and tintypes; Trade Cards; Sporting material – baseball, hockey, hunting, fishing dating to the 1920’s; Autographs; Advertising; Letterheads; Postal covers; Nearly 100,000 vintage postcards, all villages, towns and cities in Ontario plus sports, transportation, holidays from Christmas to Halloween; Theatre and movie programs; Poetry; Scientific journals; Comic books; Magazines. Old books on a huge range of topics including: books on travel, military, science, literature, biographies, the Arctic, cooking, etc, plus fiction, and more.
Wychwood Barns – A Superb Venue:
Wychwood Barns is at 601 Christie Street, west of Bathurst, south of St. Clair. It occupies a block between Christie Street on the west and Wychwood Avenue on the east.
Parking is extremely limited at Wychwood Barns, in compliance with the building’s environmental LEED certification. As such, visitors should consider taking public transit to the site.
St. Clair streetcar #512 runs along St. Clair and connects with St. Clair West Subway station.
Christie bus #126 runs from the Christie Subway station north on Christie and stops at the door.
Bathurst bus #7 is two blocks east of the barns and runs from Bloor Subway line north on Bathurst.
Get detailed public transit information at www.ttc.ca