Cahors: The Old and Modern Book Fair unveils its treasures this weekend

Rich program on September 12 th 13.

"People come to look for a treasure at this fair" recalls Valérie Rapaud.For a weekend, Cahors becomes the city of books in the Occitanie region.For the 22nd consecutive year, the association "Le Temps du Livre" organizes with the help of the town hall of Cahors and Grand Cahors, the Old and Modern Book Fair on September 12 and 13 at Espace Valentré, from 10 a.m.to 7 p.m.The theme of the 2020 fair is "Architecture and landscapes".25 exhibitors from all over France who are among the best specialists in old books, including 2 qualified experts, will meet you in Cahors during this event, which has become a must for all lovers of old books.The Cadurcien fair welcomes a visit from 1500 to 2000 enthusiasts, an attendance that makes Cahors the 1st book fair in Occitania.In this huge ephemeral bookstore 25 booksellers will present to amateurs, rare and precious books as well as second-hand books, in all areas of the book , what sat is for the most demanding readers.Lovers of books, they will advise and guide neophytes and bibliophiles with the same pleasure.They will be keen to make discover the small and great treasures of publishing: books with plates, original old and modern editions, old atlases, books with arms, signed bindings, dedications and autographs, original photographs, small curiosities, science and travel books etc, but also comics, novels, children's books etc ...The oldest, the most curious, the rarer, most desired, the most sought after are presented there: Plato rubs shoulders with Tintin, Jules Verne frequents Clézio, Picasso talks with Bécassine, Rimbaud neighbor Doisneau, Simenon crosses Villon, etc ...

Posted Date: 2020-09-11

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