Rare Books LAX

RARE BOOKS LAX takes off October 14-16, 2022 at The Proud Bird, just minutes from LAX at 11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90045

Enjoy free parking and explore antiquarian books, ephemera, fine prints, maps, photography, and more

In conjunction with RARE BOOKS LAX, the 47th Annual American Printing History Association (APHA) conference is being held at The Proud Bird. We are pleased to welcome members of this organization, which encourages the study of the history of printing and related arts and crafts, including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing.

Friday, October 14: 5pm-8pm - $25 admission benefits our cultural partners
Saturday, October 15: 10am-6pm - $10 general admission
Sunday, October 15: 11am-4pm - $10 general admission

All state and local health regulations will be followed.

Who We Are

Rare Books LA produces rare book fairs which feature leading specialists in antiquarian books, fine prints, photography, ephemera, maps, and more from throughout the United States and Europe.

Rare Books LA is produced by Jen & Brad Johnson, owners of johnson rare books & archives, along with Mechele Burry and Jodi Tolan and a team of dedicated professionals.

We founded Rare Books LA with the intent goal of creating book, fine art, and photography fairs as diverse as our own business. Along with our GSP rescue Elke, we maintain an open bricks and mortar location, The Book Shop in Covina, and also operate as johnson rare books & archives, specializing in everything from California and the West to heavy metal music. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers.