Museum of Printing History's 11th Annual Book Fair


The 11th annual Houston Book Fair at the Museum of Printing History will delight visitors with a wide range of items from moderately priced used books to rare and collectible volumes. The fair will provide a great variety of material for gift giving and personal enjoyment.

The program kicks off with free book appraisals by local book appraiser Kurt Zimmerman from 10 a.m. to noon (limit of two per guest). Gwendolyn Zepeda, Houston's first poet laureate, will give a presentation on "Publishing: New York vs. Indies." A 2 p.m., Paul Galvani, author of Houston'sTop 100 Food Trucks, will give a talk on self publishing.

Select food trucks will be present onsite. Throughout the day, a lineup consisting of approximately 20 dealers from across the country will present an array of rare items, including children's books, Texana, mysteries, cookbooks, fine art and illustrated editions, historical documents, out-of-print, first editions, comics and more.

Demonstrations will be conducted in the museum studios showcasing papermaking, letterpress printing, bookbinding and lithography.



The Printing Museum
1324 W. Clay St.
Houston, TX 77019


$4 in advance; $5 at the door; free for museum members.
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