Association of Antwerp Bibliophiles

The Association of Antwerp Bibliophiles brings together collectors and researchers. They promote the love of books and study the history of books and prints in Flanders.

Association of Antwerp Bibliophiles

The Association of Antwerp Bibliophiles brings together collectors and researchers. They promote the love of books and study the history of books and prints in Flanders. The Association of Antwerp Bibliophiles was founded in 1877, and has had its headquarters in the Museum Plantin-Moretus since that time.
 

An active association

What does the Association of Antwerp Bibliophiles do? Since 1923 it has published the journal De Gulden Passer, the only journal on book history in Flanders. At the annual general meeting, a guest speaker from Belgium or abroad gives a scientific lecture. The association organises visits to public and private collections, and to exhibitions relevant to the history of books. Together with the Flemish Working Group on Book History, it is responsible for the organisation of the Miraeus Lectures series. Members are also invited to special events, such as preview openings, in the Museum Plantin-Moretus. 
 

Benefits for members

The annual membership fee is 40 euros, or 30 euros for the under-30s. Members are automatically given a subscription to the journal De Gulden Passer and enjoy a 25% discount on back-copies (see www.boekgeschiedenis.be.)
The membership fee is payable to account number IBAN: BE18 0680 9492 8065 | BIC: GKCCBEBB in the name of Vereniging van Antwerpse Bibliofielen, Vrijdagmarkt 22, B-2000 Antwerp.
 

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