Book Fair 2018

* The next sale will be June 1-3, 2018 at the UNO Arena.  *

The Big 2018 Symphony Book Fair will be held

Friday, June 1 through Sunday June 3, 2018

at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena

6801 Franklin Ave

New Orleans, LA 70122

Click for map

(same location as last year)

Free parking – enter from Franklin Avenue

Enter the sale under Ramp 1 (which faces Franklin Ave)


Friday 9am-8pm

Admission for best selection on first day only – $15 from 9am-3pm only, free admission after 3pm

Saturday 9am-8pm, free admission

Sunday 9am-4pm, free admission

All items budget priced. Many categories of books, including children’s and young adult.  Even rare items are priced at “wholesale” level prices.

Some special collections that will be for sale this year

Henry James’ books
Year books from 1930’s-50’s
John Le Carre hardbacks
The International Library of Piana Music (Complete set 16 vols)
Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species (1896 edition)
Car Racing
Entomology prof’s research library
Vintage cat books
Young Adult – large collection
Autographed Jack Dempsey photo postcard
Ed McBain mysteries
Classics – large collection
Large collection of books in French (including Occital) from a Tulane professor


An Abundance of Frames – all shapes and sizes – perfect for that special piece of art!
A Variety of Framed and Unframed Art:
  • J. Gould Lithograph Prints
  • 1983 Jazz Fest Poster
  • Celebrity Photos (Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, James Cagney, Joan Crawford, Liza Minnelli, Gregory Peck, James Stewart. John Wayne, and many more…)
  • 2010 Jazz Fest Poster
  • Vintage Silhouettes
A Sampling of the many Artists Represented:
  • David Noll
  • Hugh Boycott Brown
  • Robert Guthrie
  • Grace Newburger
  • Richard Thomas
  • Mona McRae
  • Charles H. Reinike
  • Linda LeKinff
  • Carl Bianga
  • Johnny Donnels
  • Garland Robinette
Odds and Ends: Chess Sets; Waterford Ornament

 Special Rare and Unusual Items are listed HERE