Book fair

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A trade exhibition, usually held annually, in which book publishers and distributors display their wares. The first international book fair was held in France at Lyons during the late medieval period. The Frankfurt Fair began in the 1490s and is still the chief marketplace for publishers who wish to sell copyrights, translation rights, and other privileges to overseas buyers.

See also: World Book Fair.

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