Bibliographical Society

Win our $1,000 Book Collecting Prize!

contestposter18All UVa students, graduate and undergraduate, are invited to participate in our biennial Book Collecting Contest. We are looking for the best coherent assembly of books and other materials on any subject. Submit a short essay about your collection and a list by subject or author of the materials it contains. Deadline is February 12, 2018.

First prize is $1,000 and a scholarship to a class at Rare Book School (worth $1,395). Second prize is $600. Honorable Mention is $300. Participants in the contest are eligible for gift certificates from eight local booksellers.

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