Canada's First National Book-Collecting Contest – Launch: June 4

Canada’s First National Book-Collecting Contest
Launch date: 4th June 2008, Wednesday, 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: University of British Columbia, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre,
Level 1, (In front of Rare Books & Special Collections).

Contact: John Meier, (604) 943-6940,

The Bibliographical Society of Canada (BSC), the Antiquarian Booksellers of
Association of Canada (ABAC) and the Alcuin Society are pleased to announce
the launch of Canada’s First National Book-Collecting Contest for Canadian’s
under thirty. This is the first project to bring all three of these book
organizations together. There are three categories of cash prizes:
First Prize $2,500; Second Prize $1,000; Third Prize $300. Full contest
rules will be located at the following websites after the launch:

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