International Antiquarian Mountain Booksellers Fair

Since 1997, the International Antiquarian Mountain Booksellers Fair has been one of the most eagerly awaited events at Trento Film Festival, and with its special thematic focus it enriches the literary core of the MontagnaLibri exhibition and fair.

Specialist antiquarian booksellers bring a selection of their most interesting items to Trento: antique and precious mountain books, postcards, photographs, prints and engravings, posters, etc. In addition to the traditional themes of the mountains and climbing, the fair and exhibition is also open to books and objects linked to local history, travelling, ethnography, nature and the environment.

Enthusiasts will have the change to browse, consult and purchase rare and collectors’ items directly from the most illustrious European antiquarian booksellers.

The fair and exhibition usually lasts for two days, during Festival week.

26th International Antiquarian Mountain Booksellers Fair

At the 71st Trento Film Festival in 2023 the event for antiquarian book enthusiasts will once again take place in the picturesque cloister of the former Augustinian monastery in Vicolo S. Marco 1, in the heart of Trento’s historic centre.

It will be open to the public on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 May 2023, with free admission.


Are you an antiquarian bookseller and would you like to participate as an exhibitor?

Write to us at to request an entry form.

The form must be completed and returned to the same e-mail address by 31 March 2023.