Welcome to the NVvA website

The Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Antiquaren (NVvA: Dutch Association of Antiquarian Booksellers) is a professional association of about 60 dealers in old and rare books, prints and maps, established in 1935, so it is nearly 85 years old.

Members are strictly selected based on their professional knowledge and experience and are held to high standards of professional conduct.

International Antiquarian Book Fair of Belgium (December 2-4)

No less than 14 of our members will participate in the International Antiquarian Book Fair of Belgium: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books, Paul Bremmers Antiquariaat, Demian Books, Leo Smiet, Florisatus Fine Books, Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis, Harrison-Hiett Rare Books, Antiquariaat Emile Kerssemakers, MC Rare Books, Antiquariaat De Rijzende Zon, Antiquariaat De Roo, Antiquariaat De Slegte, Erik Tonen Books en Antiquariaat De Vries & De Vries.

The fair will be held December 2-4 at the Cultuurpaleis in Mechelen (Malines). All further details can be found at its website.

New NVvA-members

During the general members meeting of October 17, Bartele Santema of Bartele Gallery | Antique Maps & Prints from Langweer (and Indonesia!) was officially installed as a member of our association. Visit their website for more information and a large selection of antique maps, sea charts, prints and books.

We are also pleased to welcome Laurentius Old Master Prints from Middelburg as a new member. Find out more here.


The NVvA proudly presents its joint catalogue for 2022! Click the image to view in pdf-format.

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