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Old book fair to open in capital

Update: August, 14/2018 - 15:27
Thousands of people gather in front of the Hà Nội Opera House on August 19, 1945 to celebrate the August Revolution success. — File Photo
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HÀ NỘI — The Hà Nội August Old Book Fair will take place at the Culture and Arts Exhibition Centre between August 16 and 19.

The highlight of the fair will be a space for books and newspapers published in 1946 featuring the August Revolution and National Day on September 2.

Booklovers will be able to find rare materials such as an edition of Sự Thật newspaper from August 16, 1946, Lao Động’s edition No 83 in 1949, Cứu Quốc’s edition No 813 in 1949 and Nhân Dân’s edition from September 2, 1952.

Various titles will be sold at prices ranging from VNĐ5,000-20,000 (US$0.2-0.8).

The books on offer at the fair will cover various fields like literature, history, business, military, medicine, comics and life skills.

Established stores such as Sách Cũ Giá Rẻ (Old Books at Cheap Prices), Triệu Hải Book Store, Kim Mã Old Books, Hai Bà Trưng District’s Old Books, Phúc Cương Old Books, Thái Hà Bookstore, Bạch Mai Old Books and Duy Minh Old Books will all be present at the event at No 2 Hoa Lư Street, Hai Bà Trưng District. — VNS

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