Book and Paper Show Draws More Than a Thousand to Downtown Lansing

With more than 70 dealers representing several states, people traveled from across the country to attend the Michigan Antiquarian Book and Paper Show held at the Lansing Center.

According to excerpts from the article:

Walt Danilowicz plans vacations around the Michigan Antiquarian Book and Paper Show, a biannual event geared toward both browsers and collectors.

"It's a nice show," the Georgia resident said Sunday, toting some children's books around the Lansing Center. There were several for his granddaughter Lexi, 7, of Northville.

More than 70 dealers from several states, including Maine, greeted more than 1,000 patrons at Sunday's 49th Michigan Antiquarian Book and Paper Show.

"I've done very, very well," said Gary Overmann, a Batavia, Ohio, seller who specializes in reading material for youngsters. "People love children's books. They want their old friends back."

He's been displaying merchandise at the Michigan Antiquarian events for 18 years. He figured he sold $4,000 worth of books on Sunday.

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