NSLM Book Fair Showcases Best Selling Equestrian Authors: Rita Mae Brown, Dorothy Ours and Jan Neuharth MIDDLEBURG, VA
The NSLM Book Fair is in its third year! The schedule on Saturday, May 25, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. includes three top-rated authors, all-day demonstrations of book binding and conservation, new book sales and the Library’s duplicate book sale to benefit the Book Acquisition Fund. The Book Fair is free and open to the public.
12:00 Rita Mae Brown, New York Times Bestselling author, Fox Tracks (2012) and Murder Unleashed (2011).
1:00 Dorothy Ours, NSLM John H. Daniels Fellow, Battleship: A Daring Heiress, A Teenage Jockey, and America’s Horse (2013).
2:00 Jan Neuharth, popular Middleburg author, The Kill: A Hunt Country Suspense Novel (2010).
3:00 Jill Deiss, book conservationist on the restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s set of the works of Aeschylus.
10:00-4:00 Jill Deiss, Cat Tail Run Book Bindery, with demonstrations of book binding and conservation.
10:00-5:00 NSLM Duplicate Book Sale, used and new books on equestrian, fly-fishing, foxhunting, hunting, and horseracing. All proceeds benefit the Book Acquisition Fund.
10:00-5:00 Jilann Brunett, Second Chapter Books, Middleburg bookseller. To pre-order author books, call 540-687-7016.
The Book Fair is part of the 54th Annual Hunt Country Stable Tour. The Book Fair is a Saturday event only, and the Library will be open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The Museum will be open to visitors on Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Sunday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Exhibitions include Munnings: Out in the Open; Sir Alfred Munnings in Print; An Artist’s Story: Civil War Drawings by Edwin Forbes. Captions: Courtesy of the National Sporting Library & Museum Rita Mae Brown Dorothy Ours, photo by Douglas Lees Jan Neuharth Jill Deiss
The National Sporting Library & Museum is dedicated to preserving, promoting and sharing the literature, art and culture of equestrian, angling and field sports. Founded in 1954, the institution has over 24,000-books dating from the 16th-21st centuries. The John H. Daniels Fellowship program supports the research of visiting scholars. The Museum, a newly renovated and expanded historic building on the Library campus, houses exhibits of American and European fine animal and sporting art. Information is shared through exhibitions, lectures, seminars, publications and special events. The NSLM is open to researchers and the general public. Admission: free. Library Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Museum Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. Web site: www.nsl.org Telephone: 540-687-6542 Address: 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA 20117
Maureen Gustafson Director of Communications and Education
National Sporting Library & Museum
PO Box 1335
102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, VA 20118
540-687-6542 ext. 11 www.nsl.org