Trubar's Antiquariat


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Trubarjev antikvariat
Mestni trg 25, SI-1000 Ljubljana
Phone386 (0) 1 244 2683
Fax386 (0) 1 266 2682
Managed byMladinska knjiga Publishing House
 Mladinska knjiga Trgovina, d.o.o. Ljubljana
Anamarija Babić, Head

Trubarjev antikvariat ("Trubar's Antiquariat", named after Primož Trubar) has engaged in collecting and selling antiquarian books since 1947.

It is the biggest antiquarian book retailer in Slovenia and is quite well-known abroad. The bookstore buys and sells old, rare and precious books in Slovene and other languages (including Greek and Latin). Trubarjev antikvariat also buys and sells old maps, postcards and prints.

An auction selling some of the most precious objects is organised two or three time a year. Here one can also find reasonably-priced second-hand books in several languages.

The atrium of Trubar's Antiquariat is a popular venue for chamber music concerts and literary events.


A founder of the book antiquariat was Štefan Tausig, an eminent bibliophile who developed it up to 1969. During his period, in 1965, the Antiquariat moved into the 18th century house opposite to the City Hall where it is located today. The Trubar's Antiquariat's expert heads were also Marjan Podgoršek (1969–1981) who received the Schwentner Award for his lifetime achievement in the field of book culture, and Stanka Golob (1981–2010).

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