In Memoriam: David Holmes, 1945-2016

In Memoriam: David Holmes, 1945-2016

David J. Holmes was born in Somerville NJ in 1945 to Forrest and Margaret (Reed) Holmes. His childhood was blessed by wonderful family and friends and a deep love of nature. He spent the spare moments of his youth “brookside” in New Jersey, studying the ways of the water, and along the Jersey sh... [ more ]

Ten Reasons to Attend the Boston Book Fair


Yes, Boston is a great city with many great book shops, but is its book fair a must-see event? Well, the short answer is "Hell, Yes!" But you'll need more convincing than mere enthusiasm, so here are ten powerful reasons to attend the 2016 Boston Book Fair, ten ways in which it will probably make you a better-informed collector. 1. Meet 100s of Rare Book Experts Sure, there wll be more than 120 rare ... [ more ]

Boston Book Fair: Catalogs


A short list of catalogs describing the rare books and ephemera ABAA members will be exhibiting at the 2016 Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair at Boston's Hynes Convention Center over the weekend of October 28-30. Lorne Bair Rare Books Booth 106 F.A. Bernett (.pdf auto download) Booth 527 Donald A. Heald Booth 314 Liber Antiquus, Early Printed Books & Manuscripts Booth 114 Oak Knoll Books Boo... [ more ]

Upcoming Event


The Boston Book Fair will take place October 28-30, 2016. More than 120 dealers from around the world rendezvous every fall at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay to display their lates...

October 28th, 2016 - October 30th, 2016

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