About ABAA:

The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America was founded in 1949 to promote interest in rare and antiquarian books and book collecting, and to foster collegial relations. We strive to maintain the highest standards in the trade. All members agree to abide by the ABAA's Code of Ethics. While our members sell, buy, and appraise books and printed matter, our staff can assist you with finding a bookseller and with other trade-related matters.

What My Friends Think I Do: Part III In A Series

What My Friends Think I Do: Part III In A Series

In a few days I’ll be heading out to Colorado Springs for my fifth tour of duty on the faculty of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. Hard as it is for me to believe that five years have passed since my first visit to CABS, as a guest lecturer in 2010, harder still must it be for those who were... [ more ]

Fine Press Printing of Whitman’s ‘Leaves of Grass’ Released

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Last Friday PBS NewsHour did a feature on a fine press printing of Walt Whitman's seminal poetry collection Leaves of Grass. The limited edition is being published by Arion Press and produced in the same way the first edition was produced on 1855-- on a movable-type printing press.

ABAA Welcomes New Members

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The ABAA is delighted to welcome the following new members to the Association: Lawrence O'Shaughnessy of Franklin Books LLC and Teri Osborn of William Reese Company. Read a little more about each member below. Full Member Lawrence O'Shaughnessy, Franklin Books LLC (Oldwick, NJ) Larry O’Shaughnessy established Franklin Books in 2006 after spending over three decades in general management, investment banking, and int... [ more ]

Upcoming Event

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The 38th Annual Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center from November 14-16, 2014. For more information, please visit bostonbookfair.com.

November 14th, 2014 - November 16th, 2014

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