There are a great many new catalogs and electronic lists from ABAA members this month showcasing their latest acquisitions. This is the first place antiquarian booksellers list their wares, so make sure you read these catalogs carefully. You never know what treasures they may contain. Bromer Booksellers present two catalogs: Catalog 140, a collection of new acquisitions, and a collection of work b... [more]

On Collecting Books

Collecting Abraham Lincoln

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“The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.”– Abraham Lincoln John Frederick Parker, who should have been guarding Lincoln's box at Ford... [more]

On Collecting Books

The New England Primer

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A rarity among rare books: The New England Primer Enlarged with an engraved portrait of George Washington attributed to Paul Revere. Among Americana collectors, one of the most desirable class of book... [more]

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About ABAA

The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) is a trade association of rare booksellers that was formed 60 years ago. We have 450 members who specialize in books in all fields, as well as maps, prints, documents and autographs. 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.