Every month, ABAA members release catalogs and electronic lists highlighting their new acquisitions and showcasing books and ephemera on various themes. Serious collectors peruse these catalogs immediately, ever on the lookout for books they covet for their personal collections. We invite you to examine the latest catalogs linked below, and contact the dealer if anything catches your eye. (Note: t... [more]

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Has Blogging Killed Travel Writing?

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Personal confession: normally I am a proponent of all types of blogging. Though I believe the (not-so-old) adage “Don't believe everything you read on the internet,” I also find the internet to be... [more]

On Collecting Books

Frank O’Hara in 1966

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I first met the poet Frank O'Hara in the early 1990s. I was in the process of abandoning the writing program I was enrolled in at a local university for the much less muddied waters of the religious s... [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.