To mark UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day on April 23, 2015, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (an organization that encompasses twenty national associations representing antiquarian booksellers who sell books, manuscripts, prints, and maps in thirty countries around the world, including the ABAA) is sponsoring a series of Pop-Up Book Fairs around the world to raise awareness o... [more]
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 su... [more]
“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]
I've been reading a fascinating book about how humans have exchanged news and views through the centuries, and the changes printing made possible. In Writing on the Wall: Social Media The First 2,000 ... [more]
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.