Thew New Antiquarian is the blog of the Antiqurian Booksellers' Association of America

The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America is proud to announce sponsorship of the David Ruggles Prize. The David Ruggles Prize is an international book-collecting prize to encourage and support young collectors of color. The Prize honors the legacy of David Ruggles, an early American abolitionist, publisher, and Underground Railroad conductor. The New York grocery store he opened in 1828 so... [ more about David Ruggles Prize]

Our members list new acquisitions and recently cataloged items almost every day of the year. Below, you'll find a few highlights from these recent additions... (Trade catalog): Your Typewriter. Shipman-Ward Mfg. Co. "The Rebuilders of the Underwood" Chicago: Shipman-Ward Mfg. Co, 1926. Softcover. Fine. Trade catalog. Quarto. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Order form and promotional letter laid in. Stapled... [ more about Weekly Highlights]

The ABAA Gender Equity Initiative is proud to announce the fourth year of the ABAA Mentorship Program, designed to further the ABAA's mission to promote ethical standards and professionalism in the antiquarian book trade, encourage the collecting and preservation of rare and antiquarian books and related materials, and facilitate collegial relations within the trade. Goals Ō Further the mission of t... [ more about 2024 ABAA Mentorship Program]