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

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... CAMP-FIRE, MEMORIAL-DAY, AND OTHER POEMS by SHERWOOD, KATE BROWNLEE Chicago: Jansen, McClurg, & Company, 1885. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Tipped in on a prefatory blank leaf is an original albumen portrait of Kate Sherwood above a cl... [ more about Weekly Highlights]

Book Fairs are back! After two years without an in-person fair, the ABAA has been able to safely hold two so far this year with Boston coming up this fall. California and New York by all accounts were a success for exhibitors and customers alike, with New York particularly robust for sales and visitors, and exuberant crowds and attendance at record levels. At the height of the pandemic, some feared t... [ more about Notes from the Field: Book Fairs are Back]

The following list of items were stolen from a post office in the Sellwood district of Portland, Oregon during a break-in on Saturday, April 30, 2022. The books had been enroute to a Portland book dealer and were accompanied by an invoice stating their value. These items may be offered to bookdealers in the area, or to dealers that specialize in conceptual art. The books are: 1. Dieter Roth. Preislis... [ more about Conceptual Art Books Stolen in Portland, OR]