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

Browse the latest catalogs, newsletters, and e-lists of rare books, fine bindings, incunabula, print ephemera, and much more from the members of the ABAA below. (Also includes podcasts, blog posts, and other digital formats.) *New* indicates any catalogs added this month. AARDVARK BOOKS/EZRA THE BOOKFINDER Recent Acquisitions ABACUS BOOKS Rubaiyat War, Peace, and Protest ABRAHAM LINCOLN BOOK SHOP Boo... [ more about Latest Catalogs of Rare Books]

HBO's latest hit show, "Lovecraft Country" is based on Matt Ruff's 2016 novel of the same name which mines the horror and mythology of H.P. Lovecraft, but instead of hiding his racist views, highlights them by having a group of African Americans from Chicago encounter both racists and supernatural forces in Lovecraft's New England during the Jim Crow period. H.P. Lovecraft has long been praised as a ... [ more about Exploring Lovecraft Country]

The winners of the 2020 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest have been chosen. They are: First: Alan Tu, Harvard University: "Found in Translation: Contemporary World Fiction Revisited." (download Alan's entry) Second: Jack Swab, University of Kentucky: "Gay Spaces: Travel Guides and Maps for the LGBTQ Community, 1969-2001." (download Jack's entry) Third: Brendan W. Clark, Trinity College: "Th... [ more about 2020 NCBCC Winners]