ABAA members provide a few pointers for beginning collectors who might be considering attending an antiquarian book fair for the first time. Members Lorne Bair, Michael Hackenberg, and John Windle provide some advice gleaned from decades of book fair attendance. Ask Questions/Develop Relationships with the Dealers Veteran bookseller John Windle notes that "a good, close, trusting connection to a deal... [ more ]

The Boston Book Fair is the annual fall gathering for book lovers and collectors of rare books, featuring the top selection of items available on the international literary market. The 43rd annual gathering of U.S. and international dealers, sanctioned by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, takes place in Boston, Massachusetts o... [ more ]

A quick roundup of the news about rare books and collectors from around the world. (Regularly updated, with the latest news items added at the top.) Mom Faces Jail Time After Returning Library Books Two Years Late No, this isn't just your recurring anxiety dream. (Learn more...) New Vonnegut Museum Opens Indianapolis' new Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library opens on November 9, 2019. (Read all about it...... [ more ]