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... The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark London: Macmillan & Co, 1961. First edition and first printing. Hardcover. 170 pages. Spark's best known book and widely considered one of the best novels of the 20th century. A powerful novel set ... [ more about Weekly Highlights]

The Raab Collection this year marks its 35th anniversary in the business of discovering, buying, and selling important historical documents and autographs. Founded in 1989 by Steven S. Raab, an attorney and collector, the company has since grown into an international firm, serving both private collectors and major institutions around the world. To celebrate this milestone, Raab has updated and refres... [ more about Raab Collection Celebrates 35 Years]

Countee Cullen's Color has been reported missing from the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center collection. The book appears to have been sold by an auction house, and the University seeks information about its whereabouts. Please contact us if you have any information. First edition, first printing in dustjacket of Harlem Renaissance author Cullen's first book, including more than 70 poems. Inscribed to... [ more about Missing from Howard University: Countee Cullen’s Color]