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

It was February of 2013. I walked into the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, California, following the signs to the “Codex Book Fair and Symposium”… I had just handed in my resignation notice to my then-current employer, where I was selling software – and hating every moment of it. I had made the decision to make a career leap. A rather HUGE career leap – from selling software to being a books... [ more about Discovering Artists’ Books]

When Doug Leen was a young park ranger working at Grand Teton National Park, he was cleaning up a barn when stumbled across a dusty old poster that caught his eye. It was a poster promoting the Park that—as he later learned—had been created in the 1930s as part of the Federal Art Project, a Works Progress Administration (WPA) program designed to provide work to artists in a time of economic hards... [ more about The Ranger of Lost Art]

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... I Met a Lonesome Cowboy, Four Color No.324 New York: Dell Publishing Company, 1951. Softcover. FN; minor creasing/wrinkling to cover; minor stress marks to spine with slight roll; stamp on front cover ("A.N.C."). Offered by Second Story Books.... [ more about Weekly Highlights]