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 (many of a seasonal nature)... Uncle Josh Weathersby's "Punkin Centre" Stories (Talking Machine Edition) by STEWART, CAL Chicago, Ill: W.L. Eckhardt and Calvin E. Stewart, 1903. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Decor on boards lightly rubbed, boa... [ more about Weekly Highlights]

The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair is going virtual this year! An alluring treasure trove awaits seasoned collectors as well as new visitors at the 44th annual Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, which will be held virtually November 12-14, 2020. The event will showcase the finest in rare and valuable books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, ephemera, political and historic doc... [ more about The Boston Book Fair Goes Virtual]

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]