Rare Book News

By Rich Rennicks

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.) Name Change ABAA-member Holly Segar has renamed her firm Holly N. Segar / Caroliniana (it was previously known as Blakeney Griffin). Is New York in Danger of Loving the Strand to Death? Britain's The Guardian (yes, that's how famous the Strand is, eve... [more]

Bookseller News

Latest Rare Book Catalogs

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For decades, rare-book dealers have used printed catalogs to inform collectors of their available items. In the internet age, these print catalogs persist -- in fact, have often become things of beaut... [more]

On Collecting Books

Collecting Dalton Trumbo

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Dalton Trumbo got his start in writing as a reporter in college, and subsequently contributed stories to the popular magazines of the early 1930s: McCall's, the Saturday Evening Post, etc. In 1935, he... [more]

Security

Carnegie Library Theft

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In an effort to assist in the recovery of materials missing as a result of the Carnegie Library theft, the ABAA would like to bring to the public's attention the list of items believed stolen. Click t... [more]

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About ABAA

The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) is a trade association of rare booksellers that was formed 60 years ago. We have 450 members who specialize in books in all fields, as well as maps, prints, documents and autographs. While our members sell, buy, and appraise books and printed matter, our staff can assist you with finding a bookseller and with other trade-related matters.