Missing in Transit

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The following item has gone missing in transit: (COOKERY). MIDDLETON, JOHN. FIVE HUNDRED NEW RECEIPTS IN COOKERY, CONFECTIONARY, PASTRY, PRESERVING, CONSERVING, PICKLING; AND THE SEVERAL BRANCHES OF THESE ARTS NECESSARY TO BE KNOWN BY ALL GOOD HOUSEWIVES.(London: Printed for Thomas Astley, 1734) 206 x 124 mm. (8 1/8 x 4 7/8"). 1 p.l. (title), iv, 249, pp. Revised and recommended by Mr. Henry Howar... [more]

On Collecting Books

Books of the Week

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A selection of rare books and print ephemera newly listed or catalogued by members of the ABAA. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells London: William Heinemann, 1896. Pictorial ochre cloth, stampe... [more]

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Latest Rare Book Catalogs

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Browse the latest catalogs, newsletters, and e-lists of rare books, fine bindings, incunabula, print ephemera, much more from the members of the ABAA. Image above: Figbash Acrobate by Aedwyrd Goré (E... [more]

On Collecting Books

Hollywood Loves Rare Books

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Why is it that we love tales of book heists? Two new films set in the world of rare books, both crime thrillers, are coming in 2018. The first trailer for "Can You Ever Forgive Me?", based on Lee Isra... [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.