Entries from March 2016

Editor's note: Jim Harrison (1937-2016) was a poet, novelist, essayist, screen-writer, sporting writer, editor, and translator. Much of his work is set in sparsely populated regions of the West and Mi... [more]

The pinnacle of rare book fairs in the US is the annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair, which takes place from April 7-10 at the Park Avenue Armory. Collectors can browse the booths of over 200 rare b... [more]

Cheryl Needle, an antiquarian bookseller from Pepperell, MA, died in January. Born in 1948, she is survived by children and grandchildren, her partner of 25+ years, Frank Infante, her former husband a... [more]


New Catalogs: March

By Rich Rennicks

March is the month some of us emerge (relatively speaking) from hibernation after winter. The rare book experts of the ABAA have been spending their long, dark winter nights appraising private librari... [more]


ABAA Member Censured

By Susan Benne

February 13, 2016 Re: Notice of CENSURE of Joan Hill of the Literary Lion The Board of Governors of the ABAA, pursuant to the Association's By-Law Article 5, section I (2), hereby CENSURE Ms. Joan Hil... [more]


Who Killed the Book?

By Jeff Weber

Who killed the book? I did. I killed it when I bought a computer. My relationship with the computer has taken over – certainly it's a major distraction. And, I cannot go back. My addiction to the co... [more]

Many ABAA members will be exhibiting at the 56th annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City from April 7 through 10, 2016. We'll list their fair catalogs below as... [more]


Missing from London, UK

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Please contact ABAA HQ or Michael Hollander (ABAA member) if you believe you have been offered this item: NOTES ON BUDDHISM, by Thomas Latter, a pamphlet of about 20 pages. The item was mailed to a cu... [more]