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The New York Antiquarian Book Fair celebrates its 58th year in 2018. From March 8-11, 2018 book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory. 


Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at The ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera. The diversity of specialties includes art, medicine, literature, photography, autographs, first editions, Americana, and much more.


“The best book fair in the world.” – Andy Rooney


This book fair is officially sanctioned by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. This means that the consumer can rely upon the experience and professionalism of participating dealers and the authenticity of the items available for purchase. Simply stated, all books, manuscripts and related material have been carefully examined for completeness and bibliographic accuracy.


New York Antiquarian Book Fair


Thursday, March 8 (5-9pm) — Preview Night!

Friday, March 9 (noon-8pm)

Saturday, March 10 (noon-7pm)

Sunday, March 11 (noon-5pm)



Discovery Day, Sunday (1pm-3pm)

Bring a treasure to be evaluated by our experts! Free with paid admission to the Fair.



Preview Pass (Good for the weekend) — $60 (includes one re-admission daily)

Daily Admission: $25

Students: $10 (with valid ID)

Run of Show: $45

(Student and Run of Show tickets only available at the door.)


Purchase tickets here...



The Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York City.


For more information about the 2018 New York Antiquarian Book Fair visit

NY Book Fair


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