Longtime ABAA-member William Dailey died suddenly last month. His friends and colleagues John Windle and Stephen Gertz wrote touching memorials for him online, which we reprint with premission below: John Windle: Bill was a friend of 45+ years standing... It's much too soon to eulogize him but I will say this, and you can quote me; Bill had an eye for the unusual, the strange, the weird even, in b... [more]

Bookseller News

Latest Rare Book Catalogs

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Browse the latest catalogs of rare books, fine bindings, incunabula, print ephemera, and so much more... (Cover image: Commonplace book by Jane Bemis. The Christian's Monitor consisting of select pass... [more]

Events

California Book Fair 2018

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Pardon the pun, but the 51st California International Antiquarian Book Fair is going to be a monster event! Not only are about 200 rare book dealers from around the world bringing the cream of their r... [more]

On Collecting Books

Books of the Week

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Get your new year off to a good start by examining a few highlights from around the abaa.org website or found within the pages of our members' latest rare book catalogs. Cassic orange Penguins are alw... [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.