ABAA Newsletter

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Our monthly ABAA newsletters provide:

  • up-to-date info on antiquarian book fairs
  • the latest news about rare books and book collecting
  • articles on topics and books of seasonal interest
  • advice on caring for your rare book collection
  • details of special collections exhibitions
  • news about dealer activities
  • the latest rare book catalogs and list announcements
  • and much more...

Discover for yourself why ABAA booksellers maintain the highest standards in the rare book trade.


ABAA Newsletter Archive

December 2014 - Rare books as gifts; Collecting Madeline first editions

January 2015 - Books of Downton Abbey; CA Book Fair

February 2015 - WWI Valentines; Signed books vs. inscribed books

March 2015 - How to identify a first edition; New catalogs

April 2015 - The books every book collector should read!

May 2015 - Finding Books for Mad Men, Armed Services Editions, and Association copies.

June 2015 - The Hobbit fetches a world-record price, RIP James Salter, & the history of vellum & parchment.

July 2015 - Marginalia, fine press poetry, and the Rare Book School.

July 2015 - What else is in Harper Lee's archive? 

August 2015 - Storing rare books safely & the rare book news.

September 2015 - First states, collecting Nabokov's Lolita, and living in the gutter.

October 2015 - Of goblins, skeletons, and rare books that keep you up all night...

November 2015 - Boston Book Fair, lost map of Middle Earth discovered, Andy Warhol as Book Artst, & much more.

December 2015 - Giving rare books as gifts.

Holiday Greetings 2015 -- Happy Holidays!

March 2016 -- New York Antiquarian Books Fair.

April 2016 -- Let us do the rare book searching for you!

May 2016 -- Rare Book News: An opera about feuding book collectors, and rare booksellers featured on the CBS news...

June 2016 -- Thomas Wolfe & Maxwell Perkins

July 2016 -- Collecting Frank O'Hara, Vegetarian Literature, and Dr. Seuss...