Book Fairs | August 12, 2014

38th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns Nov. 14-16


BOSTON, MA—The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, will return to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay, November 14-16, 2014.  A record-breaking 130 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, Russia and The Netherlands will exhibit and sell rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, modern first editions, photographs, and fine and decorative prints.  There will be 15 first-time dealers and 25 international dealers at this year’s show, bringing a wide and diverse selection of items of interest to the serious collector or the curious browser.

Seminars and events punctuate the weekend, including talks by the Massachusetts Historical Society’s Peter Drummey and Fruitlands Museum’s Michael Volmar, as well as The Annual Ticknor Society Roundtable, a panel discussion of collectors talking about their collections.  More events will be announced, and folks can visit for up to the minute details.


Friday, November 14              5:00-9:00pm   Tickets: $20.00 - Opening Night                     
                                                (tickets valid throughout the weekend)

Saturday, November 15          12:00-7:00pm          Tickets: $10.00

Sunday, November 16             12:00-5:00pm          Tickets: $10.00; free with a valid student I.D.

Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA

The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair is sponsored by the New England Chapter of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America. A portion of the ticket sales will benefit the Boston Public Library and the American Antiquarian Society. 

Tickets will be sold online at and at the show’s box office during show hours. For more information, please visit or call 617-266-6540.

The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair is produced by CommPromo, Inc.,