Book Fairs | November 15, 2013

The New Jersey Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair

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TOTOWA, NJ—DECEMBER 6 & 7, 2013: Flamingo Eventz is pleased to announce the return of the totally revamped New Jersey Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair! One of the longest running Book and Ephemera Fairs in America and the only one of its kind in New Jersey; this well-known event has served the book and ephemera world long and proudly. This year we gave it a real shake-up, put it in a new location, and revitalized it for the new generations….by all accounts, the results are an overwhelming success!

Once again, a wonderful array of Exhibitors—many of whom are new to the show—will present a fabulous offering of fine, rare, old books along with unique paper & ephemera finds to a greatly expanded field of Customers—including many new, young and excited first-timers. If you’re Jonesing for a cool 1950’s science fiction movie poster, we’ve got you covered! You say you want to curl up in front of the fire with a mint copy of Stephen King’s “Carry”—check it out! From the frivolous to the sublime, a wealth of rare out-of-print books, posters, prints, and ephemera is waiting for you along with a treasure trove of other incredible finds! The cognoscenti will have nothing on you, Baby!

At the 22nd Annual New Jersey Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair you'll find collectible books, autographs, maps, prints, photographs, postcards, magazines, advertising, and more! It’s all happening Friday December 6, 5-9pm and Saturday December 7, 9am-3pm at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Avenue, Totowa, NJ— wonderful new location that is just off Rt. 80 and Union Blvd, NJ, and only 30 minutes from NYC. Exhibitors from throughout the Northeast will be offering an exciting array of printed text, images, specialists displaying children's books, fine & decorative arts, modern literature, local history, Americana, technology, science, music, social reforms & labor history, religion, and so much more!

Past Exhibitors have included: Austin's Antiquarian Books, Wilmington, VT; Bartleby's Books, Washington, DC; Better Book Getter, New York, NY; Bill Hutchison, Mendenhall, PA; Brian Cassidy, Bookseller, Takoma Park, MD; Brooklyn Books, Brooklyn, NY; Butternut Valley Books, Gilbertsville, NY; Charles Lloyd Rare Books, Howell, NJ; Colophon Books, Layton, NJ; Dubois Rare Books, New York, NY; Edward N. Bomsey Autographs, Annandale, VA; First Place Books, Walkersville, MD; Gary White - Bookseller, Montrose, NY; James Arsenault & Company, Arrowsic, ME; Jeff Bergman Books, Fort Lee, NJ; King’s Arms Rare Books, Williamsburg, VA; Melrose Books & Art, Melrose, MA; Mori Books, Milford, NH; Mosher Books, Ephrata, PA; Nicholas Riccio Rare Books & Prints, Florham, NJ; Old Book Shop, Morristown, NJ; Peter Luke Old & Rare Books, New Baltimore, NY; Shelter Island Antiques & Art, Shelter Island, NY; Stan Gorski - Books, Doylestown, PA; The Archive, Lansdale, PA; The Card Shark, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, NJ; The John Bale Book Company, Waterbury, CT; The Zussman Collection, Brigantine, NJ; and Thomas R. Farley, West Orange, NJ. Many of these and other fine Exhibitors will be returning to this exceptional show.

Date: December 6 & 7, 2013.

Location: The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Avenue, Totowa, NJ 07511. 

Hours: Friday 5-9pm / Saturday: 9am-3pm.

Admission: Adults: $6, Youths 12-21: $3, under 12: free w/paid Adult. Plenty of Free Parking. 

Directions: Check our website,, for full details, merchandise samples, discount coupons and easily downloaded maps.

Miscellaneous: Appraisals by John Bruno, Star of Market Warriors, Saturday 1-3pm at $5/Item. Restaurant on-site.

Background: Flamingo Eventz, LLC presents the finest, most innovative, successful, and respected Vintage Book & Ephemera Fairs and Antiques Shows in the Northeast. The Bruno’s have over 25 years experience as antique dealers and over 20 years experience as professional show promoters. They are members of the Antiques & Collectibles National Association (ACNA), and John Bruno is an antiques appraiser and television personality who can be seen on the PBS series Market Warriors.

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