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2015 Bookseller Resource Guide

NY Rare Book Week

The New York City Book & Ephemera Fair

Making Rare Book Week bigger and better, a new fair featuring sixty dealers debuts in NYC this year. Held on Saturday, April 11, from 8 a.m.–4 p.m., the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair will be located at Wallace Hall at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 980 Park Avenue (between 83rd and 84th Streets). For more information and to purchase a discounted ticket, visit


Familiar Hawaiian Flowers (Honolulu, 1938). This third edition is a labor of love. Created for the tourist trade by ex-pats, it contains original photographs of native and ornamental fruits and flowers native to Hawaii. Offered by DuBois Rare Books of New York City for $2,685.

Mackus Co. Illuminated of Springfield, Illinois, offers two highlights: A beautifully illuminated cutting from a choirbook of Ferdinand and Isabella, Castile, c. 1479-92, for $3,500 (seen below); and a fragment of a leaf from a lectionary, Italy, c. 1100, for $3,000.

In the booth of Brooklyn’s Honey & Wax Booksellers, visitors can check out a 1958 set of Feodor Rojankovsky-illustrated songbooks, an 1846 inscribed set of William Wordsworth's poems, and this 1901 guide to Bohemian Paris, The Real Latin Quarter. Price: $75.

An exceptionally scarce sheet of the official music of Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession, entitled Funeral March Dedicated to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln…(1865) will be offered by Read ‘Em Again Books of Montclair, Virginia, for $5,000. Collectors of New York City memorabilia will find this early Sanitary and Topographical Map of Manhattan in the same stand for $5,000.

Photography lovers will find much to view and purchase too, including a 1932 illustrated book by Edward Weston. Signed by the photographer. Offered by Different Drummer Books of Niantic, Connecticut, for $3,500. Different Drummer Books

Images courtesy of the featured booksellers.

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