Book Fairs | November 25, 2013

The Winter Vintage Book & Ephemera Show Returns To NYC

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NEW YORK, NY—JANUARY 18 & 19, 2014: Great Caesar’s Ghost—look up in the sky! Flamingo Eventz, AAB Productions, and Perry White take a leap of faith to announce the return of a quality Winter Vintage Book & Ephemera Show to New York City! A long-time favorite of both Exhibitors and Customers, and missing from the show circuit for a number of years, we have been asked repeatedly to bring this show back. We are very pleased to announce that it is revamped, modernized, improved and ready to go in its original location! Metropolis! Vintage Books & Ephemera will be held on Saturday & Sunday, January 18 & 19, 2014 as the kick-off Event to Bibliography Week in New York. This is a week-long celebration of Book History, and this exceptional show presents some of the finest Vintage & Rare Book & Ephemera Dealers in America & Canada gathered together for one fabulous weekend, and offers an incredible book & ephemera related adventure!

Held at the well-known and easily reached 69th Regiment Armory, located at 68 Lexington Avenue, between 25th & 26th Streets—and just a short cab ride from Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal, and the Port Authority—members of ABAA, ILAB, MARIAB, MABA, and other prominent exhibitors, will gather to present an outstanding array of fine, rare & unusual old books, as well as poetry, prose, political, social, historical, children's series, maps, postcards, autographs, prints, posters, World’s Fair, and much, much more. Collectors, scholars, students, dealers, and decorators alike flock to this wonderful event for the best selection, wonderful finds, and rare treasures found here and only here.

A preliminary list of Exhibitors includes: Alexander Rare Books, Barre, VT; Appledore Books, Waccabuc, NY; Allington Books, Winston-Salem, NC; Americana Books, Stone Mountain, GA; Anartist, New York, NY; Lorne W. Bair, Winchester, VA; B & B Rare Books, New York, NY; Bauman Rare Books, New York, NY; Butternut Valley Books, Gilbertsville, NY; Jeff Bergman, Fort Lee, NJ; Between the Covers Rare Books, Gloucester City, NJ; Bookworm & Silverfish, Wytheville, VA; Citation Books, Hilton Head, SC; Craftsbury Antiquarian Books, Craftsbury Common, VT; Enchanted Books, Brooklyn, NY; First Place Books, Walkersville, MD; Gilann Books, Darien, CT; Heritage Auction Galleries, Austin, TX; Jeff Hirsch Books, Evanston, IL; Honey & Wax, Brooklyn, NY; James Jaffe, New York, NY; Johnnycake Books, Salisbury, CT; The Kelmscott Bookshop, Baltimore, MD; Kuenzig Books, Topsfield, MA; John Liberati Books, White Plains, NY; Lighthouse Books, St. Petersburg, FL; Kenneth Mallory, Decatur, GA; Melrose Books, Melrose, MA; New York Bound Bookshop, Hudson, NY; Oak Knoll Books, New castle, DE; Old Editions, Buffalo, NY; Old New York Bookshop, Atlanta, GA; Rabelais, Inc, Biddeford, ME; Riverow Bookshop, Owego, NY; Peter L. Stern & Co, Boston, MA; Ten Pound Island Book Company, Gloucester, MA; University Archives, Westport, CT; White Fox Rare Books, West Windsor, VT; Liz Young Bookseller, West Dover, VT; Ro Young Bookseller, Ardsley, NY. These and many other fine Exhibitors will be found only at this exceptional show. Check our websites regularly for updates.

DateJanuary 18 & 19, 2014

Location: 69th Regiment Armory, 68 Lexington Avenue (Between 25th & 26th Streets), New York, NY 10010

Hours: Saturday: 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm.

Admission: Adults: $12, Youths 12-21: $6, under 12: free w/Paid Adult.

Directions: Check our websites:,, or for easily downloaded Maps, Dealer Lists, Floor Plans, and more.

Appraisals: By John Bruno, Star of Market Warriors, and Guest Appraisers Sunday 1-4pm.

Miscellaneous: Refreshments on-site, there are multiple subway stops, parking garages and lots around the Armory.

Background: Flamingo Eventz, LLC presents the finest, most innovative, successful, and respected Vintage Book & Ephemera Fairs and Antiques Shows in the Northeast. The Brunos 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 a respected antiques appraiser and television personality who has appeared on numerous national shows appraising and discussing antiques, collectibles & memorabilia. He currently appears on Market Warriors on PBS.

AAB Productions is the Show Promotion arm of Austin's Antiquarian Books. Known nationally as rare book dealers and members of the ABAA, Garry & Karen Austin maintain a bookshop in Wilmington VT. They have produced a number of book fairs throughout the Northeast over the years from Vermont to Washington, DC, including in this self-same building in Manhattan. The synergy of a partnership between AAB Productions & Flamingo Eventz will result in an exciting show that brings together the best group of well known leaders in the Vintage Book & Ephemera fields in an iconic building in the world's greatest city for the finest Winter Fair.

Image courtesy of Flamingo Eventz.