Third Annual Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair


Third Annual Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair At The Old Stone House

December 6, 2014, 11 AM TO 5 PM 

Featuring rare, vintage, and out-of-print books from independent booksellers all over Brooklyn. 

For the third holiday season, independent Brooklyn bookshops and antiquarian booksellers will fill Park Slope's historic Old Stone House with rare, vintage, and out-of-print books in a celebration of the borough's rich history of printing, reading, and writing. Faenwyl Bindery will be there as well, offering handmade journals and custom boxes for your favorite books.

2014 participants include:

Brooklyn Books

Enchanted Books

Faenwyl Bindery

Freebird Books

Honey & Wax Booksellers

Joe Maynard, Bookseller

Open Air Modern

P.S. Bookshop

Singularity & Co.

Terrace Books

Tom Davidson, Bookseller

LOCATION: The Old Stone House, 336 Third Street, between 4th and 5th Avenues, F train to Fourth Avenue, R train to Union Street. 

The Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair was founded by Heather O’Donnell in 2012, the same year she launched her rare book business Honey and Wax Booksellers. At that time, O’Donnell explains, “there was no established rare book scene in the borough—no galleries, no auctions, no fairs—but the active interest and investment in print culture, old and new, made Brooklyn seem like a promising place to develop new collectors.” “Now, over the past few years,” O’Donnell adds, “the center of literary-historical gravity has shifted across the East River, with the Brooklyn Book Festival, the brand new Brooklyn Antiques & Book Fair, the NY Art Book Fair, and all the vintage, secondhand, and antiquarian shops and institutions like Proteus Gowanus, Morbid Anatomy Museum, Mellow Pages, and the Brooklyn Flea.”

Auction Guide