The book blogosphere put forth not one but two articles in the past week on book collecting for beginners (cheers all around). First, Laura Massey at The Cataloguer's Desk: Dispatches from a Rare Book Shop (Peter Harrington in London) presented Book Collecting: Tips for Beginners. She gives advice on how to pick a topic, where to buy,
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SAN FRANCISCO — In the annual celebration of the printed word, the 46th California International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to San Francisco on Friday, February 15, through Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco. 

Sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and the
Pasadena, Calif. (February 16, 2012) Drawing rave reviews from exhibitors and visitors alike, the 45th California International Antiquarian Book Fair concluded on February 12 at the Pasadena Convention Center.   The Southern California edition of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America) Book Fair logged its highest attendance numbers since 2002 with dealers reporting strong
Today marks the beginning of a new series at the Fine Books blog profiling the next generation of antiquarian booksellers. We begin with Teri Osborn of William Reese Company in New Haven:

In less than one week's time, the antiquarian book world will converge upon San Francisco for the 44th California International Antiquarian Book Fair. More than 200 members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers will be on hand with some amazing books, maps, posters, photographs, etc
As Rebecca mentioned in the previous post, the New York Antiquarian Book Fair is being held this weekend. I'm very excited to be exhibiting for the first time at this event, where my fellow
What follows is a quick(ish) overview of our first trip to the annual "Preconference
Here is a sneak peek at the new and improved website of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). The much needed and long overdue overhaul is being lead by Bibliopolis with an assist from the team at Biblio. It is set to