Boston – An alluring treasure trove awaits seasoned collectors as well as new visitors at the 44th annual Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair which will be held virtually November 12-14, 2020. The event will showcase the finest in rare and valuable books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, ephemera, political and historic documents, maps, atlases, photographs, fine and decorative
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Brooklyn, NY — Marvin Getman of Getman’s Virtual Book & Paper Fairs has taken his popular rare book fairs all online since the pandemic hit the United States; and he has done so with tremendous success. More than 200 vendors are expected to participate in the popular Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair which will take place online September 11–13 from noon on the 11th to 6pm on the 13th.
London — The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association is pleased to announce its annual flagship event Firsts – London’s Rare Book Fair will move to a brand new venue at Saatchi Gallery next year, with an expanded event schedule taking place from 20th-23rd May 2021. The UK’s most prestigious rare book fair expects to call the contemporary exhibition
New York — When the pandemic caused a virtual halt to Marvin Getman’s Antiquarian Book Fair Business in early March, he put pencil to paper, or more appropriately, mouse to computer and started designing a concept he had thought about often but never had time to pursue. He teamed up with Paul Mills of Antiquarian Auctions to develop and host the site in South Africa and hired a designer on the
Last week and into the weekend, book collectors experienced the ‘new normal’ in antiquarian book fairs: virtual book fairs. Marvin Getman opened his on June 2 and allowed browsers to search by keyword or by bookseller, with each bookseller posting up to a dozen items each. It was a good start, and one of things I most liked about this format was that
New York — The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) is hosting a virtual book fair June 4-7, offering the public a new opportunity for discovery. This online event showcases fresh material from ABAA booksellers across the country. The books, manuscripts, and ephemera featured will be available only at the fair. Visitors will
London — The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA) is pleased to announce the launch of the organisation’s first digital fair “Firsts London Online” on 5th June, coinciding with the fair’s original opening date. The digital fair will replace the cancelled annual rare book fair which was due to take place in London from 5th-7th June 2020.
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The Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) is proud to announce its first virtual international rare and antiquarian book fair, to be held Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17, 2020 at www.iobabookfair.com.
The virtual book fair will enable attendees to browse hundreds, if not thousands, of books and items of ephemera from the
Even though we have had to cancel the 2020 Rose City Book & Paper Fair scheduled for June 12-13 in Portland, Oregon, we are still going to have a book fair! The inaugural Rose City Virtual Book Fair will take place during the same weekend the fair was originally scheduled. We are very happy about this exciting new opportunity.
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The book fairs held in New York City during Rare Book Week last week just skirted by state and national precautions against large group gatherings, which are now shortening, postponing, or cancelling several upcoming book and art fairs.
First, the London Book Fair (a publishing industry event, not a rare book fair) announced its decision last week to cancel. Similar announcements from