Marvin Getman

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 — Until now, book fairs have been the place where dealers and customers came together to buy, sell, and learn from one another. Now, with public gatherings banned for the foreseeable future, Marvin Getman, the promoter of some of the top book and paper fairs in the country, is taking these fairs into the virtual world and making them easily accessible via computer or smartphone.  

Brooklyn, NY—July 2015—Exhibitors from all parts of the country are heading to Brooklyn for the Brooklyn Books, Art, Photos and Design Expo (BAPD) on September 19 and 20, 2015.  The stunning, 40,000-square-foot Brooklyn Expo Center in historic Greenpoint, one of Brooklyn’s fastest-growing neighborhoods, will host the event for the second year featuring more than 130

Marvin Getman of Impact Events Group, building on the success of his recent Brooklyn Book Fair, has announced the formation of a new Book Fair for New York. The New York City Book and Ephemera Fair will take place on Saturday April 11, 2015 8am-4pm in Wallace Hall at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola on 980 Park Ave. at 83rd St. This 60 dealer fair, less than a mile from the ABAA Book Fair at

Bound to be provocative! 


Richard Minsky's Controversial “Bill of Rights” Exhibition Comes to the Boston Book, Paper & Photo Expo, May 4


Expo Also Features a Presentation on Tasha Tudor, and 75 Dealers of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Historic Documents & Ephemera 


Greater Boston’s largest exposition of rare books, manuscripts

It’s a literary adventure like none other!  The upcoming Boston Book, Paper & Photo Expo, returning May 5th to the Shriner’s Auditorium in Wilmington, Massachusetts is a one-day feast for those who are rediscovering the delights of book and paper collecting.  Sponsored by the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers and produced by Marvin Getman, founder of  New England Antique
Massachusetts & Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers proceeds apace in these parlous times. Last September we met at Grey Matter Books in Hadley and approved 2 new members who have been booksellers for many years, but recently relocated to Massachusetts: Stuart Bennett Rare Books and L. & T. Respess Books, both of Northampton. In October, we sponsored the 7th Annual Pioneer Valley Book
Boston, MA - Marvin Getman of Impact Events Group, Lexington, MA. announced the acquisition of the popular Boston Book, Print and Ephemera Show from Bernice Bornstein of Bornstein shows, Peabody MA. Getman also produces the Book, Paper, and Photo Expo held in May in suburban Boston which is sponsored by Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers (MARIAB).
  
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