Firsts London

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.

Hosted on the event’s dedicated website

London — Due to the ongoing uncertainties related to the COVID-19 situation, the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA) has made the difficult decision to cancel their flagship event Firsts – London’s Rare Book Fair 2020. Due to take place from the 5th-7th June 2020 at Battersea Evolution, the fair would have celebrated its 63rd anniversary and

Earlier today, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) hosted a 90-minute webinar to discuss how the COVID-19 health crisis is affecting antiquarian booksellers around the world. ILAB president, Australian bookseller Sally Burdon, moderated the lively discussion, which included panelists Brad Johnson of the United States; Mario Giupponi of

London — The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association’s (ABA) annual flagship event Firsts - London’s Rare Book Fair will be held from Friday 5th - Sunday 7th June in Battersea Park, London. The major three-day event, which is returning for its 63rd year, is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious book fairs with more than 150 exhibitors from 11

Firsts: London’s Rare Book Fair, the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association's annual flagship event, opens its doors for the 62nd time in the capital in June. There will be plenty on view with more than 150 exhibitors from fifteen countries presenting signed first editions, maps, manuscripts, art, and ephemera.

To raise awareness of the

London -- For this year’s Firsts: London’s Rare Book Fair, ILAB antiquarian booksellers Type & Forme (UK) and Charlotte Du Rietz (Sweden) have joined forces to present travel ‘firsts’ from around the globe in a printed catalogue on Travel & Exploration. Their stands will showcase rare travel