2010 Bookseller Resource Guide
The Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair
2009-08-27 NORTHAMPTON, MA – OCTOBER 18, 2009: Flamingo Eventz is pleased to announce that they will host the fifth annual Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair on Sunday, October 18, 2009. Presented by the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers (MARIAB), this is acknowledged to be one of the finest Book & Ephemera Fairs in New England.


Held at the well-known Smith Vocational School at 80 Locust Street (Rt. 9) in Northampton, MA – the heart of Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley - members of MARIAB, ABAA, MABA, LIABDA, and other prominent exhibitors from across the United States will gather to present an outstanding array of fine, rare & unusual old books, as well as poetry, prose, political, social, historical, children's, maps, autographs, prints, posters, ephemera, and much, much more. Collectors, scholars, students, dealers, and decorators all flock to this wonderful event for the best selection, wonderful finds, and rare treasures found only here.


Exhibitors include: Mori Books of Milford, NH offering rare children’s books; Alexander Rare Books of Barre, VT offering signed first editions; Peter Luke Ephemera of New Baltimore, NY offering exceptional ephemera of all ages; Jeff Bergman Books of Ft. Lee, NJ offering a fine line of antiquarian books; T. Brennan Bookseller of Marietta, GA offering a general line; Carnegie Hill Books of New York City offering architecture & decorative arts; Austin’s Antiquarian Books of Wilmington, VT offering Americana & Civil War; John Renjilian of Newton, CT offering antiquarian non-fiction; L&T Respess Books of Charlottesville, VA offering English & American Literature, Hunting & Fishing; Lux Mentis Booksellers of Portland, ME offering fine first editions and book art; Oxbow Books of Newbury, VT offering postcards & ephemera; Craftsbury Antiquarian Books of Craftsbury Common, VT offering Travel and Scholarly Books on Africa, Asia and the Middle East; Kuenzig Books of Topsfield, MA offering scientific instruments and books on science; Steve Finer Rare Books of Greenfield, MA offering rare and hard to find books; Country Lane Books of Collinsville, CT offering signed first editions, juvenile books & postcards; Tenney River Books of Mansfield, MA offering non-fiction and general ephemera; Southpaw Books of Conway, MA offering a general line plus pamphlets & ephemera; Dogtown Book Shop of Gloucester, MA offering general antiquarian books; Schoen Books of Deerfield, MA offering religious texts; Periodyssey of Northampton, MA offering antiquarian periodicals; Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts of Saranac, NY offering autographs, ephemera & rare books; and Carmine Valentino of Philadelphia, PA offering rare history & manuscripts. These and many other fine Exhibitors will be found only at this exceptional show.


Dates: October 18, 2009.
Location: The Smith Vocational School, 80 Locust Street (Rt. 9), Northampton, MA.
Hours: Sunday 10am-4pm.
Admission: Adults: $6, Young Collectors 12-21: $3, under 12 free w/Adult.
Directions: I-91 Exit 18, left on Pleasant Street, left on Rt. 9, Elm Street, follow Rt. 9, it becomes Locust Street.
Miscellaneous: Food & refreshment will be available at an on-site café during show hours and there’s plenty of free parking.


Background: Flamingo Eventz, LLC presents the finest, most innovative, successful, and respected Antiques Shows and Book/Ephemera Fairs in the Northeast. The Brunos have over 25 years experience as antique dealers and over 15 years experience as professional antiques show promoters. They are members of the national Professional Show Managers Association (PSMA), and John Bruno is an antiques appraiser and television personality who currently appears on the Dish Network’s TreasureHD Channel’s “Treasure Seekers”.


Editors: For further information, photographs, descriptions, or dealer biographies, please contact:
TINA or JOHN BRUNO at FLAMINGO EVENTZ, LLC.
Office: 603.509.2639 / E-Mail: FlamingoEventz@metrocast.net
Web: FlamingoEventz.com / Mariab.org.