Thew New Antiquarian is the blog of the Antiqurian Booksellers' Association of America

Browse the latest catalogs, newsletters, and e-lists of rare books, fine bindings, incunabula, print ephemera, and much more from the members of the ABAA below. (Also includes podcasts, blog posts, and other digital formats.) *New* indicates any catalogs brought to our attention since late-September 2022. AARDVARK BOOKS/EZRA TISHMAN BOOK APPRAISALS Irish List #1 New (Irish-Themed) Arrivals ABACUS BOO... [ more about Latest Catalogs of Rare Books]

Our members list new acquisitions and recently cataloged items almost every day of the year. Below, you'll find a few highlights from these recent additions... Nutcracker by HOFFMAN, E.T.A. RALPH MANHEIM, TRANSLATOR New York: Crown Publishers Inc, 1984. Limited Edition. Cloth. Fine/very good +. Maurice SENDAK. . Maurice SENDAK, illustrator. SIGNED and numbered LIMITED EDITION 197/250 copies. First ed... [ more about Weekly Highlights]

After sixty-two years in the field of historical letters and manuscripts, Kenneth W. Rendell still feels just as excited as he was when, many years ago, a friend showed him a handwritten letter of George Washington. He couldn't believe it then and still feels "overwhelmed and honored" to collect what he regards as "pieces of human history." This past year, Rendell established two endowed annual lectu... [ more about Kenneth Rendell Endows Two Lecture Series]