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

How does one shop an ABAA Virtual Book Fair? Our Virtual Book Fairs combine the convenience of online commerce with the community of in-person book fairs. Just like at an physical book fair, you will be able to: browse the inventory of many exhibitors, but now with the advantage of only having to check out once no matter how many exhibitors you purchase from! speak with the exhibitors in real time, v... [ more about How to Shop a Virtual Book Fair]

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... Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein New York: Claire Marie, 1914 First edition. Publisher's yellow paper covered boards, green label with green lettering to front cover. Spine toned and cracked with loss to the ends, covers lightly soiled and rub... [ more about Weekly Highlights]

Virtual book fairs have been embraced by both booksellers and collectors as a way to share new acquisitions and bring the collecting community together during the pandemic. Our next virtual book fair will be the Transatlantic Book Fair -- jointly produced and promoted by the ABAA and our colleagues in the UK, the ABA. The Transatlantic Book Fair takes place from July 22 to July 27, 2021 at transatlan... [ more about Get Ready for the Transatlantic Book Fair]