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© 2019 by Sanford L. Smith + Associates

 

About the Fair

March 5-8, 2020 book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory. Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at The ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, and bring a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera. The diversity of specialties includes art, medicine, literature, photography, autographs, first editions, Americana, and much more.

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This book fair is officially sanctioned by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. This means that the consumer can rely upon the experience and professionalism of participating dealers and the authenticity of the items available for purchase. Simply stated, all books, manuscripts and related material have been carefully examined for completeness and bibliographic accuracy.

 

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Tel: 212-777-5218  |  Email: info@sanfordsmith.com

 

 
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Open Hours

March 5-8

Preview

Thur March 5  5-9pm

 

Open Hours

Fri March 6     noon-8pm

Sat March 7   noon-7pm

Sun March 8  noon-5pm

Programming and Lectures

Information to come.

Discovery Day

Sunday, 1pm-3pm

Bring up to five treasures to be evaluated by our experts! 

2020

Exhibitors

will be announced in January, 2020

Ticket

Prices

Preview Pass

$60

Includes one daily re-admission

 

Daily Admission $25

Students $10 (with valid ID)

​Run of Show: $45

Student and Run of Show only available at the door.

 

 

Programming and Lectures

Free with paid admission.

Discovery Day

Sunday, 1pm-3pm

Free with paid admission.

Venue

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue, New York
Between 66/67 Streets

The Armory’s 55,000 square foot drill hall, reminiscent of the original Grand Central Depot and the great train sheds of Europe, remains one of the largest unobstructed spaces of its kind in New York. A marvel of engineering in its time, it was designed by Regiment veteran and architect Charles W. Clinton, later a partner of Clinton & Russell, architects of the Apthorp Apartments and the famed, now demolished, Astor Hotel.

 

“This wide-ranging fair is a vivid reminder of, among many things, the importance of history...” – The New York Times, 2019

“A mecca for bibliophiles and seekers of the curious and quirky and a must-see event for seasoned connoisseurs and scholars.”

ArtDaily, 2018

“It doesn’t take a history or musical fan to recognize the great importance of the collections on display at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair.” – Forbes, 2018

“This is so not your average book fair.” Guest of a Guest, 2018

 

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