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About the Fair

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September 9 - 12, 2021 book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory. American and international dealers will exhibit at 61st Annual ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair and present 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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Open Hours


Thur September 9  5-9pm


Open Hours

Fri September 10   


Sat September 11   


Sun September 12  


2021 Exhibitors

From the historic and academic, to the religious and spiritual, to the bedrock of secular culture - sex, lies, rock-n-roll, money, politics – the fair boasts offerings in every conceivable genre and subject.

Ticket Prices

Preview Pass


Includes one daily re-admission


Daily Admission $25

Students $10 (with valid ID)

​Run of Show: $45


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.


“The world's premier antiquarian book fair.

The New York Times, 2020

"Who said print is dead? ...the world’s finest antiquarian book fair proves otherwise."

Wallpaper*, 2020

“In this digital age, rare books may seem like a sleepy trend from a bygone era. But the art of rare book collecting is alive and well, and nowhere is it more evident than in the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair.”
Galerie, 2020

“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

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Book of Hours
The Seven Hot Springs at Hakone
Avian Alphabet
Où Boivent les Loups
The Maltese Falcon
Book of Prayers
Three Stories & Ten Poems
Lieutenant Rudolph Bentinck's Journal of
Sepia photograph of Einstein smoking a p
A Natural History of Birds
Le Chef - d'Oeuvre Inconnu
Our Duties to the Blind
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom
The History of Java
Zoologia Morale
William Shakespeare_Comedies, Histories,
New Zealand Ferns