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Tickets for NYIABF 2023 go on sale soon 

Hours

Preview

Thursday, April 27 

5:00 - 8:00 pm

Fair Hours

Friday, April 28 

12:00 - 8:00 pm

Saturday, April 29

12:00 - 7:00 pm

Sunday, April 30

12:00 - 5:00 pm

Exhibitors

Stay tuned for the 2023 exhibitor list
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About NYIABF

Universally referred to as the world’s finest antiquarian book fair, the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America's (ABAA) New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF), produced by Sanford L. Smith + Associates, will showcase over 180 exhibitors from April 27-30, 2023. Participants will present a treasure trove of items including rare books, maps, illuminated manuscripts, incunabula, fine bindings, illustrations, historical documents, prints, and print ephemera.

 

The fair’s specialties encompass art, science, medicine, literature, history, gastronomy, fashion, first editions, Americana, philosophy, children’s books and much more. From the historic and academic, the religious and spiritual, to bedrocks of popular culture, the fair boasts offerings in every conceivable genre and subject. In recent years, NYIABF has increasingly captured the attention of young collectors seeking one-of-a-kind offerings at more accessible price points.

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.
 
Produced and managed by Sanford L. Smith + Associates
212-777-5218  |  info@sanfordsmith.com | #NYIABF23 #NYIABF 

 

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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.

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QUOTES

“A kind of Glastonbury for bibliophiles.”

The Guardian, 2022

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

Wallpaper*, 2020

“One of the world's leading gatherings of the rare book tribe.”
The New York Times, 2022

“Old book lovers, get excited.” – Forbes, 2022

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IMAGES
The Great Gatsby
William Burges
George Barbier - Le Bonheur du jour ou Les Grâces à la Mode (detail)
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
Collectarium for use in the Sainte-Chapelle of Paris
The Wonderful Wizard of OZ
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
À toute épreuve - Joan Miró Paul Éluard
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming_
Salvador Dali
The Lady in the Lake
First Book on Tennis by Antonio Scaino
Art of the Sixties: 5th Revised Edition
20 Volumes George Sand
Sebastian Willibald Schiessler_Carnevals-Almanach
From the Library of David Sassoon, Prayer Books
The Northern and Southern "Pagan" Constellations
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