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In the News...2019

March 17, 2019

At a Rare Book Fair, the Prices Are Steep but the Lore Is Free

The New York Times

John Williams

"For people with modest bank accounts, a tour of the fair amounts to a trip to an exhibit or museum, with dealers happily telling the often fascinating stories behind their wares, even if a potential sale is nowhere in sight."

March 13, 2019

Are Your Used Books Worth Anything?

Forbes

David Seideman

"Books are beautiful things and among humankind’s greatest inventions. At the fair, I admired everything from an early complete edition of Shakespeare’s plays ($500,0000) from the 1600s to a stunning, outsized 12-page, accordion style children’s book illustrating Noah’s Ark, from 1925 ($2,750)."

March 07, 2019

6 Reasons to Visit the Antiquarian Book Fair

The New York Times

Eve M. Kahn

"This weekend visitors to the Armory can review a cinema memorabilia collection that shines a light on L.G.B.T.Q. performers in Hollywood’s early years and a Bible containing details about the tragic fates of slaves on a South Carolina plantation. This wide-ranging fair is a vivid reminder of, among many things, the importance of history and the hardships humans have endured. Here are six highlights from the dealers’ inventory."

March 06, 2019

5 Reasons to go to the Antiquarian Book Fair this Weekend

Business of Home

Fred Nicolaus

"This weekend, hardcore bibliophiles will swarm the Park Avenue Armory for the 59th-annual Antiquarian Book Fair—the premier U.S. event for rare books and ephemera will draw more than 200 sellers and thousands of book nerds looking for a fix."

March 01, 2019

Highlights Of Japanese Culture, New And Old, On View In Los Angeles And New York

Forbes

Chadd Scott

"Three thousand miles across the country and over 100 years back in time another example of Japanese culture goes on display–and on sale. Paris’ Librairie le Feu Follet takes a historic collection of early Japanese photographic images taken by Felice Beato to the 59th edition of the New York Antiquarian Book Fair at the Park Ave Armory March 7-10."

March 01, 2019

A Treasure Trove Of Books & More At The 59th NYC Antiquarian Book Fair

Antiques and the Arts Weekly

Staff Writer

"Newcomers to the fair will discover that there is so much more than books. Maps, autographs, illuminated manuscripts, photographs, prints, ephemera, political and historic documents — lots of kooky, quirky, unexpected items will be shown as well. From art, religion and politics to cooking, sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll — centuries of culture will be on display."

February 26, 2019

Peter Harrington to Exhibit Twain, Lovelace & Swift at the NYABF

Fine Books & Collections

Staff Writer

"Peter Harrington, one of the world’s largest rare booksellers, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and is attending The New York International Antiquarian Book Fair in March, with a selection of rare books and manuscripts, each of which has a fascinating history."

February 19, 2019

New York International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns To Park Avenue Armory

Artfix Daily

Staff Writer

"A mecca for bibliophiles and seekers of the curious and quirky, the fair will present a vast treasure trove of material - rare books, maps, illuminated manuscripts, incunabula, fine bindings, illustrations, historical documents and print ephemera."

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In the News...2018

March 07, 2018

Treasures to Look For at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair

Architectural Digest

By Katherine McGrath

"The fair features a fascinating array of rare books, maps, manuscripts, first editions, and other materials"

March 07, 2018

The Most-Awaited Book Fair Returns

BLOUINARTINFO

 

"A favored venue to the seasoned connoisseurs and scholars for decades, the fair has recently caught fancy of the young collectors as well with their unique trove of affordable materials."

March 07, 2018

Top Pick This Week

Time Out New York

"Encounter literary works from approximately 200 vendors including tomes dating back to the 14th century."

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In the News...2017

March 08, 2017

Hamilton Collection To Be Offered At New York Antiquarian Book Fair

Antiques and the Arts Weekly

By Laura Beach

 

"Collection highlights include a love letter from Hamilton to the woman who would soon become his wife, Elizabeth Schuyler. “We don’t know when this came out of the family, but it was certainly many decades ago,” said Kaller. Hamilton lustily refers to Schuyler as “a little sorceress.”"

March 10, 2017

Feast on Rare Books This Weekend at the Antiquarian Book Fair

The Village Voice

By Amara Thomas

"... a four-day extravaganza of rare books, maps, manuscripts, and other assorted ephemera."

March 13, 2017

Postcard from the NY Antiquarian Book Fair(s), 2017

Fine Books & Collections

By Rebecca Rego Barry

"...I ventured to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, where five or six hours of serious looking (and not-so-serious chatting) barely scratches the surface of what this fair has to offer."

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