The most complete and authoritative listing of North American book, paper, and ephemera fairs on the Internet — plus book-related info, resources, and tons of handy links!
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You're at a book fair. You think you've spotted a steal. You whip out your phone to check online. Rats! No hits! Now what? Heigh-yo, Silver!* ABPC rides to the rescue! Auction records culled by real people — and, for when you're really stuck, real people who (cheerfully) answer the phone, too!
If the Internet has turned the globe into a village, then that makes IOBA the village bookshop. Rummage through its back rooms, search through its secret cupboards, pick through the piles stacked under the stairs... And don't forget to pet the (virtual) shop cat while you're there!
If it's November, we're in Boston. Two of the very best book fairs in the country on the same weekend, within walking distance of each other! (Get there early for this one, it starts at 8 am.) Plus Boston Commons, Faneuil Hall, the Back Bay, and... Oh. Who're we kidding? Legal Seafood!
Meet the 450 booksellers of the ABAA in a marketplace for rare books, maps, documents, prints, posters, ephemera, and more, at abaa.org. Discover insightful information from the top people in the business on their newly revamped blog and web site!