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ABAA/ILAB NY Antiquarian Book Fair, 4/17-20



Book lovers and collectors! The 37th annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair,
the oldest antiquarian book show in the nation, will again be held in New
York City at the Park Avenue Armory on Park Avenue at 67th Street.  This
prestigious show will run from Thursday, April 17 through Sunday, April
20th. Dealers will be offering the best available in rare and collectible
books, maps and autographs in a wide range of fields including literature,
fine bindings, modern first editions, Americana, Children's Books,
Illustrated Books and more.

Sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America, the only
national organization committed to the profession of rare book selling,
this year's fair will feature 174 distinguished and knowledgeable
booksellers -- one-third from outside the United States -- all of whom are
committed to strict professional standards and ethics.  For more
information on the fair and on the participating dealers, you can visit the
New York Antiquarian Book Fair Web Site:
http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/nyfair/  Most of the attending dealers are
accessible via Internet, and many have current on-line catalogs.

Curious about an antiquarian book in your possession? The fair will offer
two "Discovery Days" where the public can bring their books for free
appraisal and expert opinion. These sessions will run from noon to 3:00
p.m. on Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20.

Opening night is Thursday, April 17th. This preview night is open to the
public from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Admission for the preview is $25.00,
good for readmission through the entire fair. Friday the show's hours are
Noon - 9:00 pm; Saturday the show runs from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and
Sunday's hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission for a single day is
$10.00 and a 3-day pass is $20.00.

The fair is wheel-chair accessible and a cafe is available for
refreshments. The New York Antiquarian Book Fair is produced and managed by
Sanford L. Smith & Associates. For more information they can be contacted
at (212) 777-5218.
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*** Mike Harris              booknet/rmharris_ltd
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