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AbeBooks Sponsors Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair – June 30 & July 1

The 27th annual Twin Cities Antiquarian and Rare Book Fair is just around the corner! Are you going? The event, presented by the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association, is taking place June 30 & July 1, 2017, in the Progress Center at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. According to the fair’s website, over fifty dealers from across […]

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For gold & glory – rare Pancho Villa ‘gringo’ recruitment poster goes on sale

A scarce Pancho Villa recruitment poster – designed to attract Americans to fight in the Mexican Revolution – has been listed for sale on AbeBooks.com. Villa (1878-1923) was a key figure in the revolution and has gone down in Mexican folklore as a heroic leader. The dramatic poster, which offers riches and glory to anyone […]

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Celebrate the Love of Books with Melbourne Rare Book Week: June 30 – July 9, 2017

If you love reading, book collecting and learning about all things literary, then you won’t want to miss Melbourne Rare Book Week. The event, taking place between June 30 and July 9 is organized and presented by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB). What began as a partnership between ANZAAB, the […]

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11th Annual Rose City Book & Paper Fair is June 16-17

AbeBooks is pleased to sponsor the 11th annual Rose City Book & Paper Fair, which is taking place June 16-17 in Portland, Oregon. The event, presented by the Cascade Booksellers Association, is an excellent chance to interact with expert book dealers from all over the Pacific Northwest. Thousands of books from independent booksellers will be […]

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AbeBooks Sponsors Granite State Book & Ephemera Fair

AbeBooks customers, mark your calendars for one of the oldest book fairs in the United States. The Granite State Book & Ephemera Fair, officially sponsored by the New Hampshire Antiquarian Booksellers Association, is taking place on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Everett Arena in Concord, NH. Admission is free for all attendees. The fair is […]

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Prints, Posters, Books, and More! Visit the NYC Book and Ephemera Fair Friday March 10th

If you’re in New York City on Friday March 10th, be sure to visit the NYC Book and Ephemera Fair aka “the Uptown Satellite Show”. Sixty book and ephemera sellers will be displaying a wonderful selection of their best items including first editions, antiquarian books and other collectible treasures. Many of the most respected sellers […]

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Meet @mybookbath – Where Beauty Meets Books

If you are an avid user of Instagram, you are no doubt well aware of the keen eye for beauty and photography layout that many creative folks and artists share around the globe. Happily, the same is true of booklovers, many of whom can be found sharing their collections there in gorgeous visual buffets. Among […]

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2017 Children’s Book Award Winners

Yesterday was the biggest day of the year for children’s books and their authors – the day the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of its prestigious Children’s Book Awards. There were more than 20 awards given in total. Some of the most notable: The John Newbery Medal: Named for 18th-century bookseller John Newbery, […]

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Memories of Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 88 yesterday, on January 15th, 2017, were he not publicly assassinated on April 4th, 1968. Today,  Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday in the United States, observed annually on the third Monday in January, close to MLK’s birthday. Now 49 years after his murder, longer dead than […]

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Beth’s Best Reads of 2016

  “It’s the most wonderful tiiiiiiiiime of the yeeeeear….” That’s right, fellow book nerds. It’s the end of the year, which always finds me looking back fondly at all the new characters I met, stories I read, history I learned, and authors I discovered, all thanks to books. Books! You may have noticed (though I’d […]

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