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Rose City Book & Paper Fair – This Weekend!

AbeBooks is thrilled to be a sponsor at the Rose City Book & Paper Fair taking place this weekend (June 3-4, 2016) at the DoubleTree at Lloyd Center in Portland Oregon. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this book & ephemera fair. Presented by the Cascade Booksellers Association, the Rose City Book & Paper […]

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Save the Date – New York City Book & Ephemera Fair on April 9

New York City Book and Ephemera Fair On 9 April, booklovers will have the opportunity to see some of the finest rare books and ephemera at the New York City Book and Ephemera Fair, which this year is sponsored by AbeBooks.com.  More than 60 professional sellers will display a vast selection of antiquarian books, first […]

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AbeBooks Sponsors the LA Art Book Fair

Guests at the LA Art Book Fair 2015 AbeBooks is pleased to be a sponsor at the LA Art Book Fair taking place this weekend (February 11-14) at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. Presented by Printed Matter, the LA Art Book Fair features over 250 booksellers, international presses, artists and independent publishers. Visitors to the fair […]

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Changing face of Charing Cross Road’s bookshops

The Guardian has an interactive look at the bookshops on Charing Cross Road. Barry Clarke of Any Amount of Books, a tremendous secondhand bookseller and Abe seller, is interviewed and there are also some wonderful old photographs of bookstores from the past.

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Bastards with bookshops

Our friends at Bookride – a most excellent blog – have some interesting tales from the secondhand booktrade. I love this comment….. I used to work at a used book store. One day a group of bus tourists came in, each one asking if I could do any better on the price. When the last […]

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