Books Take Over NYC for Rare Book Week

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT RARE BOOK WEEK, WITH A LISTING OF EVENTS, EXHIBITIONS AND FAIRS CAN BE FOUND ON THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE, HERE.

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April 7 Rare Book Week Kicks Off in New York City

NYC Rare Book WeekApril 7 through April 15th is designated as Rare Book Week in New York City.The week’s centerpiece, the 55th Annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair, which takes place in the Park Avenue Armory, features over 200 exhibitors selling rare books, first editions, maps, manuscripts and ephemera. It is the largest and most important rare book event in the world and promises to be the most exciting in years.

In addition to the ABAA’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair two “shadow shows” will take place on Saturday, April 11: the New York City Book & Ephemera Fair and the Manhattan VintageBook & Ephemera Fair, both of which will include books as well as letters, magazines, and literary rarities.

Events, exhibitions and auctions related to books will be taking place throughout New York during the week.  Some of the highlights include:

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