Category: Book Fair Report

Reports from the front

On the Importance of Antiquarian Book Fairs

I would like to take a moment to talk about antiquarian book fairs: what they are; who attends them; where they have been and where they are going; why they are important; and how I as a bookseller fit into…

28th Annual Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair,

The 28th Annual Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, November 19-21, 2004, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA On Saturday, November 20, 2004 I attended my first antiquarian book fair. As a voracious reader, compulsive collector, and fledgling online bookseller, with dreams…

25th Annual Colorado Book Market Seminar

  Mike Ginsberg, Mary Ciletti, Dan De Simone The 25th Annual Out-of-Print & Antiquarian Book Market Seminar convened in scenic Colorado Springs this past August 3-8th. Thirty-six participants from all over the United States and Canada found their way to the foot…

Pasadena Book Fair

This erstwhile IOBA member was, after the fact, pressed into service as Pasadena Book Fair Correspondent by the Standard’s pugnacious editor, Shirley Bryant. Having recently celebrating a 51st birthday, one can easily imagine the Correspondent’s difficulties in recalling events that…