Sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, the NYABF opens with a preview Thursday evening, March 8, and runs through Sunday, March 11, at the Park Avenue Armory at 643 Park Ave. Over 200 American and international dealers will display an astonishing array of rare books, fine art, maps, manuscripts, and ephemera. “Discovery Day” appraisal event on Sunday, 1-3 p. m. Admission: $60 for preview pass, $45 run of show, $25 daily, $10 for students carrying a valid school ID. For more information, visit nyantiquarianbookfair.com.
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Now in its fourth “edition,” this Rare Book Week “Satellite fair” on Saturday, March 10, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., will showcase the wares of sixty antiquarian book, manuscript, and ephemera dealers. It’s located in a different venue this year at the Sheraton Central Park/Times Square, 811 7th Avenue. Free round-trip shuttle bus service to the Armory will run all day. Admission: $15 for adults, $8 for youths aged 12-21. For more information, and to purchase a VIP discounted ticket, visit bookandpaperfairs.com.
Courtesy of Barbara Loe of Cardtique.
“The Shadow Show” will be held on Saturday, March 10, at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer, 869 Lexington Avenue at 66th Street (across from the Armory). Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with appraisals by John Bruno and guest appraisers from 1-3 p.m, for an additional $5. Admission: $15 for adults, $7 for youths aged 12-21, and free for those under 12 with paid adult. The Shadow Show will also feature the Fine Press Book Fair within the larger fair. For more information, visit flamingoeventz.com.
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