Sponsored by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Assocation of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, the NYABF opens with a preview Thursday evening, March 9, and runs through Sunday, March 12, 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. Admission: $50 for preview pass, $40 run of show, $25 daily, $10 for students carrying a valid school ID. For more information, visit nyantiquarianbookfair.com.
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Making Rare Book Week bigger and better is the “Uptown Satellite Show,” featuring sixty dealers. Scheduled this year for Friday, March 10, with extended hours from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair will be located at Wallace Hall at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 980 Park Avenue (between 83rd-84th Streets). Free round trip shuttle bus service between Wallace Hall and the Armory will run continuously from 7:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m. Admission: $15 for adults, $8 for youths aged 12-21. For more information, and to purchase a discounted ticket, visit www.bookandpaperfairs.com.
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“The Shadow Show”—to be held on Saturday, March 11, 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, star of the hit PBS series, Market Warriors, from 2 – 4 p.m. 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 third-annual Fine Press Book Fair within the larger fair. For more information, visit flamingoeventz.com.
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