Antiquarian Book Fair 2015
FROM APRIL 9-12, 2015, BOOK LOVERS WILL FIND A FASCINATING TREASURE TROVE AT THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY. About the Fair Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at The New York Antiquarian Book Fair, bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera. Discovery Day Each year on the Sunday of the fair, exhibitors offer their expertise to attendees. Discovery Day allows visitors to bring up to five items to discuss with experts. While formal appraisals are not given, dealers will discuss authenticity and condition, giving informal appraisals. Past Discovery Days have yielded been some breathtaking discoveries including part of a Shakespeare second folio of Richard III! A first edition of Curious George with dust jacket was appraised at $3000. Also unearthed were original photographs of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s designs for stained glass. A first edition of the classic Beat novel, On the Road, was valued at $5000-$7000. Maritime history buffs were thrilled to discover that their edition of Cooke’s Voyages and Atlas were valued at $30,000. Exhibitors can examine items in most specialties, periods, and languages.
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Preview: Thursday, April 9rd from 5-9 p.m.
When: April 10th through the 12th
Where: The Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue, at 67th Street, New York City
The North Hall Sunday April 12th from noon till 3pm (with admission)
Preview Pass: $60 (includes run of show ticket) (sold only at the door)
Daily Admission: $20 (sold online and at the door)
Run of Show: $45 (sold only at the door)