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Firsts, London's Rare Book Fair returns in October at Saatchi Gallery

16th Sep 2021
Scheduled for 21-24 October, the fair will take place at its new venue Saatchi Gallery, in Chelsea.

42nd Annual Conference on Book Trade History

29th Jul 2021
Details announced for the 42nd annual conference on book trade history, 26-27 November 2021.

First-Ever Transatlantic Book Fair in July Will Unite Rare Book Sellers from North America and Europe

29th Jun 2021
Following the successes of the ABA Firsts Online fairs and the ABAA Virtual California Bookfair, The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA) and The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) have joined forces to create The Transatlantic Book Fair, which will run from the 22nd -27th July 2021.

London Rare Books School 2021

14th Jun 2021
The London Rare Books School returns in 2021, with a wide range of online courses. LRBS 2021 will take place from 21-25 June (week one), 28 June - 2 July (week two), and 5-9 July (week three).

Interview with Pom Harrington, the ABA's new President

24th May 2021
Pom Harrington was elected as President in March 2021. We spoke with him on his optimism for the coming year, and what he is looking forward to after lockdown.

The ABA and ABAA announce joint venture, The Transatlantic Book Fair

20th May 2021
Scheduled for 22-27 July 2021, The Transatlantic Book Fair will showcase dealers in rare books, manuscripts, maps, ephemera and more.

Interview with Deborah Coltham, the ABA's new Vice-President

04th May 2021
Deborah Coltham was elected as Vice-President in March 2021. We spoke with her on her new role and her advice to booksellers during this time.

ABA Newsletter: Spring 2021

30th Apr 2021
Enjoy the latest ABA newsletter featuring interviews with a number of our members and recently appointed council.

Honorary Membership Appointed to Elisabeth Fairman

28th Apr 2021
Fairman has retired from the Yale Center for British Art following a career that spanned nearly four decades.