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Tell Us What You'd Like To Find

April 2, 2017
Is there a book you'd like to see at the 42nd annual Washington Antiquarian Book Fair?  If so, we want to hear about it! Tell us what book ... Read More

See you in April!

March 15, 2017
Have you marked your calendars for the 42nd annual Washington Antiquarian Book Fair? This time around, you can dive into our bevy of rare books, modern ... Read More

Conversation with Brian Cassidy

October 5, 2016
Brian Cassidy shares his thoughts about about the WABF. "You wouldn't see these books if you didn't go to the Fair and wander around" video by: SHEIR and SHIM LLC ... Read More

Reflections on the Fair

March 17, 2016
Did you make it to the Washington Antiquarian Book Fair? I hope so. To read an antique book or to study a map from 200 ... Read More

Making the Leap into Bookselling

February 26, 2016
The Washington Antiquarian Book Fair will be the first book fair for Austin Abbey Rare Books, and I’m grateful to Beth Campbell for accepting my ... Read More



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