Blog posts by Lauren Avirom

March 29, 2016 | by

The 56th Annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair

April 7-10, 2016, at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan — come visit us in Booth #D5.  Most of what we’ll be bringing to the fair is currently in random piles all over the office, but here is a list of 35 highlights from our selections for the fair.  Remember, too, that our office is just a block from the Armory, so fair weekend is a perfect time to make an appointment to come see our stock!  Items in the list include festival books, modern literature, fine bindings, manuscripts and photo albums, and … Read More

February 3, 2016 | by

Book Fair in Pasadena, California

We’re always happy to participate in the California International Antiquarian Book Fair — this time in Pasadena, February 12-14.  For complete information on the fair, including hours and location, click here . We’re bringing more than 150 items, on a variety of subjects, including Art, Autographs & Letters, Color Plates, Early Printed, Modern Literature, Manuscripts, Photography, Playing Cards (and other Curiosities), and Russian Literature.  It’s a long list, perfect for a long flight, and it’s available as a pdf download here . Come visit us in Booth … Read More

November 9, 2015 | by

Our List for the Boston Book Fair

There are 200 items on this list, and we’re still packing.  So, our list is incomplete and it’s not as organized as we’d like it to be, but enough people are asking for it that we’re making it available for download here .  Thanks, everyone.

November 6, 2015 | by

Boston Book Fair!

We’re looking forward to the 39th International Antiquarian Boston Book Fair, November 13-15 at the Hynes Convention Center.  We’re bringing more than 200 items, and we’re big on suspense — so no list.  Just come say hi.  We’re in booth #427. Information about the fair, including a list of exhibitors, hours, directions, and admission, can be found here .

March 31, 2015 | by

Our List for Everyone’s Favorite Book Fair

The New York Antiquarian Book Fair is coming soon, April 9-12, a long weekend of books, big meals,  and bottles of wine.  Many of us are going to read many, many catalogues in the days ahead — why not start with a free download of  our list ?  Most of you know how we roll here at Sanctuary, but it’s worth mentioning that we’re bringing autographs and letters, early printed books, fine press, literature, manuscripts, albums and original photographs, and books on the visual arts.  Notably, there is whimsy (item #169), magic (item … Read More

March 3, 2015 | by

Book Fair Excitement (or, Washington Jitters)

Road trip!  We here at Sanctuary Books can’t wait to leave snowy NYC for… wait a minute… did anyone else see temperature predictions of 7 degrees Fahrenheit in Washington D.C.? Well, we’re going anyway.  Please stop by Booth #34 to say hello.  General info about the fair can be found here . And please download a copy our fair list , which features early printed books, signed and inscribed modern literature, travel and adventure, medicine, and one-of-a-kind manuscripts and photo albums.

February 11, 2015 | by

Up Next, Washington D. C.

We’re thrilled to participate in the Washington D.C. book fair for the first time, March 6-7!  We’ll post a list in early March, so keep your eyes on the blog, facebook, and/or twitter.  Until then, you can find information about the fair here .  

January 26, 2015 | by

Going Back to Cali

Sanctuary Books can’t wait to leave snowy NYC for sunny California!  Come see us in booth K-1 at the Pasadena Antiquarian Book, Print, Photo & Paper Fair.  Saturday, January 31 (10 AM – 6 PM) and Sunday, February 1 (11 AM – 4 PM).  Located at the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green Street.  General Admission is $8; Senior Citizens (62+ years) admitted for $5; and children under 12 get in for free. If you follow us on facebook or twitter, or you sign up for … Read More

January 19, 2015 | by

Bibliography Week 2015

Tomorrow kicks off Bibliography Week, seven mad-cap days of book-related lectures, discussions, and schmoozing held annually in NYC.  The haute monde of national organizations devoted to book history will hold their annual meetings, and on Friday, January 23, we here at Sanctuary Books will enjoy the Bookseller’s Showcase, held 10AM to 4PM at Christ Church Methodist, 520 Park Avenue.  Please stop by our booth and say hello — it’s in one of the prettiest rooms EVER for a book fair. We’ve released a short catalogue in … Read More

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