So why do ancient books and ephemera matter? As one scholar remarked, "The story of books is almost the story of civilization itself."
|Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Medieval Manuscripts|
|Salvatore Dali at Biblioctopus|
Ah, what joy it must be to hold the first edition of a famous author's book and then to own it. Then, too, there is Royal Books, a rare bookstore specializing in Cinema, Film Ephemera, 20th Century Literature and Arts and Culture. Among items this dealer intends to exhibit at the Fair THE
|Royal Books rare Maltese Falcon|
|Eric Chaim KIine Judaica and Rare Books|
What's in Your Attic? Special Event-DISCOVERY DAY, Sunday, March 11 offers a FREE event with paid admission. Ticketed visitors the opportunity to bring to the FAIR their rare books, manuscripts, maps, etc. (up to 5 items). Exhibitors will be on hand to offer expert advice and free appraisals. Daily admission is $25, students with ID $10. And I just know a one day visit is not enough there is a Run of Show at $45. LOCATION: Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York. The FAIR is produced by Sanford L. Smith + Associates. www.nyantiquarianbookfair.com.
Ta Ta Darlings!!! You will know where to fine me this weekend...total immersion at the Fair. Don't you have a rare treasure to bring to Discovery Day?
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