2018 show poster painted by   Amy Johnquest

2018 show poster painted by Amy Johnquest

September 8-9, 2018
Brooklyn Expo Center - Greenpoint
Saturday September 8th
 noon - 7pm
Bagels and Books Preview - Saturday 10am-noon
to benefit Rare Book School Scholarships
Sunday September 9th - 11am - 4pm

The country's largest regional antiquarian book fair comes to Brooklyn each fall. The 5th edition of BABF will bring more than 100 top antiquarian book, print, photo, autograph and ephemera dealers from 20 states plus England, Italy and Canada as well as a full schedule of talks and exhibits. Whether you are looking for a book for under $50 to start a collection or a rare signed first edition, you'll find those and so much more at BABF. 

Rare and Vintage books - Prints - Rare Ephemera - Posters - Modern First Editions - Vernacular Photography - Manuscripts - Art and Design Books - Children's Books - Historical Documents and much more

Cultivating great collections one object at a time


Bring your old books and ephemera to our
FREE Appraisal Clinic (3 item limit)
Sunday September 9th 11am-1pm

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Bagels and Books Opening Preview
to benefit scholarships at
Rare Book School
Saturday September 8th 10am-noon
all book dealers open for business during the preview... MORE

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Joining BABF
Great dealers of photography, fine prints and art