Friday September 8th 5-9pm
           (opening preview to benefit Rare Book School)
Saturday September 9th 11am - 7pm
Sunday September 10th 11am-5pm

September 8-10, 2017
Brooklyn Expo Center
79 Franklin St
Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY

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One of the country's largest regional antiquarian book fairs comes to Brooklyn each fall. The fourth edition of BABF will bring 100 quality antiquarian book, print, photo, and ephemera dealers from all over the world.. 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 the BABF.

Egon Teichert Fine Art

A new "Works on Paper" gallery features top dealers of prints, drawings, etchings, engravings, lithographs, and photography.



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In addition to 100 great exhibitors of rare books, ephemera and art prints, we will feature these exhibits and talks

Mathew Reinhart

We are pleased to present popUPmania!, an exciting exhibit and program from the Popuplady, Ellen G. K. Rubin, plus, on Sunday, a demonstration by Matthew Reinhart world-renowned children's book author, illustrator and paper engineer.

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A gallery-style exhibition and sale, the first to be held in Sendak's native Brooklyn.

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Copyright © The Maurice Sendak Foundation

Book Signing and Talk

Bet you didn't know that Ben Franklin systematically destroyed the business of a fellow printer. Rebecca Romney shares stories from here recently published book "Printer's Error", drawn from her experience and research in the world of rare books.

Rebecca Romney will walk you through the terminology and fine points of starting a book collection

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Jeannot R. Barr will walk you through the fine points of getting started with collecting prints.

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