September 7-8, 2019!

weekend after Labor Day

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Saturday September 7th noon-7pm
Bagels and Books Preview  - Saturday 10am-noon
to benefit Rare Book School Scholarships
Sunday September 8th - 11am-5pm

One of the country's largest regional antiquarian book fairs comes to Brooklyn each fall. The 6th edition of BABF will bring more than 100 quality antiquarian book, print, photo, autograph 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 Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair.


  • Rare and Vintage books on every subject

  • Prints

  • Rare Ephemera

  • Posters

  • Modern First Editions

  • Vernacular Photography

  • Manuscripts

  • Art and Design Books

  • Children's Books

2019 Exhibitions and seminars

Schedule will be announced….sign up on our email list for updates


  • Afrofuturism

  • The 19th Century Airship Manuscripts of Charles A.A.Dellschau


  • Cabinets of Curiosity Literature s Collecting Spirit Photography

  • The Atalanta Fugiens and Other Rare Esoteric Books

  • Afrofuturism and Black Science

  • Fiction in Books, Comics, Music, and Films s Collecting Grimoires and Spell Books

  • Charles A.A. Dellschau and the Alternate History of Flight Technology

  • Snapshots as 19th - 20th century decorating trend

  • Show and Tales: My Favorite Things (Children's Book Edition)


Details and schedule will be added at a later date. Subscribe to our email list to receive updates plus VIP discounts.