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The Salon du Mont des Arts in Brussels returns!
05 Jun 2023
After years of disruption during the pandemic, the Belgian rare book fair can return to this sought-after location in the heart of the city.
Recording now live: IFLA/ILAB Webinar - What happens when a book is lost?
19 May 2023
On 11 May 2023, the International Federation of Library Associations, IFLA, invited ILAB to present the recently launched ILAB Missing Books Register…
On the passing of Barry Humphries: Passionate book collector and ILAB & ANZAAB Patron of Honour
24 Apr 2023
Known to most as an entertainer and his characters Dame Edna Everage, Sir Les Patterson or Sandy Stone, Barry Humphries was also a passionate book…
“Thinking of myself as a collector has completely changed the way I think about books.”
14 Apr 2023
Exceptional collections curated by women book collectors: the Honey & Wax Book Collecting Prize has been running since 2017 when ILAB booksellers…
"As a trade association, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience amongst our members that is second to none"
11 Apr 2023
Deborah Coltham: New president of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association in the UK
A joint catalogue by our colleagues from Down Under!
23 Mar 2023
"What better way to reconnect than to share some of our treasures with you", writes the President of ANZAAB, Douglas Stewart. Our colleagues of the…
Much ado about... Shakespeare! Worldwide celebrations on the 400th anniversary of the First Folio (Part 2 of 3)
21 Mar 2023
The First Folio is widely considered to be one of the most important books in the English-speaking world. Published in 1623, it is a collection of 36…
"Women and the Book": An exhibition at TEFAF Maastricht 2023
17 Mar 2023
For many it is "the" art fair in the world and undoubtedly, the annual TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) art and antiques fair held in Maastricht in…
Much ado about... Shakespeare! The rare book world celebrates 400 years since the publication of the First Folio (Part 1 of 3)
15 Mar 2023
The First Folio is one of the great wonders of the literary world. Published in 1623, seven years after the death of its author, it was the first…
Messages from colleagues around the world: On the passing of Poul Jan Poulsen
01 Mar 2023
On 28 February 2023, ILAB was informed by the Danish Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of the passing of Poul Jan Poulsen who held the position…
Education Book Fairs
Attending Your First Book Fair
23 Feb 2023
Are you planning to attend a rare book fair? For the first time? Members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America provide a few pointers…
The New York International Antiquarian Book Fair: 200 exhibitors announced for April 2023 - A truly international flagship event
21 Feb 2023
The ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) – officially sanctioned by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA)…