About Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America, Inc.
The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America, Inc. (ABAA) was founded in 1949 to promote ethical standards and professionalism in the antiquarian book trade, to encourage the collecting and preservation of rare and antiquarian books and related materials, to support educational programs and research into the study of rare books, and to facilitate collegial relations between booksellers, librarians, scholars, and collectors. Read more about the mission of the ABAA.
The ABAA produces three renowned book fairs per year in Boston, California (SF Bay area and LA), and New York and hosts an e-commerce platform. Additionally, the association has two charitable entities to assist in education and helping booksellers in a time of personal need.