Category Archives: Akron Book Fair

Lectures announced for next week’s Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

The following lectures will take place during the Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair on Friday April 18th and Saturday April 19th: On Friday night, 6:30-7:30 pm, Jim Best and Tess Kindig wil talk about “The Lure of Paper Ephemera.” … Continue reading

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Updates for the 31st Annual Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair on Facebook!

NOBS Board Member Tess Kindig has been writing some terrific features on exhibitors coming to the 31st Annual Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair (being held on March 29th and 30th). So far she has written about Caliban Books, the Jane Austen … Continue reading

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Free Talks at the 31st Annual Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

The upcoming 31st Annual Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair (March 29th & 30th) will feature the following FREE lectures: What Are Old Books Worth? By Jim Best This talk will focus on what factors – supply, demand, condition and … Continue reading

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Final Set of Previews for the Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

Today’s preview items come courtesy of Jane Austen Books: The Italian Ann Radcliffe 1797 – First edition, modern bound. 3 vols. Rare 1st ed. The book as Jane Austen would have seen it. T. Cadell and W. Davies, London. $1250.00 … Continue reading

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More Previews of Items for Sale at the Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

Today’s previews come courtesy of Akron’s The Bookseller: Milton, John.  PRO POPULO ANGLICANO DEFENSIO CONTRA CLAUD; Anonymi, Alias Salmasii, Defensionem Regiam.  London: Du Gardianis, 1651. 205p., vellum, covers lightly soiled, notes in pencil on endpaper and in text, text browned, … Continue reading

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Books and Paper Ephemera for Sale at the Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair this Friday and Saturday

Listed below are items that some dealers have said they bringing to the Fair. The items are listed by Dealer. All items are subject to prior sale. The Bookman of Kent: A five year diary of one man’s fishing efforts … Continue reading

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Discussions on Book Values and Collecting added to the Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

There will be something new at the 30th Annual Akron Antiquarian Book and Paper Fair, April 6th and 7th, 2012 at the John S. Knight Center in Akron. A one hour session on Saturday, April 7th will be devoted to … Continue reading

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WKSU/NPR Covers the Akron Book Fair

This is a bit belated, but still a wonderful short piece on last month’s Akron Book Fair. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze interviewed book sellers and buyers on Friday April 22nd and the piece aired nationally the next day on NPR. To … Continue reading

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Akron Book Fair Dates Announced

The 29th Annual NOBS Akron Book Fair will be held on Friday, April 22, 2011 and Saturday, April 23, 2011 at the John S. Knight Center, 77 East Mill Street, Akron, Ohio. Friday hours are 3:00-8:30PM and Saturday hours are … Continue reading

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