Category Archives: NOBS Members

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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Two Classes at Strong Bindery Starting Soon

Two classes are starting soon at the Strong Bindery: Paper Repair, a one-day class, will be held on Monday, October 29th while Repairing Cloth Bound Books, a five-day class, will start on Saturday, November 3rd. For more information please click … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Antiquarian Book & Paper Show is just two weeks away!

Cleveland Antiquarian Book & Paper Show, October 14th In conjunction with Octavofest, the Cleveland Antiquarian Book & Paper Show returns to the Cleveland Skating Club, 2500 Kemper Road, Shaker Heights, OH 44120 on October 14th, from 10:00 am to 5:00 … Continue reading

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Eleanor Squire Library Book Sale: May 25-27

ELEANOR SQUIRE LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE AT THE CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDEN   FRIDAY, MAY 25 SATURDAY, MAY 26       10:00AM-5:00PM SUNDAY, MAY 27TH 12:00PM-5:00PM  (FREE WITH GARDEN ADMISSION)   THOUSANDS OF GARDENING HISTORY, SCIENCE, ART, CHILDREN, AND LITERATURE BOOKS PLUS … 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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Sneak Peek at Items on Sale at the Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

To whet everyone’s appetite for this weekend’s Fair, we have some sneak previews of items from various dealers. Today’s items come courtesy of Garrison House Books. The National Thomas Moore Centenary Edition Including the Airs of the Irish Melodies with … 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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Eleanor Squire Library Tea: February 26th, 2:00-4:30

The Eleanor Squire Library is pleased to announce the return of a Garden tradition–The Library Tea. Dr. Lester Lefton, president of Kent State University, will present “Reflections from Kent State’s President and Bibliophile in Chief,” a talk focusing on rare … Continue reading

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