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2017 Akron Book Fair

Due to extenuating circumstances, there will be no 2017 Akron Antiquarian Book Fair. However, the Cleveland fair is in the planing stages for September 2017, and we are hoping to be able to resume the Akron fair in 2018.

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NOBS Forum: Wednesday, April 20th, 7:00 pm – Cursive Writing

Is the teaching of cursive handwriting a dying art? Join us at Loganberry Books for a special forum with lively discussion on the future of handwriting. The forum features four experts in the field: Garth Proctor, former hand lettering artist … Continue reading

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NOBS ANNUAL MEETING– November 24, 2013

NOBS Annual Meeting Sunday, November 24, 2013, 2-4 p.m. The Morgan Conservatory 1754 E 47th St, Cleveland, OH 44103  This year’s meeting is particularly interesting, as we will be visiting the Morgan Conservatory, a non-profit educational center devoted to the … Continue reading

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Big Week for NOBS: Thursday Forum and Sunday Book Show

Upcoming NOBS Forum: Jennifer Weinbrecht: Our Own Particular Jane Thursday, October 17, 7pm Jennifer Weinbrecht, with her daughters Amy Patterson and Beth Dean, took over Jane Austen Books in 2008 and moved the inventory from Chicago to Novelty, Ohio. They … Continue reading

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David Harbaugh Atlas and Book Collection being auctioned at Rachel Davis Fine Arts on Sept. 21st

  Rachel Davis Fine Arts:  The Goodyear Collection at Auction And featuring the David Harbaugh Atlas and Book Collection Saturday, September 21st, 2013 9:30 am (US/EDT) Complete Online Catalog with Lot Description and Images now available on Our Site*, Live … Continue reading

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Bay Psalm Book being exhibited at Cleveland Public Library–One Day Only!

The Bay Psalm Book: On Display for One Day Only The Book is on a nationwide tour and will be on public display at the Cleveland Public Library, Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Main Library, 3rd Floor. … Continue reading

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NOBS Forum is this Thursday!

NOBS Forum: Karl Ziellenbach: Making It Personal, August 15th, 7:00 pm  One of the greatest finds for booklovers and collectors is finding a book that has been signed by the author. Karl Ziellenbach of Rocketship Books will explain the difference between an … Continue reading

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The Borowitz Lecture Features Mystery Novelist Joanne Dobson at Kent State University, April 9th

2013 Borowitz Lecture Features Mystery Novelist Joanne Dobson Novelist, essayist, teacher, and speaker Joanne Dobson is the Kent State University Libraries’ 2013 Borowitz Lecturer. She will be presenting on bibliomysteries—mystery stories in which books or manuscripts are significant features of … Continue reading

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Obituary: Jan Sobota, book conservator and fine binder

Jan Bohuslav Sobota passed away the 2nd of May, 2012. He was an active member of the Guild of Book Workers since the early-1980s. Jan came to the USA in 1984, sponsored by the Rowfant Club of book collectors in … 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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