Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns November 11-13

Boston – The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair (BIABF) makes its highly anticipated return to the Hynes Convention Center in downtown Boston from November 11-13, 2022. The 44th Boston Book Fair is the annual fall gathering of book lovers books and collectors, showcasing the finest selection of items available to the international literary market, sanctioned by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International Antiquarian Booksellers League (ILAB).

An alluring treasure awaits seasoned collectors and new entrants alike. More than 100 exhibitors, from 9 different countries – Canada, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, United Kingdom and United States – will present the best rare and precious books, photographs, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps , historical documents, maps, fine bindings, original illustrations, ephemera, fine and decorative prints, and much more. A full list of exhibitors is available at:

Whether browsing or buying, the Fair offers something for all tastes and budgets: books on art, politics, travel, food, science. sports, natural history, first editions, Americana, fashion, music, children’s books and more, all catering to a range of bibliophiles and browsers. From the historical and academic to the religious and spiritual, from the exotic to the everyday, the Fair offers selections in every genre and subject imaginable. Attendees will have the unique chance to view rare and historic museum-quality items donated by some of the most prestigious attendees in the trade.

“We are thrilled to welcome our U.S. and international dealers and attendees to Boston for the first time since the pandemic,” said Betty Fulton, CEO of BIABF Producer CommPromo. “Returning to in-person format at a time when tangible printed materials are more valuable than ever and continue to be a source of escape and solace during a time of uncertainty, the Fair has never been more relevant and meaningful. for our lives. ”

In recent years, the BIABF has increasingly attracted the attention of novice and young collectors looking for unique offerings at more accessible prices. For attendees looking to start a collection without breaking the bank, there will be retailers offering “Discovery” items priced at $100 or less, so there’s something for everyone.

Special events at this year’s show will include in-person talks to be announced in early fall.

For more information, please visit or call 617-266-6540.


Friday, November 11 Preview evening 4-8 p.m.

  • An exclusive opportunity to get a first glimpse of the items on sale. Tickets are $25.

Saturday 12 November 12 p.m.-7 p.m. Free admission

Sunday, November 13 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Free admission