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Our 44th Annual NHABA Bookfair
will be on
JUNE 3th, 2018
10:00 AM to 4:00PM
Everett Arena, 15 Loudon Rd., Concord
HampshireWe are one of the longest running
Bookfairs in the country.
Old & Rare
Books, Maps, Prints, Ephemera, Documents,
Antiques & more.
----- FREE ADMISSION ----
NHABA Catalog of Antiquarian Booksellers
"If the book is
second-hand, I leave all its markings intact, the spoor of previous
readers, fellow-travellers who have recorded their passage by means
of scribbled comments, a name on the fly-leaf, a bus ticket to mark
a certain page." -- Alberto Manguel, "The Library at Night"
the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of
generations and nations.
- Henry David Thoreau
books exert a strange fascination for me -- their smell, their feel,
their history; wondering who might have owned them, how they lived,
what they felt." - Lauren
The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have
been presented in the entire history of television. ~Andrew Ross
a company by the way,
a multitude of counselors.
"There is no
mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in
- Christopher Morley
immortal sons deifying their
would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of
people who think decorating consists
mostly of building enough bookshelves.
you sell a man a book you donít sell just twelve ounces of paper and
ink and glue -- you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship
and humour and ships at sea by night -- thereís all heaven and earth
in a book, a real book."
Morley, "Parnassus on Wheels"
And we love