IN PRAISE OF THE PRINTED WORD The 36th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center, November 16-18, 2012

BOSTON, MA – The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, will return to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay, November 16-18, 2012. The offerings are wide and diverse from over 120 dealers from the United States, England, Canada, France, Hungary, The Netherlands, and Argentina who will exhibit and sell rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, atlases, modern first editions, photographs, and fine and decorative prints.

Seminars and events punctuate the weekend, including, The Annual Ticknor Society Roundtable, a panel discussion of collectors talking about their collections. More events will be announced, and folks can visit www.bostonbookfair.com for up to the minute details.

Contact: Betty R. Fulton 617-266-6540, x12 / bfulton@commpromo.com

Friday, November 16 5:00-9:00pm Tickets: $15.00 – Opening Night (tickets valid throughout the weekend)
Saturday, November 17 12:00-7:00pm Tickets: $8.00 each day
Sunday, November 18 12:00-5:00pm Tickets: $8.00 each day
Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
www.mccahome.com

The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair is sponsored by the New England Chapter of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America. A portion of the ticket sales will benefit the Boston Public Library and the American Antiquarian Society. Tickets will be sold online at www.bostonbookfair.com and at the show’s box office during show hours. Additional information, including a list of exhibitors will be posted soon at www.bostonbookfair.com. For more information, please call 617-266-6540.

The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair is produced by Commonwealth Promotion, Inc