Oct. 18 Book & Ephemera Fair among New England’s finest

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Flamingo Eventz is pleased to announce that they will host the fifth annual Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair on Oct. 18, 2009. Presented by the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers (MARIAB), this is acknowledged to be one of the finest Book & Ephemera Fairs in New England.

Held at the well-known Smith Vocational School at 80 Locust Street (Rt. 9) in Northampton, Mass. – the heart of Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley – members of MARIAB, ABAA, MABA, LIABDA, and other prominent exhibitors from across the United States will gather to present an outstanding array of fine, rare and unusual old books, as well as poetry, prose, political, social, historical, children’s, maps, autographs, prints, posters, ephemera, and much, much more. Collectors, scholars, students, dealers, and decorators all flock to this wonderful event for the best selection, wonderful finds, and rare treasures only found here.

Exhibitors include: Mori Books of Milford, N.H. offering rare children’s books; Alexander Rare Books of Barre, Vt., offering signed first editions; Peter Luke Ephemera of New Baltimore, N.Y., offering exceptional ephemera of all ages; Jeff Bergman Books of Ft. Lee, N.J., offering a fine line of antiquarian books; T. Brennan Bookseller of Marietta, Ga., offering a general line; Carnegie Hill Books of New York City offering architecture and decorative arts; Austin’s Antiquarian Books of Wilmington, Vt., offering Americana and Civil War; John Renjilian of Newton, Conn., offering antiquarian non-fiction; L&T Respess Books of Charlottesville, Va., offering English and American literature, hunting and fishing; Lux Mentis Booksellers of Portland, Maine, offering fine first editions and book art; Oxbow Books of Newbury, Vt., offering postcards and ephemera; Craftsbury Antiquarian Books of Craftsbury Common, Vt., offering travel and scholarly books on Africa, Asia and the Middle East; Kuenzig Books of Topsfield, Mass., offering scientific instruments and books on science; Steve Finer Rare Books of Greenfield, Mass., offering rare and hard to find books; Country Lane Books of Collinsville, Conn., offering signed first editions, juvenile books and postcards; Tenney River Books of Mansfield, Mass., offering non-fiction and general ephemera; Southpaw Books of Conway, Mass., offering a general line plus pamphlets and ephemera; Dogtown Book Shop of Gloucester, Mass., offering general antiquarian books; Schoen Books of Deerfield, Mass., offering religious texts; Periodyssey of Northampton, Mass., offering antiquarian periodicals; Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts of Saranac, N.Y., offering autographs, ephemera and rare books; and Carmine Valentino of Philadelphia, Pa., offering rare history and manuscripts.

These and many other fine exhibitors will be found only at this exceptional show.

For more information on this and other book and ephemera fairs, visit http://flamingoeventz.com/.

Photos courtesy Flamingo Eventz.

Show details at a glance:

Pioneer Valley Book & Ephemera Fair

Dates: October 18, 2009.

Location: The Smith Vocational School, 80 Locust Street (Rt. 9), Northampton, Mass.

Hours: Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: Adults: $6; Young Collectors 12-21: $3; under 12 free with Adult.

Directions: I-91 Exit 18, left on Pleasant Street, left on Rt. 9, Elm Street, follow Rt. 9, it becomes Locust Street.

Miscellaneous: Food and refreshments will be available at an on-site café during show hours and there’s plenty of free parking.