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Rare book fair underway in Buffalo

WBFO News photo by Eileen Elibol, WNED/WBFO

50 vintage booksellers from the northeast U.S. and Ontario have converged on Buffalo to sell rare books.The second annual Buffalo Niagara International Antiquarian Book, Paper & Ephemera Fair continues Saturday at the Adam’s Mark Hotel & Event Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Rare book show

You can browse through many books from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vintage booksellers traveled from across New York State and as far away as Vermont, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Ontario to bring their wares to Buffalo.

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Rare book sale

The fair will be open to the public and admission will be $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and free for children under 12. Items in the following categories will be available for purchase:

? Americana, Civil War, American History

? Autographs, Manuscripts, Documents and Signed Books

? Books on Books

? Bound Periodicals

? Campanology

? Children’s and Illustrated Books

? Color Plate Books

? Ephemera

? Fine Bindings

? Fine Art

? Folklore

? Folk Music

? General Antiquarian

? History

? Maps

? Modern First Editions, Literature, Poetry and Fine Press Books

? Mystery, Detective, Espionage and Adventure Fiction

? New York State

? Paintings

? Maxfield Parrish

? Performing Arts, Music, Theatre, Dance and Film

? Periodicals

? Plate Books

? Postcards

? Photography

? Presidents

? Prints and Maps

? Regional and Town Histories, including New York State and Genealogy

? Theodore Roosevelt

? Science, Natural History and Medicine and Technology

? Sets

? Sporting, Angling, Hunting, Horses and Dogs

? Travel

? Western Americana

? Wizard of Oz

The fair is presented by Ronald Cozzi of Buffalo’s Old Editions Book Shop and Café and Garry Austin of Wilmington, Vermont’s Austin's Antiquarian Books. 

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Ronald Cozzi of Buffalo’s Old Editions Book Shop and Café

WNED’s photographer Eileen Elibol checked out the event Friday and shared her photos with WBFO!