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Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, Seminars and Exhibitions - A Cornucopia of Culture
On September 7th and 8th, 2019, the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair will return to the Brooklyn Expo Center. The Fair will focus on subculture and new trends in collecting including magic, mysticism, witchcraft, underground fanzine culture and more.
The Fair will feature 110 dealers displaying over 50,000 items for sale including vintage books, vernacular photography, and rare paper, prints and ephemera – from under $50 to thousands. There will be something for the first-timer to the seasoned collector.
There will be two art exhibitions, ten seminars and a free appraisal clinic. Unique one-of-a-kind items such as a first edition Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be on display and on sale. Harry Potter books, seminars on collecting grimoires, and numerous other interesting finds, are sure to appeal to millennials along with hundreds of items that could jump start a young adult’s collection.
“One Day You’ll See: A History of Afrofuturism,” chronicles the history of Afrofuturism from 1920 to today through books, comics, drawings, paintings, zines, sculpture, broadsides, music, and posters. Afrofuturism is a term used to describe the body of work by African American artists and writers which provides unique views of the future of black people in America.
“Charles A.A. Dellschau and the Mythology of Flight,” shows the drawings and collages of Charles A.A. Dellschau that reveal his alternate view of the history of flight.
Hours: Saturday - noon to 7pm. Sunday - 11 AM to 5 pm. Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222. Tickets are on sale at the door for $15 and in advance for $10 online at To see scenes from past fairs, visit:
“Bagels and Books” preview on Saturday from 10 to noon, proceeds donated to the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia.


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