The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair is one of the oldest and largest antiquarian book fairs in the country. Over 130 dealers from the U.S., England, Canada, Germany France, Hungary, Italy, Russia and the Netherlands 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 a special “Discovery” panel on Saturday, No. 15 at 3:30pm…Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.