COOPERSTOWN, NY, June 18, 2007—Featuring more than 50 booksellers from the United States and Canada, the 13th Annual Antiquarian Book Fair returns to Cooperstown on Saturday, June 30 at the Clark Sports Center from 10 am to 4 pm. The proceeds benefit the New York State Historical Association.
The book fair will feature a rich selection of old and rare volumes on a wide range of topics as well as maps, prints and ephemera. Browsers and buyers alike will have the opportunity to view collectors’ editions of books on history, letters, and children’s topics.
The 13th Annual Antiquarian Book Fair will be held at the Clark Sports Center located on Susquehanna Avenue in Cooperstown, NY. Admission for the fair is $3 for the general public; members of the New York State Historical Association are admitted free of charge.
About the New York State Historical Association
The New York State Historical Association is committed to engaging and connecting a broad public audience to New York State’s unique cultural heritage through exhibitions, extensive library collections, statewide educational programs, and publications that provoke, delight, and inspire. Founded in 1899, NYSHA is a private, non-profit, membership-based, educational and cultural institution dedicated to preserving, collecting, and interpreting art and historical artifacts significant to New York State’s rich history and American culture. The Association’s remarkable collections, showcased in the Fenimore Art Museum, comprise some of the best examples of American landscape, history, and genre paintings including seminal works by Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Cole, William Sidney Mount and Benjamin West; the renown Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art, a masterpiece collection of more than 800 art objects, representing a broad scope of North American cultures; and one of the nation’s most comprehensive and significant folk art collections. NYSHA’s Research Library holdings include over 90,000 volumes on American, New York State, and local history. For more information on the Association, the Fenimore Art Museum, the Research Library, or Membership, please call (607) 547-1400 or visit www.nysha.org. The Association’s mailing address is P.O. Box 800, 5798 State Hwy. 80, Lake Rd., Cooperstown, NY 13326
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Christine Liggio/Public Relations office
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
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