SOURCE: Flamingo Eventz, LLC

April 09, 2015 17:12 ET

The Manhattan Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair and The Fine Press Book Fair Move Uptown to Celebrate Rare Book Week in New York City

New Location -- The Church of St. Vincent Ferrer at 869 Lexington Avenue at 66th Street on Saturday, April 11, 2015

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 09, 2015) - Who Knows The Best Book Fairs In New York City? The Shadow Show Knows! Flamingo Eventz and Lamont Cranston step out of the shadows to celebrate Rare Book Week in New York City by announcing the return of The Manhattan Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair and The Fine Press Book Fair! Known as The Shadow Show because it is held in conjunction with the well-known New York Antiquarian Book Fair at the Park Avenue Armory, this year it will be held on Saturday April 11, 2015.

And new this year, the show has moved uptown (directly across the street from The Park Avenue Armory) to The Church of St. Vincent Ferrer, 869 Lexington Avenue at 66th Street, New York, NY 10065.

This exceptional show has grown steadily since its inception in 2009 to present some of the finest Vintage & Antiquarian Book and Ephemera Dealers in America, Canada and Europe -- many of whom are members of ABAA, ILAB, ESA, PADA, MARIAB, MABA, LIABDA and other professional groups -- all gathered together for one fabulous weekend to offer an incredible Vintage Book & Ephemera adventure! Last year, The Fine Press Book Fair was added, which doubled the size of the show and brought it to a new level of prominence. Now, with this move to the doorstep of the Armory and the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, the show's producers bring an unprecedented opportunity and ease of enjoyment to the Vintage Book World.

As always, the fair will present an outstanding array of fine, rare and unusual old books, as well as poetry, prose, political, social, historical, children's series, maps, postcards, autographs, prints, posters, World's Fair, and much, much more. A special feature found only at Flamingo Shows will be Antiques Appraisals by John Bruno and guest appraisers on Sunday 1-3pm at $5/item!

Vintage Book and Ephemera Dealers exhibiting this year include: 6 Decades Books, New York, NY; Abby Schoolman, New York, NY; Albert Books, Woodbury, NY; Anartist, New York, NY; Arcade Books, New York, NY; Austin's Antiquarian Books, Wilmington, VT; Boomerang Booksellers, Northampton, MA; Catermole 20th Century Children's Books, Newbury, OH; Colebrook Book Barn, Colebrook, CT; Collector's Folio, New York, NY; Dennis Holzman Antiques, Cohoes, NY; Eastside Books & Paper, New York, NY; Edward Bomsey Autographs, Annandale, VA; First Folio, Paris, TN; First Place Books, Walkersville, MD; Harrogate Books, Brightwaters, NY; Island Antiques & Art Gallery, Shelter Island, NY; James Arsenault & Company, Arrowsic, ME; J.B. Muns, Berkley, CA; Jerry N. Showalter, Bookseller, Ivy, VA; Joslin Hall Rare Books, Northampton, MA; Kaplan & Kopelson Books, New York, NY; Ken Sanders Rare Books, E. Salt Lake City, UT; Kuenzig Books, Topsfield, MA; Lame Duck Books, Cambridge, MA; Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, Galene, IL; Mosher Books, Ephrata, PA; Oak Knoll Books, New Castle, DE; Pages of Yesteryear, Newtown, CT; Peter Luke Old & Rare Books, New Baltimore, NY; Pryor-Johnson Rare Books, New York, NY; Quiet Friends, Lyndonville, NY; Red Queen Book Arts, Salt Lake City, UT; Riverow Books, Owego, NY; Safka & Baris Autographs, Forest Hills, NY; Stan Gorski Books, Doylestown, PA; The Fine Books Company, Rochester, MI; The Good Times Book Shop, St. James, NY; The John Bale Book Company, Waterbury, CT; Tomberg Rare Books, Old Greenwich, CT; Town's End Books, Deep River, CT; Trevian Books, Piermont, NY; Webb Dordick, Somerville, MA; and Wm. H. Adams Antiquarian Books, Hobart, NY

Fine Press Book Dealers exhibiting this year include: Booklyn, Brooklyn, NY; Bridge Press, Westminster, VA; Busy Working Lady Press, Washington, DC; Caliban Press, Canton, NY; Craft Press Chile, Washington, DC; Incline Press, Oldham, England; Intima Press Letterpress & Book Arts, New York, NY; Lead Graffiti, Newark, DE; Leopard Studio Editions, Rochester, NY; Leslie Gerry, England; Memory Press, Plainsboro, NJ; Midnight Paper Sales, Stockholm, WI; Mixoldian, Petaluma, CA; Nancy Loeber, Brooklyn, NY; Nawakum Press, Santa Rosa, CA; Ninja Press, Sherman Oaks, CA; Peter Koch, Printers, Berkeley, CA; Robin Price Publisher, Middleton, CT; Russell Maret, New York, NY; Sherwin Beach Press, Chicago, IL; Solmentes Press, Decorah, IA; Strike Three Press, Brooklyn, NY; Tideline Press, West Sayville, NY; and Two Ponds Press, Rockport, ME.

Show Recap

Date/Hours: Saturday April 11, 8am-4pm.

Location: The Church of St. Vincent Ferrer, 869 Lexington Avenue at 66th Street, New York, NY 10065

Admission: Adults: $15, Youths 12-21: $7, under 12: free with a paid adult

Appraisals: 1-3pm, $5/item by John Bruno and Guest Appraisers.

Directions: Visit for easily downloaded point-to-point maps.

Parking: There are parking garages throughout the neighborhood and subway stops nearby.

Flamingo Eventz, LLC presents the finest, most innovative, successful, and respected Vintage Book & Ephemera Fairs and Antiques Shows in the Northeast. The Brunos have over 26 years' experience as antique dealers and over 20 years' experience as professional show promoters. They are members of the Antiques & Collectibles National Association (ACNA), and John Bruno is a respected antiques appraiser and television personality who has appeared on numerous national shows appraising and discussing antiques, collectibles & memorabilia. He currently appears on Market Warriors on PBS.

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