Welcome to the home of Book Hunter's Holiday, ABAA. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books. This website contains a small sampling of our books. If you can't find what you like, please fill out our off-line search form and we will search our off-line inventory, other bookstores, and book search services for you. 

Book Hunter's Holiday Catalogue #1: Dante Alighieri. Click on either the picture or the link below to download a PDF (electronic) version of the catalogue. Please send an email and let us know your address if you'd like a print copy: [email protected]


Catalogue #1 - Dante Alighieri

In the News . . .

Booksby Press of Parma, Ohio has published the first book of Book Hunter's Holiday owner Chris Lowenstein. Etiquette for Booksellers, Or, Learn from My Mistake was published in December, 2021 in a limited edition of 200 copies. The book, a miniature, is bound in handmade marbled papers over boards. The marbled papers were made by acclaimed book artist Steve Pittelkow. Etiquette for Booksellers is the first in a new series of miniature books by Booksby Press entitled Book Culture and is available for $25 plus shipping. Email us directly to order a copy: [email protected].

Although we have not updated it for some years, our blog, Book Hunter's Holiday:  Adventures in Books and Manuscripts (2007-2012) may be a helpful resource for information on how to become an antiquarian bookseller. 

Our participation in a short documentary film called "Dante in History" on the video game Dante's Inferno (Electronic Arts, 2010) is discussed here.

Click here to read our blog, Book Hunter's Holiday: Adventures with Books and Manuscripts.