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Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association

The Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA) is a non-profit, professional organization of approximately 65 booksellers who deal in antiquarian, rare, collectible and used books, and related items.Members are from the Midwestern United States. The group strives to promote the appreciation of books, maps, and ephemera among the general public. MWABA sponsors book fairs in Chicago and in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. A portion of our book fair admissions proceeds is donated to libraries or to other book or literacy-related causes. MWABA maintains an online Membership Directory.



22 Member bookstores

Alkahest Books was established in 1984. We started as an open shop on Central St. in Evanston, IL, and sold…

Specializing in: Architecture Art World War I Chicagoiana

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Much of our stock is on display at Chicago Rare Book Center, 703 Washington St., Evanston, IL 60202.

Specializing in: Modern First Editions Jazz And Blues African American Literature And… Labor History And Radicalism Psychiatry And Psychoanalysis

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Since 1993 we have supplied collectors, scholars, and libraries with quality out-of-print books in the humanities. We are strong in…

Specializing in: Modern Firsts Americana Civil War Children's Classics World History Chicago History Lincolniana Myth And Legend

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Booklady a selective inventory of 10,000 used, rare, and/or out-of-print books, as well as ephemera, periodicals, post cards, and other…

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Most of our stock is on-line only, though we have books in a large booth at the Roscoe Antique Mall,…

Specializing in: Natural History Travel & Exploration History Of Science &… Liberal Arts

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Curious Book Shop is a used & rare book store located in downtown East Lansing. Originally started in a basement…

Specializing in: Science Fiction Mystery General Stock Magazines Pulps Michigan Books

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We are members of ABAA, ILAB and Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association. We specialize in First Editions of 20th century photography,…

Specializing in: Literature Art Photography Signed Books Poetry Modern First Editions Drama Broadsides

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We are full time book dealers specializing in modern poetry. We are members of ABAA, ILAB, Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Assn.

Specializing in: First Editions Poetry Broadsides Modern Poetry Chapbooks Letters From Poets Poetry Manuscripts

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Primarily mail-order and shows; open bookstore only by appointment or invitation; select inventory of 10,000+ books, ephemera, autographs, maps and…

Specializing in: Americana North American Indians Historic Autographs Interior Design & Decoration Garden & Garden Design

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Magina Books has been owned and operated, in the same location, by the Magina family for over 60 years. We…

Specializing in: Cooking History Vintage Paperbacks General Stock Children's Technical Military History Transportation

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been serving book lovers, collectors and institutions since 1991. Our inventory of quality…

Specializing in: Western Americana Autographs Americana General Antiquarian Military History Civil War Abraham Lincoln Illinois & Midwest

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Midway Bookstore was established in 1965. We have an open shop overflowing with tens of thousands of used, rare, and…

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Used, rare and out-of-print titles, specializing in academic and scholarly books. Independent bookstores in Chicago since 1970

Specializing in: Performing Arts Americana Books On Books Philosophy Art & Photography Ancient History Medieval History Science & Natural History

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We have been a family owned & operated rare, out of print, new and used book business for over 30…

Specializing in: Literature Science Performing Arts Poetry Illustrated Books Art & Photography Philosophy & Religion Business & Economics

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Rare, Fine and Interesting Books in Many Fields from the 15th to the 21st Centuries

Specializing in: Literature First Editions Americana Books On Books Travel Nautical Language Early Books

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Booksellers since 1986. We have over 350,000 books in our open shop located in the St. Louis, Missouri area about…

Specializing in: First Editions Childrens World Literature Illustrated Books Art And Architecture Missouri History

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We are a general stock used book store with 4,700 square foot on two floors. We have about 3,000 feet…

Specializing in: Art Books Radical Politics Spiritual/New Age

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West Side Book Shop, Located in downtown Ann Arbor, was established in 1975 by Jay Platt, a member of the…

Specializing in: History Social Sciences Americana Military History Travel Science & Technology Literature & Criticism Foreign Literature & Languages

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