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Back from Boston, full of new beans

Back from Boston, full of new beans

Back from Boston, full of new beans

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 03:56:36 +0000

Back from Boston, full of new beans

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If you missed the 40th Boston International Antiquarian Bookfair, then you missed the trifecta of awesome between Lux Mentis, Jonathan Kearns, and Brian Cassidy. We even had Halloween candy and dorky costumes. In addition to the wildly reoccurring appearance of sex, death, and the devil, we featured new work by , , and .

When we weren’t gabbing at people, we did happen to find some new and amazing items to share with the world, selections below. As usual, keep in touch!

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Boston 40th Annual ABAA International Antiquarian Book Fair!

Boston 40th Annual ABAA International Antiquarian Book Fair!

Boston 40th Annual ABAA International Antiquarian Book Fair!

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:33:46 +0000

Boston 40th Annual ABAA International Antiquarian Book Fair!

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Boston approaches! And it is Halloween, for all you muggles, Samhain, rather.  In lieu of this, Lux Mentis, Booksellers is offering a twee short list of occult, witchcraft, other spiritual beliefs, mythology, and magick-related items for preview [there’s more too].  We will have another more comprehensive list featuring fine press, artist’s books, and new acquisitions shortly.

If you would like to contact about any of the items in advance of the fair, please do so: ian@luxmentis.com, kim@luxmentis.com

See you at the Fair!

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Sniveling round the York National Book Fair… to the Boston big show!

Sniveling round the York National Book Fair… to the Boston big show!

Sniveling round the York National Book Fair… to the Boston big show!

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 20:18:33 +0000

Sniveling round the York National Book Fair… to the Boston big show!

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YABS is really well-timed, so after 3 days of instruction and dialogue, you can put your study to practice at the . I’ve done a few fairs already, but it’s always something new to see and find.  I helped out

this year, but we were able after the initial opening to scout around ourselves.

Jonathan Kearns Rare Books & Curiosities

A special find for me, in my opinion, was a 1810 “family” herbal from Sir John Hill, another one of these folk herbalists who despite their university training, found herbal remedies compelling for the layman.  The text block was re-cased splendidly, with hand-colored illustrations at the end.  Lux Mentis will bring this and many other good finds from York to the

2016 at the end of October! Halloween weekend, in fact! Here are just a few more images of delicious items we found and more to feature in a Boston pre-list soon:

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