• Join us for a Lecture and Book Signing with Award-Winning Journalist Peter Golden

Join us for a Lecture and Book Signing with Award-Winning Journalist Peter Golden

Raptis Rare Books in collaboration with the Palm Beach Book Festival presents an exclusive lecture and book signing event with award-winning journalist, historian and novelist Peter Golden. The author of nine books, Peter Golden has interviewed Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Bush (41); Secretaries of State Kissinger, Shultz, and Eagleburger; Israeli Prime Ministers Rabin, Peres, and […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Book Events and Festivals|Comments Off on Join us for a Lecture and Book Signing with Award-Winning Journalist Peter Golden
  • Join Us For an Evening with Ed Lamont discussing Addison Mizner: Exotic Society Architect

Join Us For an Evening with Ed Lamont discussing Addison Mizner: Exotic Society Architect

 

Raptis Rare Books is pleased to welcome acclaimed speaker and historian Edwin Lamont as he discusses the intriguing history of Addison Mizner: Exotic Society Architect.

 Addison Mizner brought forth the distinctive Mizner style of architecture, interior, and landscape design in Palm Beach. From the mind of Mizner sprung private clubs, oceanfront and lakeside mansions,

and the Worth Avenue […]

By |March 17th, 2018|Authors, Book Events and Festivals, Events, History|Comments Off on Join Us For an Evening with Ed Lamont discussing Addison Mizner: Exotic Society Architect
  • Join Us For an Evening with Lee Pollock Discussing Winston Churchill’s Journalism and Reporting

Join Us For an Evening with Lee Pollock Discussing Winston Churchill’s Journalism and Reporting

 

Raptis Rare Books welcomes back acclaimed speaker and historian Lee Pollock of The International Churchill Society as he explores the fascinating story of “Winston Churchill, Reporting”.

Winston Churchill ranks as one of the greatest statesman of modern times, renowned for his
defense of Britain and the free world in their “darkest hour”. Politics was Churchill’s vocation
but he […]

By |February 21st, 2018|Authors, Book Events and Festivals, Events, History|Comments Off on Join Us For an Evening with Lee Pollock Discussing Winston Churchill’s Journalism and Reporting
  • Join Us For a Discussion on American Presidents with Dr. Alvin Felzenberg

Join Us For a Discussion on American Presidents with Dr. Alvin Felzenberg

Raptis Rare Books welcomes back Dr. Alvin S. Felzenberg, a recognized expert on American politics, the American presidency, Congress, and political movements. Dr. Felzenberg served in two presidential administrations, was senior adviser to the Departments of State and Defense, and was principal spokesman for the 9-11 Commission. His writings have appeared in the Washington Post, the Weekly Standard, […]

By |February 7th, 2018|Americana, Authors, Book Events and Festivals, Events, History|Comments Off on Join Us For a Discussion on American Presidents with Dr. Alvin Felzenberg
  • Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Alvin Felzenberg

Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Alvin Felzenberg

Dr. Alvin Felzenberg

Please join us for a lecture and book signing with Dr. Alvin Felzenberg, author of A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley, Jr. on Thursday, October 5th at 6pm. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Please RSVP to Susan@RaptisRareBooks.com

Raptis Rare Books
226 Worth […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Book Events and Festivals, News|Comments Off on Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Alvin Felzenberg
  • California Book Fair Dreaming…

California Book Fair Dreaming…

This weekend we will be at the Santa Monica International Antiquarian Book Fair in Santa Monica. Book fairs are a fun and convenient way to meet like-minded book collectors and sellers, so please join us in Santa Monica! Over 90 quality exhibitors will offer for sale a wide variety of Antiquarian, Rare and First Edition […]

By |February 5th, 2013|Book Events and Festivals|Comments Off on California Book Fair Dreaming…
  • The 52nd Annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair

The 52nd Annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair

Yesterday kicked off the 52nd annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair held at the Park Avenue Armory. For anyone who has ever attended an antiquarian book fair, this one tops them all. High-end book dealers come from all over the world to display the most interesting and rare books that are still available for purchase. […]

By |April 13th, 2012|Book Events and Festivals|Comments Off on The 52nd Annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair
  • California International Antiquarian Book Fair

California International Antiquarian Book Fair

This weekend we will be at the California International Antiquarian Book Fair in San Francisco. It will be located at the Concourse Exhibition Center.

635 8th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 487-3293

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TICKETS & HOURS

Opening Day
Friday, February 11:
3 pm – 8 pm

Saturday, February 12: 11 am – 7 pm

Sunday, February 13: 11 am – 5 pm

A three-day […]

By |February 8th, 2011|Book Events and Festivals|Comments Off on California International Antiquarian Book Fair
  • Boston and Rare Books

Boston and Rare Books

The city of Boston is a great place for book lovers of all kinds. It is somewhat of a mecca for those in higher education, with some of the most respected and prestigious colleges and universities. It is also a great place to find a grand array of rare books and manuscripts. This is especially […]

By |October 20th, 2010|Book Events and Festivals|Comments Off on Boston and Rare Books
  • Brattleboro is for Book Lovers

Brattleboro is for Book Lovers

Delia Cabe recently wrote an article for Boston.com entitled Brattleboro is for Book Lovers. How right she was. This small town nestled in Southeastern Vermont is a book lover’s dream. Famous authors such as Rudyard Kipling, Saul Bellow, John Irving, and many more have lived here or in surrounding towns.

Cabe’s article mentioned the many independent […]

By |September 26th, 2010|Book Events and Festivals|Comments Off on Brattleboro is for Book Lovers