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Past Presidents

Three early ABA presidents captured together in a press photograph of the Amherst Sale at Sotheby's in 1908 - left to right, (6) Walter James Leighton, (7) James Tregaskis and (8) Benjamin Dawson Maggs.

The links below take you to an evolving series of lives of all the ABA presidents - a collaborative exercise in creating a sequential history of the rare book trade.  It depends very much on broad input.  If you have any material at all - archival records, old obituaries, original catalogues, extracts from family history, facts, anecdotes, photographs, research or anything at all of interest to add - then please get in touch.

ABA Presidents 1907-1918
ABA Presidents 1920-1929
ABA Presidents 1930-1942   
ABA Presidents 1943-1950     
ABA Presidents 1950-1960 
ABA Presidents 1960-1970
ABA Presidents 1970-1980  
ABA Presidents 1980-1990
ABA Presidents 1990-2000 
ABA Presidents 2000-2011
ABA Presidents 2011-