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ABA name new leaders

03 May 2011Written by ATG Reporter

THE Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA) has held its first ever contested election for the posts of president and vice president in its 105-year history.

It was a decisive victory for incoming president Laurence Worms (Ash Rare Books) and for Brian Lake (Jarndyce) who becomes vice president.

Mr Worms said: "The ABA simply has to move forward into the 21st century or cease to exist. I'm delighted to have secured a clear mandate for change. Our immediate priority is to ensure the success of our flagship antiquarian bookfair at Olympia (June 9-11)."

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