Our first list of 2024 contains twenty items fresh to market. It’s an eclectic group of modestly priced works, ranging from early items from Tennessee and Alabama to modern posters advertising works on Japanese internment. Other highlights include an unpublished missionary memoir, a rare Posada broadsheet, and a fabulous photograph of a Native American football team. Enjoy!
Our offerings for the California Book Fair in San Francisco. Highlights include an archive of a woman photographer from California; an archive of a Mexican-American mutual aid society; groupings of photos from early Alaska; several rare and interesting works of African Americana; works by Jose Guadalupe Posada; rare photographs of Native Americans; and more. Enjoy!
Sixty works for Rare Books L.A. Highlights include several works by Posada; a large group of images depicting Southwestern Native Americans; works on Asian Americans in California and South America; materials from the Tuskegee Institute; and more. Enjoy!
It's Bibliography Week! We will be in NYC displaying a sampling of our inventory for the Showcase on January 22. It includes highlights in Latin Americana, African Americana, some unusual early American works, and some fine bindings. We encourage you to stop by the booth and say hello if you're in town for the event. Enjoy!
For our fiftieth list we offer fifty recent acquisitions in African-Americana. It contains a variety of formats and price points, with highlights including an unrecorded exhibition pamphlet for an African-American woman sculptor working in Rome; a culinary rarity from Texas; numerous pieces on Black education including a Tuskegee student’s scrapbook; an original script for an NAACP television production, and more. We hope you enjoy this list which caps off our fifth year of business.
Our latest list concerns war and objections to it. You’ll find herein newsletters by various groups of conscientious objectors; photographic records from the military signal corps; vernacular albums compiled by soldiers; works on military morale among Black troops; General Orders from the Civil War; and much more. We’ve compiled from all eras, ranging from the Mexican-American War to the Cold War, and a wide array of mediums. Enjoy!
It's our 5th birthday, and we have a stellar list to prove it. Our list for the Boston Book Fair includes numerous archives and unique materials. Highlights include a trove of Native American ledger drawings; the archive of a Chicago woman artist; a Civil War manuscript map of Texas; a document listing the complaints of Cuban slaves against their masters; and more. Enjoy!
The inaugural fair at historic Union Station. Highlights from our list include the archive of a prominent Southwest Mexican-American mutual aid society; an archive of materials on an early Hollywood labor strike; the first Mexican cook book (and the American Spanish-language edition of the same); a group of Chinese-Cuban indentures; the archive of a California woman Spiritualist; and more. Enjoy!