Our latest list features twenty-five items relating to the Lone Star State. Highlights include an early Dallas Auto Club guide; a German Texas abolitionist newspaper; several rare and interesting maps; a Fort Worth cook book; manuscripts on cattle brands, including one from a later owner of the Alamo; works on agriculture, land promotion, real estate, insurance, and more. Enjoy!
Our latest list features twenty-four items new to inventory, covering a wide array of subjects and genres. Highlights include a large archive of 19th-century Illinois miner and entrepreneur David Seely; a muster roll for Buffalo soldiers in Texas; quack medicine from 19th-century Kansas; a promotional piece from a Montana ghost town; a copy of George Cunningham's Most Beautiful Women in Michigan; a map of Havana from the 1930s; a limited edition work signed by Teddy Roosevelt; Japanese orphans; and more. Enjoy!
A selection of materials appearing with us at the Boston Shadow Show. Highlights include a copy of Rafinesque on Ohio Bivalves; several interesting pieces on the Civil War; a Boston edition of George Washington's Will; a broadside advertising the film "Birth of a Nation"; several items relating to Texas and other western locales; a photo album of an African-American paratrooper in the 1950s; and much more. Enjoy!
Our latest list is a reprise of our fourth list, published earlier this year, featuring promotional literature of the American West, encouraging settlement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. List #12 features twenty-four freshly-catalogued items ranging across the West, from California to Texas to Idaho to Nebraska and points in between. Materials include pamphlets, broadsides, an odd letter sheet from Oklahoma, and a multitude of images. Most items are either unrecorded or known in only a few copies. Enjoy!
Combined with our offerings from Rare Books LAX, these items appear in our booth at the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair. We offer herein a superb orotone of Mount Rainier; an archive of letters written by a Washington prospector and pioneer; lovely photographs of the timber industry by Kinsey; several regional promotional works, and much more.
An offering of material appearing in our booth at the first annual Rare Books LAX. Highlights include a wide array of Californiana, including several choice manuscript pieces; an archive of Japanese internment materials; several Western American photo albums; directories, mining archives, maps, and much more.
A list of twenty-four items on early automobiles and motoring. This includes road guides, maps, photo albums, and a manuscript permit for driving an electric car in Central Park in 1900. Geographically, we span the country, with an emphasis on California and the West -- Utah, Texas, Kansas, Arizona, Wyoming. Enjoy!
Featuring a wide selection of material appearing with us at the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair. The list includes a rare Cuban imprint in an ornate contemporary binding; several fascinating pieces of African-Americana; material from the Civil War; a group of magazines published by the Nazi Party in Mexico during the 1930s; the diaries of a Brooklyn woman spanning her lifetime; a massive archive of records from the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum featuring 19th-century photographs of the female inmates; and much more. Enjoy!