Catalogues

List #53 - Mexico

List #53 - Mexico

Our latest list contains thirty items relating to Mexico, from the colonial era to the modern age.  Highlights include a handsome volume of 19th-century novenas; a collection of Posada chapbook covers; a funerary work with a large 18th-century engraving; a rare (if imperfect) work on the Huastec language; a manuscript cook book; a celebratory treatise on the newly independent government, and more. Enjoy!

New York Antiquarian Book Fair 2024

New York Antiquarian Book Fair 2024

Our list for the NY Book Fair contains a wonderful and diverse array of materials.  Highlights include the archive of a 19th-century doctor; Tocqueville and Paine printed in Spanish; the archive of an HBCU president; an archive of Jewish activists in New York; a handcolored lithograph of Uncle Tom and Little Eva; a splendid Mexican photo book;  a document signed by George Washington; works from Cuba and Mexico; and a selection of materials on the Japanese diaspora in South America. Enjoy!

List #52 - Women

List #52 - Women

Our latest list includes thirty items relating to the lives of women.  They cover topics from suffrage and slavery to travel narratives and missionary work.  Highlights include the diary of an American woman living in Guatemala in 1910; a small archive of a Howard University student; an expansive archive of photographs taken by a California woman; the diaries of a woman living in Los Angeles, full of drama; a manuscript Mexican cook book, and more. Enjoy!

List #51 - This Just In

List #51 - This Just In

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  Other highlights include an unpublished missionary memoir, a rare Posada broadsheet, and a fabulous photograph of a Native American football team.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!

California International Antiquarian Book Fair 2024

California International Antiquarian Book Fair 2024

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!

Rare Books L.A. 2024

Rare Books L.A. 2024

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!

Bibliography Week 2024

Bibliography Week 2024

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!

List #50 - New Acquisitions in African Americana

List #50 - New Acquisitions in African Americana

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.