Our latest list is comprised of thirty items of Western Americana. Highlights include a book by an African-American bishop from Los Angeles; an archive of letters recording one man’s experiences working on the railroad in turn-of-the-century Arizona; a wonderful archive of an Oregon miner’s letters; a Japanese-American woman’s photo album from the 1940s; a large map of Limestone County, Texas; and more. Enjoy!
We return to Rare Books LAX! Highlights from our fair list include a Mexican manuscript cook book; a Mexican-American California girl's archive; several interesting pieces of Californiana, both printed and manuscript; a rare work on the Cuban revolution; several works of Japanese Americana; a handsome volume of Mexican novenas, and more. Enjoy!
If you missed the Seattle Fair, this is your chance to shop our booth! Highlights include choice pieces of African Americana; an Indian School report from Alaska; an Oregon gold miner's archive; manuscript diaries and archives from Montana, Arizona, and Colorado; a diary recounting a journey cross-country by rail in the 1880s; several Native American photographic items; and more. Enjoy!
Our second printed catalogue offers seventy-five items from a wide array of genres and formats. Highlights include a rare printing of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation; an important account of the French intervention in Mexico; a Texas-related Civil War archive; a rare California Gold Rush broadside, and much more.
The present list comprises twenty-five items of African-American history, from slavery to the Civil Rights era, from Phillis Wheatley to Dr. King. Highlights include a rare directory from Detroit; an annotated photo album from a young Black woman in Missouri; a first printing of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham City Jail; a rare African-American novel; the law banning the slave trade in Mexico, and more. Enjoy!
This list features twenty-five newly-catalogued items on a wide variety of subjects. Highlights include a vernacular photo album of an African-American family in Texas; a rare Colombian grammar; a rare run of a Cuban newspaper; a large archive of a Mexican-American soldier in the Korean War; a run of scripts from a woman's radio show about the U.S. Air Force; several other pieces of African Americana, Latin Americana, and more. Enjoy!
Join us for this year's RBMS Showcase (Virtual Edition, again). We offer a wide array of archives, interesting imprints, photography, and more. Highlights include a narrative of a voyage to the California gold fields; a rare Mexican cook book; a collection of photos documenting mid-century Haiti; notes for a thesis on indigenous languages; numerous pieces of Texana, African Americana, Latin Americana, and more. Enjoy!