We are delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s New York Antiquarian Book Fair at the Park Avenue Armory. We will have a wide array of archives and interesting imprints with us. Highlights include a collection of rare photographs of Native Americans by Ormsby; several archives of Texas material; a run of a rare Cuban medical periodical; an extensive archive documenting much of the life of a woman from Brooklyn; an album of handsome photographs from the Canadian West; a large and rare bird’s-eye view of Sacramento from the late 19th century; a manuscript ledger recording crime in an Arizona town in the 1880s; a large archive of 1930s anti-Semitic propaganda ephemera leaflets published in New York; a manuscript volume of Mexican folk songs; as well as material on Alaska, the Civil War, Latin America, and much more. Please stop by and say hello!
We are pleased to be exhibiting at the California International Antiquarian Book Fair as newly-minted ABAA members. Our offerings include a wide array of material relating to California, including Gold Rush letters and archives; a wonderful photo album of images showing construction of a New Mexico railroad at the turn of the century; several pieces relating to women's rights and suffrage; Texas oil maps; a handsome bird's-eye view of Snohomish, Washington; and much more. Come out and see us at the show!
A list of fifty items appearing with us at this year's Bibliopgraphy Week Showcase in NYC. Highlights include several interesting Western cook books, letters on buying books in turn of the century Havana, a rare railroad map from Illinois, an unrecorded Uruguayan imprint, the Indian captivity narrative of Hannah Lewis, works with presidential signatures, and more.
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.