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.
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!