Lockhart, Texas, United States
Welcome to Michael Laird Rare Books, LLC. We specialize in unusually fine Rare Books, manuscripts, documents, ephemera, fine and historic bookbindings, and illustrated books of every description. Michael Laird is a member of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America), ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers), and the Appraisers Association of America (USPAP compliant, and AAA certified in the appraisal of Rare and Antiquarian Printed Books). Michael Laird earned his masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin (1989) and has more twenty years experience in the antiquarian booktrade. He is the principal Rare Book and Document appraiser at Winston Art Group (New York) and Gurr Johns (New York). Since 2002 he has taught advanced graduate level courses in Rare Books and Special Collections, most recently at the University of Texas at Austin (School of Information). * We invite you to browse through a selection of our inventory: we strive to present the greatest historic detail and bibliographic accuracy, even for lesser priced - but no less interesting - items. * We are happy to provide further images of any item: please inquire. * Order with confidence: we select every item with great care and discernment; moreover, we examine every page of every book. We stand behind everything we sell: we guarantee authenticity, and will gladly extend full refunds if the book is not as described, provided that it is returned to us within 30 days in the same condition as it was sent. * We are always interested in purchasing fine and rare books; please inquire. * We very much appreciate your confidence in our work, and your patronage: thank you.