Bookstores specializing in Manuscripts

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Abaúj Antique Bookshop

Kistokaj, Hungary

The Abaúj Antique Bookshop which was founded in 1996 is one of the most significabt representatives of the Hungarian second-hand book trade. I am a member of the Association of Hungarian Antiquaries (MAE) and the International League of Antiqaruian Booksellers (ILAB).The second-hand bookshop I lead organizes numerous book auctions year by year in Budapest. I make a catalogue out of the most unique themes every summer. My favourites are autographed books and manuscripts. Autographed books and manuscripts of internationally-recognised writers, poets, historical, figures and celebrities can be found in my collection,You cannot even imagine how many rare books and manuscripts can be found in Central Europe! :-)

Adam Weinberger Books

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NY, New York, United States

Adam Weinberger is an ABAA rare book dealer specializing in pre 1900 material, both books and manuscripts. We have a gallery in NYC by appointment at 1050 Second Ave @ 55th . If you have books to sell, please contact us at RareBookBuyer.com or webuyrarebooks@gmail.com. We are always happy to offer FREE EVALUATIONS of any rare books or manuscripts

Alastor Rare Books Limited

East Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

Antiquarian books, manuscripts and ephemera of Continental Europe & the United Kingdom, especially Italian & French. Catalogues issued three times yearly.

Antiquariaat Arine van der Steur

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Den Haag, Netherlands

Our store with rare books and prints is open every Saturday from 10.00 to 17.00.

Antiquariat INLIBRIS

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Vienna, Austria

Founded in 1883 in Vienna, where their main offices are still located, Antiquariat Inlibris is among the most reputable companies in the industry. With a stock of no fewer than 50,000 items they form one of the largest non-institutional, privately owned repositories of rare books, historical manuscripts and autographs. Over the past century they have served the most renowned universities, museums, and national libraries worldwide by supplying them with collections as well as with individual items of the utmost importance and rarity. Today, the company is represented through registered branches in Europe, the United States and the Middle East, maintaining offices in Vienna, New York City, and Sharjah (UAE).

Bernard Quaritch Ltd

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London, United Kingdom

One of the world's oldest and best-known firms of booksellers, Bernard Quaritch Ltd has been dealing in rare books and manuscripts of all periods and in all subjects since 1847.

Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.

Cadyville, New York, United States

Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. (incorporated 1989) is a general antiquarian book store which buys and sells collections and individual items of significance. Booksellers Ric Zank and Daniel Meunier each bring to the business over 18 years of experience in seeking out and offering for sale unusual, uncommon and rare books, autographs, and ephemera in all fields. Our office is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and frequently later. An answering machine will take your message after hours and when we are out of the office.

Bristow and Garland

Shaftesbury, Dorset, United Kingdom

Long established antiquarian & secondhand booksellers and dealers in autographs and manuscripts.

Charles Agvent

Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

Crown Books

Laurel, Maryland, United States

We have been buying and selling books, magazines, manuscripts and ephemera for over 40 years.

DACART Rare Books, Manuscripts & Works of Art

Brossard, Quebec, Canada

By appointment / Sur rendez-vousMontréal / Rive Sud / South ShoreJean Daoust, Owner / PropriétairePhone / Tél.: 1 514 757-2410daoust_jean@hotmail.comDACART Rare Books, Manuscripts & Works of ArtDACART Livres rares, Manuscrits & oeuvres d'art-Rare books, manuscripts, literary, historical & scientific archives, fine illustrated books, photo albums, and works of art. Appraisals. ABAC and ILAB member, CADA.-Livres rares, manuscrits, archives littéraires, historiques & scientifiques, beaux livres d'art illustrés, albums de photos, et oeuvres d'art. Évaluations. Membre ALAC et LILA, CADA.

De Wolfe and Wood

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Alfred, Maine, United States

Founded in 1993 De Wolfe and Wood RareBooks is located in the small Maine town of Alfred. We have have an open shop and stock books, ephemera and antiques.

Dean Cooke Rare Books Ltd

Bristol, United Kingdom

Private premises. Dealer in manuscripts, archives, and annotated books.

Elena Gallego Rare Books LLC

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San Antonio, Texas, United States

Elena Gallego Rare Books LLC is Specialist in Spanish Books, Central & Latin America, Southwest America, Mexico, Texas, Manuscripts. We have business in San Antonio, TX and Madrid, Spain. Expert in Appraisals and auctions.

Emporium

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Ventimiglia, Italy

Our bookshop is an affiliate of Liamar Multimedia srl. It is located in Ventimiglia, a small historical town on the border between Italy and France. The bookshop was built in the XIVth century and restored in the XVIIIth century and again in the second half of the XXth.We sell books with mainly gastronomic subject, but also illustrated books, art; gardens, religion, as well as prints (both framed and loose) and small collectibles. The Emporium Bookshop is a member of ILAB, ALAI and SLAM.

FJ Manasek

Norwich, Vermont, United States

Mail order only. We have been ABAA members since the early 1980s.

Hellmut Schumann Antiquariat

Zürich, Switzerland

We sell and buy rare and fine books, first editions, nice bindings, incunabula and early printing.

Henry Berry, books/ephemera

Southport, Connecticut, United States

independent antiquarian bookseller with more than 20 years experience, consultant and consigmor for auctions in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Inanna Rare Books Ltd.

Skibbereen, Ireland

Specialist Antiquarian Bookseller dedicated to the building of bespoke libraries for every budget / Main expertise in Irish History / Irish Literature / Philosophy / Travel / Rare Books on Science & Social History / Art / Manuscripts / Dedicated Booksearch

JF Letenneur Livres Rares

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St Briac sur mer, France

We have been established since the beginning of the 2000s in Saint-Briac-sur-mer, a stone's throw from the ramparts of the corsair city of Saint-Malo. The bookshop specializes in rare books and manuscripts from the 15th to the 20th century that we display all around the world in international book fairs (Boston, New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Hong-Kong, Brussels...).With a predilection for travel and maritime books, the bookshop's holdings consist of the great texts of travel literature to America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Egypt, Europe, the Mediterranean, Oceania and the Pacific; as well as the great voyages of scientific exploration: circumnavigation of the 18th and 19th centuries. An often richly illustrated literature which was the subject of extraordinary publications. In the maritime field, we offer books touching upon all facets of this rich subject: the glorious French naval history, with a particular interest in the American War of Independence, as well as more technical books: rare treatises on the science of navigation, tactics, architecture, etc. Inseparable from navigation and travel, we are also specialized in atlases and nautical charts. In addition to these subjects, we hold a science and technology section and we also offer exceptional bindings and curiosities as well as miniature books from all eras.In addition to printed reference books, we present rare and curious printed or handwritten manuscripts: collections of maps, portulans, logbooks and illustrated travel diaries. These documents, for the most unknown to historians.We strive to present books in contemporary bindings and in good conditions. In accordance with the rules of SLAM and LILA, all our works are collated and conform to the best bibliographies and we guarantee that the books are as described.

Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd, ABA, ILAB

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FAVERSHAM, Kent, United Kingdom

Rare and unique books and manuscripts.

Langdon Manor Books LLC

Missouri City, Texas, United States

We are full time antiquarian booksellers, specializing in African-Americana, Western Americana, American Personal Narratives, Compelling Photo Albums, American Social Movements, Manuscripts and Outsider Books.

Libri Antichi Arezzo F&C Edizioni

Arezzo, Italy

We are located in Arezzo, Tuscany (Italy). Our family has been collecting old and rare books for over a decade. We have decided to sell a part of our collection, and we are ready to offer incunables, manuscripts and volumes dated back to the 1500s. All our descriptions are endowed with a broad bibliography.

lizzyoung bookseller

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Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Food History, Cookbooks & Cocktail books, Cultural History, Medicine, Health, Women, Manuscripts & Ephemera

Lucius Books

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York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Our shop is located in central York within a stones throw of the historic Micklegate Bar and walls. We are open seven days a week and carry a high quality stock specialising in but not limited to first editions, signed copies, bound sets and childrens / illustrated books and original art. Our opening times are 10am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and 11am to 4pm on Sundays.Lucius Books is proud to be a full member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) trade associations. If you are unable to make it to the shop then our stock is available to view on our website at www.luciusbooks.com

Michael Laird Rare Books LLC

Lockhart, Texas, United States

Welcome to Michael Laird Rare Books, LLC. We specialize in fine and 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 are always interested in purchasing fine and rare books, manuscripts, and ephemera; please inquire. We very much appreciate your interest in our work, and your patronage. Thank you!

Muir Books

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

MUIR BOOKS + PERTH BOOKBINDING & RESTORATION. Western Australia's largest and leading rare, secondhand, antiquarian and out of print bookshop, established in 1973 and managed by Rob & Janet Muir together with Tara Surry. We have over 50,000 books in stock. We offer a FREE world-wide search service and secure online shopping and also provide a full and expert bookbinding and restoration service

Musinsky Rare Books, Inc.

New York, New York, United States

We specialize in printed books and manuscripts in the humanities, from the 15th to the mid-19th century. Our interests lie in the quirky and the beautiful, or a combination of the two. We like to explore forgotten byways of the historical corpus, the world of popular printing, and books and manuscripts produced by and for less powerful social strata (women, the poor clergy, children, etc.). But we are also interested in the historical book as a crafted object; thus our specialties include early printing and books of significance for their illustrations, typography, or bindings.

Nicolas Malais - Cabinet Chaptal

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Paris, France

We are booksellers in Paris, where our shop is located near the Luxembourg gardens.If you wish to receive our monthly catalogs (by email) - manuscripts, annotated books, literature up to the 20th century, curiosities & archives, please write to : librairiemalais@yahoo.fr

R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA

Roosevelt, New Jersey, United States

Established 1970, we are generalist antiquarian booksellers. We specialize in old and unusual books, manuscripts, and ephemera. We no longer sell at book fairs. Please see the catalogs on our website, or browse our stock for your interests. We are grateful for your orders. Thank you. -- Bob & Alison Petrilla Professional affiliations: American Antiquarian Society, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA, Library Company of Philadelphia, Philobiblon Club.

Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

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Biddeford, Maine, United States

Rabelais is always serving up fine books about food, drink, farming and gardening. We carry a sizable stock of rare books, alongside prints, photographs and ephemera, all concerned with the pleasures of the senses.

Rare Books Le Feu Follet - Edition-Originale.com

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Paris, France

Rare Books Le Feu Follet brings together a wide range of hard to find, valuable rare books, including incunables, manuscripts, limited first editions, fine bindings, inscribed books and autographs. Over 25.000 books in all the fields of knowledge: literature, science, history, art, esoterica, philosophy, travel and more. Our books are searchable by field of interest. We also give expert advice and buy rare books - from a single volume to a set or even en entire collection.

Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts

Sherman Oaks, California, United States

Founded in 1970, Rootenberg Rare Books has served a large international clientele of collectors as well as private and public institutions in the acquisition of rare books and manuscripts, and in collection development. We are among the leading specialists in the fields of science, medicine, technology and natural history. We also maintain high quality rare books and manuscripts in diverse subjects including travel and exploration, literary classics, economics and philosophy, Americana, and modern first editions, many inscribed. Our expertise and familiarity with these subjects allows us to acquire and house major collections in these fields. We are dedicated to our customer's specific needs, and look forward to developing long term relationships by keeping you informed about significant materials in your areas of interest. Rootenberg Rare Books consists of three generations: grandmother, father and daughter, and is located minutes from West Los Angeles, near UCLA and the Getty, as well as a second location in Durham, North Carolina. We always welcome visitors, though appointments are suggested. We occasionally issue finely printed and illustrated catalogues as well as specialized subject lists, and are constantly adding existing and new material to our website. We exhibit at several national and international book fairs during the year, represent clients at auction and offer appraisal and other professional services. We are always interested in purchasing single items or entire collections, and would be pleased to consider any materials you wish to sell. Special requests and specific wants will be given particular attention. We are always available, via phone, fax or email, to answer questions, search for a specific title, or provide information on our inventory.

Sims Reed Rare Books

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London, United Kingdom

Sims Reed Ltd. (Est. 1978, St James's London) specialises in rare books related to art and architecture and stocks a wide range of material in the following categories: Antiquarian, Illustrated Books, Contemporary Artists' Books & Multiples, Periodicals, Architecture, Photography, Applied Arts, Manuscripts and Ephemera.

SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS

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LONDON, Greater London, United Kingdom

RARE BOOK AND PRINT SELLER FOR OVER 30 YEARS SPECIALISING IN PRIVATE PRESS & ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ARTISTS' & FINE PRESS BOOKS, FINE BINDING, LETTERING, TYPOGRAPHY PRINTS &C WE ARE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT OR CHANCE 7 DAYS A WEEK, DAY & EVENING, WE ARE MEMBERS OF PBFA, ABA & ILAB

The Old Mill Bookshop

HACKETTSTOWN, New Jersey, United States

Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue. The Madison avenue store is an oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art.

The Time Traveller's Bookshop

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Skibbereen, Ireland

The Time Traveller's Bookshop is a brick-and-mortar bookshop as well as an online-bookshop with out-of-print books, rare books, and scientific books ranging from the 16th to the 20th century. We offer a large variety of inscribed and signed material as well as original manuscripts.

Tom Craig Fine Art

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Stafford, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Dealers in rare books, illustrations and manuscripts

W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera

Brooklyn, New York, United States

W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera specializes in printed and manuscript materials relating to the book arts, social movements, and unusual collections, exhibitions, and performances. We also provide USPAP-compliant, IRS-qualified appraisals and a variety of consulting services for both institutions and private collectors. Member, ABAA & ILAB.

WALDEN Rarebooks

ORLEANS, France

First edition. Literature. Rare books & fine bindings.

Zaal Books

De Bilt, Netherlands

Welcome to Zaal Books Est. 2002. We specialize in buying and selling fine copies of and rare books and manuscripts. We are a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of the Netherlands (NVvA) and affiliated with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

Zinos Books

St. Paul, Minnesota, Minnesota, United States

Internet and catalogue based bookseller in rare and antiquarian books