B & B Rare Books NYC

Specializing in English and American Literature, Modern First Editions, Victorian Literature, Poetry, Mystery and Detective Fiction, Children's Literature and Signed Books.


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@lisa_fay This is waiting for you! #beer #ralphsteadman

@lisa_fay This is waiting for you! #beer #ralphsteadman


The only way to prepare for a trip like this, I felt, was to dress up like human peacocks and get crazy.

The only way to prepare for a trip like this, I felt, was to dress up like human peacocks and get crazy.

"She looked playful and eager, but not quite sure of herself, like a new kitten in a house where they don’t care much about kittens."

"She looked playful and eager, but not quite sure of herself, like a new kitten in a house where they don’t care much about kittens."

Othello (1705) is timeless, reminding us of the perils of self-isolation and the necessity of unconditional love.

Othello (1705) is timeless, reminding us of the perils of self-isolation and the necessity of unconditional love.

Happy birthday Raymond Chandler (I’m reading The Lady in the Lake to celebrate!) #raymondchandler #books #quotes

Happy birthday Raymond Chandler (I’m reading The Lady in the Lake to celebrate!) #raymondchandler #books #quotes

@ponyprotector This one’s for you!

@ponyprotector This one’s for you!

Still swimming in a sea of books! #rarebooks

Still swimming in a sea of books! #rarebooks

Mystery collection! No, not mystery and detective books…mystery like we have no idea what’s in these boxes that were packed before I was born. Time capsule books!

Mystery collection! No, not mystery and detective books…mystery like we have no idea what’s in these boxes that were packed before I was born. Time capsule books!

New collection! #rarebooks

New collection! #rarebooks