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Vanessa Bell catalogue! I’m extremely proud of this…let me know if you want one! #rarebooks

Vanessa Bell catalogue! I’m extremely proud of this…let me know if you want one! #rarebooks

Our latest catalogue! We are very proud of our latest collection, 10 books by Virginia Woolf, all from the library of her sister (and dust jacket designer) Vanessa Bell.
Visit our website for a PDF of this catalogue, or contact us to request a copy by mail. Enjoy!

Our latest catalogue! We are very proud of our latest collection, 10 books by Virginia Woolf, all from the library of her sister (and dust jacket designer) Vanessa Bell.

Visit our website for a PDF of this catalogue, or contact us to request a copy by mail. Enjoy!

First edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Appleton 1866 #rarebooks

First edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Appleton 1866 #rarebooks

My fave Bleak House “dark plate” illustration, “The Morning” #rarebooks

My fave Bleak House “dark plate” illustration, “The Morning” #rarebooks

Frontispiece of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House. I love the moody “dark plates” the best (by Hablot Knight Browne, aka Phiz) #rarebooks

Frontispiece of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House. I love the moody “dark plates” the best (by Hablot Knight Browne, aka Phiz) #rarebooks

pink sun #nyc

pink sun #nyc

Booksellers Against Humanity was a success! Because, if nothing else, we are indeed against humanity…

Booksellers Against Humanity was a success! Because, if nothing else, we are indeed against humanity…

Black dog party at B&B!

Black dog party at B&B!

This is how Marlowe prepares for the New York Antiquarian Book Fair.

This is how Marlowe prepares for the New York Antiquarian Book Fair.