Established in 1981, Johnson Rare Books & Archives provides a wide array of offerings from fine first editions to letters, vernacular photography, archives, and other cultural materials. Our bricks and mortar location in downtown Covina, The Book Shop, is about 20 miles east of Los Angeles. The shop is open six days a week and houses an inventory of some 30,000 titles, ranging from the general second-hand to the truly antiquarian.
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BANANAS! A List of Unique Food & Drink Material The Book Shop is pleased to offer a unique selection of culinary and mixology material. Highlights include an extensive early 20th century holographic cookbook, a Space Race-era educational piece on a different sort of rocket fuel (coffee), and a shipboard menu that is, well, bananas.
BREAKING ALL THE RULES: Social Commentary in Modern American Board Games Scholars have long recognized the link between games and learning. In this catalog we offer a wide variety of modern American board games that are unified by a common theme - they all carry some type of social commentary. Whether it was by accident or by design, these games are a reflection of cultural anxieties and changing social mores.