We maintain a relatively small but very choice inventory of rare books, manuscripts, and ephemera from all fields, from the Medieval to the modern, which are distinguished by their fine, original condition. Some special subjects include fine bindings; antiquarian bibliography; art and architecture; domestic economy; landscape gardening; esoterica; Oriental printing; early children's books; numismatics; early medicine; Texana; curiosa; and much more. * Michael Laird received his Masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989. He has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1992. Michael Laird is a member of the American Appraisers Association, USPAP Compliant, and Certified in the appraisal of Rare and Antiquarian Printed Books. Since 2001 he has taught graduate level courses in Rare Books and Special Collections, most recently at the University of Texas at Austin, School of Information (2008-2013).
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by Patton, Rev. William (editor)Hartford : Case, Tiffany and Burnham , 1848 (click for more details)
by Webster, Noah (1758-1843)Boston : printed and sold by John W. Folsom , 1794 (click for more details)
by The Mountaineers SocietyTacoma, WA : Asahel Holmes Denman (photographer) , 1926 (click for more details)
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Illustrated Catalogue: California Book Fair 2019 Issued on the occasion of the California Book Fair, this catalogue reflects our broad range of interests. It in are described and illustrated 48 items, arranged in special subjects, including Americana, Antiquarian Bibliography, Art and Architecture, Children's Books, Fine and Historic Bookbindings, Literature, Manuscripts and Ephemera, Medicine, Oriental Books, Photography, Science and Technology, Theology and Religion, and much more.