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Reptile Keeper's Handbook

Reptile Keeper's Handbook

Build and Access the Collection – $350
Written by a professional zookeeper, this is an invaluable book for all those who keep reptiles, including zookeepers and private owners. It uses a practical, hands-on approach. Illustrated in black-and-white, it opens with helpful taxonomy, nomenclature, and physical descriptions. ...Read More
Costa Rica, cover

Revista de Costa Rica en el Siglo XIX

Preserve for the Future – $600
This volume was commissioned by the president of Costa Rica and published in 1902. The Comisión Conmemorativa de Costa Rica en el Siglo XIX worked with various authors to highlight the social history, local customs, and artistic contributions of Costa Rica during the 19th century. The book also...Read More
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Rock Gardening for Amateurs

Build and Access the Collection – $300
This first edition, with its eye-poppingly colorful book cover and spine of rocks and flowering shrubs, was written by a leading British garden writer of  the 20th century, Harry Higgott Thomas (1876-1956). Thomas trained at the famous Kew Gardens in London and worked at Veitch’s Nursery and...Read More
Cover of The Royal No. 10 cook book

The Royal No.10 Cook Book

Preserve for the Future – $550
The Adath Joseph Sisterhood of St. Joseph, Missouri was a Jewish Ladies Auxilary in the nation's breadbasket.  This recipe compilation is undated, but based on the Arts & Crafts design on the cover, printing fonts, and presence of vintage Schlitz and Budweiser beer ads, we can assume The...Read More
Rush for Riches: Gold Fever, cover

Rush for Riches: Gold Fever

Build and Access the Collection – $250
This is a thick tabletop book with large print and 100 breathtaking color illustrations and photos of gold miners throughout. The lure of achieving instant wealth with the relatively low equipment cost of prospecting was called "gold fever." The author covers almost four decades, from 1849—just...Read More
Three plates of crown jewels

Russia's Treasure of Diamonds and Precious Stones

Preserve for the Future – $1,600
This is an illustrated catalogue of the Russian crown jewels, published by the Soviet Union’s People’s Commissariat of Finance, after the Russian Revolution removed the Tsar and his family from the throne. It is believed to be the only complete record of the Romanov dynasty’s treasures before their...Read More
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Ryan Guidebook

Build and Access the Collection – $250
This is an anniversary compendium of Ryan Airplanes (1925-1975), the company that built the Spirit of St. Louis—the airplane Charles Lindbergh flew across the Atlantic—as well as many other commercial and military aircraft. The book details the many aircraft Ryan produced, and includes photos,...Read More
S.M.S. no. 2 open portfolio showing Marcel Duchamp's playable record

S.M.S., No. 2

Preserve for the Future – $700
The S.M.S. portfolios were a collaboration between late Surrealist artists William Copley (friends with and gallerist to Dada artists Man Ray, Duchamp, Max Ernst, etc.) and Dmitri Petrov, which they published through their Letter Edged in Black Press. The project involved some of the most important...Read More
S.M.S. no. 3, open portfolio

S.M.S., No. 3

Preserve for the Future – $750
The S.M.S. portfolios were a collaboration between late Surrealist artists William Copley (friends with and gallerist to Dada artists Man Ray, Duchamp, Max Ernst, etc.) and Dmitri Petrov, which they published through their Letter Edged in Black Press. The project involved some of the most important...Read More
S.M.S., no. 5, open portfolio with checklist

S.M.S., No. 5

Preserve for the Future – $750
The S.M.S. portfolios were a collaboration between late Surrealist artists William Copley (friends with and gallerist to Dada artists Man Ray, Duchamp, Max Ernst, etc.) and Dmitri Petrov, which they published through their Letter Edged in Black Press. The project involved some of the most important...Read More

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