Natalie and David Bauman founded Bauman Rare Books in 1973, and in a little over four decades
we have grown into one of the preeminent rare book companies, with a gallery in New York at 535
Madison Avenue, one in Las Vegas at the Palazzo, and offices in Philadelphia near Rittenhouse
We are best known for the breadth of our expertise and the exceptional variety and quality of the
books we offer. But we have also won a reputation as a company that goes to extraordinary lengths
for our clients. Our service is highly personalized and our relationships with our collectors
last for years. Our extensive research on every book we offer allows our clients to buy with the
From the time you contact Bauman Rare Books by telephone or email or visit us at one of our
galleries, you will have the attention of an experienced rare book expert. Most members of our
staff—which numbers over forty between our three locations—have advanced degrees in literature,
history and library science and have been with us for more than a decade. So not only is our team
of researchers and sales associates one of the largest in the business today, it is also one of
the most experienced.
Whatever your interests—literary classics, landmarks in the history of ideas, monumental accounts of travel and exploration, exquisite decorative bindings and sets, beloved children’s books, inscribed and association copies—Bauman has much to offer.