Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Rare Books

The Weird and the Wonderful: Metropolitan Opera Fine Art

Less a book than a portfolio of rare art prints, this collection of limited edition poster prints–each one of just 25–displays the innovative poster art created for the Metropolitan Opera…. Read more

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

The Original Exquisite Sin

These hand-pulled photogravures are simply breathtaking to behold, and I do not say this lightly.There is work in the world of photography that enthralls me, there is work that draws me… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

Timlin: The Ship that Sailed to Mars

It is a truth universally acknowledged that people who work in a rare book gallery are nerds. Over time, this nerdiness is inexorably expanded – or exacerbated, depending on your… Read More

Rare Books 101

About Bauman Rare Books

Watch a short video that introduces rare book collecting and Bauman Rare Books. Read More

Rare Books 101

Rare Books 101, Part I: FAQ

So you want to learn about rare books? Welcome to Rare Books 101. In this mini-course we will be covering all the fundamentals of collecting to help you in your… Read More

19th Century, Literature

Mark Twain’s Controversial Masterpiece

Mark Twain is one of America’s greatest writers, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is his defining novel, popular and controversial from the time of its publication in 1885 to this… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Travel

Captain Brinkley’s Japan

The Meiji era (1868-1912) was marked by Japan’s opening to the West, to the new Western technology as well as Western ideas of modernization. During this crucial time in the… Read More

Navajo Medicine Man: Nesjaja Hatali

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Travel

Three Visionaries of The American West

VISION. Not only the ability to see, but the ability to see far, sight unlimited by society’s blinders and smokescreens. Occasionally, even, to glimpse the future. Gazing westward in the… Read More