42 interesting and uncommon items dealing in murder and mayhem and destruction both natural and unnatural: murders, prairie fires, vindictive snowfalls, Romantic deaths, a young girl in the coal pits, the romance of the Rosenbergs, glances at funeral practices and other perhaps morbid preoccupations.
A sampling of some of our more recent catalogues. (Clicking the link takes you to a PDF.)
26 items by or about women, from the radical to the whimsical.
43 interesting and unusual items dealing with fervent Protestants, including 27 unusual items relating to anti-Catholic sentiments or responses to same.
23 interesting and unusual items created by hand or modified by hand or somehow peculiarly intended for the hand.
33 miscellaneous items ranging across this bookselling concern’s usual array of preoccupations: American manuscript material, a splendid photographic vista of a slaughterhouse, two books from an early American olive oil advocate and reforming 19th century woman vegetarian physician, and the promotion of a school for stammerers.
29 interesting items--mostly American, mostly 19th century--ranging from a woman's account of killing a rattlesnake outside Dodge City in 1885, to a fine polygraph trade catalog, to 19th century vernacular dust jackets.
11 recent arrivals. Cheap early pulp prostitution exploitation fiction or quack venereal disease clinic promotional material are but a few of the items here offered. The +1 to such concupiscence might be understood to include the detailed early 19th century manuscript account book of a cooperative lottery association, or perhaps the working archive and original dummy of a mid-century Christian ventriloquist.
45 interesting obscure items relating to American religion: Child preachers, Religion and Lust, Christocratic Progressive utopias, an Azusa-era Exclusive Brethren tract, etc.
30 interesting and unusual items relating to sex and exploitation and anxieties.