Books to entertain, to educate, or to dazzle with illustration (and occasionally all three). Highlights include Edward Lear in a sociable mood, a stunning 1930s cloth book, and a rare work of 18th-century egalitarian education
Expeditions and exploits in Alaska, China, Colombia, India, Iran, Italy, the Nile, Syria, South Africa, Tibet, Turkey and on the oceans in between.
Highlighting six of our specialties: William Blake, Literature, Children’s Books, Illuminated Manuscripts, Fine Press, and Fine Bindings.
Featuring fine press, papermaking and other titles relating to the art of the book.
Featuring the best of our new arrivals including Asian calligraphy, a beautiful Bodoni, art deco pochoir, an 18th century drawing manual for hair and hats, and the poetry of harp seals.
Our latest and best in all fields, including illustrated books, fine press, children's books, and illuminated manuscripts.
Seasons greetings from the JWAB Team! We are pleased to add our contribution to caroling crowd of holiday lists already thronging your inboxes. Ours brings you books on all subjects and at all price points, each almost (sorta, kind of) related to one of our chosen festive themes, among them music, being cold and indigestion.
Autumn 2015. Our latest in fine illuminated books and manuscripts including stunning miniatures and illuminations from the 13th through the early 16th century, as well as the very first book printed by computer from the 19th century.