Correspondence welcome in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, & French.

ON TO SPRING? ~ & with luck, soon?
This index/welcome page updated 17 FEBUARY 2020. . .    
other pages, variously . . .
   
 OurNEWEST ARRIVALS were
updated 2 FEBRUARY 2020 Click at top left! 
~ PRB&M ~
~ YOU'LL BE WELCOME AT THE SPRING ARSENAL! ~
See below . . . way below . . .
~  OPEN BY APPOINTMENT, WITH PLEASURE  ~
~  GENERAL  “OPEN HOUSE”  MOST  SATURDAYS  12–4  ~
WE'LL BE KEEPING OPEN HOUSE 
 ON 3 FEBRUARY SATURDAYS FROM 124.

 COME VISIT US the 15TH, the 22ND,
OR on LEAP DAY the 29TH
.

RSVP! 
Our toll-free number is 888/960-7562;
          if you want to be SURE of getting memos on Open Houses,
please tell us!

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PRB&M
had a WONDERFUL time
at the
CALIFORNIA
ABAA/ILAB
BOOK FAIR!


 

MANY good books were sold, but others have come home to await
YOUR finding them.

Click here or click the
FAIR TICKET
at left to view a
copy of
STAND 711's SHELF-
LIST


  On that list you'll find selected
EARLY PRINTED BOOKS,  CHILDREN'S BOOKS,
ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,
SMALL & FINE PRESS BOOKS,
MEDICINE emphasizing MEDICAL HUMANITIES,
& NEW & OLD WORLD HISPANICA,  plus
LOTS of PRB&M'ish

VARIA . . .



While we're all waiting as per the“see below” note above,
for those pear trees to bloom & for 
the shop's front-garden daffodils to appear
. . .

As always!   You can CLICK the multi-colored link       
  or the picture below to see      
an illustrated description of our current . . .


NOTABLY NIFTY OFFERING
 

 New pictures let regular visitors know when there's a new book or manuscript to click to.
If you would like us to send you the link directly    
by e-mail, each time, we can do
so . . . just ask!

Or reviewTHE GALLERY  of Featured Books . . .
there are remarkable things to see there!



Then!
BROWSE @ PRB&M BY  TOPIC . . .
OR LANGUAGE OR CENTURY. . .
The GREEN button below takes you to
our full, always-evolving

  CATALOGUE of WEB CATALOGUES . . .
. . . with a mere Selection showing here on this page . . .

POST-1820 AMERICANA click here
  PRE-1820 AMERICANA  — click here     
Illustrated Books click here
PROVENANCE click here
  China click here
   Literature click here     PHILOSOPHY click here 
Natural History click here   Books about Books click here
Children/Education/Children's Books click here
HERBALS click here    Evidence of Readership click here
Commerce/Finance/Trade click here Native Americana click here
Medicine — click here  Ireland/Irish click here Cookery click here  
Greek & Latin Classics click here MEXICANA!click here
Music & Dance click here Books in German click here
Books in French click here Books in Italian click here
Bibles, Testaments, & Bible Scholarship click here

   General Religion click here    
Judaica/Hebraica click here     Rare Catholica click here
Scotland/Scotsclick here  Manuscriptsclick here
 
CHAPBOOKS click here 
Womenclick here Human Rightsclick here
16TH Century Booksclick here  17TH Century Booksclick here
18TH Century Booksclick here
   Collected PRESSES click here    

AND  SETS!click here.
See also!      
BINDINGSBINDINGSBINDINGS
(most very giftable!)    
—  click here
        

For our
ANTIQUARIAN   
GENERAL MISCELLANY
,

Just click the BOOKSHELF picture . . .
  And you can CLICK
to view QUANTITIES of our stock not yet
(and sometimes never to be) in our illustrated catalogues.
You can also sort your finds by author, title, or date;
and you can ask just to see
OUR 25 NEWEST POSTINGS.

Or, SEE THOSE   
        NEWEST POSTINGS
          right from here . . .



Lastly for remote book-looking ~      
CLICK HERE to see the
newest “issue” of
Twenty for Tuesdays
NOW #18

~ a short, highly illustrated, quickly browsable gathering of
some of our highlights with links to yet more.
If you'd like to receive notice of further such lists as they appear,  click HERE.
These books seek “forever homes”
& they deserve them!





 

  
If you travel I-95 to or past
PHILADELPHIA
in upcoming weeks,
 think of visiting!

  (At Exit 27, you'll be within a
quarter-mile of us.)

Please call or email
for an appointment & directions . . .
Or, plan to come by on a Saturday afternoon to enjoy snacks,
RARE BOOKS
*&*/orSessaBks.

RIGHT NOW,
Our
“good used” & “medium rare”
SessaBks shelves
offer more enjoyable, “giftable” books that
aren't databased (and
probably never will be)
than we've EVER had before.
They're just HERE
for your
finding . . .

 
Once you're here, you'll find lots of books,
plenty of secure and easy parking,
*and* a warm welcome.

There; THAT's what we're waiting for!



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TO:   rarebks@prbm.com

David Szewczyk & Cynthia Davis Buffington
Principals (LLC)     

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