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David Brass Rare Books, Inc.

P.O. Box 9029, Calabasas, California, CA 91372, USA
Tel.: +1 818-222-4103 | Fax: +1 818-222-6173

Email: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. | Website: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


David Brass Rare Books, Inc. specializes in buying and selling only the finest examples of English, American and European Literature, Children's Books, Color-Plate Books, Illustrated Books, Early Printed Books, Private Press Books, Fine Bindings, Original Artwork, Manuscripts, High Spot Modern First Editions, Rare Books and High Spots.


President: David Brass

David is an internationally renowned antiquarian bookseller who has been dealing in rare and collectable books and original artwork for the past thirty-seven years. He was the owner of E. Joseph Booksellers in London from 1973-1993 and then, at Heritage Book Shop, Inc. in Los Angeles, the Director of Acquisitions from 1993-1997, and the Vice President from 1997-2004.

He was President of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association in England from 1990-1992, a member of the British Antique Dealers Association, and President of the Southern California Chapter of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America from 2001-2003. Over the years, David has built many great investment-quality collections of rare books and original artwork for collectors worldwide.

Vice President: Caroline Brass

In charge of our day to day operation, Caroline brings much energy and enthusiasm to the table. Caroline also worked at Heritage Book Shop, Inc. for many years. An avid collector in her own right of Victorian scent bottles, she has the experience necessary to make this business thrive.


We fully catalogue and photograph all of our items. We realize that every book has its own unique characteristics, so our catalogue descriptions give you a clear and precise explanation of condition, style, history, etc. Our photographs are of the highest digital quality, and will give you the clearest idea of what out items actually look like. We believe that this detailed information will provide a greater sense of confidence to the discerning collector who is considering a purchase.


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We will ship worldwide by FedEx. Please ask for details of insurance and freight.

Terms of Sale

All prices are in US dollars. For our overseas customers please email us for a conversion into your currency if needed. Shipping and Insurance will be charged at cost. Payment by MasterCard, Visa, or American Express credit card is acceptable. Checks require ten days to clear.

* Return policy: We will give you a 48-hour approval period on all items that are purchased sight unseen. If you are not completely satisfied with the item simply contact us within 48 hours after receipt, and then return it in the same condition you received it for a full refund, less freight charges, or any related costs including credit card transactions, taxes, and duties levied, especially when returning from other countries.

Delivery: We will ship worldwide by FedEx. Please ask for details of insurance and freight.

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