STUART BENNETT RARE BOOKS
Stuart Bennett Rare Books was founded in 1980 and specializes in early modern English literature and social history, and in English and American children’s books printed before 1850. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America, of which Stuart was president from 2008-2010, and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers.
We publish rare book catalogues two or three times a year. Forthcoming offerings will include books by and about women printed between 1670 and 1850, and a further instalment of the English low-life and libertine catalogue series begun in 1985.
Recent titles now out-of-print include
Women Writers of the (Long) English Regency;
A Century of English and American Children’s Books 1742-1836; and Unique? A Catalogue of Apparently Unrecorded or Unlocated English and American Books, Pamphlets, and Broadsides Printed between 1670 and 1851.
Rare and antiquarian books currently in stock may be found by clicking the “Rare Book Search” tab, above or, alternatively, this link:
A screen will appear allowing either entry of specific search terms or an option to browse our listings in alphabetical order by author or title.
Stuart is also the author of a time-travel romance titled The Perfect Visit (2011) set in Shakespeare’s London and Regency Bath, a study of bookbinding history,Trade Bookbinding in the British Isles 1660-1800 (2004), and the Christie’s Collector’s Guide How to Buy Photographs (1987).
The first two titles are in print. Links to sites with copies for sale may be found by clicking the “Contact Form and Links” tab, at the top of this page.
Please contact us for further information.
Stuart Bennett Rare Books
Email : email@example.com
Mobile : (415) 305-8945
Address : P.O. Box 22855, Charleston, SC 29413 U.S.A.