About

Locus Solus Rare Books is an independent dealer in rare books, manuscripts, and other unique and interesting items since 2000. A member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, we are dedicated to upholding a high standard of quality, ethics, and reliability.

We are pleased to offer qualified appraisal services for tax, estate, and other purposes, and to act as agent for the institutional placement of meaningful archives. We are happy to provide auction services for our out of town clients and will inspect and bid on your behalf at public auctions in the Los Angeles area. We are always interested in purchasing, or accepting consignments of, rare books, manuscripts, letters, or artwork, and welcome offers of individual items or entire collections. Please contact James Goldwasser with any questions, requests, or offers. Thank you.

Watch James's interview done in 2014 as part of the ongoing oral history of the ABAA