Bauman Rare Books has been a landmark in New York for more than twenty years, first in the lobby at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, and for the past sixteen years on Madison Avenue, between 54 th and 55 th Streets. 535 Madison Avenue | New York City (Between 54th & 55th Streets) New York, NY 10022Are there any independent bookstores in New York City?
New York City is lucky enough to boast many independent bookstores, but don’t take them for granted. Instead, take your spare change and loose bills and head over to any or all of the bookstores listed below, and see what treasures you can find for less than the price of a cup of coffee.Who is the owner of imperial fine books in NYC?
Bibi Mohamed started working at a rare book store when she was just 17. By 1989, she founded her own Madison Avenue shop, Imperial Fine Books. Specializing in beautiful and luxurious bindings — think lots of leather — Mohamed outfits at-home libraries with complete sets by great authors. “We focus on condition and good authors,” Mohamed says.What kind of books do we specialize in?
Our speciality is in old and rare books, specifically early printed books before 1800 including incunabula, early Bibles (pre-1800), manuscripts in general, handwritten books, medieval manuscripts, books of hours, archives, natural history books, color plate books, books on travel and exploration and much more.