If visiting Galena, you'll find our open shop on Main Street has moved. Keep shopping us online, at book fairs and by appointment.
Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts
Welcome to our shop, where we've been serving book lovers, collectors and institutions since 1991. Our stock of quality out-of-print books includes first editions, signed books and limited editions. We are also autograph dealers, with a vast inventory of letters, manuscripts and signed photos representing every field of human endeavor. You'll also find a selection of maps, pre-1900 newspapers and interesting ephemera.
Enjoy your visit!
Autograph Letter (unsigned). PAINE, William Henry (1827-90).
According to Earl B. McElfresh, author of "Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War," Paine was "One of the finest.. more
Photograph Signed. STANWYCK, Barbara (1907-90).
Popular and versatile American actress of numerous films ("Double Indemnity" and "Stella Dallas" earned her two of her four Oscar.. more
Autograph Document Signed / Unsigned Portrait. RIVINGTON, James (1724-1802).
This English-born American bookseller and publisher was controversial during the American Revolution for his suspected Tory sympathies, especially since he.. more
Home Interiors. GARDNER, E.C.
James R. Osgood and Company,
16mo. Original green bevel-edged cloth with black and gilt lettering and pictorial giltstamping. xi, 268pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Very good. Mild.. more