Welcome to James Pepper Books


Welcome to the home of James Pepper Rare Books, Inc. We are Booksellers and Buyers of Rare Modern American & English First Edition Literature, Mystery & Detective Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, and more. We also have large holdings in Rare Film & Unusual Cinema Material, Autograph Letters & Manuscripts, Signed & Inscribed Books, Ephemera, and other Eclectic Offerings.


Our firm consists of James Pepper, Rebecca Traver, and Deborah Sanford. We have been involved in many aspects of the rare bookselling and publishing worlds since the early 1970s, and are dedicated to offering our clientele the benefits of our combined experience and commitment to excellence in customer service. We welcome your suggestions as to how to better serve your needs as the website evolves.


We invite you to browse through our inventory of many thousands of items by Author, Title, Keyword, Category, or Description. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please contact us by phone or email and we will make every effort to help you in your search.
We are long-standing members of the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America, and abide by their code of ethics.
All our books and materials are sold by mail order only.
And, we are constantly adding new items to our inventory, so please visit us often.