A note to our customers, August 2021: We have completed transitioning BCB over to the Type Punch Matrix website (www.typepunchmatrix.com). All of our inventory is available here:


If you're looking for material from our latest catalogue, that can be viewed, browsed, and ordered here:


A complete PDF of the catalogue is also available from: 


In the coming weeks/months this URL will become home to my personal website. Stay tuned.

Thanks. -bc



In addition to interesting and unusual books, we also offer a variety of book-related services:


We are always looking to buy quality books, whether single titles or entire libraries. We pay fair prices and will travel for the right collection. Please see our books bought page [under construction] for more information.


We are also happy to accept books on consignment. Please feel free to ask for a copy of our standard consignment contract which outlines our reasonable terms.

Search and Want Services

We maintain an active want list and will inform past customers and clients of new arrivals in their areas of interest. We can also assist in helping you to find hard-to-find titles and material.

Catalogues and E-Lists

We issue 1-2 print catalogues a year (see our catalogues page for past and current examples) as well as more frequent email updates on new arrivals, sales, and other announcements. To sign up to receive either, please visit the contact us page.

Institutional Placement

We have placed important materials with prominent institutions and special collections around the country. If you have a significant archive or collection best suited for long-term preservation and study, we can assist you in finding it the right home.


We perform qualified appraisals for tax, estate, donation, or insurance purposes. Our rates are highly competitive. Please inquire with details of your needs to receive a quote.

Collection and Library Development

From research to acquisition, we can assist you in growing your collection. Let us help you better define or expand your library.

Gift Services

Looking for the perfect gift for your book lover? We can find just the right selection. Whether from our own stock or those of our colleagues, let us navigate the bookselling world and save you time and stress.