w. C. Baker Rare Books and Ephemera
Time hath endless rarities, and shows of all varieties


To inquire about or order from a list or catalog below, please email Will Baker HERE with the number and title of the item.

Once we have confirmed the order, payments may be submitted by check, wire transfer, major credit card, or PayPal. Libraries and known customers may be billed.

All materials are guaranteed to be as described. Purchases may be returned within two weeks of receipt after contacting the seller. All items are subject to prior sale.

Our second e-list presents thirty items that emerged from New York counterculture and avant-garde scenes of the 1960s and early 1970s (with particular attention to second-generation New York School poets).

To view it, please click HERE.

LIST No. 2
NEW YORK CITY, 1961-1974

Allan Kaprow: Self-Service, 1966


Warner : Illustration of the Book of Common Prayer

Our first e-list is now available, featuring twenty items relating to religion (mostly Christianity, ca. 1500–1978).

To view or download a PDF of the list, please click below:

View List One as PDF

We are pleased to announce the release of Catalog One, A Selection of Unusual Printed and Manuscript Works Relating to Magic, Museums, Religion, Science, the Stage, and Other Diverse Subjects.

To view the online color version, please click one of the links below:

View Catalog One as FlipBook

View Catalog One as PDF


W. C. Baker Rare Books and Ephemera Catalog One


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