About Us

Derringer Books is an accredited member of the Antiquarian Bookseller's Association of America (ABAA). We have been in business since 1999. While we sell collectible books in all fields, we specialize in first editions in modern art, poetry, photography, architecture, and literature. We try to keep in stock a fine selection of works by the likes of Frank O'Hara, Ted Berrigan, Philip Lamantia, Michael Ondaatje, Sol Lewitt, Joe Brainard, John Baldessari, Donald Judd, Lee Friedlander, Wallace Berman, Andy Warhol, William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski, J G Ballard, John Fante, Cormac McCarthy, Tim O'Brien, Patti Smith, Kurt Vonnegut, Haruki Murakami, Terry Southern, Samuel Beckett, Wallace Stegner, Henry Miller, John Steinbeck, Marcel Duchamp, Wallace Stevens, T.S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, Robert Frank, Edward Ruscha, Hunter Thompson, Brion Gysin, Kenneth Patchen, d.a . levy, Bruce Conner, Marcel Duchamp, Dieter Roth, Joseph Beuys, Olafur Eliasson, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paul Strand, Todd Hido and much more.

We carry a large inventory of poetry broadsides and small press mimeo revolution poetry magazines. Also Artist Books, Conceptual Art, Surrealism, Fluxus, art magazines such as Semina, Aspen, VVV, Avalanche, View etc. Pulitzer, Booker, Nebula, Edgar and Hugo award winning titles can often be found here.

We are always buying books in the fields mentioned above as well as counter-culture, Beat Generation, New York School, Cleveland School, San Francisco Renaissance, Archigram and more.

We are always interested in buying quality first editions in these fields. Please contact us whether you have a single volume or an entire library for sale.