We are local to the San Fernando Valley, West Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Pasadena and surrounding areas.
Rare, Out-Of-Print & Antiquarian Books Purchased, Sold & Appraised; Art, Architecture, Photography, Judaica, German, Yiddish & Hebrew Language Books.
You're invited to visit by appointment. Our showroom and warehouse is located in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. Please call or email for directions.
Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980's when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide.
Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and services on the National Board of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America.
1985-1990: "Morrison and Kline Books" at 309 Arizona Ave. in Santa Monica, CA
1990-1993: "Eric Chaim Kline Bookseller" at 1139 Third St. in Santa Monica, CA
1994: "Eric Chaim Kline Bookseller" at 1139 Fo urth St. in Santa Monica, CA
1995: "Eric Chaim Kline Bookseller" by appointment
Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)
International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB)
Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL)
Association for Jewish Studies (AJS)
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS)
Council of American Jewish Museums (CAJM); Lang:English / French / German / Hebrew / Some Arabic
Sat - SunClosed
Phone: (310) 395-4747
Fax: (310) 395-8825
We offer for sale individual books from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and Rabbinics, fine art and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Hebrew, Polish and Yiddish, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials.
We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries - currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on the Holocaust; upcoming collection: German Judaica.
In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography.
Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often h elping to match book donors with libraries and museums.
We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms.
We are a rental source for movie and TV production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns.
We welcome your inquiries.
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We are centrally located in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. Our customers are from all over the world, ranging from individual collectors to museums and universities.