Located in the historic Hearst building close to Union Square, Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books rare books and manuscripts ranging in topic from travel to Europen literature, even music. The shop's specialities include first editions of English and American literature, literary letters and manuscripts, livres d'artistes, and illustrated books. Although Goldwasser has been a collector since 1974, the shop has only been open since 1990, where is sells rare books and manuscripts ranging in topic from travel to Americana, even music. Items sold include a 1621 Anatomy of Melancholy by Democritus Junior and a 1937 In Parenthesis by David Jones. The shop also offers consultation and appraisals.