About Us



Fireplace MantleHeritage Book Shop is an internationally renowned antiquarian bookshop founded in Los Angeles in 1963 by Ben and Lou Weinstein. Heritage specializes in first editions and fine copies of rare books and maintains one of the finest inventories in rare books and manuscripts in the world. 


Since 2007, Heritage Book Shop has operated under the sole proprietorship of Ben Weinstein who has over sixty years of experience in the antiquarian book trade.


Ben is an active buyer at all major antiquarian book and manuscript sales worldwide, and at all major auction galleries including Sotheby’s and Christie’s. He has lectured in the United States and Canada, has taught classes in rare book collecting, and is an active member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).


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