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Set deep in the woods of Central New York,

RICK GRUNDER – BOOKS is located an hour's drive from both Palmyra, New York, and Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, places where Mormonism began.  In a setting such as this, amazing things can happen.


As the first Chairman of the Brigham Young University Library Bibliographic Department until 1981, then an antiquarian bookseller for forty-three years, I have worked full-time as a specialist in this field for nearly half a century, selling upwards of forty million dollars' worth of rare books, manuscripts, artifacts, pamphlets, newspapers, documents and other ephemera.

I have issued more than a hundred detailed catalogs of rare material, plus the five-volume historical reference work, Mormon Parallels: A Bibliographic Source (2008; 2014; 2018).


Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America

International League of Antiquarian Booksellers

Ephemera Society of America

John Whitmer Historical Association

Mormon History Association

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