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Appraisers and Booksellers

Special Collections cannot appraise the gifts made to it. The donor is advised that if a tax deduction on a gift is to be taken, the Internal Revenue Service has regulations for filing tax-deductible contributions valued at $250 or more. If the value of the donation is greater than $5,000, an independent appraisal is required and the University is required to sign the IRS Form 8283 acknowledging receipt of the gift.

Inclusion within this list does not imply endorsement by Special Collections, nor does it assume responsibility for arrangements made with these appraisers and booksellers. Please contact the appraisers directly concerning fees and arrangements.

Appraisers and Booksellers

Antiquarian Book Mart
3127 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209

Specialties: American Literature, Humanities, Military History, Civil War, Texas & the Southwest, Americana

Tom Munnerlyn Books
P.O. Box 15247
Austin, TX 78761
Fax: 512-846-2094

Specialties: Western Americana, Military, Texana, U.S. Government documents

MacDonnell Rare Books
9307 Glenlake Dr.
Austin, TX, 78730

Specialties: 19th & 20th Century American & English Literary First Editions, Bibliography, Books about Books

Cheever Books
3940 Broadway St.
San Antonio, TX 78209

Specialties: Used and rare books

Dorothy Sloan Rare Books
P.O. Box 4825
Austin, TX 78765-4825
Fax: 512-477-8602

Specialties: Fine & rare books, manuscripts, maps, prints & paintings, auctions, appraisals

Payne Associates
John Payne
2309 Camino Alto
Austin, TX 78746
Fax: 512-328-4536

Specialties: Estate and Family Division, Charitable Contributions, Insurance Valuation, Acquisitions and Sales, Consulting, IRS Assistance

The History Shop
713 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Fax: 210-227-8550

Specialties: Texas History, Civil War era, WWI & WWII. Research and repair services are available.

Internet Resources

American Society of Appraisers

Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America

International League of Antiquarian Booksellers

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