About Us

Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books was established in 1986 by Priscilla Anne Lowry, art historian passionate about the work of John James Audubon, early naturalist explorers and illustrators and the fine art of Natural History from the 16th - 19th centuries. She holds an honors degree in Art History from Purchase College, has completed several courses at Rare Book School at UVA and attended the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. A former member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America she served on the Board of Governors and Chaired the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the ABAA. 

After running a brick and mortar rare print and bookshop on Whidbey Island, Washington for three decades Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books currently operates business from a serene woodland setting; selling through our website, our online catalogues and by appointment. If you would like to be notified about our recent acquisitions  kindly  https://www.lowryjames.com/browse.php#topics

As our vast inventory of rare prints and books extends well beyond our website if you seek a particular item within our specialities please inquire and we will gladly offer suggestions. You are welcome to visit us on Whidbey Island. Kindly contact us to make an appointment.