About Us

Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books was established in 1986 by Priscilla Anne Lowry; art historian passionate about the art and writing by John James Audubon, early naturalist explorers and illustrators, and the fine art of Natural History from the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries. We are members of the American Historical Print Collectors Society and the Book Club of Washington.  

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


Our vast inventory extends well beyond our website listings. 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. 

About Our Custom Beeswax Candles:

We have created a separate business and website for our elegant Beeswax Candles. Please visit us at www.whidbeywaxworks.com

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