ARTEXT is an online bookstore based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We specialize in rare and out-of-print books on 19th and 20th Century Art and on Film. You can browse through our current catalogues online, or search our database for particular titles, artists or subjects.

Since our online catalogues represent only a portion of our current holdings at any given moment, we welcome requests for art or film books not listed in our catalogues. We are also happy to maintain permanent want lists for book collectors and for customers in search of just that one book. We specialize in personal attention to each and every customer. Our search service is free.
ARTEXT is a member of MARIAB (Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers).

How to Receive Update Notices by E-mail:

If you would like to be notified by e-mail of new arrivals and updates to our catalogues, simply send us a message asking to be added to our subscriber list. Send your request to

How to Contact Us:

You can contact ARTEXT in any of the following ways:

A Note on Book Condition:

We think that collectors of art and film books care as much about the condition of the books they are buying as collectors of other kinds of books, and so we have made our best effort to describe each book's condition in detail. Most of our stock is in exceptionally nice antiquarian condition, but we urge you to read the descriptions carefully before ordering. We want our customers to be pleased with their purchases. Please feel free to query us for further details on the condition of any book if the antiquarian book jargon is unfamiliar to you or if you just can't quite picture what we're describing.

Offers of Books:

We are always interested in acquiring collections of any size and important single books in our fields of specialty. Your offers are always welcome and will receive our prompt and careful attention.
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Jerry Sobel, Proprietor
361 Harvard Street, #7
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Tel/Fax: (617) 661-1756