About Franklin Books

Franklin Books specializes in classic and author signed leather bound books, fine art photography featuring classic photobooks and original signed photographs, and the book as art. Our focus is to offer books that are truly beautiful as well as being significant literary works. You can view our offerings on-line or visit our gallery located in the historic town of Oldwick, New Jersey. As a member of the ABAA (Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America) and ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers), we firmly subscribe to the belief that book collecting and buying should be a pleasant and stress free undertaking. We strive to provide impeccable customer service. In addition to our online presence, Franklin Books also operates a Gallery in the historic village of Oldwick, New Jersey that showcases a wide assortment of leather bindings, fine art photography, and unique book creations and sculptures. To learn more about the Gallery, please click on the Visit Our Oldwick Gallery link.

Larry O'Shaughnessy established Franklin Books in 2006 after spending over three decades in general management, investment banking, and international consulting. His business is focused on offering books that are truly beautiful as well as being significant literary works. In addition to fine leather bindings, livre d'artiste works, and fine art photography, Larry has been working with artists to create unique fine bindings to take the "livre d'artiste" experience to a new level, and enhance the overall reader experience, by having the externals of a book play as important a role as the art containined within the book. Larry is a member of several prestigious book related organizations including The Grolier Club, the ABAA, and the ILAB