Goldwater, Walter Edit


Agent Type


  • 1908 – 1985-06-28 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Goldwater, Walter

External Documents


  • Biography/Historical Note

    Walter Goldwater, a book dealer who specialized in radical politics, and who was also one of the first book dealers to specialize in African American Studies. He was also a tournament chess player and antiquarian who owned the University Place Book Shop - one of the last survivors of New York's Bookseller's Row. Mr. Goldwater was a founding member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and had a collection of early printed books, mostly from the 15th century. He died in 1977 in New York City.