California Art Books is a service of John Moran Auctioneers, Inc., located in Altadena, California. 
Over the years, clients have called upon Moran’s expertise to help them augment or build their art reference libraries.
California Art Books is our answer to those requests and make our inventory more accessible to all.  Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive selection of art books, both new and hard to find, out of print titles at reasonable prices.

We are constantly on the lookout for newly released titles to add to our library, and yours.  If you are looking for a particular title that you don’t see, email us and we will try our best to find it for you.  And lastly, if you have a collection of books that you would like to sell, Moran’s is interested.  We routinely purchase books from both individuals and institutions. Please call 626-793-1833 or forward inquires to or
Founded in 1969, John Moran Auctioneers is a family-owned and operated auction house specializing in California and American paintings, decorative arts and antiques. Recognized as a premier venue for sales of California and American Impressionism, regionalist watercolors and Western art, Moran’s conducts three California and American art auctions annually.  Feel welcome to visit for an overview of the artists we handle and world-record auction prices.
The Decorative Art & Antique Auctions feature hand-picked silver, bronzes, furniture, glass, porcelain, Native American artifacts, mid-century design and jewelry from local estates and private collections. For more information, visit or email us
Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you.
Warm regards,
Jeff Moran, Sr. Vice President
John Moran Auctioneers, Inc
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