Interview with William Joy, Collector

Friday February 7, 2014

Bibi Mohamed, proprietress of Imperial Fine Books in New York City talks with her clients about how they became interested in books and literature, and the passion that has driven them to build important collections. In this interview, Bibi talks with William Joy, a Michigan-based bibliophile. Download the full interview...

The Hindu

Sunday September 6, 2009
"So, what are the high spots in the bookstore now?" I asked Bibi. And realised at once how foolish the question was in a room full of high spots: fine bindings and rare books. "Let me show you," she said, getting up. I followed her to a glass-fronted bookcase which...

The New York Times

Saturday April 4, 2009

Imperial Fine books frequently loans books to Interior Designers as in the showcase housed profiled in this article.


Friday January 23, 1998
There are also a few lesser-known New York dealers. Imperial Fine Books, a shop for leatherbound fine and rare books, is in an upstairs gallery at 790 Madison Avenue, at 66th Street. It is owned by Ms. Mohamed, who was born in Guyana and has been in the rare-book field...