If you're an antique book collector and are traveling through Old Pasadena, Whitmore is not one to miss. The owner, Dan Whitmore, has a passion for rare books and constantly travels the country to find first edition rare manuscripts signed by the author and collectors editions of literature, philosophy, science, and history books. Stop by the retail shop and speak with the staff to find beautiful gift ideas and new arrivals. Can't make it out to Pasadena? Whitmore Rare Books also takes their store on the road to rare book trade shows.