About Us


If you would like to visit our store in downtown Portland at 420 SW Washington St. #303,  Portland, OR 97204 please email to schedule an appointment.

Rachel Phillips and Roger Hucek are the co-owners of Burnside Rare Books. We share a love of literature and a sincere desire to preserve the past. Rachel has worked at libraries such as The Fine Arts Library at Harvard University and has a bachelor of arts in Set Design. We've been selling books together for over a decade. Roger recieved an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College, specializing in short stories.

We are proud members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and the Cascade Booksellers Association (CBA).