Rare Book Monthly

Articles - November - 2017 Issue

eCatalogues: the transition continues

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As the economics of rare book catalogues continues to decline many dealers have shifted from printed paper to electronic eCatalogues.  Here is a snapshot of the most recent fifty catalogues we have received.  They all deserve support.

 

In the trade the time-honored process of issuing printed catalogues has lost some of its appeal as the web has created new ways to reach buyers while undermining other aspects of the selling process.  In this transition period eCatalogues are finding a place in the selling mix.

 

Here is a link to the eCatalogue Section of Rare Book Monthly.

 

1 Henry Berry, books/ephemera Einstein-related letters, Jose Rodriquez Migueis manuscripts Letters about Einstein by friends, Portuguese writer manuscripts
2 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC Igor Stravinsky A Collection of Works by and about the Composer, Libretti, and Scores
3 Daniel Crouch Rare Books The John W. Galiardo Collection of World Maps E-catalogue
4 Antiquates Ltd Ink Fair London 2017 Highlights of our stock, exhibited at the INK Fair London
5 Antiquates Ltd List Ay - Presentations & Associations 70 presentation and association copies
6 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 280: Railroads Thirty items on railroads in Latin America, Africa, and Europe, with color illustrations.
7 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd Antiquarian Titles: 36th Annual Conference on the International Association of Law Libraries E-List 37 Titles
8 Daniel Crouch Rare Books Mapping London 70 Plans
9 John Randall (Books of Asia) Catalogue 31: The Languages of South Asia We are pleased to announce our latest catalogue of 209 items on the languages of South Asia, togethe
10 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 279: Nine 19th-c. Portuguese African Imprints Printed in Angola, Moçambique, and São Thomé
11 Yesterday's Muse Books, ABAA Fall 2017 Seasonal miscellany featuring Nicolay & Hay's Lincoln with a signed document by John Hay laid in, a
12 Yesterday's Muse Books, ABAA Summer 2017 Seasonal miscellany
13 Yesterday's Muse Books, ABAA Spring 2017 Seasonal miscellany
14 Yesterday's Muse Books, ABAA Italian History & Culture and The Grand Tour Histories and travelogues in English & Italian related to The Grand Tour
15 Yesterday's Muse Books, ABAA Women Authors Mostly signed first editions of works by notable women authors
16 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd Catalogue 87: Books, Manuscripts. Pamphlets & Ephemera: 15th to 20th Centuries Catalogue 87
17 Antiquariaat Forum & Asher Rare Books Religion & Devotion Part II
18 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC Rare Printed Music for Strings & Books, Autographs, and Prints Relating to Stringed Instruments Autumn 2017
19 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd A Selection of 30 Antiquarian Titles E-List 30 Items
20 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 278: Brazilian and Portuguese Books, 1516-1843 95 Brazilian and Portuguese books, 1516-1843, with color illustrations
21 Riverrun Books & Manuscripts Poetry: 20th and 21st Century 286 books and manuscripts
22 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 277: Ten Recent Acquisitions Ten recent acquisitions.
23 Daniel Crouch Rare Books 16 Maps from Gerard de Jode’s Speculum Orbis Terrarum
24 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 New Arrivals: Books, Pamphlets and a Photograph E-List 30 Items
25 Antiquates Ltd List Aw - Recent acquisitions 50 books, sixteenth-twentieth centuries
26 Antiquates Ltd List Av - Juvenile & Education 50 books by, for or about children and education
27 Musinsky Rare Books, Inc. E-Catalogue 12 22 Continental Books and Manuscripts
28 E. K. Schreiber October 2017 List 25 Early Continental Books
29 The Wayfarer's Bookshop 50 Original Historical Photographs of British Columbia On display at the Vancouver rare book show
30 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 276: Italian Imprints Thirty-three Italian imprints, with full-color illustrations
31 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd A Selection of 30 Antiquarian Titles E-List 30 Items
32 Daniel Crouch Rare Books 20 Maps from the 1490 & 1507 Rome Ptolemies E-catalogue
33 Antiquariaat Forum & Asher Rare Books Women and Society Books, drawings and manuscripts on, by, and for women
34 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 275: Military Military: an illustrated list with 196 items.
35 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 New Arrivals: Books, Pamphlets and Manuscripts E-List 30 Items
36 The Wayfarer's Bookshop Exploration, Travels & Voyages New acquisitions & selected stock highlights
37 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 New Arrivals: Books, Pamphlets, Manuscripts, Photographs and a Broadside E-List 30 Items
38 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 274: Periodicals, Including Newspapers, Reviews, Journals, and Magazines Periodicals, Including Newspapers, Reviews, Journals, and Magazines, with full-color illustrations
39 Patrick McGahern Books Catalogue 258 Canadiana, Arctic, Angling & Hunting, and Literature
40 Lord Durham Rare Books LDRB Offering AUG 2017 37 item: 4 Collections; 16 Books; 3 Maps ; 5 Manuscripts ; 2 Photos and 7 Ephemera
41 Antiquariaat Forum & Asher Rare Books Natural History III E-catalogue
42 Dan Wyman Books Catalogue 210 Rare Jewish, Christian, and Secular Imprints from the 1500-1600s
43 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 New Arrivals: Books and Pamphlets E-List 30 Items
44 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 273: Miscellany of 187 Relatively Recent Portuguese Publications Relatively Recent Portuguese Publications, including bibliography and books about books, reference,
45 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd American Law Before 1860: 30 Titles E-List 30 Items
46 Antiquariaat Forum & Asher Rare Books Africa E-catalogue
47 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 New Arrivals: Books and Pamphlets E-List 30 Items
48 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Law Dictionaries and Encyclopedias E-List 30 Items
49 Parigi Books Catalog No. 3 - Weird Tales and the Art of Margaret Brundage A selection of Weird Tales magazines from the 1930s featuring stories by Robert E. Howard (including
50 Parigi Books Catalog No. 2 - Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction More than 70 titles by Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Stephen King, George R. R. Martin, Richa

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  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.

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