Rare Book Monthly

Articles - January - 2018 Issue

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1 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical, Rabbinical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
2 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
3 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 288: Women Authors 39 items by women authors, with full-color illustrations Catalogue Link
4 Abby Schoolman Books UNIQUE Drowning in the deluge of “Unique Gift Guides” of all sorts pouring in on us in recent weeks, we are Catalogue Link
5 Anniroc Rare Books For Madmen Only Potential critical failure, yet to be determined commercial success, but a cathartic moment Catalogue Link
6 Antiquariat Michael Banzhaf Catalogue part I of a series of four fully illustrated e-catalogues 25 books, covering art, architecture, history of the arts and material culture. Catalogue Link
7 Yesterday's Muse Books, ABAA Best of 2017 A miscellany of our favorite 207 items from this year's acquisitions. Catalogue Link
8 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 287: The Augustinian Order 26 items about the Augustinians or by Augustinians, with color illustrations. Catalogue Link
9 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
10 Patrick McGahern Books Catalogue 262 Canada, Arctic, Travel, Illustrated, Bindings, Antiquarian Catalogue Link
11 M. A. Stroh Patents 285 patents Catalogue Link
12 Antiquariaat Fragmenta Selecta Antiquity & Humanism: Books from 1501 to 1804 60 Old & Rare Books Catalogue Link
13 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC A Miscellany of 40 Musical Items In Celebration of Our 40th Anniversary Catalogue Link
14 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 286: Fourteen Recent Acquisitions Recent acquisitions, with full-color illustrations. Catalogue Link
15 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
16 Abby Schoolman Books Boston Book Fair 2017 Contemporary Art Bookbindings, Artists' Books, and Original Art Catalogue Link
17 The Wayfarer's Bookshop Exploration, Travels & Voyages. Books, Maps & Prints. Including Islamic and Russian Items Catalogue Link
18 Lord Durham Rare Books LDRB Offering DEC 2017 37 items : 11 Collections; 6 Books; 11 Manuscripts ; 2 Photos ; 6 Prints and 2 Ephemera Catalogue Link
19 Ken Sanders Rare Books E-Catalogue #8: Enlightened Times 18th-century books. Catalogue Link
20 Ken Sanders Rare Books E-Catalogue #7: A Musical Blend Books about music in a variety of genres. Catalogue Link
21 Raptis Rare Books Raptis Rare Books Holiday Catalog Browse exceptional gifts in this Holiday Catalog Catalogue Link
22 Raptis Rare Books Fall 2017 - From Dante to Dylan Raptis Rare Books Autumn 2017 Catalog of Fine and Rare Books Catalogue Link
23 W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera List Two : New York City, 1961-1974 30 items relating to NYC counterculture and avant garde Catalogue Link
24 Primary Sources, Uncharted Americana Catalogue 1 Paper Americana Catalogue Link
25 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 285: The Basque Country and Navarre 15 items related to the Basque Country and Navarre, with color illustrations. Catalogue Link
26 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
27 Stuart Lutz Historic Documents Historic Documents Including American presidential documents and more Catalogue Link
28 Antiquates Ltd List Ba - Books by, for and about Women 75 books written by, for and about Women Catalogue Link
29 Patrick McGahern Books Catalogue 261 Arctica Catalogue Link
30 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 284: The Craesbeeck Printing Dynasty Fourteen items printed by the Craesbeecks, in Portugal Catalogue Link
31 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Civil, Common and Ecclesiastical Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
32 Shelley and Son Books Inklings Catalog 8 Catalogue Link
33 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 283: Catalunya Twenty-seven items on Catalunya, with color illustrations. Catalogue Link
34 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC Catalogue 82 - Part 2: M-Z Opera Scores from the Collection of Jerome Holover Catalogue Link
35 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Titles: Civil, Common, Ecclesiastical and Rabbinical Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
36 Asia Bookroom China in Print 2017 Hong Kong Rare Book, Photograph, and Map Fair Catalogue Link
37 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 282: The Carmelite Order Fifteen items on the Carmelites, with full-color illustrations. Catalogue Link
38 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC Catalogue 82 - Part 1: A-L Opera Scores from the Collection of Jerome Holover Catalogue Link
39 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Canon, Civil, Common and Roman Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
40 Hyraxia Books A Stephen King Collection Nearly 400 items by or related to Stephen King, including lettered editions, proofs and signed first Catalogue Link
41 Richard C. Ramer Old & Rare Books Special List 281: Thirty-Five Items Recently Catalogued Thirty-five items recently catalogued, with full-color illustrations. Catalogue Link
42 The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd 30 Antiquarian Items: Common, Civil and Canon Law E-List 30 Items Catalogue Link
43 Daniel Crouch Rare Books The World in the Palm of Your Hand A Collection of 18th Century Pocket Globes Catalogue Link
44 Hordern House Rare Books Australia The land Australia: imagined, invented, recounted, mapped, colonised, explored & settled Catalogue Link
45 Patrick McGahern Books Catalogue 260 Canadiana, Angling & Sporting, and Antiquarian Books Catalogue Link
46 Henry Berry, books/ephemera Einstein-related letters, Jose Rodriquez Migueis manuscripts Letters about Einstein by friends, Portuguese writer manuscripts Catalogue Link
47 J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC Igor Stravinsky A Collection of Works by and about the Composer, Libretti, and Scores Catalogue Link
48 Daniel Crouch Rare Books The John W. Galiardo Collection of World Maps E-catalogue Catalogue Link
49 Antiquates Ltd Ink Fair London 2017 Highlights of our stock, exhibited at the INK Fair London Catalogue Link
50 Antiquates Ltd List Ay - Presentations & Associations 70 presentation and association copies Catalogue Link

Rare Book Monthly

  • <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.
  • <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

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