Rare Book Monthly

Articles - September - 2012 Issue

Eight New Catalogues Under Review

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Eight new catalogues reviewed.

This month, eight new catalogues arrived for review. James Kochan Fine Arts & Antiques has a collection of material relating to the War of 1812 and the shaping of America. David Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books offers a selection of rare Americana, while Back of Beyond Books is focused on the Four Corners states - Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona. The William Reese Company offers images of Native Americans.

Sotherans presents material related to the fine and decorative arts. Peter Harrington offers a variety of material for the summer, while Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, offers miscellaneous works, as does the combined catalogue of the Antiquariaat Forum and Asher Rare Books.

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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Adam Smith, <i>Wealth of Nations,</i> first edition, descended from William Alexander, London, 1776. $70,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> George Gershwin, photograph signed & inscribed with autograph musical quotation, <i>An American in Paris,</i> 1928. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Friedrich Engels, <i>The Condition of the Working Class in England,</i> first edition, NY, 1887. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> <i>Bury St. Edmunds Witch Trials,</i> first edition, London, 1682. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Robert Rey, <i>Estampes,</i> complete portfolio of 12 wood engravings, Paris, 1950. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Archive of 47 letters by Enrico Caruso to a lady friend, 1906-20. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Books of Hours in Flemish, Netherlands, 15th century. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Jack Kerouac, <i>Doctor Sax,</i> deluxe limited edition, signed, NY, 1959. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, July 30:</b> Walt Disney, signature on title-page of Ward Greene’s <i>Lady and the Tramp,</i> first edition, first printing. $3,000 to $4,000.

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