Rare Book Monthly

Articles - April - 2013 Issue

17 New Bookseller Catalogues Reviewed

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17 new catalogues are reviewed this month.

For April, we received 17 new catalogues to review. No fooling! The William Reese Company has reached a milestone – their 300th catalogue. It features exceptional Americana. The Raab Collection has reached #75, and it is filled with important historical documents.

Shapero Rare Books is offering 100 illustrated books, including ten of incunabula. Bruce McKittrick Rare Books has 85 antiquarian titles. Daniel Crouch Rare Books offers a collection of important maps and related material. Thomas Goldwasser Rare Books focuses on artistic books and important literature, while Between The Covers features literature and ephemeral material.

David Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books presents rare and early Americana. The George MacManus Company offers its third catalogue in a series devoted to America's Civil War. Kenston Rare Books features the outlaws and lawmen of the Old West. Back of Beyond Books offers the Charles E. Wood and Sara Bard Field Collection which focuses on their western writing. Kaaterskill Books presents books from both Americas, North and South.

Forest Books provides a selection of bibliographies and reference material. Sophie Schneideman Rare Books offers British and American private press works. Antiquates Rare Books features works from the 16th and 17th centuries. The Lawbook Exchange has legal books, manuscripts, and ephemera, while Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books focuses on the island nation of Japan.

These latest reviews are available by clicking here now.

www.americanaexchange.com/ae/AEMonthly/AEMonthlyReviews.aspx.

Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. $400 to $600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. $8,000 to $12,000.

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