Rare Book Monthly

Articles - October - 2016 Issue

Eleven New Catalogues Reviewed This Month

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This month we review 11 new book catalogues. Dorothy Sloan Rare Books offers a massive catalogue on ranching, mostly in the American West. High Ridge Books has a collection featuring American maps and prints. The William Reese Company also focuses on cartography. Patrick McGahern Books features Canadiana, the Americas, travel and antiquarian books. David Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books offers rare American books, pamphlets, and ephemera.

 

Austrian bookseller Antiquariat Kainbacher covers natural history, nations, history and travel. Abby Schoolman Books offers a selection of spectacular handcrafted books from artist Timothy C. Ely. Sophie Schneideman Rare Books presents Part 3 of the Hugh Auchincloss collection of fine press books. Aleph-Bet Books has a new selection of 500 children's books. Jeff Weber Rare Books offers a variety of titles from the bookseller's cabinet. Peter Harrington has a late summer catalogue that also features a variety of books.

 

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Rare Book Monthly

  • <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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