Rare Book Monthly

Articles - April - 2022 Issue

Eight New Catalogues Reviewed This month

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This month we are reviewing eight new bookseller catalogues. Ursus Rare Books is celebrating its 50th anniversary with 50 very special books. Jonathan A. Hill Bookseller features science, medicine, mathematics and book collecting. Underground Books offers its first catalogue, the “Fairy-Land of Science.” Zephyr Used & Rare Books focuses on “A Field of Dreams” - old trade catalogues.

 

The George S. MacManus Company features colonial and revolutionary Americana. James Cummins and Between the Covers combine to present a catalogue of African Americana. Hordern House has a selection of early Australiana. The Lawbook Exchange targets western law from the 15th-20th centuries.

 

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  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Edward Hopper & His Contemporaries:<br>Making a Modern American Art<br>June 30, 2022
    <b>Swann June 30:</b> Edward Hopper, <i>The Railroad,</i> etching, 1922. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann June 30:</b> Edward Hopper, <i>Sheet of Studies with Men in Hats and a Saloon Keeper,</i> pen, ink & pencil, circa 1900-05. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann June 30:</b> Edward Hopper, <i>Night Shadows,</i> etching, 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Edward Hopper & His Contemporaries:<br>Making a Modern American Art<br>June 30, 2022
    <b>Swann June 30:</b> John Marin, <i>Woolworth Building, No. 2,</i> etching & drypoint, 1913. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann June 30:</b> Charles Demuth, <i>Tulips,</i> watercolor & pencil, 1924. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann June 30:</b> Edward Hopper, <i>Under Control,</i> gouache, ink & wash, circa 1907-10. $30,000 to $50,000.

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