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Auction Date 08/02/2015 - 08/02/2015
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Thinking about Selling

I have suggested to collectors for years that they plan to dispose in their lifetimes.  Collections in the books, manuscripts, maps and ephemera fields now fall into the traditional form of kn...

August 5th: A Pirate's Bounty at the Arader Galleries Auction

On August 5th Arader Galleries will be holding an auction on site at their Madison Avenue location. Featuring sixty five lots, The History of Caribbean Pirates & Treasure as told through Maps, ...

A Baker's Eight Dozen Plus Four

Will [W. C.] Baker is, among other things, a graduate of the William Reese Rare Book School.  He worked there for several years and gained a perspective on scholarship, presentation, and rarit...

Electronic Catalogues: their day has come

The wheels of progress turn slowly.  Over the long haul change can appear inevitable but nearer by seems much less conclusive.  Such are the changes in cataloging that have been transform...

Wanted: A Collector with Ambition

Because booksellers' catalogues randomly appear and because there are thousands of booksellers the sheer magnitude of catalogue production has long gone unrecognized and unreported.  There hav...

Rare Book Monthly Reviews

Antiquarian Books on Agriculture, Bibliography, and More from Jonathan A. Hill Bookseller

Jonathan A. Hill Bookseller has released Catalogue 214 – Mostly Recent Acquisitions. There is no descriptive title, but here is what we found. These are overwhelmingly English and European bo...

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ALS review of 1984; over 60 by E.R. Burroughs (many in jacket); signed Gorey; early imprints; etc.

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