Rare Book Monthly

Articles - August - 2012 Issue

18 eCatalogues

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This month there are 18 eCatalogues posted to section III of AE Monthly.  Together they represent more than a thousand interesting possibilities drawn from a variety of collecting disciplines.

While the material is appealing so too are the firms offering material in this way.  Ten years hence such catalogues will be commonplace.  Today they are exotic, a bit ahead of their time.  Whether a collector, librarian or dealer you are looking at the future.

Eighteen Catalogues: 

Sno

User

Catalogue Name

Description

URL Link

Date Created

1

Hordern House

Recent Acquisitions

52 Items Illustrated

Catalog Link

Jul 28, 2012

2

Eric Waschke

July 2012 New Acquisitions

New Acquisitions and Highlights

Catalog Link

Jul 28, 2012

3

Michael Buehler

Summer Opportunities

Fifteen possibilities

Catalog Link

Jul 28, 2012

4

Nick Trimming

Daniel Crouch Rare Books

Catalogue IV and others

Catalog Link

Jul 28, 2012

5

Adam Douglas

Peter Harrington

Highlights

Catalog Link

Jul 28, 2012

6

SOURGET Camille

Catalogue 9

Catalogue de livres rares du XVe au XXe siècle, de Valerius Maximus à Marguerite Yourcenar.

Catalog Link

Jul 28, 2012

7

Gabriel Boyers

Summer 2012 Catalogue

Browse and purchase items from our recent catalogues.

Catalog Link

Jul 28, 2012

8

Fran Durako

Summer Discounts

Summer Opportunities

Catalog Link

Jul 28, 2012

9

Laurens Hesselink

Recent Acquisitions

Updated July 12th, 2012

Catalog Link

Jul 13, 2012

10

James Cummins

Catalog 112: Fine book & manuscripts

One hundred and sixty choice items

Catalog Link

Jul 13, 2012

11

Scott DeWolfe

New Arrivals: an Occasional List

We feature occasional assortments of our favorite new arrivals to the shop

Catalog Link

Jul 13, 2012

12

Laurens Hesselink

Antiquariaat Forum

Recent Acquisitions

Catalog Link

Jun 29, 2012

13

Eric Waschke

The Wayfarer's Bookshop

June 2012 New Acquisitions

Catalog Link

Jun 29, 2012

14

Claudia Schulson

Catalogue 151 June 2012

Thirty-Five Reasons to take a Closer Look

Catalog Link

Jun 29, 2012

15

Seth Kaller

Our Website Updated!

New Selections

Catalog Link

Jun 29, 2012

16

Hordern House

The Collection of Robert Edwards AO

164 items illustrated from the Robert Edwards Collection

Catalog Link

Jun 21, 2012

17

Jonathan Smalter

Alfonso R. Mancini Collection Part I

1000 items, mainly pertaining to World War I, including unit histories, military publications, etc.

Catalog Link

Jun 12, 2012

18

Jude Lubrano

Opera & Vocal Music

46 rare operatic and vocal scores and manuscripts, 16th-20th centuries

Catalog Link

Jun 01, 2012


Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Caius Julius Hyginus, <i>Poeticon Astronomicon,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1482. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Giovanni Botero, <i>Le Relationi Universali... divise in Sette Parti</i>, Venice, 1618. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> <i>L'Escole des Filles</i>, likely third edition of the first work of pornographic fiction in French, 1676. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in Latin on vellum, Flanders, early 16th century. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes Regiomontanus, <i>Calendarium,</i> Venice, 1485. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Pedro de Medina, <i>Libro d[e] gra[n]dezas y cosas memorables de España,</i> Alcalá de Henares, 1566. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:<br>Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b><br>Luis de Lucena, <i>Arte de Ajedres,</i> Salamanca, circa 1496-97. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Andrés Serrano, <i>Los Siete Principes de los Ángeles, válidos de Rey del Cielo,</i> Spain, 1707. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 8:</b> Johannes de Sacrobosco, <i>Sphaera mundi,</i> first illustrated edition, Venice, 1478. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> A Rare 3-rotor German Enigma I Enciphering Machine. $70,000 to $90,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Important collection of correspondence between Werner Heisenberg and Bruno Rossi. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Walt Whitman Autograph manuscript containing his thoughts on death. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> David Roberts. <i>Holy Land</i>. Six volumes. 1842-1849. First edition. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Extensive collection of Ray Bradbury's primary works, most signed or inscribed. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Peter Force. Declaration of Independence. $12,000 to $18,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Steinbeck. <i>Grapes of Wrath</i>. A fine copy of the first edition. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Lewis & Clark. <i>Travels to the Source of the Missouri River</i>... First English edition, extra-illustrated. 1814. $10,000 to 15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> Manuscript document signed by Nuno de Guzman relating to Hernan Cortes, 1528. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Feb. 11:</b> “Nos los inquisidores..." The first book in English printed West of the Mississippi. [1787]. $5,000 to $8,000.

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