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Articles - November - 2014 Issue

Electronic Catalogues for the Holidays

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32 Recently Issued eCatalogues

Not so long ago the gold standard for presentation in the collectible paper field was the printed catalog.  Dealers prepared them and institutions, collectors and other dealers read them.  But times have changed and, while superb printed catalogues are being issued, the art of selling via the electronic catalogue is developing into a successful medium.  It has been bound to happen.

This month almost 30 new electronic catalogues have been posted.  Within AE Monthly there are 3 section; Articles, Reviews and eCatalogues.

Here is a list of recently posted eCatalogues and at the end of the list a link to go to Section III.  Dealers posting more than 1 catalogue have a number next to their name to indicate the number of eCatalogues posted:

 

Nick Aretakis.  Americana – Printed – Manuscript – Visual Material 

Camille Sourget Librairie.  Livres de la semaine / Books of the week

Studio Bibliografico Scriptorium.  Novecento Letteratura e saggistica

The Kelmscott Bookshop. Illuminated Manuscripts and Prints

The Wayfarer's Bookshop.  British Columbia in Original Historical Photographs in Five Parts

Schulson Autographs.  Autographs Catalog 162

19th Century Shoppe.  Catalogue 150 - Giants of Western Civilization

Kaaterskill Books.  Catalogue 19. Latin Americana

The Strand Bookshop.  Many options for the literate

Antipodean Rare Books.  Elist 16, James Cook, World War I, Australia, China

Andersons Books and Prints.  It's About Time

James Cummins Bookseller.   Our latest Catalogues

Michael Dawson Gallery / Dawson Bookshop. A Variety of Databases containing material to purchase

Schubertiade Music & Arts.  Fall 2014 Catalogue [No. 35]

Tavistock Books.  Select Acquisitions

The Wayfarer's Bookshop.  Exploration, Travels & Voyages, Archives, Journals, Letters, Manuscripts & Watercolours

Lord Durham Books, Prints, Maps, Ephemera and Manuscripts.  Catalogues of Books, Prints, Maps, Ephemera and Manuscripts.

The William Reese Company.  A Literary Miscellany - 500 items – illustrated

The William Reese Company.  The Only Copy for Sale - 148 items illustrated

The William Reese Company.  American Views & Cartography - 45 items illustrated

The William Reese Company.  Recent Acquisitions in Americana

The William Reese Company.  World Travel & Voyages - 152 items illustrated

The Lawbook Exchange.  Recent Acquisitions and Special Offers.  E-List 30 items

Antiquates Ltd.  Catalogue 8 – English Verse, 1800-1810

Dan Wyman Books. Catalog 192: Rare & Important Titles in Sephardic, Mizrahi, & Karaite Studies.

The Lawbook Exchange.  Recent Acquisitions and Special Offers.  E-List 30 items

The Wayfarer's Bookshop.  October 2014 Exploration, Travels & Voyages: Archives, Journals, Letters, Manuscripts & Watercolour 

Antiquariaat Fragmenta Selecta - Catalogue 120, Classical Antiquity & Middle Ages            1095 items on Greek and Roman Antiquity, Middle Ages, Humanism

The Lawbook Exchange.   English Law Before 1776.  E-List 30 Items

Jude Lubrano.  Catalogue 68 The Collection of Jacob Lateiner Part II Chopin First & Early Editions

The Lawbook Exchange.  30 Signed Books, Association Copies, Signed Letters & Documents.  E-list: 30 Items

The Lawbook Exchange.  Blackstone: Inspired by the recent publication of Ann J. Laeuchli's Bibliographical Catalog     Blackstone.  E-list: 30 Items

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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>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>Aurora Australis.</i> Printed at the sign of 'The Penguins'; East Antarctica, 1908. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Shackleton, Ernest. <i>South Polar Times.</i> 1st edition, limited issue. from the library of Michael Barne. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> General Washington's <i>Proceedings of a General Court Martial... of Major General Lee.</i> Philiadelphia, 1778. 100 copies printed for Congress. BOUND WITH: ...Court Martial... of St Clair and ...Schuyler. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>The Voice of the People.</i> Boston, 1754. Rare pamphlet on the Excise Tax. Nathaniel Sparhawk's copy. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Autograph Letter Signed ("S.L. Clemens"), offering extensive hard-earned advice on writing, 5 pp, 1881. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> After Fra Egnazio Danti. <i>L'Ultime Parti not:e nel Indie Occid:ntli" [The last known parts of the Western Indies].</i> Painted Map of California, Western Mexico, and Japan. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Ptolemaeus, Claudius. <i>Geographie opus nouissima...</i> 1513. The most important edition of Ptolemy, containing the Admiral's Map. $250,000 to $350,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> De Arellano, Don Alonso. Manuscript, his <i>"Relación mui singular y circunstanciada... Capitán del Patax San Lucas,"</i> manuscript copy from the Sir Thomas Phillips collection. $50,000 to $80,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Purchas, Samuel. <i>Purchas his Pilgrimes.</i> First edition. With John Simth's engraved map of Virginia. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: Exploration and Travel, Featuring Americana, Part I. September 25, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> Lewis, Meriwether. Contemporary manuscript true copy of his final power of attorney, 1809. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>A New Method of Macarony Making, as Practiced at Boston in North America.</i> Mezzotint. London, 1774. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Bonhams, Sep. 25:</b> <i>Scientific Base Ball Pitching: A Treatise on the Pitcher, Pitching, Origin and Philosophy of the Curve.</i> Chicago, 1897. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Franklin H. Brown, <i>State Sovereignty, National Union,</i> Chicago, 1860. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Thomas Paine, <i>The American Crisis,</i> Fishkill, NY, December 1776. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b><br>The Aitken Bible, Philadelphia, 1781. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francisco Loubayssin de Lamarca, probable first edition of the first novel set in the Spanish New World, Paris, 1617. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Juan de la Anunciación, <i>Sermonario en lengua mexicana,</i> first edition, first book of sermons in Nahuatl, Mexico, 1577. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Maturino Gilberti, <i>Thesoro spiritual en lengua de Mechuacá,</i> first edition, Mexico, 1558. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Commission of William O. Stoddard as secretary to the president, signed by Lincoln, Washington, 1861. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> <i>Clay and Frelinghuysen,</i> flag banner, circa 1844. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Daguerreotype of a man believed to be Frederick Granger Williams Smith, son of Joseph Smith, circa late 1850s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> John C. Wolfe, <i>Portrait of Abraham Lincoln,</i> oil on board in period wooden frame, circa 1860s. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Francis W. Winton, manuscript on pow-wows with indigenous Canadians, 1881. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 27:</b> Family letters from two young daguerreotype artists, 1826-79. $10,000 to $15,000.
  • <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Published Half Plate Ambrotype of a North Carolina Confederate Officer. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two 19th Century Books Pertaining to Canada's Red River Settlement. $400 to $800
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Two Books With Fore-Edge Paintings of British Architectual Landmarks. $400 to $600
    <b>Leland Little: Important Fall Auction. September 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), "Torte a la Dobosch" from <i>Wild Raspberries</i>. $1,000 to $3,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990), <i>Pop Shop II,</i> One Plate screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1998. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leland Little, Sep. 22:</b> Thomas Rowlandson (British, 1756-1827), Twenty-Two Prints from the <i>Tours of Dr. Syntax</i>. $500 to $1,000

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