Rare Book Monthly Reviews - March - 2010 Issue

Oldwest27

Buffalo, Custer, Wyoming and More from Old West Books

By Michael Stillman

Old West Books has issued a new catalogue of Rare, Out of Print Books on the American West. This one is broken into six subjects, Custer, Buffalo, Charles A. Siringo, Wyoming, Lewis and Clark, and A Little of Everything. Those are self-explanatory, except... Charles A. Siringo? I had to look him up. Siringo was a Texan with two careers, cowboy and detective. He was also a writer, authoring several books about both careers. His writing about the second career would ultimately get him in trouble with his former employer, Pinkertons, about whom he wrote something of an e...

Clark942

New Acquisitions and On Sale Americana from Clark Rare Books

By Michael Stillman

Clark Rare Books has released Catalog 942 of Americana, The West, and General. This catalogue is broken down into two sections, one of new acquisitions, the other for previou...

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Pepper190

Film and Literature from James Pepper Rare Books

By Michael Stillman

James Pepper Rare Books has reached Catalogue 190 in their series, with the focus, as always, on material related to film, literature and mystery. Many of the items are signe...

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Eigl34

Travels and Explorations, Especially Cook, from Antiquariat Eigl

By Michael Stillman

Antiquariat Ralf Eigl has published their Katalog 34 with the title Reisen und Expeditionen Mit Sonderteil: James Cook. Two things evident about this catalogue from the titl...

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Masi204

Uncommon and Unusual Works from Peter Masi Books

By Michael Stillman

Peter Masi Books has published Catalog 204 of uncommon and obscure items with easy to afford prices. Masi specializes in pamphlets and promotionals from various organizations...

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Bestebreurtje140

Books on Asia from Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books

By Michael Stillman

Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books of the Netherlands has issued a new catalogue, Books on Asia. The Passion of a Dutch Collector. This is an extensive catalogue, over 800 ite...

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Macmanus404

The Civil War from the George S. MacManus Company

By Michael Stillman

The George S. MacManus Company has issued their catalogue of the Civil War Part III. These catalogues came in alphabetical order, this one going from O'Flaherty to Young. We ...

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Kahn78x

Travel, Science and History from Helen R. Kahn

By Michael Stillman

Helen R. Kahn and Associates has released their 78th catalogue, Voyages & Travels, History & Natural History, Science & Technology. This is a catalogue filled with books abou...

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Aquila209

Adventures in the Polar Regions from Aquila Books

By Michael Stillman

Aquila Books, the specialist in books about the Arctic, Antarctic, and other regions far to the north or south, has issued their Catalogue 209. It is filled with accounts of ...

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Scott27x

Obscure European Works from Garrett Scott, Bookseller

By Michael Stillman

Garrett Scott, Bookseller, has issued his Catalogue Twenty-Seven, but this one is different from any Scott catalogue we have seen before. Normally, his catalogues are focused...

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