Shapero Rare Books has issued a spectacular catalogue of very special books. The title is 75 Incunables from the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica. The Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, located in Amsterdam, was created by Dutch businessman Joost Ritman. It is a library with tens of thousands of volumes pertaining primarily to the Christian Hermetic tradition. This combines pre-Christian ancient philosophical traditions with Christian perspectives. This small selection of items from the library are among the earliest of printed works, “incunables” being books printed between Gutenberg (c...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews - July - 2012 Issue
This month we received our first catalogue from Libreria Antiquaria Rappaport, their Catalogo 195. Their catalogues may be new to our reviews, but Rappaport has been selling books for over a centur...Read More
The Raab Collection recently issued their Catalog 72. Raab specializes in signed, historic material. This collection is entirely American in origin, and the primarily manuscript and typescript item...Read More
Blackwell's Rare Books has issued a selection of material Antiquarian & Modern Catalogue B171. The rare book store is located within Blackwell's large store for new books in Oxford, England, opposi...Read More
Hordern House has released a detailed and extensively illustrated catalogue of The Collection of Robert Edwards AO (Order of Australia). Mr. Edwards, along with being a notable contributor to Austr...Read More