James Kochan Fine Art & Antiques, of Frederick, Maryland, has issued Part One of Free Trade and Sailors' Rights: The War of 1812 and the Shaping of America. This material, principally from Mr. Kochan's personal collection, contains items from the end of the Revolution through the War of 1812, but is concentrated in material pertaining to that later war and the events leading to it. America emerged from its revolution mostly free of the intrigues that consumed Europe at the time, but as the already poor relations between France and England deteriorated, particularly after the French Revoluti...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews - September - 2012 Issue
David M. Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books has released their 126th catalogue of Rare Americana. It is filled with selections from America's past we have not seen before. Works primarily range from 18t...Read More
I recently returned from my summer vacation, a sojourn through the beautiful states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, to find a surprise in my mailbox. It was the latest catalogue from Bac...Read More
The mail sometimes arrives by slow boat from overseas, which hopefully explains this review of the latest combined catalogue from the Netherlands booksellers Antiquariaat Forum and Asher Rare Books...Read More
The William Reese Company has issued their Bulletin 27, this one with the title Images of Native Americans. The natives of this New World long fascinated Europe's natives. Their customs, appearance...Read More