The William Reese Company has issued a catalogue that will appeal to anyone who loves printed Americana. The title is The Streeter Sale Revisited, Fifty Years Later. Thomas W. Streeter, Reese says without exaggeration, "was the foremost collector of Americana in the 20th century." A lawyer and businessman, Streeter began collecting books in his 30s. At age 56, he retired from other pursuits to devote the remainder of his life to collecting books and writing about them and about his collection. Americana was his subject, with Texas being a specialty within this specialty. He had by far the g...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews - October - 2017 Issue
Michael D. Heaston Rare Books & Manuscripts has published their Catalogue 50. Western Americana, A Collection of Rare Books, Pamphlets, Maps, Letters & Broadsides Regarding the American Wes...Read More
Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, has issued a catalogue of Japanese & Chinese Books, Manuscripts, & Scrolls. It is unusual to find an American book catalogue containing material from East Asia...Read More
David M. Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books has issued their 157th catalogue of Rare Americana. Most material pertains to the period ranging from the Revolutionary War era, to the era of the Civil War. ...Read More
Riverrun Books & Manuscripts has released a catalogue of The Transmission of Medical Knowledge from Book to Journal. The Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. The "book to journal" part of the t...Read More