Rare Book Monthly

Articles - June - 2013 Issue

Twelve New Catalogues Reviewed This Month


Twelve new catalogues reviewed this month.

This month we review 12 new catalogues from booksellers. Ken Lopez Bookseller offers a selection of modern literature and some ephemeral items. Raptis Rare Books also has a selection of literature along with history and more. Whitmore Rare Books presents literary first editions and other outstanding books.

John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller has a “post-fair” list with a little of everything. J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians focuses specifically on material related to older music. The Veatchs Arts of the Book target the book arts, while Aleph-Bet Books specializes in children's and illustrated books. B & L Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts presents science, medicine, natural history and early printing.

The William Reese Company is focused on 18th century North America. Yesterday's Muse has items related to America's Civil War, mostly from the Confederate perspective. David Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books presents a selection of rare Americana, while the Antiquariatt Forum, together with Asher Rare Books, offers material related to South and Central America.

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  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Scott Joplin, <i>Treemonisha: Opera in Three Acts,</i> New York, 1911. Sold March 24 — $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
    <b>Swann:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression,</i> London, 1632. Sold May 5 — $161,000.
    <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.

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