Rare Book Monthly

Articles - June - 2013 Issue

Twelve New Catalogues Reviewed This Month

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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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  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. $400 to $600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. $8,000 to $12,000.

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