Rare Book Monthly

Articles - September - 2019 Issue

Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair September 7-8

The Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, now in its 6th year, returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center, Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Saturday and Sunday September 7-8.  This is a Marvin Getman event, 1 of 6 in the rare book and collectible paper shows he stages in the American northeast each year.  This year 113 dealers have signed up and several others are pending.  On Saturday the 7th the day starts with a bagels and books preview from 10:00 am to noon.  The show opens at 11:00 am.  On Sunday the fair continues from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.


This show is the official start of the fall season in the United States for collectible paper that will end in December with the approach of the holidays.


For this year’s event Brian Chidester is curating the dozen talks and presentations that extend over both days.  Lest you wonder his perspective, here’s how he describes himself:


I am “at heart a collector, and believe strongly that the greatest treasures are not the ones sitting in some museum or library, but rather in our attics and barns, antique stores and antiquarian fairs.  They are the portals by which we transport ourselves to other states of  consciousness and inspire us anew to think outside the box.”


This year’s event includes seminars both days:


Saturday September 7th


Noon – “read In” – Mueller Report Graphic Novel Vol. 2 – Meet the author Barbara Slate for a book signing after the “Read In.”


1:00 – Presented by Alessandro Keegan – William Mumler and  the Invention of Spirit Photography.


2:00 – Presented by Pam Grossman and William Kiesel – Collecting Grimoires, Spell Books, and Witchcraft Tomes (A Presentation).


3:00  - Presented by Brian Cotnoir – The Atalanta Fugiens and the 17th Century Alchemical Experience.


4:00 – Presented by Erin Waters – Interior Life:  Photography’s Place on and off the Wall in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries.


5:00 – Presented by Will Baker – Cabinets of Curiosities in Academic and Research Libraries:  Collections and Sensibilities.


6:00 – Presented by Stacey Robinson – A Dream Today:  Imagined Landscapes, Liminal Spaces, Speculative Futures, and Alternate Histories in Black Literature and Music.


Sunday September 8th


11:00am – 1:00pm – Free Appraisal Clinic.


Noon – Presented by Kevin R. Johnson – The Celluloid Paper Trail:  Identification and Description of Twentieth Century Film Scripts.


1:00 – Presented  by Philip March Jones – The Comic Art of Charles Williams (1955-1998).


2:00 – Show & Tale:  My Favorite Things (Children’s Book Edition) Moderated by Martie McNabb, Founder, Show & Tale, Every Thing has a Story.


3:00 – Presented by Stephen Romano and Brian Chidester – Charles A. A. Dellschau and the Mythology of Flight.


Here is a list of participating dealers:



  Name Booth
Adam Weinberger Books
  1510 Lexington Ave 9D New York, NY 10029  
  Tel::  (646) 469-1851.  Email:   webuyrarebooks@gmail.com   
  Website:  www.rarebookbuyer.com   
  Specialty: Early printing, manuscripts, illustrated books   
2 Al Malpa 713
  4 Spring St. Chester, CT 06412  
  Tel:  (860) 558-5499.  Email:   almalpa@mac.com  
  Specialty: 19th century, Clipper Ship cards, broadsides, billheads, letterheads, labels, menus, handbills, copy books, busi- ness and trade cards and other paper oddments in all subject areas. 20th century advertising mechanical wheels.   
3 Alexanderplatz Rare Books 702A
  32 Washington Square West, New York 10011  
  (212) 473-6723.  alexanderplatzbooks@gmail.com  
  Website:  www.alexanderplatzbooks.com  
  Specialty: General antiquarian, foreign languages, literature and literary genres, art, photography, science, Judaica, chldren's books, illustrated books, Asiatica, ephemera   
4 Allington Antiquarian Books 709
  1618 Hyde Ave. Winston-Salem, NC 27104 US   
  Tel:  (336) 414-0435.  Email:   allingtonbooks@gmail.com  
  Website:   www.allingtonbooks.com   
  Specialty: Rare and Collectable Books, Both Antiquarian and Modern   
All Things Considered Booth 703B
  55 Broadway P.O. Box 565 Greenlawn, NY 11740 USA   
  Tel:  (516) 702-0047.  Email:  Bhlantiques@gmail.com   
  Specialty:  Prints, Ephemera, Art, & Books   
6 American Jazz Antiques 410
  43 Main St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522   
  Email:  amjazz11@gmail.com   
7 Anartist Books 305
  993 Amsterdam Ave #2A NY, NY 10025 USA   
  Tel:  (212) 662-4554.  Email:  gordon@anartistbooks.com  
  Website:  www.anartistbooks.com  
  Specialty: Art Books especially Twentieth Century to Contemporary, Artist Books, Photography, Design, Architecture, Art Ephemera, Art Posters, Vinyl Lps   
8 Appledore Books - ABAA Booth 312 312
  PO Box 386, Waccabuc, NY 10597  
  Tel:  (914)763-0166.  Email:   info@appledorebookshop.com   
  Website:  www.appledorebooks.com  
  Specialty: Art, Photography, Children, Ephemera, Sports, Chess   
9 Archway Books 304
  PO Box 37, Dover, NH 03821  
  Tel:  (207) 332-3000.  Email:   david@archwaybooks.com  
  Specialty: Japan, China, Central Asia, Photography, Missions, Religion, General Antiquarian   
Auger Down Books, ABAA- ILAB
  PO Box 234, Marlboro, VT 05344  
  Tel:  (802) 387-0837.  Email:  archival@augerdownbooks.com   
  Specialty: Graphic and Archival Americana, Photographs, American History   
11 Austin Abbey Rare Books Booth 309 309
  P. O. Box 293, Mount Vernon, VA 22121  
  Tel:  (703) 400-6078.  Email:  info@austinabbeybooks.com   
  Website:  www.austinabbeybooks.com  
  Specialty: Publisher’s Decorative Cloth; Fine Bindings; Small Press; Illustrated Books; Travel; Americana   
12 B & B Rare Books ABAA 401A
  30 East 20th Street, Suite 305, New York, NY 10003  
  Tel:  (646) 652-6766.  Email:  info@bbrarebooks.com.    
  Website:  www.bbrarebooks.com  
  Specialty: 19th-20th Century Literature, Modern First Editions, Signed Books   
13 Back in Time Rare Books Booth 412
  PO Box 601057, Jacksonville, FL 32260  
  Tel:  (931) 216-6114.  Email:  info@backintimerarebooks.com    
  Website:  www.backintimerarebooks.com  
  Specialty: General Antiquarian, Pulps, Paperbacks, 20th Century Pop-Culture   
Bagatelle Books
  428 C Haywood Rd. Asheville, NC 28806   
  Tel:  (828) 774-5585.  Email:  info@bagatellebooks.com   
  Website:  www.bagatellebooks.com  
  Specialty: Literature, Music, Poetry, Counterculture, Passages.   
15 Banner Queen S6
  22 Cottage St., Easthampton, MA 01027  
  Tel:  (413) 563-4312.  Email:  ajohnquest@gmail.com    
  Website:  www.bannerqueen.com  
  Specialty: Artist, Designer, Hand paint- ed cabinet cards and photographs   
16 Bartleby's Books - ABAA  404B
  P.O. Box 15400, Chevy Chase, MD 20825  
  Tel:  (202) 298-0486.  Email:  bart@bartlebysbooks.com   
  Specialty: Americana, Economics & General Antiquarian   
17 Bauman Rare Books ABAA 708
  535 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022  
  Tel:  (212) 751-0011.   Email:  brb@baumanrarebooks.com   
  Website:  www.baumanrarebooks.com  
  Specialty: Americana, Literature, Children's Books, History, Science, Travel, Economics   
Ben Kinmont, Bookseller
  684 North Main Street Sebastopol, CA 95472  
  Tel:  (917) 669-6157.  Email:  bkinmont@gmail.com   
  Website:  www.kinmont.com  
  Specialty: Gastronomy, food, wine, per- fume, Early Printed Books, women's studies, medicine   
19 Between the Covers Rare Books  510
  112 Nicholson Rd, Gloucester City, NJ 08030  
  Tel:  (856) 456-8008.  Email:  mail@betweenthecovers.com   
  Website:  www.betweenthecovers.com  
  Specialty: Literary First Editions African American Literature & History Women Archives and Manuscripts  
20 Boo-Hooray ER
  277 Grand Street, Third Floor,  New York, NY 10002 USA   
  Tel:  (212) 641-0692.  Email:  daylon@boo-hooray.com  
  Website:  www.boo-hooray.com  
  Specialty: Anarchism, Socialism, & Communism, Archives and Collections, Art, Complete Runs, Fashion, Film, Graffiti & Hip-Hop, Hippies & Anti- Hippies, LGBTQ, Mail Art, Music, Periodicals, Photo Books, Photography, Poetry & Literature, Punk, Science Fiction, Theater,   
21 Bookleggers Used Books  400
  P.O. Box 955, Park Ridge, IL 60058  
  Tel:  (847) 707-8780.  Email:  vandecarr@sbcglobal.net   
  Specialty: Science Fiction/Fantansy, Illustrated, Western American, Modern First Editions, Sporting/Hunting, & Scarce/Rare books.   
22 Brattle Book Shop 110
  9 West Street, Boston, MA 02110  
  Tel:  (617) 542-0210.  Email:  info@brattlebookshop.com   
  Website:  www.brattlebookshop.com   
  Specialty: We specialize in not specializing. We have books in all subjects.   
23 Brenner's Collectable Books 302
  104 Glimmer Glass Circle Manasquan, NJ 08736 USA   
  Tel:  (866) 322-6657.  Email:  michael@brennersbooks.com   
  Website:  www.brennersbooks.com   
  Specialty: Mystery, Science Fiction, Literature, Vintage Paperbacks, History, Books About Books, Wine & Spirits  
24 Capitol Hill Books 603
  657 C St SE, Washington, DC 20003  
  Tel:  (202) 544-1621.  info@capitolhillbooks-dc.com   
  Website:  www.capitolhillbooks-dc.com   
25 Captain Ahab's Rare Books 114
  111 Rotunda Drive. Stephenson, VA 22656  
  Tel:  (305) 206-8196.  Email:  captainahabsrare- books@hotmail.com   
  Website:  www.captainahabsrarebooks.com  
  Specialty: Literature, Film, Crime Fiction, Art, Science Fiction, Manuscripts, Popular Culture   
26 Carnegie Hill Books  806A
  (212) 410-9085.  Email:  ann@carnegiehillbooks.com  
  Website:  www.carnegiehillbooks.com  
  (212) 410-9085.  Email:  ann@carnegiehillbooks.com  
  PO Box 1632, Aiken, SC 29802    
  Email:  carolinianabooks@yahoo.com  
28 Carpe Librum 401B
  27 Walnut St, Williamstown, MA 01267  
  Tel:  (413) 281-0522.   Email:  brad@carpelibrumbooks.com   
  Website:  www.carpelibrumbooks.com   
  Specialty: First editions, archives, science fiction, curiosa   
29 Christopher's Rare Books 600
  200 East 87th Street, # 22B, New York, NY 10128  
  Tel:  (212) 876-9469.  Email:  christopher@christophersrarebooks.com   
  Website:  www.christophersrarebooks.com  
  Specialty: Literary fiction, humor, society   
30 Citation Books - ABAA 306
  P.O. Box 21560, Hilton Head, SC 29925  
  Tel:  (843) 715-8106.   Email:  rarebooks@live.com  
  Website:  www.citationbooks.net  
  Specialty: Ephemera, Photographs, Posters & prints, Bindings   
31 Cleveland Book Company 405B
  PO Box 770092, Lakewood, OH 44107  
  Tel:  (216) 352-3940.  Email:  norman@clebookcompany.com    
  Website:  www.clebookcompany.com  
  Specialty: General stock, Modern first editions, Americana, Social history, Ephemera   
Colebrook Book Barn ABAA
  657 Colebrook Road, P.O. Box 108 Colebrook, CT 06021    
  Tel:  (860) 379-3185.  Email:  colebrookbooks@charter.net   
  Specialty: Americana; First Editions; Fine Bindings.   
33 Commonwealth Books- ABAA 608
  9 Spring Lane, Boston, MA 02109  
  Tel:  (617) 338-6328.  Email:  blackwidowpressbooks@gmail.com  
  Website:  www.commenwealthbooks.com  
  Specialty: Literature, Decorative arts, bindings, fine press, history   
34 Dan Moyer 705
35 David Bergman 801B
  211 West 85th Street, New York City, 10024   
  Tel:  (212) 724-3777.  Email:   dvbergman@aol.com   
  Specialty: Decorative Arts, Trade Catalogs, Natural History, Paleon- tology, Manuscript Material, General Antiquarian   
36 David Cohn 701
  240 Waverly Place Apt. 35 New York, NY 10014    
  Tel:  (917) 543-1447.  Email:  halullat01@aol.com   
  Specialty: Decorative paper, display catalogs, deco architecture, curiosa.   
David McGreevy, Early Photographs
S 12
  233 East 3rd Street, Apartment 2D, New York, NY 10009  
  Tel:  (347) 403 0784.  Email:   dgmcgreevy@gmail.com   
  Specialty: Early British and French paper photographs   
38 Derringer Books - ABAA 209
  Email:  derringerbooks@aol.com   
39 Division Leap 214
  277 Grand St. 3rd Fl., New York, NY 10002   
  Tel:  (917) 922-0587.  Email:  adam@divisionleap.com    
  Website:  www.divisionleap.com  
  Specialty: Art, Artists; Books, Zines, Photobooks & Photography, Music, Counter-culture, Social Movements, Poetry, Punk, Tattooing, Graffiti, Human Sexuality, LGBTQ, Psychoculture, Social Movements, Poetry, Punk, Tattooing, Graffiti, Human Sexuality, Psycho- geography, The Situationist International & aftermath, Records  geography.  
40 Eastside Books & Paper 815
  PO Box 1581 Gracie Statiion New York, NY 10018 USA   
  Tel:  (212) 759 6299.  Email:   eastside- books@mindspring.com   
  Specialty: Antiquarian books, trade catalogs, photos, albums, posters, paper Americana   
41 Eclectibles - ABAA 205
  47 Lakeview Heights Tolland, CT 06084 USA  
  Email:  ephemera@eclectibles.com   
  Website:  www.eclectibles.com  
  Specialty: Ephemera, Ephemera of Childhood, Social History, Advertising, Travel and Tourism, Journals and Albums, Made by Hand, Appraisals   
42 Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts - ABAA  601
  29 Feeney Way, Portland, ME 04103  
  Tel:  (617) 610-7173.  Email:   ed@edpollackfinearts.com   
  Website:  www.edpollackfinearts.com   
  Specialty: Fine Works on Paper including Prints Drawings and Photos, Illustrated Books, Livres d'Artiste   
43 Enchanted Books - ABAA 612
  2435 Ocean Avenue. Apt 6J, Brooklyn, NY 11229  
  Tel:  (718) 891-5241.  Email:   enchantedbooks@aol.com   
  Specialty: Fine illustrated books, children's books, pop-ups and moveables, illustrated foreign language, illustrated Judaica, photography, travel, various adult   
Erin Waters Fine Photography
S 8-9
  PO Box 1213, Lancaster, PA 17608  
  Tel:  (603) 502-1700.  Email:   erin@finedags.com   
  Website:  www.finedags.com  
  Specialty: 19th and 20th century photographs, daguerreotypes, tintypes, ambrotypes, snapshots, real photo postcards, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, photo albums, pop photographica   
45 Evan Bates - Books/ Documents 500
  1 Lafayette Plaisance 0415 Detroit, MI 48207  
  Tel:  (313) 263-5400.  Email:   mail@eabs.us   
  Website:  www.eabs.us  
  Specialty: avant-garde performing arts, visual arts   
46 Faenwyl Bindery S 3
  New York and Sullivan County, NY USA   
  Tel:  (917) 414-4575.  Email:  cara@faenwyl.com   
  Website:  www.faenwyl.com  
  Specialty: Book and paper repair, book conservation, custom protective enclosures (clamshell box, slipcase + chemise, portfolio), hand bookbinding/rebinding   
47 First Edition Rare Books 514
  250 East 5th Street, Suite 1542 Cincinnati, OH 45202 USA  
  Tel:  (513) 719-0001.  Email:   info@thefirstedition.com   
  Website:  www.thefirstedition.com  
  Specialty: United States History, political history, signed books, presidential history, modern first editions and military history.   
48 Framont  501
  Email:  framont@optonline.net   
From Russia with Art 
  P. O. Box 400302 Cambridge, MA 02140   
  Tel:  (857) 253-8421.  Email:  fromrussiawithart@gmail.com  
  Website:  www.fromrussiawithart.org   
  Specialty: Etchings, prints, other works on paper, original oil paintings by Russian & Ukrainian Artists, such as; Stanislav Nikireev, Alexander Vetrov, Irina Makoveeva, Vladimir Vorobyov & Anatoly Dverin, popup exhibitions in New England, New York & Washington.   
50 Garrett Scott Bookseller 611
  P. O. Box 4561, Ann Arbor, MI 48106  
  Tel:  (734) 741-8605. Email:  garrett@bibliophagist.com   
  Website:  www.bibliophagist.com  
  Specialty: Popular Medicine, Unpopular Literature, Interesting Imprints, Midwest, Americana, Vernacular Manuscripts   
51 Grapefruit Moon Gallery S 13
  Minneapolis, MN  
  Tel:  (612) 466-0283.  Email:   enquiries@grapefruitmoongallery.com   
  Specialty:  Hollywood and Glamour Photography, Pin Up, Illustration Art   
52 Graph Books 505A
  Burlington, VT 05401   
  Tel:  (773) 459.4289.  Email:  r@graphbooks.com   
  Website:  www.graphbooks.com   
  Specialty: architecture; art; art history; design; graphic art; latin america; photography; sexuality; social movements; visual culture; women; women’s history   
Honey & Wax Booksellers - ABAA 
  540 President Street, 3rd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11215   
  Tel:  (917 )974-2420.   info@honeyandwaxbooks.com   
  Website:  www.honeyandwax.com  
  Specialty: Literary classics, cultural history, arts and sciences, graphic design.   
54 House of Mirth Photos S 4
  22 Cottage Street Easthampton, MA 01027   
  Tel:  (413) 320-3830.   Email:  houseofmirthphotos@gmail.com   
  Website:  www.houseofmirthphotos.com   
  Specialty: Vernacular photos, handwritten items.   
55 Imperial Fine Books - ABAA 511
  790 Madison Avenue, Suite 601 New York, NY 10065  
  Tel:  212) 861-6620.   Email:  info@imperialfinebooks.com   
  Website:  www.Imperialfinebooks.com   
  Specialty: Leather Bound Sets, Fine Bindings, Children's, Fine and Rare books. Custom Bookbinding   
56 James Cummins Bookseller - ABAA  408
  699 Madison Ave, 7th floor New York, NY 10065  
  Tel:  (908) 625-2255.   Email:  info@jcbookseller.com   
  Website:  www.jcbookseller.com  
  Specialty: Literature, Americana, Fine Press, Manuscripts, Travel & Voyages, Fine Bindings   
James E. Arsenault & Company
  10 Old Stage Road Arrowsic, ME 04530  
  Tel:  (207) 443-1510.  Email:  info@jamesarsenault.com    
  Website:  www.jamesarsenault.com   
  Specialty: Americana, Photographs, Manuscripts, Maps   
58 Jason Rovito, Bookseller 604B
  730 Dovercourt Rd., Ste. 1217 Toronto, ON M6H 2W9 Canada   
  Tel:  (416) 729-7043.  Email:   jason@paperbooks.ca   
  Website:  www.paperbooks.ca   
  Specialty:  Archives, avant-garde, design, human sciences, social history   
59 Jeannot R. Barr Prints and Drawings 703A
  39 Eatons Neck Road Northport, NY 11768   
  Tel:  (917) 858-9752.  Email:   finsonius@gmail.com   
  Specialty: Fine European and American drawings and prints 1550 - to present; Whistler and his circle; Arthur Litt textile designs, Original illustrations for French menu designs and Metro advertising tiles; Print reference books (catalogue raisonne?s of printmakers)   
60 Jeff Bergman Books - ABAA 206
  2185 Lemoine Avenue Fort Lee, NJ 07024    
  Tel:  (201) 647-1055.  Email:  Bookguy2@aol.com   
  Specialty: Modern First Edition, Signed Books, Pulitzer Prize Winners, Books About Books, Mysteries, and Civil War   
61 Jeff Hirsch Books - ABAA 506
  39850 N Dilleys Rd, Wadsworth, IL 60083  
  Tel:  (847) 662-2665.  Email:  mail@jhbooks.com   
  Website:  www.jhbooks.com  
  Specialty: Photography. Art. Design, Literature, Poetry, Drama, Signed Books, Literary Broadsides   
62 Jerry N. Showalter, Books, ABAA 809-811
  P O Box 84, Ivy, VA 22945  
  Tel:  (434) 295-6413.  Email:   jnsbooks@aol.com   
  Specialty: Americana, 19th and 20th century fiction, Limited Editions Club, pamphlets, ephemera   
Joe Maynard
  PO Box 1453, Madison, TN 37116   
  Tel:  (646) 637-3347.  Email:   maynard_joe@hotmail.com   
  Specialty: Art, literature, music, childrens and illustrated, popular culture, counter-culture, erotica   
64 Johanson Rare Books - ABAA 502
  34 West 25th Street, Baltimore, MD 21218  
  Tel:  (443 ) 604-0424.  Email:  info@johansonrarebooks.com   
  Website:  www.johansonrarebooks.com   
  Specialty:  Mexican history, Medicine, English & American Literature, Mark Twain, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe  
65 John Bale Books - ABAA 704
  158 Grand St., Waterbury, CT 06702   
  Tel:  (203) 591-1801.  Email:  jbbks@yahoo.com   
  Website:  www.johnbalebooks.com  
  Specialty: General inventory of antiquarian books, ephemera, photographs, etc.   
66 John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller  411
  8453 Early Bud Way Laurel, MD 20723   
  Tel:  (301) 512-1300.  Email:  jwk@wkbooks.com   
  Website:  www.jwkbooks.com  
  Specialty: First Editions, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror & Super natural, Mystery & Detective, Pulp Magazines, Popular Fiction, British and American 19th & 20th Century, Letters & Manuscripts, WW I & WW II - Illustrated, Cartoon & Children’s Books & Ephemera.   
67 Just Kids Nostalgia Booth 713
  PO Box 932, Huntington, NY 11743   
  Tel:  (631) 423-8449.  Email:  info@justkidsnostalgia.com  
  Specialty: Art Books, Hollywood Photography, Vernacular Photography, Pop Culture Ephemera, Movie Posters.   
68 Kenneth Mallory ABAA 513
  PO Box 1435, Decatur, GA 30031  
  Tel:  (404) 713-1521.  Email:  info@mallorybooks.com   
  Website:  www.mallorybooks.com  
Kurt A. Sanftleben, ABAA
  4393 Kevin Walker Drive, #107, Montclair, VA 22025  
  Tel:  (703) 580-6946.  Email:  kurt@sanftleben.com    
  Website:  www.read-em-again.com  
  Specialty: Personal Narratives, Americana, Diaries, Journals, Correspondence, Documents, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Ephemera, Postal History   
70 L & T Respess Books ABAA 310
  P.O. Box 776, Northampton, MA 01061  
  Tel:  (413) 727-3435.  Email:  respessbooks@cstone.net    
  Specialty: Americana, Southern & Other Regional Americana, English & American Literature, Fishing & Hunting, General Antiquarian, Manuscripts, Ephemera, Maps, Photographs, Prints   
71 Left Bank Books 700B
  217 E. 7th Street, #5F, Brooklyn, NY 11218   
  Tel:  (917) 509-9108.  Email:   info@leftbankbooksny.com   
  Website:  www.leftbankbooksny.com  
  Specialty: Fine and rare books in literature, art, photography, film, fashion, design, etc.   
72 LibriSenzaData 806B
  Tel:  (339) 457-4496.  Email:  info@librisenzadata.it     
  Website:  www.librisenzadata.it   
  Specialty: counterculture, avantgarde in politics, art and literature   
Lizzyoung bookseller LLC - ABAA
  154 Carroll Street A2, Brooklyn, NY 11231  
  Tel:  (908) 759-5644.  Email:   info@lizzyoungbookseller.com  
  Website:  lizzyoungbookseller.com  
  Specialty: Food, Wine, Drink, Receipts/Remedies, Cookbooks, Manuscripts, Ephemera, Medicine, Women   
74 Lorne Bair Rare Books - ABAA 512
  661 Millwood Avenue, Suite 206 Winchester, VA 22601  
  Tel:  (540) 665-0855.  Email:   info@lornebair.com   
  Website:  www.lornebair.com  
  Specialty: Radicalism, Women, African-Americana, LGBTQ, Social Movements   
75 Lucius Books 605A
  144 Micklegate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 6JX U.K.   
  Email:  info@luciusbooks.com   
  Website:  www.luciusbooks.com  
  Specialty: first editions, literature, manuscripts, detective fiction, illustrated, counter-culture, original art.   
76 Maggs Bros. Ltd 403
  48 Bedford Square London, WC1B 3DR U.K.   
  Email:  enquiries@maggs.com   
  Website:  www.maggs.com  
  Specialty: Travel and voyages, early English printing, early Continental printing, modern firsts, private press, autographs and manuscripts.   
Marc Chabot Fine Arts
  P. O. Box 869, Southbury, CT  
  Tel:  (203) 206-2141.  Email:   marc@mcfinearts.com   
  Website:  www.mcfinearts.com  
  Specialty: 19th-21st. Century Fine Original Prints and other Works On Paper from America and Abroad.   
78 Marninart Rare Books 613
  1804 Post Oak Trail Reston, Virginia 20191 USA   
  Tel:  (703) 476-2199.   Email:  info@marninart.net   
  Website:  www.marninart.net   
  Specialty: specializes in deluxe edition of livres d'artistes, Chagall, Matisse, Miro, Picasso, Impressionists, art journals, Verve, Derrie?re le Miroir, XXe Siecle, Cahiers d'Art   
79 Martin Hartzold Bookseller  405A
  St Louis, MO USA   
  Email:  martin@mhartzoldbooks.net   
  Website:  www.mhartzoldbooks.net   
  Specialty:  Ever developing specialities in transportation, vernacular photography, and The Midwest.   
80 McBride Rare Books 402
  15900 Riverside Drive West, #7K70, New York, NY 10032    
  Tel:  (203) 479-2507.  Email:   books@mcbriderarebooks.com   
  Website:  www.mcbriderarebooks.com   
  Specialty: Americana, Western Americana, Ephemera, Archives and Manuscripts, Unusual Imprints, Eclectic and Interesting Paper   
81 Melrose Books & Art 213
  10 EVERETT STREET Melrose, MA 02176   
  Tel:  (781) 485-7626.  Email:  melrosebook@yahoo.com   
  Website:  www.melrosebook.com  
  Specialty: Photographica, illustrated editions, mid-century modern, ephemera, vintage magazines, original art, fine press   
82 Mortlake and Company ER
  121 Prefontaine Place South Seattle, WA 98104   
  Email:  ouroboros@bookarts.org   
  Website:  www.mortlake.co   
  Specialty: Alchemy, Qabalah, Witchcraft, Herbalism, Folklore, Tarot, Demonology, Grimoires, Hermeticism, Occult, Symbolism, Lost Civilizations, Theosophy, Art   
83 Mrwaterslide Presents S 7
  532 Main Street, Suite 301, Holyoke, MA 01040     
  Tel:  (980) 621-2855.  Email:  jhnvannoate@gmail.com  
  Specialty: Snapshots, cabinet cards, cdvs, tintypes, photo albums, album pages, photo oddities and rarities.   
84 Old Book Shop 614
  4 John St, Morristown, NJ 07960   
  Tel:  (973) 538-1210.  Email:  oldbookshop@yahoo.com -  facebook.com/ OldBookShopMorristown   
  Specialty: General, Americana, Ephemera, Postcards, Open Shop   
Old Editions Book Shop and Gallery
  Tel:  954 Oliver St., N. Tonawanda, NY 14120   
  Tel:  (716) 812-4937.  Email:  ron@oldeditions.com   
  Website:  www.oldeditions.com  
  Specialty: American History, Fine Bindings, Children's Books, Bibles, Masonic, Baedeker's Travel Guides, Art & Antiques, Architecture, Vintage Atlases.   
86 Paul Foster Books  804A
  9 Anstice Close, London, W4 2RJ U.K.   
  Tel:  (208) 876-7424.  Email:  paulfosterbooks@btinternet.com   
  Website:  www.paulfosterbooks.com   
  Specialty: Fine bindings. Children's and Illustrated. First editions of English literature. Winston Churchill. Rare and Antiquarian.   
87 Peter Austern & Co Booth 211 211
  350 Ocean Parkway #4K Brooklyn, NY 11218   
  Tel:  (718) 826-0477.  Email:   info@brooklynbooks.us   
  Website:  www.brooklynbooks.us   
  Specialty: Signed and unique books & ephemera in many fields.   
88 Peter Harrington – ILAB, ABA  308
  100 Fulham Road, London, G.B. SW3 6HS U.K.    
  Tel:  (207) 591-0220.. Email:  mail@peterharrington.co.uk   
  Website:  www.peterharrington.co.uk  
  Specialty: Literature, Travel, Science, Philosophy, Politics, Economics   
Peter L. Stern & Co. - ABAA - 605B
  15 Court Square, Boston, MA 02108 USA   
  Tel:  (617) 542-2376.  Email:   info@sternrarebooks.com  
  Website:  www.sternrarebooks.com  
  Specialty: Literature, Fiction, Signed and Inscribed Books   
90 Pryor-Johnson Rare Books Booth 311 311
  1123 Broadway, Suite 517, New York, NY 10010  
  Tel:  (212) 452-1990.  info@pryorjohnsonrarebooks.com   
  Website:  www.pryorjohnsonrarebooks.com  
  Specialty: Antiquarian books (fiction and nonfiction, with a strength in natural history), signed modern firsts, Beat literature & poetry, fine press, books on books, illustrated books, art & photography   
91 Pyewacket Books Booth 604A 604A
  PO Box 11533, Oakland, CA 94611 USA   
  Email:  mail@pyewacketbooks.com   
  Website:  www.pyewacketbooks.com   
  Specialty: Occult, queer history, assorted oddities   
92 Quill & Brush 106B
  101 E Main St, Middletown, MD 21769 USA    
  Tel:  (301) 874-3200.  Email:  firsts@qbbooks.com   
  Website:  www.www.qbbooks.com  
  Specialty: Modern First Editions. Signed & Inscribed, Literature, Poetry, Sci-Fi & Mystery, Collectible Books in all fields   
93 Resser-Thorner Antiques Booth 210 210
  695 River Road, Manchester, NH 03104   
  (603) 540-4712.  Email:  rthorner@wadleighlaw.com    
  Specialty: General Americana, Historical Documents, Prints, Photographs, Autographs, Early American Bookplates, Early New Hampshire-Related Items Especially Dartmouth College   
94 Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts S 16-17
  P.O. Box 5049, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403    
  Tel:  (818) 788-7765.  Email:   blroot@rootenbergbooks.com   
  Website:  www.rootenbergbooks.com   
  Specialty:  science, medicine, natural history, literature, art, travel and exploration, Americana   
95 Roy Young Bookseller, Inc. - ABAA 609
  564 Ashford Ave, Ardsley, NY 10502  
  Tel:  (914) 693-6116.  Email:   royoungbooksell@optonline.net   
  Website:  www.royoung.com   
  Specialty: Book Arts, Literature, Natural History, Architecture, Antiquarian Books, Art, Travel   
96 Royal Books, Inc. 714
  32 W 25th St, Baltimore, MD 21218    
  Tel:  (410) 366-7329.  Email:  johnm@royalbooks.com   
  Website:  www.royalbooks.com   
  Specialty: Modern Literature, Cinema, Music, Photography, Popular Culture, 20th Century Americana   
Sanctuary Books - ABAA
  790 Madison Avenue, Suite 604, New York, NY 10065  
  Tel:  (212) 861-1055.   Email:  sanctuaryrarebooks@gmail.com   
  Website:  www.sanctuaryrarebooks.com   
  Specialty: Shakespeare, Early Printed, Travel, Americana, Modern Literature, Manuscript Books   
98 Save A Book 602B
  Tel:  (617) 850-5967.  Email:  yh2100@gmail.com   
  Website:  www.saveabook.org  
  Specialty: First Editions, Signed Volumes, Americana, Mystery   
99 Studio Montespecchio 805
  600 via lucarini, Montese, Modena 41055 Italy    
  Tel:  (39) 339-508-2069.  Email:  info@studiomontespecchio.it   
  Website:  www.studiomontespecchio.it   
  Specialty: we specialize in historically and visually important rare books, magazines and ephemera related to XXth century avant-garde architecture, art, design and photography   
100 Ten Pound Island Book Co. - ABAA 404A
  76 Langsford St. Gloucester, MA 01930   
  Tel:  (978) 283-5299.   Email:  tenpound@tenpound.com   
  Website:  www.tenpound.com  
  Specialty: Voyages, exploration maritime history, naval, yachting, whaling, Pacifica, Arctic, Antarctic, manuscripts and ephemera pertaining to the sea and its history   
The Second Shelf Booth 700A
  31 Pilgrims Lane, London, G,B. NW3 1SX U.K.   
  Tel:  (778) 742-1884.  Email:  andevers@gmail.com    
  Website:  www.thesecondshelf.com   
  Specialty: antiquarian, modern first editions, manuscripts, ephemera, feminist, women’s history, women’s work.   
102 Thomas G. Boss Rare Books - ABAA 503
  119 Braintree St Suite 317 Boston, MA 02134    
  Tel:  (617) 308-5062.  Email:  info@bossbooks.com   
  Website:  www.bossbooks.com  
  Specialty: Illustrated Books, Fine Printing, Prints and Drawings, Fine Bindings, Bookplates, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts   
103 Thomas Harris S 10
  223 East 4th Street, Apt. 14 New York, NY 10009   
  Tel:  (917) 226-4802.  Email:   saltprint@mindspring.com   
  Website:  www.earlyphotographs.com  
  Specialty: Cartes de visite, tintypes, daguerreotypes, salt prints, Civil War, African-American history, college yearbook albums, vernacular albums, Golden Age of Hollywood, SciFi, artwork, advertising, etc.   
104 University Archives - ABAA 212
  49 Richmondville Avenue Westport, CT 06880   
  Tel:  (203) 454-0111.  Email:   Loraine@universityarchives.com   
  Website:  www.universityarchives.com   
  Specialty: Autographs, Historical, Presidents, Literary, Aviation/ Space, Civil War, Revolutionary War, Science, Signers  
105 Ursus Books and Gallery- ABAA 508
  50 East 78th, Suite1C New York, NY 10075   
  Tel:  (212) 772-8787.  Email:   okraus@ursusbooks.com   
  Website:  www.ursusbooks.com   
  Specialty:  Art Books, Rare Books, Decorative Prints   
106 W.C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera, ABAA 505B
  P. O. Box 735, Brooklyn, NY 11238  
  Tel:  (203) 752-7410.  Email:   will@wcbaker.com   
  Website:  wcbaker.com  
  Specialty: Americana, avant- garde literature, books on books, circus, magic, medicine, performing arts, religion, science, social movements  
107 Walnut Street Paper  S 15
  318 W. Walnut St. Kutztown, PA 19530     
  Tel:  (917) 499-7872.  Email:  walnutstreetpaper@gmail.com   
  Specialty: Children's literature, Illustrated Children's, Pop Culture, Original Movie Posters, Books on Vinyl, Classics, 1950's Magazine Ads   
108 Weinberg Modern books Booth 710 710
  200 Lexington Ave Suite 407 New York, NY 10016   
  Tel:  (646) 291-2059.  Email:  info@weinbergmodernbooks.com   
  Website:  weinbergmodernbooks.com  
  Specialty:  Modern design, art, graphic design, architecture, downtown NYC cultural scene   
Whitmore Rare Books Booth 804B
  121 E. Union St., Pasadena, CA 91103   
  Tel:  (626) 714-7720.  Email:   info@whitmorerarebooks.com   
  Website:  www.whitmorerarebooks.com   
  Specialty: first editions, modern firsts, antiquarian books, literature, women, philosophy, history, high spots   
110 Wilfrid M. de Freitas, Bookseller 106A
  P.O. Box 232, Westmount Sta. Westmount, Quebec H3Z 2T2 Canada  
  Tel:  (514) 935-9581.   Email:  wilfrid@defreitasbooks.com   
  Website:  www.defreitasbooks.com   
  Specialty: First editions, Architecture, Natural History, Travel & Exploration, Sports & Games, Victoriana, Sir Winston Churchill, Vanity Fair prints   
111 William Hutchison Booth 208 208
  P.O. Box 811, Mendenhall, PA 19357   
  Tel:  (610) 453-6350.   Email:  hutchbook@aol.com   
112 William Reese Company - ABAA  409
  409 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06511   
  Tel:  (203) 789-8081.  Email:  amorder@reeseco.com    
  Website:  williamreesecompany.com   
  Specialty:  Americana, Travel & Voyages, Literature   
113 Yesterday’s Muse Booth 711 711
  32 W Main St Ste 1 Webster, NY 14580     
  Tel:  (585) 265-9295.  Email:  Yesterdays.muse@gmail.com    
  Website:  www.yesterdaysmuse.com  
  Specialty: Fine Books in All Fields with a Focus on Literature and History   


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Rare Book Monthly

  • Sotheby’s, July 11: Galileo, Document annotated and signed by Galileo, dated Padua, 1595. £500,000 to £700,000.
  • Bonhams, July 15-25: THE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION OF ISRAEL WITKOWER. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: GEORGE WASHINGTON SIGNED DISCHARGE. June 9, 1783. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: "Shhhhh!" A DAVID SHANNON ILLUSTRATION FROM DAVID GETS IN TROUBLE. $2,500 - $3,500
    Bonhams, July 15-25: PICASSO, PABLO. Le Carmen des Carmen. Paris, 1964. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: KARA WALKER SILHOUETTES FOR TONI MORRISON'S FIVE POEMS. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: FIRST APPEARANCE OF PINOCCHIO IN ENGLISH. COLLODI, CARLO.New York, 1892. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: BONAPARTE, JOSEPHINE. Autograph Note (unsigned) in French. $1,000 - $1,500
    Bonhams, July 15-25: FROST ON MATTHEW ARNOLD.Autograph Letter Signed to Adams, July 27, 1934. $800 - $1,200
    Bonhams, July 15-25: ELIAS BOUDINOT'S COPY OF BARLOW'S COLUMBIAN EPIC. $800 - $1,200
  • Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: U.S. / European Shipping Archive 1800-1814. The Widow Bermingham & Sons Collection. €7,000 to €10,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Bunreacht na hÉireann. Constitution of Ireland. An important copy of the First Printing of De Valera’s new Constitution, approved in 1938. Signed by the Constitution Cabinet. €7,000 to €9,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: A Rare Complete Run of the Cuala Press Broadsides. €7,000 to €9,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Grose (Francis). The Antiquities of Ireland, 2vols. folio London (for S. Hooper) 1791. Magnificent Hand-Coloured Copy - Only 25 Copies. €3,000 to €5,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Cantillon (Richard). Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en General, Traduit de l'Anglois, Sm. 8vo London (Fletcher Gyles) 1756. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Gregory, (Lady Augusta). Spreading the News: The Rising of the Moon: The Poorhouse (with Douglas Hyde). Being Vol. IX of the Abbey Theatre Series. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Lavery (Lady Hazel). A moving series of three A.L.S. and a Telegram to Gen. Eoin O'Duffy, July-August 1927, expressing her grief at the death of Kevin O'Higgins. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Dampier (Wm.) Nouveau Voyage Autour du Monde, ou l'on descrit en particulier l'Isthme de l'Amerique…, 2 vols. in one, Amsterdam, 1698. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Howell (James). Instructions for Forreine Travel Shewing by what Cours, and in what Compasse of Time…, London, 1642. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, 8vo, L. (Bloomsbury) 1999, First Edn., First Printing of Deluxe Collectors Edn. Signed. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: James (Wm.) A Full and Correct Account of the Military Occurrences of The Late War Between Great Britain and The United States of America. 2 vols. Lond. 1818. €650 to €900.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: The Laws of the United States, Published by Authority, 3 vols. Philadelphia (Richard Folwell) 1796. €600 to €800.

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