Eight New Catalogues Reviewed This Month

- by Michael Stillman

Eight new catalogues reviewed.

This month we review eight new bookseller catalogues. Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Manuscripts features important books and manuscripts including private press and fine bindings. Samuel Gedge Ltd. offers unusual and uncommon antiquarian books and ephemera. Primary Sources, Uncharted Americana has 25 thoroughly described and illustrated items and archives of original source Americana. David M. Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books presents a new selection of rare Americana. Old West Books targets the American West.


James Tait Goodrich focuses on historic medical and scientific texts, along with presenting some pre-Columbian artifacts and early medical instruments. Medicine has come a long way. Shapero Rare Books has a selection of Russian literature. Librairie Clavreuil offers a very unusual catalogue. It contains 11 editions of the same book, Michel de Montaigne's Essays.


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