Rare Book Monthly

Articles - June - 2007 Issue

Twelve New Book Catalogues Reviewed in Section Two

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Twelve new book catalogues are up for review in Section Two.


There are twelve new book catalogues reviewed in Section Two of AE Monthly for June.

Several catalogues with new selections of Americana recently arrived, from Almagre Books, William Reese Company, and Chapel Hill Rare Books. There are primarily American signed important documents from Stuart Lutz and Joe Rubinfine. The American West is the focus of catalogues from George MacManus and Clark Rare Books. This catalogue marks the return of Clark, formerly Known as Arthur H. Clark Company. Mexico and the Southwest are the focus of Plaza Books. "Beat" poetry, literature, and ephemera are offered by Brian Cassidy, art and books are featured in the Arader Galleries' Directors' Report. Aleph-Bet Books has a new group of children's books for sale, while the Lawbook Exchange features titles dealing with the law and legal history.

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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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