Unique New Catalogues from<br>Martayan Lan and Oak Knoll Books
By Mike Stillman
Martayan Lan’s “Rare Books Fifteenth to Nineteenth Centuries” is a remarkable collection of old, rare, and important documents. This is not meant for the average person, but for those collectors or institutions with major collections and the means to support them. For those for whom this is appropriate, this is a wonderful catalogue.
The catalogue is broken into three subjects: travel, geography and voyages; history of science; arts and humanities. The offerings, which include works of many of history’s most significant personalities, are spectacular. Most are very ...