Rare Book Monthly Reviews - June - 2011 Issue

Sutton199

Natural History from Raymond M. Sutton, Jr.

Raymond M. Sutton, Jr., has just released his Catalog No. 199. Natural History. With a Large Selection of Horticultural Books. Actually, the over 400 items in this catalogue have been neatly divided into various classifications:  Fine & Illustrated Works; Botany including Orchids & Cryptogams; Horticulture; Birds; Fishes & Marine Biology; Insects & Other Invertebrates; Mammals, Reptiles & Other Zoology; Geology & Paleontology; and History, Travel & General Biology. The items presented run the gamut from well-known, major scientific works, to tightly woven ni...

Reese283

American Presidents from the William Reese Company

The William Reese Company has issued their 283rd catalogue, and it is a fascinating one for those focused on American politics. The title is American Presidents, and there is material pertaining to...

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Hordern18th2011

18th Century Voyages and Travels from Hordern House

Hordern House has released an extensive catalogue of Eighteenth-Century Voyages & Travels. By the 18th century, European sea exploration was already over two centuries old, and most areas of th...

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Bestebreurtje144

Slavery, Voyages, and Colonial History from Bestebreurtje Rare Books

Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books has issued their 144th catalogue:  Early Voyages & Slavery, Colonial & Maritime History. Actually, the catalogue is grouped under three headings, Earl...

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Argonautspring2011

California and the West Highlight the Argonaut Book Shop's Spring Catalogue

The Argonaut Book Shop of San Francisco issued a catalogue of Recent Acquisitions and Selections from Stock, Spring, 2011. There is no stated limitation to the type of material offered, but we can ...

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Kaaterskill14

Latin American Works from Kaaterskill Books

Kaaterskill Books recently published their Catalogue 14 entitled Latin America. Naturally, this includes a selection of books and ephemeral printings relating to the lands from Mexico to Chile. Any...

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Cassidy5

From Popular Culture to Esoterica and More from Brian Cassidy, Bookseller

Brian Cassidy, Bookseller, recently published catalogue no. five. Cassidy offers a collection of eclectic works mainly from the 20th century. Specialties are described as, "popular culture, esoteri...

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Antanonew17

Latin American Books and Manuscripts from Libreria de Antano

Libreria de Anatano of Buenos Aires recently issued a catalogue of Fine Books and Manuscripts from Latin America and Spain. Among the types of books most frequently found herein are very early Sout...

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Karmiole31

A New Miscellany from Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller

Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, has issued another selection of varied material. This one is New Miscellany #31. It contains primarily a mix of very old European works, with old, though not quite as ...

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Orssich72

Iberian and Latin American Works from Paul Orssich

Paul Orssich has released Catalogo 72. Orssich is the London bookseller who specializes in Iberian material, along with works pertaining to the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the New World. Whi...

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Thompson97

A Spring Miscellany from Michael Thompson Books

Michael Thompson Books has published a Spring Miscellany. Thompson's miscellanies are appropriately named, as there is a wide range of material to be found. What we find here in particular are anti...

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Alephbet97

Children's Books from Aleph-Bet Books

Aleph-Bet Books has published their Catalogue 97 of Children's Books & Illustrated Books. With very few exceptions, most of the material qualifies as both - illustrated children's books. There ...

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Forest110

Bibliography, Bookbinding and Reference from Forest Books

Forest Books has published their Catalogue 110. Bibliography, Bookbinding & Reference. This may seem like a niche field, but there are over 600 titles available. While Forest Books is located i...

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    <b>Swann:</b> Scott Joplin, <i>Treemonisha: Opera in Three Acts,</i> New York, 1911. Sold March 24 — $40,000.
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    <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.
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    <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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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> George Washington ADS, One of the Earliest in His Hand, A Survey from 1752, the Same Year He Inherited Mount Vernon.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Rare JFK Signed Check & Transmittal Letter During Campaign for 1956 VP Nomination, Both BAS Slabbed; Possibly A Unique Combo!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Daniel Boone Signed Receipt as VA Delegate; During His 1st of 3 Terms, Boone Was Kidnapped by British Forces Gunning for Gov. T. Jefferson & Other Legislators.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipt for “Pennsylvania Gazette,” Important & Beautifully Displayed
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lincoln & His Civil War Cabinet: 8 Signatures, Beautifully Presented!
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    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Jefferson Davis ALS: “the negroes are humble and generally inclined to cling to their masters…neither crop or stock could be protected from their thieving” – Incredible!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lee Harvey Oswald Signed Letter: “if we finally get back to the states…maybe we’ll…settle in Texas,” Warren Commission Exhibit.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Babe Ruth First Edition Biography Signed Just Months Before His Death, Excellent Signature!
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> “B Arnold” ANS on Pre-Revolutionary War Promissory Note Dating From His Days as a New Haven Merchant
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Bob Dylan Signed LP “Blonde on Blonde” with Jeff Rosen COA.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Signed Checks, Handsomely Displayed.

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