Rare Book Monthly Reviews - July - 2011 Issue

Between170

New Arrivals at Between The Covers Rare Books

We recently received Catalog 170 of "new arrivals" from Between The Covers Rare Books. You will find a variety of material in this catalogue that makes it hard to characterize. However, the table of contents helps describe what is offered by breaking it into sections:  Literature and Miscellaneous Non-Fiction; Children's Books; Music; Mystery and Detective Fiction; Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror; and Sports. Each item comes with both a description and four-color photograph. These catalogues are fun to read, the material most intriguing. Here are some samples.
 
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Araderpacific

The Pacific from the Arader Galleries

The Arader Galleries has issued a new catalogue:  The Pacific, A Selection of Rare Books. This is primarily a collection of Pacific voyages, dating from the early 16th century until the 19th. ...

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Gedge10

Varied Printed and Manuscript Material from Samuel Gedge Ltd.

Samuel Gedge Ltd. has issued their Catalogue X. That is "X" as in ten, not as in x-rated. Most of what you will find here is not primarily books per se, but a variety of ephemeral printed and manus...

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Columbia153

Books from the Sea from Columbia Trading Co.

The Columbia Trading Company has released Catalog 153. Columbia features seafaring works, books about boats, sailing, naval battles, shipwrecks, yacht racing, ocean liners, and just about anything ...

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Reesebull20

The Founding of America - 1773-1777 - from the William Reese Company

A recent unusual, and inaccurate, description of the ride of Paul Revere by a possible presidential candidate is a reminder of how much we as Americans have collectively forgotten about our heritag...

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Oldwest31

More Western Works from Old West Books

Old West Books of Colorado Springs has issued their Catalog 31 of Rare, Out of Print Books on the American West. Old West Books brings together another collection of material related to those thril...

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Pottersummer2011

Maps, Atlases, Charts and "Cartefacts" from Jonathan Potter Antique Maps

Jonathan Potter Limited Antique Maps has issued their Catalogue Summer 2011, subtitled A Fully Illustrated Selection of Antique Maps, Atlases, Celestial Charts, Curiosities & Cartefacts. Cartef...

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Harrington76

Signed Modern Literature from Peter Harrington

Peter Harrington, the London bookseller, has issued their catalogue Peter Harrington 76. Modern Literature - 100 Signed and Inscribed Books. Very little in the way of explanation is needed beyond t...

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Lesser119

Obscure American Pamphlets and More from David Lesser Antiquarian Books

David M. Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books has issued their Catalogue 119 of Rare Americana. Lesser primarily offers pamphlets and shorter form material from 18th and 19th century America. There are al...

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Lubranospring2011

Music and Dance from J&J Lubrano

J&J Lubrano Music Antiquarians recently released a catalogue titled Music & Dance. This is mostly a catalogue of music, but with a sizeable section on dance material as well. This is an ext...

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Kahn81

Travel, History, and More from Helen R. Kahn and Associates

Helen R. Kahn and Associates have issued their Catalogue 81 - Voyages & Travel, History & Natural History, Religion & Politics. While the majority of items have a connection to the Amer...

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Scott33

Miscellaneous Acquisitions from Garrett Scott, Bookseller

Garrett Scott, Bookseller, has released Catalogue 33 (Miscellaneous Acquisitions). Scott is noted as a purveyor of the odd and eccentric in the field of printed matter, though many of his books are...

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Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. $400 to $600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. $8,000 to $12,000.

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