This month we review the first catalogue from Extant Americana of New York City: Catalogue One. Naturally, the American material in this catalogue is “extant,” but it is the implication of rarity in that term that best explains the items offered. These pieces still exist, but their existence is unusual and surprising. They are usually one-of-a-kind or short run items that you would not readily expect to find, or perhaps even think still existed. But... here they are! We only have space to mention a few of the items you will find in this catalogue, but hopefully it will provide a flavor of t...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews - October - 2012 Issue
Justin Croft Antiquarian Books has prepared their Catalogue 7. There is no further description of the material provided, and it took a careful search to even discover its title is “Catalogue 7.” So...Read More
Gene W. Baade Books on the West has issued his latest catalogue of what you would expect. This one is numbered Catalogue 912, and though there is an occasional exception, these titles are overwhelm...Read More
Marc Selvaggio, Books & Ephemera has issued their Catalogue Number 139. Ephemera Uncovered! It contains over 500 items of transitory printed material, items not really meant to last indefinitely li...Read More
Restoration Books of Seattle has issued a catalogue of material from the library of descendants of one of that city's earliest citizens: The Pioneer Library of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Denny Watt. Mr. W...Read More
Helen R. Kahn and Associates has issued a catalogue of Voyages & Travels. The Canadian bookseller usually focuses on works related to North America, and while there are many such items in this late...Read More
The WilliamReeseCompany has issued PartII of ATributetoWrightHowesonthe50thAnniversaryofU.S.iana. Wright Howes was the Chicago bookseller who, late in his career, wrote a bibliography of what he co...Read More