Patrick McGahern Books recently issued their Catalogue 239 Arctic. This is a catalogue of books primarily about explorations, as for most people, there isn't much else you can do in the Arctic but explore it. However, there are a few books about the natives who somehow manage to survive in these intemperate lands. Curiosity long drove people to take on the immense challenge of the extreme cold and storms to see what was there, or be the first to reach the Pole. For others, it was a practical search, an attempt to find a fabled Northwest Passage shortcut to Asia. Whatever the reason, they he...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews - January - 2016 Issue
Whitmore Rare Books has released their Catalogue 12. Whitmore specializes in quality and importance of the books (and occasional other documents) that they offer. This is the place to look for some...Read More
Samuel Gedge Ltd. has issued their Catalogue XXI. Gedge offers all sorts of works on paper, and a few not. While there are, naturally enough, some books, including a group of first French translati...Read More
James Cummins Bookseller recently published Catalogue 130 for the just completing Holiday 2015 season. If it is too late to purchase one of these books or other paper items as a gift, it is never t...Read More
We recently received, slightly late, this fine catalogue from the Antiquariaat Forum and Asher Rare Books, Autumn Catalogue 2015. It takes awhile for mail to reach America from the Netherlands duri...Read More