Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Manuscripts has issued their Catalogue 71: Historically Significant and Decorative Bindings From the 15th Century to the Present. Words escape me. One can coldly describe the art in terms of tooling and shapes and colors, and it's about as effective as describing the Sistine Chapel by paint types and colors. Something can be red and blue and be beautiful, or it can be ugly, which tells you how useful that information is. Fortunately, the catalogue includes pictures of the bindings, so you can see what the various elements look like as put together by the bo...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews - June - 2017 Issue
The William Reese Company has issued a catalogue of Recent Acquisitions in Americana. There is a range of material related to America to be found, including some collections of photographs of archi...Read More
John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller has published their Short List 7, 27 Works of Children's Illustration. There is a mix here of illustrated children's books, portfolios of illustrations, and much ...Read More
David M. Lesser Fine Antiquarian Books recently published their catalogue No. 155 of Rare Americana. It is filled with books, pamphlets, broadsides, cartoons, illustrations, manuscripts and other e...Read More
The Antiquariaat Forum, together with Antiquariat Inlibris, has issued a catalogue entitled The Islamic World 6. The "6" refers to the number of catalogues about the Islamic world they have produce...Read More