Rare Book Monthly Reviews - April - 2020 Issue

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The First Printed Catalogue from Type Punch Matrix

This month we received our first catalogue from Type Punch Matrix. It is actually their first catalogue, or at least, their first printed catalogue. Type Punch Matrix was founded by two well -established booksellers, Rebecca Romney and Brian Cassidy. Each has deep roots in the field, Rebecca Romney as a manager of Bauman Rare Books and principal of Honey & Wax Booksellers, Brian Cassidy for the past 15 years as the operator of Brian Cassidy Booksellers. Type Punch Matrix is located in Silver Spring, Maryland. This first catalogue does not have a title nor a description of the material. ...

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A 30th Anniversary Catalogue from Paul Foster Books

This catalogue reflects a special achievement for Paul Foster Books of the Chiswick District of London. It is the 30th anniversary of Mr. Foster setting out on his own as a bookseller. He had previ...

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Discoveries and Curiosities from Zephyr Used & Rare Books

Zephyr Used & Rare Books has issued a selection of Discoveries & Curiosities: A Catalogue. “Discoveries and curiosities” means just about anything. There are some books, though ...

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Rare Americana from the George S. MacManus Co.

The George S. MacManus Co. has issued their Catalogue 424 of Rare Americana. Within the field of Americana there is no particular concentration. Anything goes. A few items are perhaps more British ...

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Recent Acquisitions in Americana from the William Reese Company

The William Reese Company has issued a catalogue of Recent Acquisitions in Americana. The acquisitions may be recent, but the books and other documents are not. They range from the 16th century to ...

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Literature Offered by Shapero Rare Books

Shapero Rare Books has issued a catalogue titled, simply, Literature. Since that is a fairly broad swath, they have provided a table of contents to be more specific. Those categories are: Antiquari...

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The Latest Selection of Varied Material from Raptis Rare Books

Raptis Rare Books has released a new catalogue. While their catalogues are untitled, they provide a table of contents to show you what you can expect. The contents are: Opening Selections; American...

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Anglo-German Cultural Relations from Simon Beattie Ltd.

Simon Beattie Ltd. has issued a catalogue entitled Anglo-German Cultural Relations. Language & Literature, Travel & Tourism. c.1714-1914. There were many friendly connections between the pe...

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Rare Book Monthly

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> <i>[Sutro Baths] / On the Shore of the Pacific Ocean,</i> designer unknown, 1896. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Osvaldo Ballerio, <i>Biscottini e Amaretti Delser,</i> circa 1900. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Maxfield Parrish, <i>Harper’s Weekly,</i> 1896. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Les Parfums de J. Daver Paris,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Jacob Lawrence, <i>Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture,</i> 1968. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Lion Noir, Cirage – Crème,</i> 1949. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> <i>Keep Calm and Carry On,</i> designer unknown, 1939. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Walter L. Greene, <i>Adirondack Mountains / Lake Placid,</i> 1930. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Laura Brey, <i>Enlist / On Which Side of the Window Are You?</i> 1917. $1,500 to $2,000.

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