Ursus Rare Books has released a new catalogue entitled 50 Books 50 Years (Catalogue 353). It celebrates 50 years in the business for proprietor Peter Kraus. Naturally, he has seen a lot of changes and advances in the book trade. A native of England, he explains that at the age of 18, he had the great opportunity to move to America, stay with and learn the trade from his father's cousin, the legendary New York bookseller Hans Peter Kraus. After nine years of apprenticeship, he struck out on his own, forming Ursus Rare Books, with which he has spent most of his life. He sums up that life, and...
Rare Book Monthly Reviews - April - 2022 Issue
Jonathan A. Hill Bookseller has just released their Catalogue 236. The catalogue focuses on science and medicine, along with mathematics, and a few items on book collecting. There are many items of...Read More
The Lawbook Exchange has published their Catalogue 102 of Recently Acquired Rare Books and Manuscripts in Law and Related Fields – America, Great Britain and Europe, 15th to 20th Centuries. T...Read More
The George S. MacManus Company has published their Catalogue 426. Colonial & Revolutionary Americana. We find material from the days when no one questioned the American colonies were part of Br...Read More
Hordern House has created a new selection of rare and antiquarian books. This collection is filled with material primarily relating to their homeland, Australia. Many of the items are connected to ...Read More
Zephyr Used & Rare Books has published a large catalogue of Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made Of. Catalogue of Trade Catalogues. Indeed, we see the dreams and aspirations of many generations of Ame...Read More
We recently received a joint catalogue from James Cummins Bookseller and Between the Covers Rare Books. The title is African-Americana Literature & History, with the subtitle Selections from th...Read More