Latest Rare Book Catalogs

Latest Rare Book Catalogs

“Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.” —Janet Flanner If you think of Paris as a golden city of culture, eternally haunted by the ghosts of “lost generation” writers like Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein, you are indebted to Janet Flanner. For 50 years Flanne... [ more ]

Protest Signs: Barometers of Social Change

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Millions of people who have joined, or watched, the recent protests across the country, beginning with the March for Women, have been struck by the diversity of signs in the crowd. Princess Leia as political crusader, puns riffing on the latest social media meme, diagrams of ovaries, statements of solidarity with Muslim refugees – all have been present, in endless variety. Surprisingly, perhaps, it... [ more ]

Stolen in New England

Two books were reported stolen from a customer in New England: 1. Dante, Tutte le Opere, Ashendene Press, 1909, in a quarter, white pigskin binding over wooden boards. 2. Thomson, The Seasons, Longman, Hurst, Reese... 1807. In an ornate black straight-grained morocco binding, with colored plates. Books were stolen this past Wednesday (4/12/17) or Thursday (4/13/17) in New England. If you are contacte... [ more ]

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Mark your calendars for the 41st annual Boston Antiquarian Book Fair!

November 10th, 2017 - November 12th, 2017

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