Entries from November 2016


Theft of 3 Peralta Books

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Three books have been reported as stolen from a private residence in Philadelphia, PA: Peralta Barnuevo, Pedro de. Lima fundada (2 vols). Lima, 1732. Peralta Barnuevo, Pedro de. Observationes Astronom... [more]


New Members: Fall 2016

By Rich Rennicks

The ABAA has recently approved several new members, all of whom have successfully proven themselves to be, in the words of the ABAA Guarantee, "established, knowledgeable, and of excellent reputation.... [more]


Theft of Bibles from Sharon, CT

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We have received news of a theft from a private residence in Sharon, CT. Missing is a set of Lutheran bibles, dated mid-17thC, no fewer than 6, no more than 8, each measuring 15" tall, 12" wide and 4.... [more]

Denver has its very own "Booksellers' Row" after the relocation of two ABAA members, Anderson Butler Rare Books and Gallagher Books. Anderson Butler Rare Books has opened and Gallagher Books has re-op... [more]

Several years ago my teenaged son and I were lunching with the late Burton Weiss at a popular Berkeley bistro, Le Rendezvous. Burton was a tall, thin mordant guy, prone to squawking when he got worked... [more]