Entries from March 2017


Stolen in New York, NY

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The following book has been reported stolen from Ursus Rare Books. MITCHELL, Samuel Augustus. Accompaniment to Mitchell's New Map of Texas, Oregon, and California, with the Regions Adjoining. 46 pp. t... [more]

“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 Hemin... [more]

ABAA member Tom Nealon (Pazzo Books) specializes in early printed books and cookbooks, and has drawn on his knowledge of these areas to write a book on the history of food and its vital influence on t... [more]


Rare Book News

By Rich Rennicks

While the week after the New York Antiquarian Book Fair is generally a week of rest and recuperation for booksellers and collectors alike, there was still plenty of news happening in the rare book wor... [more]

ABAA members have issued the following catalogs of the material they will be exhibiting at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair this weekend (March 9-12, 2017) at the Park Avenue Armory. Note: This list... [more]

Autograph expert and ABAA-member Gary Combs died last month. A celebration of his life will be held in New York City on March 7, as many of his former colleagues will be in the city for the New York A... [more]

The New York Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Park Avenue Armory March 9-12 for the 57th installment of this annual fiesta of rare books, historical documents, and all kinds of print ephemera. Bel... [more]