Entries from May 2017

While you enjoy the long Memorial Day weekend, we invite you to peruse the most-recent catalogs of rare books and print ephemera from the members of the ABAA. Please note, this list is updated weekly,... [more]

The following item has been reported stolen: Title: A Display of Heraldry Authors: GUILLIM, John (1565-1621). Date of publication: 1610 Publisher: Printed by William Hall, London Description: FIRST ED... [more]

The ABAA Benevolent Fund recently received the largest contribution in the fund's history from the estate of Gyngr Schon, who owned Old London Books in Bellingham Washington with her husband Michael S... [more]

The following item has been reported stolen: Autograph note signed, April 16, 1785, with address panel, to “Monsier Ruston, Hotel d'Orleans, Palais Royal.” “Mr. Jefferson's compliments to Mr. Ru... [more]


Stolen in New York

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The following book is missing, presumed stolen, from NY Book Fair, March 13, 2017. STEELE . An Essay upon Gardening, Containing a Catalogue of Exotic Planes for the Stoves and Green-Houses of the Brit... [more]

“Three columns of unknown verse by the Mad Poet of Broadway: Life is good.” (A brief remembrance of Robert Fraker from Garrett Scott, May 3, 2017.) I probably met Robert Fraker of Savoy Books some... [more]