The latest catalogs and elist announcements from ABAA members for June 2015:
Richard C. Ramer, Old & Rare Books unleashes Special List 206: Forty-Nine Books about Food, Cookery, & Gastronomy, Sixteenth through Twenty-First Centuries and Special List 207: Political Thought, Sixty-Seven Items, Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries.
Boston Book Company announces A Short List of Finely Bound and Extra-Illustrated Books and a selection of documents relating to the French Revolution.
The Book Shop, LLC of Covina, CA brings forth a selection of 35 volumes of poetry and verse and (my personal favorite) a selection of heavy metal books, zines, flyers, photo albums, original artwork, and other materials. Rock on!
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. have released several new catalogs lately:
- 30 books relating to the Corpus Juris Civilis
- 30 books relating to relating to topics in commercial law
-- Highlights include: an early printing of Stracca's Mercatura that includes an important treatise on insurance; a handsome 1686 edition of Malynes's Consuetudo, Vel, Lex Mercatoria; the preferred edition of Peru's first commercial code; and, a 1599 Venetian Edition of the Consolato del Mare.
- American, English, Continental and Latin American law dictionaries
- A Selection of Manuscripts and Broadsides
- Murder: America, Europe, Great Britain
There are seven new catalogs from The Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company:
- Imaginary Travels & Voyages
- Books in German
- Clothing, Fashion, & Dress
- 17th Century Books
- "A List for a June Tuesday"
Lorne Bair Rare Books is happy to announce their latest catalog of Books, Graphics, and Manuscripts Relating to 19th and 20th Century Radical Social Movements, including nearly 200 uncommon, rare, or unique items.
John Waite Rare Books announces three special collections that are only available as single lots. The first is a collection of 80 books & manuscripts by or relating to Charles Lamb, the second comprises 25 Robinson Crusoe titles from 1769 to 1930, and the third is 100+ Items in the Daniel Webster collection. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in any of these collections.
Jeff Hirsch Books also releases an elist, highlights include a Raphael Soyer Association Copy, several signed broadsides from the Lord John Press, plus books signed by Berenice Abbott and Richard Avedon.
Remember, you can always browse and download the latest catalogs published by ABAA members on ABAA.org by visiting the following link: https://www.abaa.org/catalog/... (You can also access this page by selecting 'Booksellers' from the top menu, scroll to the bottom of the page to 'Member Catalogs', and click on 'View All'.)