Blog Posts tagged "catalogues"



Latest Rare Book Catalogs

By Rich Rennicks

Every week, our members release catalogs of rare books, and collectors excitedly scroll through them in search of the beautiful, rare, or unexpected. Catalogs can be as general as the "New Acquisitions" a dealer has made and cataloged over the past month, or as specific and focused as catalogs devoted solely to an individual author or artist, but collectors find they learn much about rare books si... [more]

Every month, ABAA members release catalogs and electronic lists highlighting their new acquisitions and showcasing books and ephemera on various themes. Serious collectors peruse these catalogs immediately, ever on the lookout for books they covet for their personal collections. We invite you to examine the latest catalogs linked below, and contact the dealer if anything catches your eye. (Note: t... [more]

Every month, ABAA members release catalogs and electronic lists highlighting their new acquisitions and showcasing books and ephemera on various themes. Serious collectors peruse these catalogs immediately, ever on the lookout for books they covet for their personal collections. We invite you to examine the latest catalogs linked below, and contact the dealer if anything catches your eye. (Note: t... [more]

The latest catalogs from ABAA members have landed just in time for summer. ARTISAN BOOKS & BINDERY Maritime History -- focuses on the age of sail. The National Park Service: A Centennial Catalog BACK OF BEYOND BOOKS To receive a monthly list of new acquisitions, primarily concerning the American West, sign up here... LORNE BAIR RARE BOOKS Elist 14 -- 45 interesting new items selected from a large ... [more]

We roundup the latest catalogs of rare books and ephemera from ABAA members for May 2016. Enjoy. CHARLES AGVENT 126 BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF POET WILLIAM MEREDITH -- All 126 items in our new catalog are from the library of William Meredith with nearly all INSCRIBED to the poet. Writers include Vonnegut, Updike, Ginsberg, and many luminaries of poetry. William Meredith began writing while a stude... [more]

Bolerium Books look at Cuba, in Revolution & in Exile... Bromer Booksellers publish Catalog 144. James Cummins Booksellers unveil their latest acquisitions in Catalogue 131... Honey & Wax Booksellers present their first Micro Catalog: Illustrated Classics... From Joseph J. Felcone, Inc., a short list of Americana before 1861: 133 books and pamphlets, and a few manuscripts and graphics, 1695-1860. ... [more]


Holiday Rare Book Catalogs

By Rich Rennicks

As the new catalog from Raptis Rare Books puts it, "There are few gifts that are as lasting and appreciated as a rare book." ABAA members have a crop of exciting new catalogs to tempt and beguile collectors, some seasonal and some focused on more specialist niches. Enjoy... Charles Agvent look to plant the seeds of desire in every collector with WINTER MISCELLANY: 60 Fine Rare Books & Autographs. ... [more]

Another month, another wave of catalogs from ABAA-member booksellers. From large printed catalogs to short electronic lists, check out the links below to survey the latest acquisitions offered for sale by ABAA members... The latest catalogs from Artisan Books & Bindery can be found here... Get your motor running with Kings of Speed & Asphalt Demons: Motorcycles & Their Riders the new catalog from ... [more]

The latest rare book catalogs and electronic list announcements from ABAA members for August 2015. Anderson Butler Rare Books is pleased to announce their first E-list: Time and Other Interests. Bolerium Books issues Trans, a sampling of their stock of transgender and transsexual materials, and Zines, which includes many gay and lesbian publications, zines by people of color, photocopied comix, an... [more]

The latest rare book catalogs and electronic list announcements from ABAA members in July 2015. Athena Rare Books get philosophical with List 15: 18th Century Philosophy & Medicine and List 16: Twenty-One First Edition Works by Nietzsche. Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd. reveal their new E-List #28: Summer 2015, "a group of 51 items from exhibitions arranged by Alfred Stieglitz." Brian Cassidy, Book... [more]

There are a great many new catalogs and electronic lists from ABAA members this month showcasing their latest acquisitions. This is the first place antiquarian booksellers list their wares, so make sure you read these catalogs carefully. You never know what treasures they may contain. Bromer Booksellers present two catalogs: Catalog 140, a collection of new acquisitions, and a collection of work b... [more]

The 55th annual New York Antiquarian Book Fair takes place in New York City from April 9 to 12, 2015. Many ABAA member dealers will be exhibiting. Here are a selection of their featured items that will be available at the fair. Urban, Sylvanus (ie. David, Henry), ed. THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE: AND HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. FOR THE YEAR MDCCLXXIV MDCCLXXXIII . London: Printed at St. John's Gate for D. H... [more]

You Know You're a Serious Book Collector When . . . The insurance value of your book collection is greater than the value of your home. You will skip watching any sporting event to attend a Book Fair. You have a separate credit card just for book purchases. The high balance on your book credit card “doesn't really count." You fantasize more about books than the opposite sex. You realize you may ... [more]

ABAA members have announced a large number of catalogs and lists in recent weeks. Follow the links to browse these new acquisitions and special collections. Pacific Coast Books announce Voyages and the Golden West, Part One: 33 important titles in beautiful bindings. Lorne Bair Rare Books posted The Black Arts Movement and Self-Published African-American Literature, featuring 200 items, all by Afr... [more]

Charles Agvent announces a new catalog dedicated to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. “Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the five Fireside Poets, was the most popular American poet of the 19th century, best known for works like Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha, and "Paul Revere's Ride." He was also the first American to translate Dante's The Divine Comedy. We have just uploaded to our website 37 sele... [more]

Ken Sanders Rare Books released Rare Books Catalogue #48, which features new acquisitions in the fields of Utah & the Mormons, Native & Western Americana, Maps & Photographs, and Illustrated Books & Wordless Novels. Catalogue 48 also offers some fantastic original artworks for sale and an exciting Charles Bukowski archive. The Lawbook Exchange is pleased to announce the publication of Catalogue 78... [more]

The Lawbook Exchange just issued an E-List: Blackstone: 30 Items, inspired by the recent publication of Ann J. Laeuchli's Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone. Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books announced the publication of Catalogue Number Ten: Charles Livingston Bull. Joslin Hall Rare Books released Catalog #351: A Selection of Jane Yolen's Signed Poetry Broadsides and Catalog 352 - A Sele... [more]


Catablog

By Simon Beattie

Two weeks ago, I was in York for the inaugural York Antiquarian Book Seminar (a British equivalent of the highly successful Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar). The whole experience was hugely invigorating. Here were 25 students, young and old, starting out in the rare book trade, full of promise, eagerness— and questions! One of the sessions I led was on cataloguing. For, as Roger Gaskell notes ... [more]


My Favorite Catalog

By John Schulman

“Here are the rules,” says Dr. Ragezhi. “You can use my Time Portal to travel back to any year. You can bring up to $1,000 cash, which will change to the currency of the time. You have one hour and if you don't make it back to the Portal you're stuck there forever.” A tall man with a sharply trimmed gray beard and steel-rimmed glasses, he steps back and looks at me severely. “And don't s... [more]

Coming soon: Catalogue 108 from Aleph-Bet Books, offering 500 collectible and rare children's and illustrated books. Ten Pound Island Co. just released Maritime List 225, entitled 'Old, Rare and Short'. Click here to browse. Tavistock Books recently issued 'A Catalogue of Catalogues'. Click here to browse. Kenneth Karmiole Bookseller, Inc. has issued "New Miscellany #38", a 16 page catalog of rec... [more]

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