Recent Catalogs from Charles Agvent


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SPRING MISCELLANY 2022 Our new catalog-- SPRING MISCELLANY 2022--containing 60 select items, all new arrivals, consists primarily of Poetry, including a few scarce items, and Cartoon Art, including Original Art. Highlights include First Books by H. D. and Elizabeth Bishop, Signed Books by Wallace Stevens and Weldon Kees, a run of Early Signed Glen Baxter, and much more.
WINTER DOLDRUMS 2022 Our new catalog--WINTER DOLDRUMS--contains 50 select items, all new arrivals in a variety of fields. Included are Signed and Illustrated Books, Western Americana, African Americana, and more. Some highlights: One of the earliest cookbooks published in America, 1792; a firsthand account of the announcement of California statehood to the people of San Francisco, 1850; the earliest full first hand account of the Lewis and Clarke Expedition, 1807; the first American textbook on psychiatry, 1812; the first biography of Harriet Tubman, 1869; a 17-page handwritten manuscript by Booker T. Washington; and more.
WINTER MISCELLANY 2021 50 new arrivals, mostly Hand-Colored Plate Books and Fine Bindings with a scattering of High Spots, many Signed.

Included are Signed copies of THE GRAPES OF WRATH, UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, LEAVES OF GRASS, TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES, and SISTER CARRIE; a letter by Aaron Burr; a hand-colored copy of Wild's 1838 VIEWS OF PHILADELPHIA; Audubon's QUADRUPEDS; a collection of 31 finely bound volumes by Somerset Maugham; and much more.
SIGNED BOOKS Our new catalog --SIGNED BOOKS-- contains 45 new arrivals, mostly literary and presidential but also containing books signed by Amelia Earhart, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others.
LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS & LETTERS, PART 3 Our new catalog -- LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS & LETTERS, PART 3 --contains 51 select items, all but one new arrivals, including Archives, Letters, Manuscripts, and Signed Photographs with a strong representation of 19th Century authors. Highlights include manuscripts by Amiri Baraka, William Cullen Bryant, Bret Harte, J. G. Whittier, and others. Also included are letters by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mary Shelley, and John Steinbeck, as well as signed photographs of Hans Christian Andersen and others. There are archives of correspondence and manuscripts by Mark Twain, T. S. Eliot, George Bernard Shaw, Archibald MacLeish, and a nearly complete archive of the writings and journals of Craig Nova.
SUMMER MISCELLANY 2021 70 select items, all new arrivals in a variety of fields with interesting Americana and Illustrated Books, and our usual assortment of Signed items. Highlights include a collection of Expressionist Prints by Alfred Kubin, a scarce book on Bermuda, Eva La Gallienne's copy of Ibsen's A DOLL'S HOUSE, 2 books with Original Silkscreens by Jacob Lawrence, Smith's 1774 EXAMINATION OF THE CONNECTICUT CLAIM TO LANDS IN PENNSYLVANIA,as well as Signed items by Henry Adams, Raymond Carver, Helen Keller, and others.
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