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Waverly's Feb. 28 Auction Spotlights Presidential Material & First Editions

Falls Church, Virginia - A letter written by Abraham Lincoln in the early days... read more

Boston Athenaeum Announces Expansion

Boston—The Boston Athenæum, a distinguished and vibrant independent library and cultural institution, announces its... read more

NY International Antiquarian Book Fair Returns to Park Avenue Armory March 7-10

New York—The beloved New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) produced by Sanford L.... read more

Littmann Collection of German Expressionism & Avant-Garde at Swann March 5

New York-Swann Galleries’ March 5 auction boasts property from the Ismar Littmann Family Collection,... read more

"Lacock Abbey: Birthplace of Photography on Paper" Opens March 2

New York - Photography on paper was born in 1839 in England at Lacock... read more

The Morgan Announces the Restoration of J. Pierpont Morgan’s Library

New York-The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the exterior restoration of J. Pierpont... read more

UK Exhibition Of Rare Antarctic Books for Shackleton's 145th Birthday

To celebrate the 145th anniversary of Ernest Shackleton's birth, Jonkers Rare Books are pleased... read more

Special Exhibition of William Mortensen's Photography at the NYC Book & Ephemera Fair

New York — His work was startling and new. It had the power to... read more

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Catalogues Received

Recently Published Catalogues from the World of Collecting

Bay Leaf Books

#8: PUNK, October 2017, 105 items

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers

Rare Book & Collectors’ Sale, 801 items

October 2017

Reading booksellers’ catalogues is one of the best ways to learn about book collecting, and developing relationships with dealers in your field is the best way to get good books. Most booksellers offer new material to existing customers before they list it online. Many of the best books never hit the web.

The Antiquarian Scientist

#42: Antiquarian Books, Science, Medicine, & Technology, 313 items

Camille Sourget Librairie – Paris

Livres Rares, 51 items

James Cummins, bookseller

#136: Eighteenth-Century English Literature, 212 items

Priscilla Juvelis – Rare Books

#73: Contemporary Book Arts, 21 items

David M. Lesser

#150: Rare Americana – Significant & Unusual Imprints Relating to America, 164 items

Librairie Le Feu Follet – Paris

September 2017: Autograph letters & Manuscripts, 158 items

The Mysterious Bookshop

The Otto Penzler Collection of Bibliomysteries, First Editions of Mystery Fiction Set in the World of Books, 1849-2000, 1271 items

Nudelman Rare Books

#39: Nearly 400 items, mostly new to our stock: fine bindings, English & American Literature, Rare Art of the Book, Signed Copies, Autographs and Manuscripts, Valuable FinPress Books.

Sumner & Stillman

#168: Literary First Editions, 93 items

Swann Galleries

Auction: Oct. 17, 2017 Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, 306 items; Auction: Oct. 19, 2017 Art & Storytelling: Photographs & Photobooks, 409 items