Auctions | January 29, 2018

Easton Press, Signed Books, Ephemera at National Book Auctions

February3_03_pics.jpgIthaca, NY—National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, announces the launch of their next auction catalog.     

This catalog features rare, antique and decorative books as well as select additions of ephemera. Featured is a large private collection of deluxe leather bindings by Easton Press, Franklin Library and other publishers. A varied array of signed copies of books from many categories will also be presented alongside a number of modern firsts.              

Antique and rare books are numerous in this catalog. Among the earliest examples are the 1579 printing of Benzoni's "Der Newenn Weldt," with early Native American reports, "Reliquiae Sacrae Carolinae," produced in 1657, and Sanchez's "Disputationum de Sancto Matrimonii Sacremento," published in 1625 and complete as three volumes bound in two vellum bindings. Additional rare and antique selections include titles relating to the American West, books-on-books, Civil War, travel & exploration, history, literature, children's, chromolithographic, decorative antique sets, art history and beyond.                         

Several interesting collections will also be showcased. Highlighted is a substantial library of Easton Press and other deluxe modern leather bindings in excellent or new condition. These include signed limited editions of titles by authors such as Allen Drury, John Grisham, Susan Sontag, and many others. Another collection features author-signed copies by writers including Maurice Sendak, Kenneth Roberts, Margaret Atwood, Booth Tarkington, Sinclair Lewis, Edith Sitwell, Bob Hope, and more.       

Found throughout this catalog are interesting ephemera offerings and many group lots of desirable titles.    

National Book Auctions is a public auction service specializing in books, ephemera, and art. National Book Auctions is a targeted service offering experience and expertise unique to marketing antique and modern books and ephemera for consignors and collectors alike. The upcoming auctions will feature a wide assortment of collectible, signed, and first edition books. For more information, please contact the gallery at 607-269-0101 or email