Catalogues

33 Fine Books and Original Artworks for the New York Virtual Book Fair

33 Fine Books and Original Artworks for the New York Virtual Book Fair

A list of books and artworks for the ABAA Virtual Fair; a characteristically eclectic (eccentric?) mix of important firsts, interesting associations, original artworks, and fine illustration. Highlights include a wonderfully personal letter by Proust about a duel, the first edition of Emma, two stunning copies of A Wealth of Nations, an inscribed Darwin, and a splendid collection of books illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

32 Books of Poetry for the Transatlantic Book Fair

32 Books of Poetry for the Transatlantic Book Fair

A list of poetry in English, published between 1611 and 1939, and including first editions, illustrated editions, and fine gift books. The Transatlantic Book Fair features over 150 exhibitors presenting more than 5000 books, maps, manuscripts, photographs, and artifacts, and is the largest online gathering of North American and European book dealers to date. 

46 Works of Children's Illustration

46 Works of Children's Illustration

Featuring original art and individual prints by children's illustrators including Blake, Rackham, Dulac, Heath Robinson, Nielsen, and Parrish, as well as other less familiar names. Almost all are matted and all are perfect for framing and display. Prices start at under $100.

RBMS Booksellers' Showcase 2021

RBMS Booksellers' Showcase 2021

24 Works for the Booksellers' Showcase at this year's conference for the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). For the showcase we have chosen 24 items of scholarly significance, highlighting manuscripts, annotated or otherwise unique books, and outsider works of far-reaching influence. 

Songs Sacred, Profane, and Extra-Profane

Songs Sacred, Profane, and Extra-Profane

21 items for Spring 2021 - Songs: the literary and the popular, the saintly and the more suggestive. From a fine antiphonal leaf from Bernard Rosenthal to a collection of bawdy ballads from Gershon Legman, via Sappho, Shakespeare, Lear and others, we believe we have the scale of lyrical inclinations quite well covered.

67 Children's Books

67 Children's Books

A list for Spring 2021 - With thoughts on childhoods past and present we present this list of children's books. Longer (and even more colorful!) than usual, it includes children's literature, picture books, and books to educate

18 Highlights for the California Antiquarian Book Fair

18 Highlights for the California Antiquarian Book Fair

New and Notable Acquisitions, including two beautiful works by Grandville in the publisher's de luxe bindings, Aleister Crowley's Book of Thoth, and a fine livre d'artiste from the Allen Press. Also of note is a truly splendid first edition of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations.

18 Recent Acqusitions

18 Recent Acqusitions

We are pleased to present a list of 18 recent acquisitions—an unlikely band of travelers, published between 1478 and 2020.