The American Spectator: A Literary Newspaper. Vol. I, No. 1 through Vol. I, No. 7; November, 1932 through May, 1933.
The first seven issues folded twice with original print wrap-around band which noted the contributors to that issue. Very fine without wear, fading or chipping. Publication was suspended with the April/May, 1935 issue. These first seven issues were edited by George Jean Nathan, Ernest Boyd, James Branch Cabell, and Eugene... Item #17856
London: The Trollope Society, 1992, First Edition. octavo, boards. 64pp. The Trollope Society, Part One of this list of works by and about Anthony Trollope is based on Lance Tingay's The Trollope Collector (1985) which is reprinted here with the twin aims of providing the reader of Trollope with a.... Item #12172
Bibliotheca Phillippica. Catalogue of English Manuscripts, Autograph Letters and Charters from the Celebrated Collection formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps...New Series: Twelfth Part.
London: Sotheby & Co, June 25, 1974, octavo, printed green wrappers. 154 pp. Sotheby & Co, 256 lots. From the Introduction, "The astonishing range of Sir Thomas Phillipp's collecting interests...has been amply illustrated in earlier sales, and the present catalogue provides further evidence.Besides the raw material of conventional political history...are... Item #23244
London: Christie's, May 20, 1998, quarto, printed wrappers. 108, (iv) pp. Christie's, Christie's book, map and atlas catalogue offering 66 lots. Illustrated in color, one fold-out. Printed prices realized laid in. A few brief marginal notes in pencil, else very fine. Item #25043
Catalogue 69. Dix-Septieme Siecle: Romans, Poesies, etc. ...Une des trois reliures signees de Florimond Badier...
Paris: Pierre Beres, , large octavo, printed wrappers. (518) pp. Pierre Beres, Pierre Beres rare book catalogue offering 514 items. Extensively illustrated including two full page color illustrations of bindings. Wrappers very lightly soiled, else fine. Four page printed price list laid in. Item #23783
Catalogue of a Large & Valuable Collection of Works, America and Holland, including Bibliography, Voyages, Travels, and Tracts...Rare and Early Printed Books on America, The Quakers, etc....to be Sold at Auction by Bangs, Merwin & Co.
New York: Baker & Godwin, Printers, March 20 & 21,1860, small octavo, disbound and with stitching removed, solidly glued along spine. 36 pp. Baker & Godwin, Printers,, 694 lots. McKay 853. With McKay location symbols noted on upper left-hand corner. This copy is from the collection of, H. O. Tiesberg... Item #25932
New York: Thomas F. Madigan, no date, c.1930, quarto, wrappers. (x) 96pp. Thomas F. Madigan, With numerous plates. A typically fine Madigan catalogue, this one with extracts from his book Word Shadows of the Great. Wrappers worn and dusty. Item #9684
Catalogue of Miscellaneous Books in all Departments of Literature Together with a Small Medical Library and Collection of Law Books.
Boston: C. F. Libbie & Co. January 8 & 9, 1895, octavo, printed wrappers. 66 pp. C. F. Libbie & Co.,, 1,259 lots. McKay 4354. Wrappers dust soiled but without chipping. Item #25934
Catalogue of the Library of the Late Isaac Dayton of New York City. A Large and Choice Collection of English Literature. Parts I & II. [Complete].
New York: Bangs & Co. March 10-12, 1902; April 7-9, 1902, octavo, printed wrappers. (100); 91 pp. Bangs & Co., 1,869 lots. McKay 5431; 5449. Nearly all nineteenth-century publications with titles typical to the library of the period: Napolean, Shakespeare, Pierce Egan, Cervantes, Carlyle, a half dozen Samuel Johnson, etc.... Item #18999
Catalogue of the Remaining Portion of the Renowned Library of the late Henry Yates Thompson, Esq...[Sold by Order of the Executors of the Late Mrs. Yates Thompson].
London: Sotheby & Co. August 18-19, 1941, quarto, printed green wrappers. 97 pp. Sotheby & Co., Sotheby rare book and manuscript auction catalogue. Thompson's library contained more than his well-known collection of illuminated manuscripts. This sale upon the death of his wife, contains fine early illustrated books, superb 16th and... Item #25780
Boston: C. F. Libbie & Co. March 8 - 10, 1898; March 29-April 4, 1898, octavo, both parts bound together in boards and cloth with the blindstamp "Mercantile Library Co." along the side. viii, 182; 211 pp. C. F. Libbie & Co., 4,153 lots. McKay 4754; 4762. "Although he never... Item #25766
Catalogue of Valuable Private Library Including Many Reference Books, Dictionaries, Folk-Lore, Scarce Works on Philology...Large Collection of Cookery Books Including Wine and its Customs...Large Collection of Harvard College Literature. (Cover title).
Boston: C. F. Libbie & Co. February 11 - 12, 1908, octavo, printed wrappers. 106 pp. C. F. Libbie & Co., McKay 6465. 1,482 lots. Wrappers slightly soiled, small chips at top and bottom of spine. Contents clean. Item #25625
Deal: Michael Hosking, June, 1983, Michael Hosking's rare book catalogue No. 22, The Golden Hind Bookshop. octavo, wrappers. (180)pp. Michael Hosking, With an introduction by Nicolas Barker. 3,407 items listed from the library of David Garnett, son of Edward Garnett, who was a publisher's reader and an author, and of... Item #3753
New York: The New York Public Library, 1987, First Edition. small octavo, printed wrappers. (24) pp. The New York Public Library, Catalogue of an exhibition September 11 - October 31, 1987. Illustrated. With a 3 page introduction by Bernard McTigue, Curator, Arents Collections, and the remaining text by Eugenie Barron... Item #24925
London: HMSO, (1981), Second impression. quarto, wrappers. (12)pp. HMSO, With 33 signatures illustrated and catalogued. Item #4
London: Christie, Manson & Woods, Dec 2, 1987, large quarto, cloth. (126)pp. Christie, Manson & Woods, 46 items listed. From the Foreword to the catalogue: "Although her main interest was book collecting, she nevertheless managed to assemble a small, but select collection containing some quite remarkable manuscripts... Every aspect of... Item #50
The Extraordinary Collection of Autograph Letters belonging to the Late Hon. Elliott Danforth Late Treasurer of the State of New York.
Philadelphia: Stan V. Henkels, December 6 - 7, 1912, large octavo, printed wrappers. 136 pp. Stan V. Henkels, Henkels Catalogue No. 1074. McKay 7188. 991 lots listed and many described in detail. Set of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, Presidents of the United States, Members of the Continental... Item #24929
First Editions and Superb Association Books, Selections from the Collection of the Late Jahu Dewitt Miller. The Wayne Papers. Important Autograph Letters and Documents the Personal File of General Anthony Wayne.
New York: American Art Association / Anderson Galleries, December 5-6, 1934, quarto, printed wrappers. (211) pp. American Art Association / Anderson Galleries, 539 lots. McKay 9638. Six exceptional Poe items including a presentation copy of "Tales" (illustrated). The Dewitt Miller section offers remarkable Stephen Crane, Charles Dickens and much more... Item #23696
Boston: Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc. no date, circa 1970, octavo, printed wrappers. 127 pp. Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc., Bookseller's catalogue describing 541 items in great detail. Ends with a 3 page short title bibliography. Illustrated. About a dozen item numbers have been circled by a former owner, else a fine copy. Item #23805
(San Marino, CA): Huntington Library, 1982, First Edition. octavo, green cloth. (xiv), 448pp. Huntington Library, The third volume of a four-part series Guide to Manuscripts in the Huntingto Library. This volume surveys archives containing 450,000 pieces, including the Stowe, Hastings, Ellesmere, Loudoun, and Battle Abbey papers. These historical manuscripts range... Item #17219
(San Marino, CA): Huntington Library, 1979, First Edition. octavo, maroon boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. (x), 539pp. Huntington Library, The second of a four-part series Guide to Manuscripts in the Huntington Library. This volume lists at least 125,000 literary manuscripts listed according to author and arranged... Item #17222
New York: W.W. Norton & Co. (1996), First Edition. Preface by Charles E. Peirce, Jr.; Foreword by Patrick O'Brian; Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. xxiv), 272pp. W.W. Norton & Co., Late in the 16th century, Spaniards had already begun to exert influence over the indigenous people... Item #11996
Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings, Pastels and Water Colors Collected by the Late David C. Lyall of Brooklyn...
New York: American Art Association, February 10, 1903, Limited to 500 numbered copies. octavo, boards covered in printed wrapper with original glassine. American Art Association, 105 lots including Millet, Courbet, Rousseau, Corot, Daubigny, J. M. W. Turner, Delacroix, Pierre Auguste Cott, and more. Illustrated with 52 full page photogravures. This... Item #21449
East Rutherford, New Jersey: Meadowlands Racetrack, November 15, 1997, 8 1/2" x 11" moderately heavy stock. Meadowlands Racetrack, Broadside promoting the Matt Scudder Stakes for November 15, 1997. Broadside SIGNED by Block. Printed in black and red. Design of a bloody dagger, racing horses, and skyline. Fine. Item #23253
East Rutherford, New Jersey: Meadowlands Racetrack, November 15, 1997, 8 1/2" x 11" moderately heavy stock. Meadowlands Racetrack, Broadside promoting the Matt Scudder Stakes for November 15, 1997, along with a separate (4) pp. dinner party invitation for the evening after the race which would include attendance by "noted author"... Item #23252