New and Interesting Acquistions

Harry Potter Collection

Collection of Collectable Harry Potter Books Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books for Scholastic, 1999. First American edition. ISBN: 9780439064866. pp. 341. 8vo. Illustrations by Mary Grandpré. Light bumping to spine ends and one corner, no other detectable flaws, remains crisp and bright, in nearRead More

Small Town Girl at the 2017 NYABF

  New York: the city that never sleeps. Densely packed with splendiferous things I’d seen before only in pictures. Taste, touch, sight, smell, hearing: all senses inundated, constantly. Like mental Tetris. The New York Antiquarian Book Fair: same. I’d never been to NYC before last week. I had always yearned to visit the city, andRead More

1701 Aesop’s Fables, exquisitely illustrated

Phaedri [Phaedrus / Fedro] [Aesop]. [Aesop’s Fables] Phaedri Aug. Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum Libri V. Notis illustravit in usum serenissimi principis Nassauii David Hoogstratanus. Accedunt ejusdem opera duo indices, […], quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt.                                                                                  Amsterdam: Typographia Francisci Halmae (F. Halma), 1701. Original vellum, title lettered in black on spine, hand-laid paper. 4to. Engraved half-title,Read More

Golf Book Collection

Golf Book Collection Bantock, Miles. On Many Greens A Book of Golf and Golfers. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1901. pp. xiv, 167. 12mo. Bound in green cloth with black lettering, and black, red, and cream decoration to spine and front board. Black and white photos, and woodcut vignette headpieces. Rubbing to edges, ffep excised,Read More

Verve Magazine Collection

Verve was a modernist art magazine published in Paris by Tériade from 1937-1960. It was a sumptuous medley of art and criticism featuring the best and of modern and pre-modern European art, including lithographs by the most prominent artists of the time and place.   Tériade, E., ed. Verve : Volume 1, No’s 1, 2,Read More

Tender is the Night First Edition

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Tender is the Night: A Romance. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1934. First edition. 8vo. pp. 408. Dark bluish green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Top and bottom edges trimmed. Pen and ink drawings by Edward Shenton. Some rubbing to binding, slight curve to front board, spotting to bottom pageRead More

1533 Aldine De Re Rustica

  Cato (Marcus Porcius), Marcus Terentius Varro, Junius Moderatus Columella and Rutilius Taurus Palladius. Libri de re Rustica. Venice: heirs of Aldus and Andrea Torresani, 1533. 8vo. 18th century red morocco, gilt lettering and rules, spine in compartments and with green title label, marbled endpapers. Tall copy. Three woodcut printer’s devices, 16 woodcut diagrams, initialRead More

Estienne’s Medical Lexicon, 1564.

Estienne, Henri. Dictionarium Medicum Vel, Expositiones Cocum Medicinaliu, ad verbum excerptae ex Hippocrate, Aretaeo, Galeno, Oribasio, Rufo Ephesio, Aetio, Alex. Tralliano, Paulo Aegineta, Actuario, Corn. Celso. Cum Latina interpretatione. Lexica duo in Hippocratem huic Dictionario praefixa sunt, unum, Erotiani, nunqua antea editu: alteru, Galeni, multo emendatius quàm antea excusum. [Geneva]: Henri Estienne for Ulrich Fugger,Read More

Walter J. Phillips The Complete Graphic Works

  Boulet, Roger. Walter J. Phillips The Complete Graphic Works. M. B. Loates, 1981. Limited edition. ISBN: 0920892043. Very heavy, thick folio. Bound in 1/4 brown leather over linen boards, with deckled edges and decorated endpapers; in matching linen slipcase with leather-trimmed edges. Slightest rubbing to one corner, a few pages show creases at corners,Read More