New and Interesting Acquistions

-IN MEMORIAM- Michael Park

Michael Park, 1946-2017 An unerringly ethical, hard-working tour de force, Michael was a man of classical values with deep and wide-ranging talents and interests; he set the standard toward which we all should strive. I first met Michael in ’95, when I was hired to work at Greenfield Books; for the next 22 years, he was a mentorRead More

Rare Autographed Correspondence

We are delighted to offer a selection of signed correspondence from three notable figures of the last two centuries. Maugham, William Somerset. Somerset Maugham Autographed Letter, Signed Postcard, and assorted related ephemera. Unknown, ca. 1947. Includes a brief signed, handwritten letter dated Sept 11/1947, on stationery from Villa Mauresque, St. Jean-Cap Ferrat, A.M.; the envelopeRead More

Harry Potter Collection [SOLD]

Collection of Collectable Harry Potter Books [SOLD] 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, inRead 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