Spring 2022 - From Don Quixote to Dune
Browse an exceptional selection of rare first editions and historic documents with the arrival of our Spring 2022 Catalog. Highlights of the catalog include: an exceptionally rare early 20th century South African government document containing the fingerprints of Mohandas K. Gandhi, signed and inscribed by him; a scarce complete first edition set of all three books in Defoe’s classic Robinson Crusoe series; an exceedingly rare first complete edition in English of Cervantes’ masterpiece The History of Don-Quixote; famed collector Richard Manney’s first edition in English of Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte-Cristo; a splendid association copy of Mark Twain’s Roughing It inscribed by him to P.T. Barnum; Richard P. Feynman’s personal first edition copies of all three volumes in his Lectures on Physics with his ownership inscriptions; and a rare first edition of Casino Royale signed by Ian Fleming and in the scarce original dust jacket.
Holiday 2021 Catalog - From Royalty to Rhapsody
This holiday season, we invite you to browse a fine selection of new acquisitions and meaningful gift suggestions with the arrival of our Holiday 2021 Catalog. Highlights of the catalog include: a rare second edition in English of Machiavelli’s Florentine History, a first complete edition in English of Sir Isaac Newton’s Principia in the original boards, a very rare and important second edition of The Federalist containing Hamilton’s final revisions, a scarce first edition in English of Alexis de Tocqueville’s magnum opus Democracy in America in the original cloth, a rare first edition, first issue of Henry James’ The Portrait of a Lady, a rare first edition of Rhapsody In Blue inscribed by George Gershwin, and a rare collection of six Royal Christmas cards signed by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.
Fall 2021 Catalog - From Hamilton to Hemingway
Browse an exceptional selection of new acquisitions with the arrival of our new Fall 2021 Catalog of fine rare books and historic documents. Highlights of the catalog include an autograph letter in the hand of Alexander Hamilton signed by George Washington as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, a fine original Anthony Berger carte-de-visite signed by Abraham Lincoln as President, a scarce lithographic broadside signed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt as the thirty-second President of the United States and Winston S. Churchill as Prime Minster of the United Kingdom at the Atlantic Conference, a rare first edition of Ernest Hemingway’s second published work In Our Time, and a first edition, first issue of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
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