59th Annual New York International Antiquarian Book Fair ~ March 7-10, 2019
Enjoy our Catalogue of Offerings. Highlights include the original watercolor maquettes for the Verneuil's "Kaleidoscope" portfolio (Paris, 1923); a Mexican Amate Witchcraft manuscript on Amate bark paper; a near-fine copy of Humphrey's Victorian Gothic masterpiece "Record of the Black Prince" (1849); a small archive of catalogues issued by the Kelmscott Press; a Venetian Baroque Bookbinding (1670); a mid-19th century Herbarium in a lavishly gold-tooled album; a fine early American bookbinding; Printing by - and for - the Blind; an assortment of Victorian Era Deluxe Publishers Bindings, and much more. Please visit us in Booth D-31. Meanwhile, enjoy the Winter harvest!
California International Antiquarian Book Fair 2019
Excavate through our Catalogue of Offerings at the 2019 California International Antiquarian Book Fair. As is our custom, the present catalogue is exhaustively described and profusely illustrated. Some special subjects include: Antiquarian Bibliography, Art and Architecture, Fine and Historic Bookbindings, Manuscripts and Ephemera, European Americana, Literature and Literary Studies, and much more. Please visit us in our Booth #801. Meanwhile, enjoy the Winter harvest!
Crime, Punishment & Society
Excavate through our wondrous List of 19 curious books and manuscripts related to jurisprudence, issued from the 16th to the 19th century. Includes the 1669 Case of Thomas Skinner, London Courtrooms in 1680, early printed books, Sammelbanden, legal arguments on the forced use of Chastity Belts, Tobacco contraband, the horrific punishments of regicide Robert Francois Damiens (and his family), and much more. 
Catalogue issued on the Occasion of the
Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair
November 16-18, 2018
Excavate through our Catalogue of Offerings at the 2018 Boston Book Fair. Exhaustively described and profusely illustrated, discerning bibliophiles will find in the catalogue an unusually broad array of items ancient and modern, with some special subjects including primary source materials relating to the Book Arts, Earthquakes, Theater, Fine and Historic Bookbindings, Americana, Holocaust, Literature and Literary Studies, Ireland, and much more. Please visit us in our Booth #301. Meanwhile, enjoy the harvest!
Rare and Curious Medical Books together with an Assortment of Remarkable Medical Ephemera
Fall, 2018
Excavate through our Wondrous List of Curious Medical Books &c. (1504-1944), notable for their historic and artistic interest, arranged chronologically, and profusely illustrated. We invite all bibliophiles to enjoy the harvest. 
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