New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1960. 8vo. boards. (x), 86 pages. Very good copy of this important auction sale. READ MORE about THE COLLECTION OF FIRST EDITIONS OF AMERICAN AUTHORS FORMED BY THE LATE ARTHUR SWANN
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New York: Anderson Galleries, 1934-1935. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover labels. (viii),361; (viii),202; (viii),209 pages. 3 volumes. Profusely illustrated with facsimiles. Contains incunabula, autograph material of Bronte, Burns, Byron, Keats, etc. Paper label on front cover of volume two is missing. Chipped around edges and other cover wear. Volume one is priced. READ MORE about THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE REV. DR. RODERICK TERRY
New York: Anderson Galleries, 1934. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers, paper cover labels. (viii), 361 pages. Part One only of this three volume sale. Profusely illustrated with facsimiles. Contains incunabula, autograph material of Bronte, Burns, Byron, etc. READ MORE about THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE REV. DR. RODERICK TERRY
New York: American Art Association, 1924. 8vo. cloth, paper spine label. 1280 items. Reproduction made from a priced copy of this auction sale. Excellent reference book. Label chipped. READ MORE about STEPHEN H. WAKEMAN COLLECTION OF BOOKS OF NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN WRITERS. BRYANT, EMERSON,...
New York: Sotheby's, 1985. 4to. cloth, paper label on front cover. Not paginated. A catalogue of the auction sale of Webster's collection. Lists 181 items, mostly 19th century literature. Illustrated. Prices realized inserted. READ MORE about THE LIBRARY OF PAUL FRANCIS WEBSTER
(Hatfield, PA): Alderfer's Fine Art and Antiques, 2005. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 72, (4) pages. Auction, held December 5-8, 2005, mainly of antiquarian books about silver and silver plate. Collection was the property of Drs. Richard C. Weiss and Sandra Harmon-Weiss. 504 lots. Black and white illustrations throughout. Wrappers lightly worn at edges; ink notations throughout text. READ MORE about WEISS BOOK COLLECTION
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1951. 8vo. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. (vi), 135 pages. Much of the stock of the antiquarian dealer Gabriel Wells (d. 1948), listed in a 3-vol. 1948 catalogue, did not sell, and the executors turned to Parke-Bernet to auction off what remained. This PB catalogue offers 602 lots. READ MORE about RARE AND VALUABLE BOOKS...AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND MANUSCRIPTS...FINAL LIQUIDATION OF THE STOCK OF...
Boston: Leonard & Co., 1876. 8vo. original front paper wrapper, back wrapper missing. iv, 194 pages. Auction catalogue of this Americana library from Leonard & Co., Boston, of the library of John K. Wiggin, March 7, 1876 (McKay 2084), consisting of more than 2,000 lots. Removed from binding with stitching showing. Library stamp on title page. READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE PRIVATE LIBRARY OF THE LATE JOHN K. WIGGIN TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION ON TUESDAY,...
Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1981. 8vo. cloth. xxxi, 207 pages. First edition. Excellent book describing over 300 book catalogues separately issued in America before 1801 by booksellers, publishers, auctioneers, and libraries. Includes locations of copies of the catalogues when known. Most complete listing to date. Printed at the Stinehour Press. READ MORE about DESCRIPTIVE CHECKLIST OF BOOK CATALOGUES SEPARATELY PRINTED IN AMERICA 1693-1800
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., 1939. 8vo. paper wrappers. (vi), 71, (3) pages. A catalogue from the auction of the library of Efrem Zimbalist held in 1939. 382 titles are listed. Some prices in margins. READ MORE about FIRST EDITIONS OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN AUTHORS. LIBRARY OF EFREM ZIMBALIST