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2019/2 – Digital Delights | List, no. 4, Eastern European Avant-Garde Orbit II, 30 items
30 new arrivals as well as carefully selected items from my stock related to the Central and Eastern European Avant-Garde orbit, illustrated books and magazines, each created by major proponents of Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Romanian, Russian and Yugoslavian movements.
Highlights include: The first ever printed poems by Paul Celan, 1 of 26 copies of a luxury edition, the striking "Moholy-Nagy issue" of the Hungarian periodical MA, the Latvian magazine »Kreisa Fronte«, covered in spectacular covers, and the probably most breathtaking surrealist children book.
223: From the Library of RICHARD WEISS [Science]
Specialities : Science and technology
33 books: SUBJECTS: Astronomy, Biography, Chemistry, Dictionary, Electricity, Italian Renaissance, Mathematics, Optics, Philosophy, Poetry, Pyramids, Roman theatre, Science, Scientific Instruments, Telegraphy, Thermodynamics
AUTHORS: Jacques DALECHAMPS [Dalecampius] ; John Theophilus DESAGULIERS ; Janus GRUTER ; Denison OLMSTED ; William Somerville ORR ; Wilhelm OSTWALD ; Jacques OZANAM ; Ignace Gaston PARDIES ; Jean Claude Eugene PECLET ; Francesco PETRARCA [PETRARCH] ; Denis PETAU, [Dionysius PETAVIUS]; Alessandro PICCOLOMINI ; Titus Maccius PLAUTUS ; PLINY the Elder ; Henry Crozier Keating PLUMMER ; Melchior de POLIGNAC ; William Henry PREECE; Thomas PRESTON ; Ilya Romanovich PRIGOGINE ; Joseph PRIESTLEY ; Matthew PRIOR ; Augustin PRIVAT-DESCHANEL; Richard A. PROCTOR; James SIVEWRIGHT ; Friedrich TAUBMANN
Summer 2018 – From Hamilton to Huxley
We are pleased to announce the arrival of our Summer 2018 Catalog featuring a fine selection of rare first editions and historic signed documents. Highlights of the catalog include a first and only Latin edition of the monumental Nuremburg Chronicle published in 1493, an exceptionally rare complete set in English of The Works of Aristotle bound by the Bookbinder to the King, a rare second edition of the first part of Don Quixote in English, a rare first edition of Alexander Hamilton’s Refute Against the Charge of Speculation, a first edition of William Faulkner’s 1929 masterpiece The Sound and the Fury, a first edition of Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces inscribed by him to fellow author Richard Adams, a rare La Corona cigar partially smoked by Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill accompanied by a photograph of him smoking that very cigar, and a first edition of Lady and the Tramp signed by Walt Disney.[...] Read more
Germany's Rare Book Fair Stuttgart, 24th – 26th January 2020: Growing number of international firms, an expanded events programme and the new Young Collectors' AwardPublished on 06 Jan. 2020
As a Radio 4 documentary about book collectors airs, the Times deputy literary editor, James Marriott, who lives in a room full of volumes, admits to his problem.
In this podcast Sandra has invited collector Benjamin Zucker and looks at their roles and relationship as dealer and collector. While this podcast focusses on the current "Diamonds" exhibition, it also reveals the fascination to collect, the handling of manuscripts and the knowledge needed to deal in historical items.