Ephemera, Maps and Books - A California International Book Fair Selection
We invite you to visit us at booth 507 at the California International Antiquarian Book Fair, February 9-11, 2018
We will be exhibiting a wide variety of ephemera, maps and books.
Catalogue no. 46
_Art & Avant-Garde, featuring: Pablo Picasso; Aubrey Beardsley; Bruno Munari; Julio Plaza; Futurist Pottery; 'Anguria Lirica' tin book (1934); Tristan Tzara, Marcel Janco, Fernand Leger -- &c
_Gastronomy, featuring Frugoli, Giegher, &c
_Literature, featuring: Buzzati's early firsts; Italo Svevo's firsts; 18c. Illustrated 'Gerusalemme Liberata'; a remarkable copy of 1861 'Les fleurs du mal' -- &c
_Politics & 1968-77
_PMM Books, featuring Rousseau's 'Du Contract Social', Hume's ' 'Philosophical Essays', Galiani's 'Della Moneta' -- &c.
... AND MANY MORE ...
Raptis Rare Books Holiday 2017 Catalog
This holiday season, we invite you to browse a carefully curated selection of exceptional gifts with the arrival of our Holiday 2017 Catalog of fine and rare books. Highlights of the catalog include a rare first edition, first issue set of Charles Dickens’ Christmas Books, a rare complete first edition set of Captain James Cook’s Voyages including the scarce atlas, a first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tales of the Jazz Age in the scarce dust jacket, first editions of A.A. Milne’s Winnie-The-Pooh books in the original dust jackets with Now We Are Six signed by him, a first press vinyl of Hootenanny Special signed by both Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger, and a large signed photograph of Babe Ruth playing golf with four Massachusetts politicians.[...] Read more
Fall 2017 - From Dante to Dylan
We are pleased to announce the arrival of our Autumn 2017 catalog of fine and rare books. Within its pages you will discover a rare first edition of The Private Life of the Late Benjamin Franklin, a rare first edition of Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn’s landmark paper that laid out the idea for the Internet, the original file folder containing a first edition of The Catcher in the Rye sent by J.D. Salinger to his personal friend addressed in his hand, a rare first edition of Rhapsody In Blueinscribed by George Gershwin, an inscribed first edition of Ernest Hemingway’s masterpiece A Farewell to Arms, and an exceptionally rare first edition of the children’s classic Mary Poppins signed by P.L. Travers. From The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri to the Writings and Drawings of Bob Dylan, we welcome you to explore out newest arrivals and collection highlights.[...] Read more