Spring 2018 – From Galileo to The Great Gatsby
Specialities : Literature , Economics , Americana , History , Travel , Children's books , Science and technology , Illustrated books , Early printing , Classics/Antiquity , Autographs , Modern first editions
We invite you to browse a carefully curated selection of exceptional rare books and signed documents with the arrival of our Spring 2018 Catalog. Highlights of the catalog include a rare first edition of Thomas Salusbury’s Mathematical Collections and Translations containing the first English translation of Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, a first Basel edition of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia and Epigrammata, as exceptional 1861 Military Commission signed by President Abraham Lincoln, a scarce Autograph Letter Signed by brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla, a rare presentation copy of The Great Gatsby inscribed by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and James Dean’s first edition copy of John Steinbeck’s East of Eden with his ownership signature.[...] Read more
LETTERE FIRMATE: 101 scrittori del Novecento italiano dalla collezione di Rolando Pieraccini
Large catalogue devoted to autographs and signed books by Italian poets, novelists, and writers of the 19. century.
336 pages, full color illustrated, 1171 (one thousand hundred seventy one) items, among which three archives.
Featuring Italo Calvino, Umberto Eco, Eugenio Montale, Indro Montanelli, Elsa Morante, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Alberto Moravia, Fernanda Pivano, Dario Fo, Salvatore Quasimodo, Primo Levi, Antonio Tabucchi, Dino Buzzati, Leonardo Sciascia &c.
Special guests: Astrid Lindgren, and Arthur Miller.
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.
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