Hong Kong PhotographersPublished on 22 Jan. 2021
This small catalogue of photographs and photo books offers two striking large Hong Kong Photographic Society salon exhibits circa 1955-60 by leading Chinese photographers Francis and Daisy Wu with a few books by Francis Wu. Both of this husband and wife team were prolific and much acclaimed exhibitors in international photographic society salons in the 1940s-70s.[...] Read more
Summer 2019 – From Ptolemy to PicassoPublished on 10 Dec. 2019
We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new Summer 2019 Catalog of fine rare books and historic documents, from antiquity to modernity. Highlights of the catalog include a rare first edition in English of Sir Isaac Newton’s Two Treatises on the Quadrature of Curves, an exquisite Cyrillic document signed by Catherine the Great, an exceedingly rare first edition of the History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, a deluxe illustrated Ibarra edition of Cervantes’ Don Quixote, a scarce first issue of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and a first edition of Catch-22 signed by both Joseph Heller and Kurt Vonnegut.[...] Read more
Summer 2018 – From Hamilton to HuxleyPublished on 10 Dec. 2019
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
CATALOG 250 August 2019Published on 25 Aug. 2019
You will discover our catalog N ° 250 of August 2019:
HISTORY and FINE ARTS occupy an important place (400 references).
In ARCHEOLOGY we finish the dispersion of books from the Library of a great specialist of the Barbarian Kingdoms.
You will find many novelties in REGIONALISM (Ile de France, Poitou, Normandy ...)
In LITERATURE we present you a hundred references including some original editions of the publisher and bibliophile Belgian Pierre Aelberts.
Note this month more than 60 copies of Pléiade.
And many novelties in Bibliography, Sciences, Religions,
To all, we wish a Good Reading !
Catherine & Benjamin PIERRANG