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  • From Augustine to Alice in Wonderland

    From Augustine to Alice in Wonderland

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Economics
    • First Editions
    • Gastronomy
    • Modern first editions
    • Science fiction and fantasy
    • Travel

    Other Specialties:
    Plays, U.S. Southern Literature, U.S. Western Literature, Uncorrected Proofs, Autobiography and Biography, Creative Nonfiction
    View the catalogue (5.48 MB): 2358_raptis-rare-books-catalog-fall-2012.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2358_raptis-rare-books-catalog-fall-2012.pdf

    This catalog of rare and antiquarian books features books in U.S. Southern and Western Literature, International Literature, Plays, Uncorrected Proofs, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Economics and much more. Literature highlights include a rare first complete English edition of The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant, Don Quixote from 1620, The Catcher in the Rye inscribed first edition, The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings first edition trilogy, a large selection of James Bond first editions, and Anne of Green Gables first edition.

    To receive a catalog by mail, contact Matthew Raptis at matthew@raptisrarebooks.com

  • From Homer to 'Huck Finn'

    From Homer to 'Huck Finn'

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Children's books
    • Economics
    • Gastronomy
    • Modern first editions
    • Natural history
    • Science and technology
    • Science Fiction

    View the catalogue (5.97 MB): 2355_raptis-rare-books-catalog-fall-2013.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2355_raptis-rare-books-catalog-fall-2013.pdf

    In this catalog, you will discover a first edition of the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn bound in morocco leather (one of only 500 copies), a first edition of The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner in the rare dust jacket, Gone with the Wind inscribed by Margaret Mitchell, and an inscribed first edition of Casino Royale. As well as literature, we feature rare food and wine books, children’s books, history, geography, economics, and politics. On page 65, you will find The Constitution of the Republic of Namibia inscribed by former South African President Nelson Mandela and other South African and Namibian leaders.

    Contact Matthew Raptis to receive a hard copy of the catalog.

  • From Shakespeare to Stuart Little

    From Shakespeare to Stuart Little

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Architecture
    • Art
    • Economics
    • First Editions
    • History
    • Literature
    • Modern first editions

    View the catalogue (5.73 MB): 2354_raptis-rare-books-catalog-spring-2014.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2354_raptis-rare-books-catalog-spring-2014.pdf

    Highlights of literature in this rare book catalog include a second folio edition of Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies, an inscribed first edition of the Grapes of Wrath, and an inscribed first edition of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. In the genre of economics and finance, highlights include a first edition set of Charles MacKay’s Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, a first edition of Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre, and a first edition of The Intelligent Investor in the rare dust jacket. Other points of interest include a first edition in English of Newton’s Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Profiles in Courage inscribed by John F. Kennedy, and a first edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory inscribed by Roald Dahl.

    Contact Matthew Raptis to receive a hard copy of the catalog.

  • Catalogue No. 38: Summer 2015 e-list

    Catalogue No. 38: Summer 2015 e-list

    Bookseller: Pontremoli Libreria di Lucia Di Maio & Giovanni Milani

    Specialties:
    • Artists' Books
    • Autographs
    • Avant Garde
    • Modern first editions
    • Periodicals
    • Photography
    • Poetry

    Other Specialties:
    Futurism; Italian modern firsts; Gastronomy; Economics
    View the catalogue (25.09 MB): 2329_PONTREMOLI-catalogo-38-2015.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2329_PONTREMOLI-catalogo-38-2015.pdf

    A mixed selection of rare books (some ephemera, autographs, and periodicals) from late XVII to late XX century.

  • Catalogue #10

    Catalogue #10

    Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller

    Specialties:
    • Art
    • Artists' Books
    • Avant Garde
    • Modern first editions
    • Periodicals
    • Poetry
    • Popular Culture

    View the catalogue (8.36 MB): 2312_catalogue10-online.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2312_catalogue10-online.pdf

    We are pleased to announce that our tenth catalogue is now available. Over 100 items of original art and photography, poetry, artists' books, punk rock, little mags, zines, and the mimeo revolution. Highlights include a selection of original works from noted graffiti and street artist "The Reader," a small collection of flyers from Ed Sander's The Fugs (as well as other F.U. Press materials), and important associations from David Markson, Max Ernst, Piero Heliczer, Ray Johnson, and others.

  • Literature June 2015

    Literature June 2015

    Bookseller: Librairie le Feu Follet

    Specialties:
    • Autographs
    • Bibliophilia
    • Bindings
    • First Editions
    • Literature
    • Modern first editions
    • Old and rare books

    View the catalogue (1.51 MB): 2252_Catalogue Juin 2015 Librairie Le Feu Follet.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2252_Catalogue Juin 2015 Librairie Le Feu Follet.pdf

  • CAT - ALOGO - LIBROS ILUSTRADOS

    CAT - ALOGO - LIBROS ILUSTRADOS

    Bookseller: Elena Gallego - Arte y Grafía - Fine Art & Books

    Specialties:
    • Art
    • Artists' Books
    • Bibliophilia
    • Illustrated books
    • Modern first editions
    • Modern illustrated books

    View the catalogue (28.66 MB): 2242_LibrosIlustradosMayo2015.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2242_LibrosIlustradosMayo2015.pdf

    New catalogue

    Elena Gallego
    Arte y Grafía

    www.arteygrafía.com

    http://www.arteygrafia.com/media/files/LibrosIlustradosMayo2015.pdf

  • Littérature et alentours - Éditions originales - livres illustrés - revues littéraire - divers

    Bookseller: Librairie Les Oies Sauvages

    Specialties:
    • Erotica
    • Humor
    • Literature
    • Modern first editions
    • Modern illustrated books
    • Religion
    • Theatre

    View the catalogue (461.62 kB): 2228_104.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2228_104.pdf

  • catalogue n° 26 / Littérature moderne

    catalogue n° 26 / Littérature moderne

    Bookseller: Librairie Walden

    Specialties:
    • Artists' Books
    • Bindings
    • First Editions
    • Literature
    • Modern first editions
    • Modern illustrated books

    View the catalogue (8.61 MB): 2219_Catalog-26-BD.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2219_Catalog-26-BD.pdf

  • 40 first Danish editions of milestones in world literature

    40 first Danish editions of milestones in world literature

    Bookseller: Herman H. J. Lynge & Søn A/S

    Specialties:
    • Latin & Greek
    • Literature
    • Modern first editions
    • Scandinavia

    View the catalogue (227.31 kB): 2196_LyngeIlabPopUp.pdf
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