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  • H. G. Wells

    H. G. Wells

    Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.

    Specialties:
    • First Editions
    • Literature
    • Modern first editions
    • Science Fiction
    • Twentieth century

    Other Specialties:
    English Literature
    View the catalogue (866.74 kB): 3452_Wells.pdf
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  • Animals

    Bookseller: Les Amazones

    Specialties:
    • Children's books
    • Literature
    • Modern first editions
    • Zoology

    View the catalogue (2.37 MB): 3421_ANIMAUX.pdf
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    French and english books on animals : children's books, literature and poetry

  • Marguerite Burnat-Provins

    Bookseller: Les Amazones

    Specialties:
    • Bibliophilia
    • Modern first editions
    • Modern illustrated books
    • Poetry
    • Women

    View the catalogue (500.96 kB): 3412_M. Burnat-Provins.pdf
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    4 livres de Marguerite Burnat-Provins en édition originale : Petit Tableaux valaisans — Heures d'Automne — Le Livre pour toi — Poèmes de la Boule de verre

  • Summer 2017 – From Machiavelli to The Maltese Falcon

    Summer 2017 – From Machiavelli to The Maltese Falcon

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Modern first editions
    • Philosophy

    View the catalogue (11.82 MB): 3393_Raptis-Rare-Books-Summer-Catalog-2017.pdf
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    This catalog of fine and rare books features a wide array of antiquarian and modern first editions in various genres such as literature, history and world leaders, economics, religion and philosophy, golf, and exploration. Peruse these pages and you will unearth a first edition of John Locke’s Two Treatises on Government, a first edition of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, rare sheets from Allen Ginsberg’s The Howl that were produced for its initial reading, a first edition of the rare children’s book Harold and the Purple Crayon, and an inscribed first edition of Alcoholics Anonymous. From The Works or the Florentine Historie by Niccolo Machiavelli to a first edition of The Maltese Falcon in the rare dust jacket, we present to you this fine collection of books.

  • Spring 2017 – From Vesalius to Vladimir Nabokov

    Spring 2017 – From Vesalius to Vladimir Nabokov

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Autographs
    • Bindings
    • Children's books
    • Early printing
    • First Editions
    • History
    • Modern first editions

    View the catalogue (8.39 MB): 3392_Raptis-Rare-Books-Spring-2017-Online-Catalog.pdf
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    We welcome you to peruse the pages of our Spring 2017 catalog of rare and antiquarian books. Highlights of the catalog include a rare first edition of Andreas Vesalius’ De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septum published in 1543, an exceptionally rare signed first edition of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, a first edition of Gray’s Anatomy used in field surgery during the Civil War, and an exceedingly scarce first separate edition of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven. You will also discover first editions of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, John Stuart Mill’s The Subjection of Women, a rare Charlotte Bronte Signature, Gandhi’s first edition of The Story of My Experiments with Truth, a first edition of Snow White inscribed by Walt Disney, Theodore Roosevelt’s Rough Riders, autographed Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson letters, and much more.

  • Fall 2016 – From Aristotle to A.A. Milne

    Fall 2016 – From Aristotle to A.A. Milne

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Golf
    • Modern first editions
    • Natural history
    • Old and rare books
    • Photography
    • Political Science

    View the catalogue (9.2 MB): 3391_Raptis-Rare-Books-Fall-2016-Catalog-1.pdf
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    We are pleased to announce the arrival of our Fall 2016 catalog featuring a fine selection of recent arrivals and collection highlights including one of the earliest presentation copies of James Joyce’s Ulysses inscribed to Lewis Galantiere, an exceptionally rare hand corrected speech with additions and edits in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s own hand, an inscribed first edition of Albert Einstein’s The Evolution of Physics, and a signed extra limited edition of Winnie-The-Pooh inscribed with an original poem by A.A. Milne. Other highlights include a rare first edition in English of Dante’s Divine Comedy, a first edition of The Godfather inscribed by Mario Puzo to his editor Bill Targ, and a first edition, first issue of Political debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. As always, we are dedicated to assisting you in building your own collection or selecting the perfect gift with gift wrapping services available upon request.

  • Spring 2016 – From Darwin to Dalloway

    Spring 2016 – From Darwin to Dalloway

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Children's books
    • Modern first editions
    • Photography
    • Political Science
    • Science and technology
    • Sports and games
    • Travel

    View the catalogue (10.98 MB): 3390_Spring-2016-Catalog.pdf
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    Browse our extensive Spring 2016 catalog of fine and rare books. We have curated for you a collection that includes an extremely rare presentation copy of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, inscribed first editions of the reclusive Thomas Pynchon, and a rare signed portrait of Charles Dickens. Other highlights include a first edition of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, an inscribed first edition of The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, and a first edition of How to Trade in Stocks by Jesse Livermore in the rare original dust jacket. Within these pages, you will discover not only classics of adult and children’s literature, but also landmark books regarding scientific discoveries, politics, economics, sport, and exploration.

  • From ‘Leviathan’ to ‘Lord of the Rings’

    From ‘Leviathan’ to ‘Lord of the Rings’

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • First Editions
    • Gastronomy
    • History
    • Modern first editions
    • Old and rare books
    • Travel

    View the catalogue (8.32 MB): 3388_Raptis-Rare-Books-E-Catalogue-Fall-2015 (1).pdf
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    We are proud to offer an extensive selection of fine and rare books in our Fall 2015 catalog. Highlights include a first edition of Thomas Malthus’ Essay on the Principle of Population, Roberts’ The Holy Land, Schedel’s Nuremberg Chronicles, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s lengthily inscribed by Truman Capote. Other featured items include A Streetcar Named Desire signed by Tennessee Williams and other members of the original cast including Marlon Brando, a manuscript from economist Milton Friedman regarding Keynes’ master work, The General Theory, Martin Luther King Jr. inscribed items, and Madeline signed by Ludwig Bemelmans. From first editions of Leviathan to the Lord of the Rings trilogy, there is something for every collector.

  • Catalogue 37

    Catalogue 37

    Bookseller: Librairie Walden

    Specialties:
    • Bindings
    • Illustrated books
    • Literature
    • Manuscripts
    • Modern first editions
    • Old and rare books

    View the catalogue (4.7 MB): 3367_C37-bonnes feuilles - copie.pdf
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  • Catalogue de Littérature Mai 2017

    Catalogue de Littérature Mai 2017

    Bookseller: Librairie le Feu Follet

    Specialties:
    • First Editions
    • Illustrated books
    • Literature
    • Manuscripts
    • Modern first editions

    View the catalogue (0 B): 3326_Catalogue Littérature Mai 2017 - Librairie Le Feu Follet.pd
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