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  • Maritime Books

    Maritime Books

    Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.

    Specialties:
    • Maritime
    • Pacificana
    • Polar
    • Transportation
    • Travel

    Other Specialties:
    Naval, pirates, sailing, whaling, ships
    View the catalogue (1.61 MB): 3386_MaritimeBooks2017.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 3386_MaritimeBooks2017.pdf

  • Advertising - Propaganda

    Advertising - Propaganda

    Bookseller: Sur le Fil de Paris

    Specialties:
    • Gastronomy
    • General Stock
    • Railroads
    • Transportation

    Other Specialties:
    advertising, publicity
    View the catalogue (3.45 MB): 3198_Fil de Paris - catalogue Pub 2017-02.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 3198_Fil de Paris - catalogue Pub 2017-02.pdf

    92 items about advertising and propaganda, from the end of the 19th century until the 1970's.

  • Convict Era

    Convict Era

    Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books, Manuscripts & Paintings.

    Specialties:
    • Australiana
    • Pacificana
    • Transportation

    View the catalogue (1.24 MB): 2762_129 Convict era.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2762_129 Convict era.pdf

  • Vintage Travel Posters

    Vintage Travel Posters

    Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.

    Specialties:
    • Posters
    • Railroads
    • Sports and games
    • Transportation
    • Travel

    View the catalogue (11.54 MB): 2695_VintageTravelPosters2017.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2695_VintageTravelPosters2017.pdf

    VINTAGE TRAVEL POSTERS 2016
    It is with great pleasure that we are able to offer for sale one of the best collections of Travel posters we have had to date. This will be the tenth Annual Travel Posters exhibition and we hope you will find these as enjoyable as we do.
    We have another Imperial Airways poster (item 1) this year to spearhead the catalogue. The poster is all about luxury travel in the 30s.
    One of the most striking posters we have is by Edward Bawden titled “British Empire Exhibition.” (item 7). The level of detail is extraordinary and it was designed to be a great advertisement for all the goods and services provided by the Empire.
    We also have a wonderful collection of Norwegian Travel Posters (items 18-24) as well as some attractive Swiss posters (items 54-60). The Gstaad poster (item 60) dated 1924 is the earliest we have seen advertising this popular resort.
    There is a fun Hawaii poster (item 81) depicting a group of friends surfing a giant wave on a canoe which is a great image.
    We also have a very rare poster from Ceylon (item 91) advertising trips to Europe and the Colourful Orient.
    The catalogue concludes with an impressive Australian poster (item 96) showing the tallest trees in the British Empire as of 1935.
    An exhibition will take place in the Gallery
    from Friday 11th November – Friday 2nd December 2016.

  • Archives

    Archives

    Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts

    Specialties:
    • Archeology
    • Egyptology
    • Far East
    • Military
    • Russia
    • Theatre
    • Transportation

    View the catalogue (10.01 MB): 2556_Archives2016SMALL.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2556_Archives2016SMALL.pdf

    Highlights include:

    1871 - Research Documents of Authoritative Historian & Author, Brian Roberts on Blood Diamonds of Africa
    1874 - British Navy Officer's Personal Letters, Photographs, Drawings and Journals kept during his post at the North American Post in Newfoundland
    1900 - Extensive Egyptian Archive and Works of Archaeologist Freiherr Friedrich Wilhelm von Bissing - Journals, Photographs, Drawing
    1936 - Missionary's Account of Serving the People of Sarawak in Boreo over 20+ years with Letter, Photographs, and Chief's Tribal Necklace

  • Catalogue No. 6: Kings of Speed & Asphalt Demons: Motorcycles & Their Riders

    Catalogue No. 6: Kings of Speed & Asphalt Demons: Motorcycles & Their Riders

    Bookseller: Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Transportation

    Other Specialties:
    motorcycles, motorcycle racing, motorcycle touring, vintage motorcycles
    View the catalogue (21.29 MB): 2463_MC-CAT.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2463_MC-CAT.pdf

    We're happy to announce our newest catalog, this time featuring motorcycles and their riders. While it skews heavily to vintage, British bikes, and racing, there's also a respectable amount of American iron, modern machines, and books about women and motorcycling.

  • Catalogue 141

    Catalogue 141

    Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers Inc.

    Specialties:
    • Books about Books
    • Children's books
    • Ephemera
    • Fairy Tales
    • Illustrated books
    • Prints and drawings
    • Transportation

    View the catalogue (2.82 MB): 2396_cat141_updated.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2396_cat141_updated.pdf

    A catalogue of recent acquisitions priced under $2,000 featuring highlights from across our specialty areas.

  • Catalogue September 2015

    Catalogue September 2015

    Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books, Manuscripts & Paintings.

    Specialties:
    • Australiana
    • Botany
    • Far East
    • Maritime
    • Pacificana
    • Southeast Asia
    • Transportation

    View the catalogue (2.48 MB): 2393_Hordern House Sept 2015 web.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2393_Hordern House Sept 2015 web.pdf

    Our September 2015 catalogue offers a select range of early printed and visual material from broad Pacific interest to First Fleet and early colonial settlement of Australia.

  • Traffic and Vehicles Catalogue

    Traffic and Vehicles Catalogue

    Bookseller: Múzeum Antikvárium

    Specialties:
    • Maritime
    • Military
    • Photography
    • Postcards
    • Railroads
    • Transportation

    Other Specialties:
    car, motorbike, bicycle, train, plane, boat.
    View the catalogue (5.33 MB): 2360_kozlekedestordelt_1.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2360_kozlekedestordelt_1.pdf

  • From Thoreau to ‘Tender is the Night’

    From Thoreau to ‘Tender is the Night’

    Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Autographs
    • Classics/Antiquity
    • Economics
    • First Editions
    • Literature
    • Science Fiction
    • Transportation

    View the catalogue (6.79 MB): 2356_raptis-rare-books-catalog-spring-2013.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2356_raptis-rare-books-catalog-spring-2013.pdf

    We are pleased to present a selection of collectible and rare books in the genres of literature, science fiction and mystery, original foreign language first editions, Broadway plays, biography and autobiography, economics, and much more. Literature highlights include a first edition of The Sun Also Rises in the rare first issue dust jacket, first editions of Taps at Reveille and Tender is the Night inscribed by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and The Good Earth first edition inscribed by Pearl Buck. Other points of interest to explore are a true first edition in German of Civilization and Its Discontents inscribed by Sigmund Freud to fellow psychologist Havelock Ellis (p. 45) and Security Analysis first edition by Graham and Dodd (p. 57).

    Contact Matthew Raptis at matthew@raptisrarebooks.com to receive a hard copy in the mail.

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