Exceptional New Acquisitions
Too hot to go outside? Our Exceptional New Acquisitions catalog features over 80 brand new items that’ll make you want to spend time indoors. From a limited edition Eric Clapton set to Cherry-Garrard in the Antarctic, from Gulliver’s Travels to From Russia with Love, we know you’ll find an exciting new acquisition you’re sure to love.
Pictured: Galileo's Diologo, pp. 8-9; Braun's map of Damascus, pp. 60; Portrait of Samuel Morse, from autograph letter signed, p. 20; Illuminated leaf from French Book of Hours, p. 7.
Newly Discovered After 200 Years: Alexander Hamilton to Edward Carrington
Excellent, unpublished 1791 Alexander Hamilton autograph letter signed, with extraordinary content indirectly referring to the Compromise of 1790, written to his close friend and longtime confidant, Edward Carrington.
H.G. Wells' Invisible Man
Exceptional first edition of Wells’ cautionary fable of overreaching scientific ambition.
Signed by Joan Miro
Signed limited first edition of Je Travaille Comme un Jardinier (I Work Like a Gardener), number 96 out of only 145 copies, featuring nine original lithographs.
Thomas Cranmer’s Repudiation of Transubstantiation
Exceedingly rare 1550 first edition of the book that brought Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer to martyrdom during the English Reformation, his Defence of the True and Catholike Doctrine of the Sacrament of the Body and Bloud of our Saviour Christ.
The Second American Cookbook
Rare 1805 first edition of New American Cookery, only the second American cookbook, and the first published in New York.
Signed by Francis Crick: Four Scientific American Offprints on DNA
First offprint editions of four articles on DNA by Francis Crick, including “The Structure of the Hereditary Material,” “Nucleic Acids,” “The Genetic Code,” and “The Genetic Code: III.”