As we begin to spend the cold, dark evenings huddled up indoors, we find ourselves turning to more thoughtful books. Our November 2017 catalog encourages this spirit of contemplation—from Matisse’s Cinquante Dessins to Tolstoy’s War and Peace, from Plato’s Republic to Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage. Whether you’re searching for a significant addition to your collection or meaningful gift for a loved one, we’re certain our November 2017 catalog will help you choose the perfect item.
Pictured: Audsley's Ornamental Arts of Japan, p.48; Golden Cockerel Press illustrated edition of Milton's Paradise Lost, p. 54; Eddison's Worm Ourobous, p 33; Hondius's Map of Virginia, 1623.
Gift Catalogue 2017
The holidays are almost here! Fortunately, Bauman Rare Books has the perfect gift for everyone on your list, from perennial Christmas favorites to 19th-century Jewish prayer books and from highspots in every field to modern classics made into films. Looking for a great gift for the holidays? You’ll love our Great Gifts catalog!
(Don’t forget: We have gift certificates in every denomination and personalized gift selection services, too.)
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.
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
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.”