Recent catalogues

July 2017 Catalogue

Browse the recent inventory in our Exceptional New Acquisitions Summer 2017 Catalogue

March 2017: Banned, Burned & Censored Books

View or download our March 2017 catalogue of Banned, Burned & Censored Books.

Fine Recent Arrivals 2016

View our exceptional selection from history, literature, the sciences, philosophy, religion, and the arts.

August 2016 Catalogue - Royalty

Our September catalogue encompasses over 3,400 years of histories, biographies, and journals; treatises, almanacs and maps; unique letters and documents; exquisite royal bindings; depictions of castles, pyramids, crown jewels, and coats of arms—the customs and costumes of royal power.

July 2016 Catalogue

Creatoras creatores. Creatures who create, that is what we are. And at our best, we achieve heights of towering intellect, beauty and imagination. At Bauman Rare Books it is empowering and humbling to find and hold such works for a time. It is our constant joy and honor to preserve them and to share them with you.

June 2016 Catalogue

Rare books photographs, and manuscripts highlighting more than four hundred years of achievement by women in science, politics, exploration, and the arts.

Great Gifts 2015 Catalogue

A selection of first editions, signed books and rare titles for any occasion

Autumn 2015 Catalogue

Featuring nearly 200 rare items, including new acquisitions of great works on American history, exploration, economics, science and literature. View our new catalogue of rare books and documents.

Signed & Inscribed August 2015 Catalogue

The pen to paper, the scratch, and the release of the hand: View our new catalogue of rare books and documents signed or inscribed by authors, artists, and leaders.

July 2015 Catalogue

Featuring a selection of new acquisitions and fine first editions in Americana, Photography, Travel & Exploration, and more

June 2015 Catalogue

Featuring new acquisitions, including a number of remarkable signed and presentation first editions, and a stunning selection of landmark books in art, architecture, Americana, travel, history and science.

May Miscellany 2015

Browse our May Miscellany with over 180 items, including Travel and Exploration, the Arts, Americana and History.

Spring 2015 Catalogue

Introducing our spring catalogue, including many fine new acquisitions. Categories include the Civil War and Americana; Science; Religion, Philosohy & History; Literature; and Children's, Illustrated & the Arts.

Food and Drink 2015

We have just released our Fine Food & Drink Catalogue, with 92 early and unusual cookbooks—including the rare first Jewish cookbook published in America (item 79)—cocktail recipe books and bartender’s guides, and works on wine appreciation and grape cultivation.

Winter Miscellany 2015

We have recently released our Winter Miscellany, a richly illustrated catalogue with 199 items from all fields of interest and in a great variety of price ranges.

Presidents 2015

Our January 2015 Catalogue, the Presidents, offers over 130 first editions, autograph documents and presentation/association copies. Each item was carefully selected for its special connection to an American president: written or signed by a president, written about a president to great acclaim, or from a president’s own library.