Catalogues

Below is a list of our most recently posted online catalogues. If you are interested in receiving our catalouges by mail please call (212) 688-6441 or e-mail us at info@jamescumminsbookseller.com

Printed Catalogues

  • Sporting books & Prints

    We are pleased to send you our latest sporting catalogue, with books, prints and manuscript material ranging from Restoration England to the middle 1960s.

  • The Robert S. Pirie Catalogue

    James Cummins Bookseller is proud to present books from the library of Robert S Pirie (1934-2015), who formed one the greatest collections of English literature in our era.

     

  • New York 2016

    Come visit us at the upcoming Park Avenue Armory show!  April 7th - April 10th

  • Catalogue 130 - Holiday Catalogue

    Free Shipping on all Catalogue Orders

    Order by December 17th to ensure delivery in time for Christmas

Web Only Catalogues

  • Autographs - Recent Arrivals

    We are pleased to offer recently acquired autograph material from a private collection featuring a wide range of historical and literary figures. Highlights include a Typed Letter Signed of Gandhi explaining why he will not visit America; an Autograph Letter Signed of Thomas Edison from the inaugural year of motion picture exhibition, relating to his Kinetoscope machine and to two film pioneers; an Autograph Letter Signed of Robert Browning mentioning his father’s library; an Abraham Lincoln signed Civil War military appointment; a signed Thomas Jefferson document; and much more, including material from Walt Whitman, Alexander Hamilton, Elizabeth Hamilton, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Helen Keller,  Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Aaron Burr,  Booker T. Washington, Jawaharlal Nehru, James Madison, Rabindranath Tagore, Frank Lloyd Wright, Patrick Henry, P.T. Barnum, and others.

  • Americana Web List

    Featuring an engaging, eclectic collection of americana ranging from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. Showcasing a naval officer's commission on vellum signed by Theodore Roosevelt, an autograph document signed by famed New England physician, Dr. Edward Holyoke, including a mid-eighteenth century prescription, and a rare hand-colored map and indenture on vellum from colonial New Jersey.

  • Bibliotheca Salmo Salar

    With this list of more than 70 works on the technique, history, and artistry of salmon fishing, James Cummins Bookseller are pleased to celebrate the publication of Charles Wood’s beautiful and long-awaited Bibliotheca Salmo Salar, published in a handsome trade edition by David R. Godine, and also available in a deluxe edition which we are distributing. Notable works on the list include Dean Sage’s The Ristigouche and Its Salmon Fishing (1888), Lee Sturges’ beautiful Salmon Fishing on Cain River (1919), Frank Griswold‘s The Cascapedia Club (1920), and Charles Phair‘s Atlantic Salmon Fishing (1937), as well as examples of two other fine books by Charles Wood, his editions of Ten Days’ Sport on Salmon Rivers (1997) and A Monster Salmon (2006). 

  • Winter Sporting List

    Featuring books and art on hunting, racing, and angling. Showcasing Racing in America 1665-1979The Mystery of Golf, and a unique photograph album of the International Polo Match played at Meadowbrook Club, L.I.

  • Gastronomy

    Featuring books and art on cooking, wine, and cocktails. Showcasing the Handbook of Dining, a signed Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, and a unique album of 48 cognac labels.

  • Presidential

    A selection of our Americana collection

    Featuring books and photographs of past presidents and their families. Showcasing a Thomas Nast drawing of Lincoln's White House, an original watercolor by Jackie Kennedy, and autograph and typed letters by FDR.

  • Occultism, Witchcraft, and Horror

    A selection of our occult collection

    Featuring books on demonology, the supernatural, and witchcraft. Showcasing authors such as H.P. Lovecraft, Charles Addams, and M.R. James.

  • Brooklyn Book Fair 2016

    We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be exhibiting at this year’s Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair: September 9-11th at Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin Street, Brooklyn. Come see us at Booth 500. http://www.brooklynbookfair.com. For free tickets visit: http://bit.ly?BABFVPpass

    Among the stock we’ll be exhibiting is a small group of illustrated catalogues, a rare log of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Presidential cruise from the Everglades to the Bahamas, a first edition of The Outsiders, some typed letters by Helen Keller, and a selection of works by Joseph Conrad.

  • Fine Art E-Blast

    A selection of our fine art collection

    Featuring original works of art and prints by many influential artists, including Charles Addams, Edmund Dulac, Rea Irvin, Henri Matisse, and Andy Warhol. Presenting a wide range of mediums from the more simplistic ink silhouette to the exquistely detailed watercolor.

  • The Alfred Slotnick Collection of Violin Books

  • The Paul Williams Archive

    Catalogue of the Archive of Paul Williams, founder of Crawdaddy! and a pioneer of rock journalism.