Print Catalogues

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

  • Catalogue 143: Literature Selections from Waiting for Godot Books

    Catalogue 143: Literature Selections from Waiting for Godot Books

    For more than forty years the rare booksellers Gary Oleson and Francine Ness operated privately as Waiting for Godot Books. They specialized in many areas of literature: American, British, Irish, Latin-American, Native American, as well as African-American and Women's literature and history. 
    We are pleased to present Catalogue 143: Literature, a selection from the inventory of Waiting for Godot Books with highlights such as Percy Shelley's Essays, Letters from Abroad, Translations, and Fragments, inscribed by Mary Shelley, and a corrected typescript of Truman Capote's The House of Flowers

     

  • New York International Antiquarian Book Fair 2022

    The New York International Antiquarian Book Fair opens on April 21st and we can't wait to see some of you in person in Booth A-4. But for those of you who can’t attend, we’ve put together a small list of some of the highlights we will be exhibiting, including a newly rediscovered book of poetry written by Charlotte Brontë when she was thirteen years old, a superb first edition of The Waste Land in original dust jacket, and an inscribed unseen photo of Sylvia Plath... more about New York International Antiquarian Book Fair 2022

  • Catalogue 142 - Fine Books & Manuscripts

    Catalogue 142 - Fine Books & Manuscripts

    We're pleased to present our newly printed catalogue, a selection of exceptional highlights from all of our areas of expertise including literature and poetry, Americana, travel, sporting, manuscripts and ephemera, as well as fine press and bindings.  There are a number of association copies and other unique items that we're very happy to share.

  • Sporting

    Sporting

    We are delighted to present our new sporting catalogue, with rare accounts of American and Asian sporting adventure, manuscript material from Frank Forester (H. W. Herbert) and notable works of angling literature, as well as golf, polo, and canoeing. Perhaps something will spark your interest.