In addition to selling books, James Cummins Bookseller offer a full range of services in related areas, including: gift buying; written appraisal and valuation of single books or entire libraries; cataloguing; box-making, bindery, and conservation services; and confidential representation at auctions (including inspection of books and collection and shipment of purchases). And sometimes, we can even suggest what you might wish to read next.
James Cummins Bookseller offer individuals and institutions a full range of appraisal services for books, autographs, and manuscripts, as well as appraisal of art and prints in selected fields. Written appraisals of single items and entire libraries for insurance purposes, estate, or charitable donation are conducted in accordance with current guidelines and regulations. Henry Wessells is a certified member of the Appraisers Association of America. For more information please e-mail email@example.com or call (212) 688-6441.
Archives and Collections
We have assisted in the placement of countless literary manuscripts and additions to existing collections, and have formed notable private and institutional collections in a variety of fields, including Izaak Walton, early American children’s books, Charles Dickens, nineteenth century Women’s literature, Americana, the Derrydale Press, poetry by African-Americans, Rupert Brooke, J. D. Salinger, and other topics. Here is a representative sample of materials that have passed across our desks and shelves:
Thomas M. DISCH (Beinecke Library, Yale)
James T. HARPER archive (Columbia)
Locus Science Fiction Foundation Library and Archives (Rubenstein Library, Duke)
New York Review of Books Archive (New York Public Library)
- George PLIMPTON archive (New York Public Library)
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James Cummins Booksellers offer our customers the firm’s deep expertise for confidential representation at auction, including viewing, advice, bidding, and collection of purchases at a standard fixed commission. To schedule bidding at auction or request more information please e-mail email@example.com or call (212) 688-6441.
We Buy Books
We buy books continuously, from select single volumes to entire libraries. Sell your books to us.