Web 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

  • Art from the collection of Waiting for Godot Books: July 2022

    Art from the collection of Waiting for Godot Books: July 2022

    James Cummins Bookseller is proud to present our second list of art from the collection of Waiting for Godot Books. This list includes the artist's own copy of the very rare The Studio Souvenir of John R. Johnson with original contributions by Walt Whitman, a signed copy of Holy Cats by Andy Warhol's Mother, Ansel Adams' unrecorded Photography Course: Notes of Lectures Given At Museum of Modern Art, New York, one of four hors commerce sets of Jacob Lawrence's Eight Studies [for the Book of Genesis], signed by... more about Art from the collection of Waiting for Godot Books: July 2022

  • Literature Summer 2022

    Literature Summer 2022

    We are pleased to present a list of newly catalogued literature with highlights such as Damon Runyon's Guys and Dolls, inscribed in unrestored dust jacket, Virginia Woolf's Night and Day, first American edition in rare dust jacket, Joan Didion’s Salvador, inscribed to Robert Silvers, André Gide’s manuscript translations of poems by Walt Whitman, E.M. Forster’s Passage to India in dust jacket, and more.

  • Civil War

    Civil War

    James Cummins Bookseller is pleased to offer a selection of printed and manuscript Civil War Americana, including new acquisitions and with material from a variety of collecting interests and price points. Highlights include the first separate printing of the Gettysburg Address, a collection of Confederate imprints from the "Rebel Archives," and the Metropolitan Police record of the Draft Riots in New York.

  • Counterculture

    Counterculture

    We are pleased to present a catalogue of counterculture books and prints. From the revolutionary fringes and the far-flung expanse of the inner mind, beyond the thresholds upheld by the status quo, this selection is a thrilling survey of boundary pushing psychonauts and freedom fighters. We invite you to take a walk on the wild side with our counterculture rarities, yippies and squares alike. Turn on. Tune in. Drop out.

  • New Arrivals Summer 2022

    New Arrivals Summer 2022

    James Cummins Bookseller is proud to present a list of newly catalogued inventory. From a first edition of Dune by Frank Herbert to the landmark work by Strickland and Melville which marks the scientific and popular rediscovery of the extinct Dodo, you are sure to find something of interest in this list. 

  • New Arrivals Spring 2022

    New Arrivals Spring 2022

    James Cummins Bookseller is proud to present a list of newly catalogued inventory. From a rare collection of photographs likely developed and assembled all by Avedon himself to the first printing of Ulysses, you are sure to find something of interest in this list. We invite you to take a look at the highlights below and make sure to check out the entire catalogue.

  • Art from the collection of Waiting for Godot Books

    Art from the collection of Waiting for Godot Books

    James Cummins Bookseller is proud to present a list of art from the collection of Waiting for Godot Books, which as many of you now know we bought in partnership with Between the Covers Rare Books. For more than forty years Gary Oleson and Francine Ness operated privately as Waiting for Godot Books, specializing, as the name may indicate, in literature, but also in various other fields. They were also serious collectors of art and photography. This list – one of many to come, including a.... more about Art from the collection of Waiting for Godot Books