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

  • Bibliography Week Showcase

    Bibliography Week Showcase

    Every year at the end of January, coinciding with national book organization annual meetings, Bibliography Week brings bibliophiles from all over to New York City. We shall miss everyone this year, but we've put together a list of items to honor the spirit of the event, including bibliographies of many sorts, as well as items of bibliographical interest or import, and many new arrivals.

  • Americana January 2021

    Americana January 2021

    Timed with Americana Week in New York, we are pleased to offer a fine selection of printed and manuscript Americana, featuring the rare first edition of Roger Williams's Native American dictionary, a broadside act of the First Congress establishing the U.S. Army, a signed manuscript Texas story by O. Henry, a wonderful Audubon letter regarding the first American subscriber to the elephant folio Birds of America, an incredible eyewitness account of Lincoln's assassination and much more.

  • Photography


    To start off the New Year James Cummins Bookseller offers a selection of recent acquisitions and highlights in photography: photo books, photographic literature, cased images, and printed paper photographs, with many signed limited editions and unique items.

  • 20th Century American Politics

    20th Century American Politics

    James Cummins Bookseller is happy to offer a list of items related to 20th Century American political figures.  Highlights include JFK's first book, inscribed to his friend the newsman Arthur Krock, a set of Kissinger's memoirs inscribed to Robert McNamara, an inscribed copy of Speaking My Mind by Ronald Reagan, a signed copy of Eisenhower's Crusade in Europe, a typed Letter signed by Robert F. Kennedy on his last day as Attorney General, and a typed letter signed by Eleanor Roosevelt, concerning her appointment as... more about 20th Century American Politics

  • Western Americana

    Western Americana

    James Cummins Bookseller is pleased to share a fine selection of Western Americana. Highlights include an important early photograph of Fort Worth, a large paper set of the Thwaites edition of Lewis and Clark, Cowan''s copy of Fayette Robinson's California Gold Rush classic, a Frederic Remington letter concerning his edition of Parkman's Oregon Trail and more.

  • Sporting Books 2020

    Sporting Books 2020

    A selection of items in all fields, with a nice group of material relating to sporting clubs, the Schwerdt copy of a classic of foxhunting, manuscript and printed accounts of hunting trips, the writings of English dry fly pioneer Frederic M. Halford, and a newly published book on polo.

  • Autumn Arrivals

    Autumn Arrivals

    James Cummins Bookseller is pleased to share a selection of recently acquired books in all fields.  Highlights include all five of the lifetime editions of the Compleat Angler, a medal struck in commemoration of the abolition of slavery throughout the British dominions, an extensive and outstanding manuscript account of travel in Southern Africa by a Jewish-American immigrant, Martin Luther King Jr.'s timely "The Crisis in America's Cities" speech, an early-18th Century French Illustrated Manuscript on Astronomy and Cosmography, and an unrecorded catalogue of an 18th... more about Autumn Arrivals

  • Americana


    A fine selection of printed and manuscript Americana, including new acquisitions. Highlights include an important early American Bible, a rare work of early American Judaica, a nine-foot-long map of Broadway, an 18th century manuscript tune book and more.

  • Fine 19th & 20th Century Literature

    Fine 19th & 20th Century Literature

    A selection of fine British and American Literature includes highlights by Cullen, Dunbar, Emerson, Ford, Hawthorne, Poe, Salinger, Steinbeck, and many others.