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

  • Americana November 2023

    Americana November 2023

    James Cummins Bookseller is proud to present an Americana catalogue featuring many new arrivals. Highlights include a Tom Thumb sized miniature edition of Barnum's autobiography dedicated "to the Bearded Lady and her hairs forever;" a Bleeding Kansas cartographic rarity which visually represents the slavery conflict and the events leading to the Civil War; and an important early Texas work recording the abortive colony of exiled Napoleonic loyalists established on the Trinity River in 1818, here in original condition.

  • Literary Letters

    Literary Letters

    James Cummins Bookseller is proud to present a catalogue of literary letters from beloved writers such as Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway, and George Eliot. Highlights include a letter by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, sending a poem at that point unpublished; A notable Lord Byron letter, showing his commitment to join the armed struggle in Greece; an important letter from Samuel Clemens to his British publisher Andrew Chatto, promising 'early sheets' of Huckleberry Finn; as well as many new arrivals.

  • Tales and Travels in the Wild West

    Tales and Travels in the Wild West

    Buffalo Bill, outlaws, and highwaymen. Sensational tales of violence and heroism continue to intrigue audiences well after the image of the cowboy was popularized by "Rough Rider" Theodore Roosevelt. Old Mill Bookshop is pleased to present a collection of books inspired by tales and travels—both real and imagined—in the Wild West. Within this catalogue you will find a photographic portrait of well known cowboy, miner, and rancher, Eugene Manlove Rhodes; a signed Biography of Col Samuel Colt; and enough adventure to satisfy even the biggest thrill-seeker.

  • African Americana Fall 2023

    African Americana Fall 2023

    James Cummins Bookseller is pleased to offer a selection of our fine inventory of African Americana with several new arrivals such as an autograph letter from noted African American congressman, John Roy Lynch; Minutes of the Proceedings of the Second Convention of Delegates from the Abolition Societies Established in Different Parts of the United States, in original wrappers; as well an extraordinarily rare image of the second Colored World Series.