As the weather turns damp and chill, we look forward to the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair (14-16 October), where we will be exhibiting at booth 209. A new catalogue is in preparation and will be going to the printer next week. The Sporting Department is pleased to offer a clutch of good books from […]
The New York Antiquarian Book Fair is open. We are exhibiting in booth E-1, come visit us. Our book fair list can be found here. Catalogue 123, Sporting Books & Prints, is in press and will be mailing soon.
It is time for the annual shop closing. James Cummins Bookseller will reopen after Labor Day on Tuesday 4 September. Until then . . . Farewell. Our newest catalogue is in press, and will mail in mid-September. Catalogue 113 is a lavishly illustrated, comprehensive catalogue of the books, prints, and ephemera of the Derrydale Press, […]
— 257918 STRAUSS, Richard. Autograph Musical Quotation signed, (“Richard Strauss”) from his tone poem, “Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche”. 2 bars in ink (the 2nd motif for clarinet), on single sheet of blank paper. 9.6 x 17.3 cm, N.p.: n.d. [with pencilled note, 1939]. $1,000 Desirable quote from Strauss’s popular tone poem, composed ca. 1894. — […]
James Cummins Bookseller will be exhibiting in Booth H at the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair on Saturday and Sunday 9-10 October 2010, at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall (on Mercer St just east of 3rd Ave N). The books are all packed and are en route for Seattle, now it only remains for me to pack my […]
At James Cummins Bookseller we are preparing for our annual shop closing (from 21 August, re-opening on Monday 30 August). Before we scatter to distant shores and remote hillsides, we have put together a colossal Sporting Catalogue, now at the printers, with more than 800 items, books and related materials covering all manner of outdoor […]
Little, Big There is a long tradition of illustrating books on angling and fly-fishing with specimens of actual flies, and the results of this practice often form the core of an angling collection. Copies of early editions of Blacker’s Art of Angling (1842) or Catechism of Fly-Making (1843) were issued with a selection of flies […]