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Reminder: The New York Antiquarian Book Fair is next week - April 16-19.
Get a preview at=20
  http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/nyfair/

Many of our on-line dealers will be participating, along with a number of
European dealers.

You can reach this page directly at=20
  http://www.abaa-booknet.com/whatsnew.html

        WHAT'S NEW ON THE ABAA-booknet and booknet-international SERVERS?

    Here are recent changes or updates that you may not have
    seen. Offerings by various ABAA and other ILAB members
    are "hot-linked" directly to their booknet home pages.

        Want notices and ABAA info via e-mail? Subscribe to the ABAA
        Announcements List today.

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 MARTAYAN LAN MAP CATALOGUE (4/10/98)

      Martayan Lan, Inc., of New York City, NY
      annouces their CATALOGUE 23: Fine Antique
      Maps, City Views & Atlases -- 220 rare pieces
      of antiquarian cartography covering all
      continents, with six full color illustrations
      and 47 details thereof.
 http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/martayan-lan/
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 LEN UNGER -- RARE BOOKS CATALOGUE (4/10/98)

      Len Unger -- Rare Books, of Sherman Oaks, CA,
      has posted a new list, Catalog 22E: First
      Editions, Modern Literature, Signed Books &
      Autographs, Mystery Fiction and Western
      Literature.
 http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/unger/
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 MEMBER WEB SITE UPDATES (4/10/98)

      Several ABAA Members have announced new Web
      Site catalogues:

    * Lucas Books, of announces a new web page at
      their site -
      http://www.lucasbooks.com/feature.html where
      they are featuring a special book or item -
      this month a Fine copy of Thoreau's first
      book!

    * Joslin Hall Rare Books, of Concord, MA ...
      "...compared to whom Hannibal was a
      stripling, Alexander a holiday-captain, and
      Caesar a mere candidate for military fame"
      (Francois Rene Jean, Baron de Pommereul,
      Campaign of General Buonaparte in Italy New
      York; 1798)
      ... announces their new webpage of books
      about N A P O L E O N, including some scarce
      and desirable 18th and 19th century
      titles....
      "Grand, gloomy and peculiar, he sat upon the
      throne a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the
      solitude of his own originality" (Charles
      Phillips, The Character of Napoleon)
      ... The page may be seen at-
      http://www.joslinhall.com/tiles.htm (4/10/98)

    * Tavistock Books, of Alameda, CA has posted a
      new list of Dickens material - over 800 items
      encompassing first editions, bibliographies,
      literary criticism, biographies, letters,
      etc., etc. The list can be found at
      http://www.tavbooks.com (4/10/98)

    * Ken Sanders Rare Books, of Salt Lake City, UT
      would like to announce the publication of
      Catalog 25, their newest literature catalog.
      It is available for viewing at:
      http://www.dreamgarden.com/ksb/ (4/10/98)

    * Joseph J. Felcone, of Princeton, NJ has just
      issued Bulletin 77, Rare Books from Six
      Centuries: A Selection for the New York
      Antiquarian Book Fair, has just been posted
      on their web site
      http://www.felcone.com/bookfair.htm -- 215
      books, 1476-1968, priced $500-$12,000. A
      diverse selection of rare books, and a few
      manuscripts, arranged by century. (4/8/98)

    * Joslin Hall Rare Books, of Concord, MA is
      pleased to announce that they have just
      posted their new catalog, A Small but Choice
      Collection of Rare and Curious Books
      Concerning the Arts & Secrets of TILES and
      Several Closely Related Subjects including
      mosaics and Venetian stone floors. ...being
      mainly composed of 18th and 19th century
      works, many with beautiful illustrations.
      This catalog is viewable on the web at
      http://www.joslinhall.com/tiles.htm (4/8/98)

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 MICHAEL R. THOMPSON CATALOGUE (4/7/98)

      Michael R. Thompson, Bookseller, of Los
      Angeles, CA now offers a new on-line
      catalogue, COMPUTER SCIENCE LIST NO. 1: Rare
      Books from the Early History of the Computer.
 http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/mrt.books/
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 HOWARD S. MOTT CATALOGUE (4/7/98)

      Howard S. Mott, Inc., of Sheffield, MA, has
      posted a new list, Catalogue 234, Rare Books,
      First Editions, Americana, Literature,
      Unusual Imprints, Caribbean, Autograph
      Letters & Manuscripts.
  http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/mott/
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 PETER STERN CATALOGUE (4/7/98)

      Peter L. Stern & Co. -- Antiquarian
      Booksellers, of Boston, MA offers a new
      list,List 398B -- March 1998 Mostly New
      Acquisitions, new selections of American and
      English Literature, Signed and Inscribed
      Books, Detective Fiction, Arthur Conan Doyle
      & Sherlock Holmes, Science Fiction & Fantasy,
      Miscellany
  http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/stern/
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 ROCKLAND BOOKMAN CATALOG (4/7/98)

      Thomas Cullen -- Rockland Bookman, of
      Cattaraugus, NY has issued a new on-line list
      Catalog #21W -- Manuscripts & Books, American
      books and manuscripts.
  http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/rockland/
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 JAMES PEPPER CATALOGUE (4/6/98)

      James Pepper Rare Books of Santa Barbara, CA
      has issued their latest catalogue: APRIL
      1998: Catalogue 65W -- A Selection of
      American & English Literature, Mystery &
      Detective Fiction.
  http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/pepper/
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 BRICK ROW CATALOGUE (4/6/98)

      The Brick Row Book Shop, of San Francisco, CA
      would like to announce the availablity of its
      most recent catalogue on the web, Catalogue
      132: Recent Acquisitions.
 http://www.brickrow.com
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 SOTHEBY'S BOOK AUCTION (4/3/98)

      Sotheby's, of New York, NY has posted its
      first full on-line book auction catalogue,
      The Jaime Ortiz-Pati=F1o Collection of
      Important Books and Manuscripts (Sale 7119).
      This collection includes a number of early
      illuminated manuscripts including the
      unparalleled Cistercian "Arenberg Missal" and
      five exceptional "Books of Hours" (along with
      an additional three early printed examples);
      many early books, including the Fust &
      Schoeffer 1462 Latin bible, the fourth ever
      printed; many books printed on vellum, often
      with original paintings, numerous examples of
      nineteenth and twentieth century book
      illustration, along with a broad range of
      French literature at its best. 266 lots.
 http://www.abaa-booknet.com/usa/sothebys/
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