New Catalogs: May 2016 | The New Antiquarian | The Blog of The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

We roundup the latest catalogs of rare books and ephemera from ABAA members for May 2016. Enjoy. CHARLES AGVENT 126 BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF POET WILLIAM MEREDITH — All 126 items in our new catalog… Source: New Catalogs: May 2016 | The New Antiquarian | The Blog of The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America… Read More New Catalogs: May 2016 | The New Antiquarian | The Blog of The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America

coolchicksfromhistory: Former actress Helen Gahagan Douglas was the third woman elected to Congress from California (1941-1951).  During a contentious 1950 campaign for a seat in the US Senate (which she lost), Helen coined an enduring nickname for her oponeny Richard Nixon – “Tricky Dick.”  Helen is picture here wearing a corsage with a group of… Read More

liquidnight: “Poor children looking through a window” Children of the family Raaymakers, hit by the crisis, getting help thanks to an action of magazine Het Leven. Best, The Netherlands, 1936 [From the Nationaal Archief]

liquidnight: Wayne F. Miller Hiroshima, Japan, August 1945 Japanese soldiers and civilians crowd trains to Tokyo at a Hiroshima station after the demobilization of the Japanese army. From Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958