Twenty-nine volumes (format varies), in the publisher’s wrappers, as issued. - A good selection of catalogues issued by Paul Breman (1931-2008) as an independent bookseller. A complete set consists of 93 catalogues, numbered 1-48 (format 24 × 11 cm); 179-181, 183-184, 186-188, 280-281, 283, 286-287 (i.e. 1979 no. 1, to 1987 no. 2; format A5), 381 (i.e. 1981 no. 3; format A5); 144-175 (format mostly 22 × 16 cm). For the idiosyncratic numeration, and production details, see Paul Breman Ltd, Catalogue 164, item 25. ¶ Excellent copies.
[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 1] Catalogue one : stablemaster to Marx Fugger : the bit books of Veit Forster and of his pupil Mang Seutter
London, Paul Breman Limited, 1970
(24 × 11 cm),  pp., illustrations. 3 items; priced. - Item 1 is a manuscript (176 leaves) of drawings of bits, bridles and straps for horses and mules, executed c. 1560, in a contemporary pigskin binding dated 1579 (ex-Sotheby’s, 11 December 1961, lot 173, and afterwards with the Parisian bookseller Georges Heilbrun; the manuscript is now University of Pennsylvania, Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection, Ms 239, via Bredford Libri Rari and Sam Fogg). Item 2 is Mang Seutter’s Ein schönes und nützliches Bissbuch (Augsburg 1584), in a contemporary roll-tooled pigskin binding (one roll signed SM); item 3 is a pair of 15th century drawings (extracted from an unidentified album, one drawing numbered 64 and the other 66).
[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 5] Ludovico degli Arrighi, Vicentino
London, Paul Breman Limited, 1970
(24 × 11 cm),  pp., illustrations. 20 items; priced (US$). Self-wrapper (printed in two colours) - “…compiled and written with the … collaboration of M. Georges Heilbrun and Nicolas Barker … in May 1970” (colophon).
(24 × 11 cm),  pp., illustrations.  items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours). - Issued jointly by Paul Breman and Paul Grinke on the occasion of the 4th International Book Fair, London, 27-29 September 1971.
(24 × 11 cm),  pp., illustrations. 80 items. Price list (”valid until 31 March 1981”) loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers (printed in colour). - “Quite possibly the first specialised list of its kind. Don’t just throw it away, order a book or manuscript from it, then pass it to a friend or file it for reference: it will be rare one day – valuable, even” (from a review by “Anatole Braun”, in ABMR, November 1980, p.545). Included is a sixteenth-century manuscript (item 22, £1650) first offered in Breman’s Catalogue 26, returned to the market in the Honeyman sale (Part III, 2 May 1979, lot 1163), and here described as being entirely in Giacomo Fontana’s hand.
(21 × 15 cm),  pp., illustrations.  items; no prices. Self-wrappers. - “This is not so much a ‘real’ catalogue as a series of rather throw-away notes on sets of books I have brought together during the thirty years of P.B. Ltd” (Preface). C.R. Ashbee; Berlage; Black literature; Britain in Pictures; Dutch architecture before Berlage; Heritage: poetry of the North American Negro; Jean Le Pautre; Military architecture published in Venice; Neue Werkkunst; Obelisks; Pop-up Books; Thomas Rickman; Twentieth century architecture; Vitruvius; Wijdeveld & Wendingen.
[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 164] Reference sets & long runs of booksellers' catalogues
London, Paul Breman Limited, 1994
(21 × 15 cm),  pp., 40 items; priced. Self-wrappers (printed in two colours). - “This catalogue offers a number of multi-volume reference works and long runs of booksellers’ catalogues from the library of Cees Zwart, a Dutch collector who has reached the age where one wants to see the world shrink back to manageable proportions” (Preface).
[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 172] Giovan Giorgio Trissino and his printers – Ludovico degli Arrighi Vicentino and "Tolomeo Ianiculo" with a few related rarities
London, Paul Breman Limited, 2001
(21.5 × 15.5 cm),  pp., illustrations. 27 items. Price list and announcement “with compliments and apologies for the uneven quality of the colour reproductions” loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Noticed in The Book Collector, Winter 2001, p.550 and Winter 2002, pp.553-554.