Accame, Jorge (text); Pitcher, Jonathan (trans); Dennerline, Thorsten (illus).
Vermont: The Bird Press. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "The basis of this book is a dynamic text/image collaboration between writer and im- age-maker. The collaborative process consisted of texts and images sent back and forth in dialogue with one another, each element continuing on from the last. This created a freely..... Item #8771
International Poetry Forum/Byblos Editions, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. This edition precedes the 1982 first trade edition printed by Ohio U. Press. The author won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977. Minor break in gilt (manufacturing flaw), inscribed to the printer. else tight, bright and unmarred. Original acetate DJ clear... Item #6443
Barber, Joel D; Grand, Gordon (trans); Fuller, Arthur C (illus).
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Light shelf/edge wear, rebacked (original spine repaired and laid down), owner plate at front pastedown, signed by author, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Red leather boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, frontispiece [lacking publisher's box and glassine dj]. 12mo. 108pp. Illus... Item #8319
Baudelaire, Charles; Aldrich, Jonathan (trans); Hildreth, Alison (illus).
Portland, ME: Wolfe Editions, 1998. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Letterpress printed by David Wolfe. An exceptional production piece, with gilt onlay, cut-aways and burn-throughs. Very complex to print and bind. A pristine copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, black cloth spine, mustard paper boards, paper onlay, black ink lettering and... Item #4150
Madison, MN: The Sixties Press, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Early work by two of the country's luminaries. Does not show the bowing of the boards so typical of this issue. An uncommon issue generally, quite scarce in this condition. Ownership signature at ffep, hint of glue toning at endpages, else... Item #5951
Cavafy, C.P.; Keeley, Edmund; Sherrard, Philip (trans); Hogan, Eileen (illus).
A Selection of Poems.
London: The Camberwell Press, 1985. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "The text was photoset in Optima Roman and Greek, and printed by offset lithography on a Zerchell paper. The edition comprises seventy copies, signed and numbered, twenty of which are boxed." (colophon) A very handsome copy of this rather scarce work. Tight... Item #7512
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988 . First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First complete English language translation of the 1631 work. "The book is based on Ji's notes and experiences from his career as a garden designer, which he discusses at length in his introduction. Since architecture is an integral... Item #7013
Toronto: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2008. Second English Language Edition. Hardcover. Black pages with white text, illustrations and some braille text in raised glossy black ink. The book is designed as an empathy tool to give a sighted person a sense of the world to the blind."Living with the..... Item #9470
On the Shred of a Cloud:. Notes in a Travel Book .
University, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1969. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf wear, else bright and clean. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. Bibliographical Note. Item #2894
Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl; Grimm, Wilhelm Carl; Hansen, Wilhelm [ed]; Michaelis-Jena, Ruth [trans]; Ratcliff, Arthur [trans]; Morgan, Gwenda [illus].
Grimms' Other Tales. A New Selection by Wilhelm Hansen: Translated & Edited by Ruth Michaelis-Jena and Arthur Ratcliff: Illustrated with Ten Wood-Engravings by Gwenda Morgan.
Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1956. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Designed by Christopher Sandford. Illustrated by Gwenda Morgan. "Among the manuscript note-books of the brothers Grimm are a large number of the fairy-tales they collected with such tireless enthusiasm. A considerable number of these have never been available to the general reader... Item #7184
Grimm, Wilhelm; Manheim, Ralph (trans); Sendak, Maurice (illus).
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Exceptional illustrations support a text from a then newly discovered and previously unpublished manuscript. Minor shelf/edge wear, hint of dust staining at top of textblock, very minor sunning at top to boards, owner signature on front pastedown, else tight... Item #4045
The Red Commissar:. Including Further Adventures of The Good Soldier Svejk and Other Stories.
New York: Dial Press, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Minimal shelf wear, owner signature on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Cream textured paper boards, gilt lettering, beige endpages. 8vo. 283pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #3693
Brunswick ME: F.W. Chandler & Son, 1910. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Poet born in Cuba, died in France in 1905. An unusually nice copy of this increasing uncommon edition. Touch of spotting to spine, light toning to text block edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Slipcase missing rear, moisture stain... Item #5006
Hiroshige, Ando; Bogel, Cynthea J. [intro]; Goldman, Israel [commentaries]; Marks, Alfred [trans].
Hiroshige: Birds and Flowers.
New York: Braziller, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Pristine copy of this work in original printed cardboard box. Bird and flower prints from the renowned Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Collection. Tight, bright, and unmarred; bright and clean DJ. Peach cloth boards, blue and white link lettering; color printed DJ. fo. 192pp. Illus... Item #9359
Aucassin and Nicolete:. Being a Love Story Translated Out of the Ancient French.
East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1899. First Edition Thus. Full Leather. A variant binding depicting a couple on horseback. There are two variant states of the text of this title. This is the version with "Yea" as the first word on page 24. Minimal shelf wear, some fading of the green... Item #2610
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972. First American Edition. Hardcover. One of the benchmark volumes on insects. Overall, a handsome copy, very uncommon to find it signed by the author. Very minor shelf wear, hint of foxing at text block edge, signed by author on title page, else tight, bright and unmarred... Item #2909
Mathers, E Powys [trans]; Gibbings, Robert [illus].
A Circle of the Seasons.
Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Translation of the Ritu-Samhara of Kalidasa drawn from various European sources. Illustrations by Robert Gibbings. Minor shelf/edge wear, spine tones (as typical of this issue), else tight, bright, and unmarred. Beige cloth boards, gilt lettering, frontispiece, tissueguards, teg. 8vo. 28pp. Illus. (b/w..... Item #7182
Norwich, J.J.; Dufton, Christopher, et al. (trans).
The World Atlas of Architecture:. Le Grand Atlas de l'Architecture Mondiale (derived from Beazley's Great Architecture of the World).
New York: Portland House, 1984. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very presentable copy. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf wear, several impression marks and a scratch at rear, else bright and clean. Black textured paper boards, silver gilt lettering. Small fo. 408pp. Bibliography. Index. Item #2907
Perrault, Charles; Gant, Roland (trans); Clauss (illus).
The Vindication of Wives.
London: Rodale Press, 1954. Hardcover. The author of "Mother Goose's Tales" wrote this title in reply to a literary opponent's attack on women. Richly illustrated. A nice copy of this charming tome. Very minor shelf wear, soil mark at bottom, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows two very small... Item #2687
New York: Modern Age Books, 1937. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of foxing at text block edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, front flap split at flap, several small chips, else bright and clean. Color pictorial wraps. 8vo. 329pp. Illus. (b/w plates)..... Item #5484
New York: Morrow, 1979. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. A handsome copy of this noted reference. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, small impression mark at rear, price clipped, else bright, and clean. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering. 4to. 325pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Bibliography. Index..... Item #7082
Schopenhauer, Arthur; Saunders, T. Bailey [trans].
The Complete Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer.
New York: Crown Publishers, nd. First Edition [presumed]. Hardcover. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of toning at spine, owner plate at front pastedown, page edges toned and brittle, else tight and clean. Halfbound, red leather spine and tips, five raised bands, red cloth boards, marbled endpages. 8vo. Various pag. Item #8306
The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane [Erotic Foredge Painting] [Complete in Two Volumes].
London: J.J. Dubochet, 1836. First Edition Thus/Unique. Full Vellum. A lovely example of this most picaresque of picaresque novels, influential since publication, referenced by everyone from Swift to Dostoevsky to Sacher-Masoch and translated repeatedly from French to Spanish to English and back again. Scholarly thought lays its original authorship at..... Item #8790
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I.; Whitney, Thomas P. (trans).
The Nobel Lecture on Literature.
New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First American Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by the translator. This is the permanent form of the lecture Solzhenitsyn had hoped to deliver in person on receiving the award of the 1970 Nobel Prize for Literarture...of course he was not actually allowed to go. Inscribed by... Item #6451
Florence, Italy: Alinari Brothers, 1902. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Exceptional binding by Gambinossi. Overall, an extremely beautiful, if fragile, volume. Light shelf wear, (tips through), rear hinge shows small split at head and heel, front board split at hinge, one band repaired, else tight, bright and unmarred. Natural brown leather... Item #3121