New York Theatre Critics' Reviews:. 1945; 1946; 1947 (Three Volumes).
New York: Critics' Theatre Reviews, Inc, 1945-1947. First Edition thus. Hardcover Clip Bound. Association copy. Bookplates in 1945 and 1946 volumes indicate they came from the library of George Seaton, Screenwriter/Director/Producer. Near pristine copies of these significant reference volumes. Very minor shelf wear, significant bookplates in two volumes, else tight... Item #1980
Germanic Libris Miniaturias: Taxidermied Bookcover.
New York: CAW, 2010. Unique. Hardcover. "These libris Miniaturias cover specimens are each 1.5 high, attached with insect pins to a linen backing inside a glass-fronted wooden frame. They are made with alum-tawed goatskin over wooden boards; the top cover has brass bosses, and features a blind stamp of a.... Item #9042
Clavis Diplomatica:. Tradens Specimina Veterum Scripturarum, Nimirum Alphabeta Varia, Compendia Scribendi Medii Aevi, Notariorum Veterum Signa Nonnulla Curiosa, Una Cum Alphabeto Instrumenti et Abbreviaturis.
Hanover: Sumtibus Haeredum B. Nic. Foersteri et Filii, 1737. First Edition. Hardcover. Includes: Johannis Mabillonii Commentatio de variis scripturarum veterum generibus, quae in opere ipsius diplomatico constituit lib. I. cap. XI (p. -75); Burcardi Gotthelffii Struvii Dissertatio de criteriis manuscriptorum (p. -101); and "Observatio de significatione literae C ..." (p... Item #6466
Historical Letters on the First Charter of Massachusetts Government.
Boston: J. N. Bang, 1839. First Edition. Hardcover. Ornate Harvard crest bookplate with handwritten inscription indicating "The Gift of The Author, Hon. Abel Cushing of Boston. Rec. March 30, 1844." Inscribed by the author at the second blank, "Harvard College Library from A. Cushing". Notation at copyright page repeats contents... Item #6237
Andrea Solario [Together with] Quadri Antichi E Oggetti D' Arte [Together With] Catalogo Dei Libri Componenti La Biblioteca Dell'Artista Augusto Burchi Pittore. [Three volumes bound as one].
Milano/Firenze: Alfieri & Lacroix/Galleria Eredi/Libreria Dante, 1913, 1914, 1908. First Edition(s). Hardcover. Rebound. Each catalogue bound in with its orginal wraps. Each scarce, a wondeful collection of early catalogues. A unique set. Light shelf/edge wear, small spots of soiling at fore and bottom edges of front board, some sections shows..... Item #6024
Dickens, Charles; Rackham, Arthur (illus); Wagenknecht, Edward (intro).
London: Limited Editions Club/George W. Jones, 1931. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Third volume in the LEC series. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a handsome copy of this classic. Light shelf/edge wear, fraying at heel, spine toned (as this volume was prone for), small gift inscription on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred..... Item #3856
New York: Poote Press, 2005. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Jean Genet has spoken to me with surprising lucidity about life, love and morality. He saw beauty in the grotesque and elevated it to the status of a diamond. When I look through this diamond, I see life with a unique clarity... Item #7613
Weiler im Allgau, W. Germany: Editions Medicina Rara, 1535 . Limited Edition. Slipcased. Colophon: "Twenty-eight hundred copies of the "Herbarum Imagines Vivae" were printed for the members of Editions Medicina Rara Ltd. at the presses of the Druckerei Holzer, Weiler im Allgau, West Germany, on a rag paper manufactered especially... Item #9385
A Digest Of The Law Of Actions And Trials At Nisi Prius:. Thomas & Thomas' Second Walpole Edition, Being the Third American, Page for Page, from the Third London, Edition, Corrected (With Considerable Additions from Printed and Manuscript) (Two Volumes).
Walpole, NH: Thomas & Thomas, 1808. Third Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a handsome set of this early and rather scarce edition. Light shelf wear, several small nicks and pulls, chipping at the head of Vol. 1, head of Volume 2 shows damage (two small, closed tears), glue toning at endpages, light... Item #2944
Los Angeles, CA: 1990. Broadsheet. "Michael Jackson was preparing his 'DANGEROUS' album & was looking for one production company to oversee all the short films (this is what he called music videos), documentaries, TV and pretty much anything having to do with film, plus an image revamp. Propaganda [Films] began... Item #6630
Portland, OR: Scantron Press, 2013. Limited Edition. "In this body of work I intend to expose the tenacious, white, patriarchal power structure by using language as my witness. Over a three-year period I collected slang and derogatory words that exploit women. The exhaustive list came from friends, family, and several... Item #8346
Portland, OR: Scantron Press, 2010. Limited Edition. "In this body of work I intend to expose the tenacious, white, patriarchal power structure by using language as my witness. Over a three-year period I collected slang and derogatory words that exploit women. The exhaustive list came from friends, family, and several... Item #8068
The Jewel:. A Romance of Fairyland [Signed Benefactor Copy].
Portland, ME: The Baxter Society, 1990. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover/Stiff Wraps. The Baxter Society's second book. A facsimile reproduction of this early fantasy by Kent, slipcased with a companion book including preface by Sally Kent Groton and Notes on The Jewel by Eliot Stanley. Printed by the Stinehour Press and..... Item #5463
Two Brady CDVs: Seth Kinman [together with] Abraham Lincolns Elk Horn Chair.
Washington DC: Brady, 1864. Original Photograph. Both CDVs were taken in Brady's studio in 1864. Seth Kinman traveled 3,000 miles from San Francisco to Washington, DC, to demonstrate the state’s fealty to the Union. He presented, among other gifts, this elk-horn chair. Backstamp reads: “Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries.” Caption..... Item #6664
New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1899. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A handsome set of this extremely readable collection. Light shelf wear, several spots of careful repair to leather, else tight, bright and unmarred. Small 8vo. Various Pagination. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #3141
Melbourne: Masterthief, 2014. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Peter Lyssiotis is a photographer/photomonteur, filmmaker, writer and book artist who has worked in the field of bookarts for over 25 years." Tight, bright, and unmarred. Red cloth boards, printed endpages; laid in bookmark. Small 8vo. np. Illus. (color plates). Numbered limited edition, this... Item #8740
Chicago, IL: Daniel Mellis, 2010. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. "Ars Combinatoria is an exploration of the graphic possibilities of a single piece of wood type—a thirty pica Clarendon R—and a restricted set of operations—positive and negative auto-pressure printing with only one inked impression. This technique enables the top of the..... Item #7573
Portsmouth, NH: Peter E. Randall, 1988. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Laid in sketch/map "Birds Eye View of Exeter". This copy belonged to Mary Bishop Bargate, the concert pianist, as evidenced by her name, in gilt at the front board. A handsome copy of this very uncommon edition. Hint of foxing at... Item #6332
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1881. First Printing. Hardcover. Howard Pyle's first illustrated book. Noted flaws notwithstanding, this is a rather handsome copy of the very scarce and very fragile first edition of this American classic. Moderate shelf/edge wear (tips through), very minor rubbing to paper boards, minor toning at edges... Item #3896
Berkeley, CA: del Milion Editions, 2009. Limited Edition. Hardcover. I’ll Die Tomorrow was designed, printed, and bound in an edition of forty-five copies by Peter Rutledge Koch with the assistance of Jonathan Gerken at Peter Koch Printers for del Milion Editions. The text, set in Bookman Old Style, is printed..... Item #7640
New York: Kaldewey Press, 1984. Limited Edition. Hinged Metal Binding. The book illustrates the process of the creation of language. The last page includes the first sentence of the earliest known work of Japanese literature. Found in a handful of special collections and believed to be the first brought to... Item #7629
New York: McClure Phillips, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Author's third novel. First state (the' for 'she' on page 127). A very handsome copy, warmly inscribed, including a lovely bit of verse and a small sketch. Quite exceptional. Very minimal shelf/edge wear, slight cock to spine, inscription on verso of frontispiece... Item #4130
New York: Temporary Culture, 2014. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Six poems by Henry Wessells on reading, memory, books, and the second law of thermodynamics. With eight duotone photographs tipped in (each 5 x 8-1/4 inches). Tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed wraps, tipped in images, frontispiece. Small 4to. np [24pp]. Illus... Item #8665