Two US Capitols Photography Albums. [764 Original Photographs].
nd [circa 1930s]. Unique Edition. Hardcover. The collection consists of 764 b/w images of the 48 US state capitols and that of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Vol. 1 (364 images) starts with Washington, DC and covers Alabama through Montana. Vol. 2 (400 images) covers Nebraska through Wyoming. The... Item #6010
Boise, ID: Freeloader Press, 1987. First Edition. Original Wraps. Like many of his peers during the Reagan years, Robert Carr appears to a post-punk DIY zine-maker, producing self-made political and satire zines during the 1980s. Carr was also an early adopter tech wizard creating underground video games, as the PowerMac... Item #9340
A Memorial of Alfred B. Soule:. Late Major of the Twenty Third Regiment Maine Volunteers.
Salem, MA: Geo. W. Pease & Co. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Frontispiece is tipped-in cdv of the Major. Uncommon in any condition, very scarce as here. A very handsome copy. Minor shelf/edge wear, hint of foxing at preliminaries, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering, in blind... Item #5566
Sherman Oaks, CA: 1981. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Signed by D'Ambrosio. Levitan bookplate. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Red cloth boards, center of upper cover cut out to display gilt sun design and endpapers, marbled endpapers, black slipcase. 73x60mm. 36pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 14 of 75. Item #8845
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
Two Page MSS letter from Gordon Gano [together with] One Page MSS Lyrics.
LA: 1983. Unique. “Violent Femmes” was the debut album by Violent Femmes and one of the defining albums of the era. Recorded in July 1982, the album was released by Slash Records on vinyl in April 1983. Gordon Gano wrote most of the songs for the album while still in... Item #8908
Written on the Death of the Late Thomas Gray, Esq.:. Original Holographic Eulogic Poem.
1774. Broadside. 26 lines, 3 stanzas with refrain. Hand-drawn decorative boarder, certain elements in red ink, majority in black. A fine example of funeral oration at the time of the Revolution. Thomas Gray is probably best known for his popular 'Elegy in a Country Church Yard'. Stephen Gray is believed... Item #6009
Leeds: The Gehenna Press, 1997. Limited edition. Hardcover. Prospectus laid in. "Calling upon one of America's finest poets, Anthony Hecht, to write a set of poems to confront Leonard Baskin's color woodcuts of a miscellany of flowers, which in consort, poems & flowers, frame The Gehenna Florilegium." Papers hand-made in... Item #6197
Loket, Czech Republic: Jarmila Jelena Sobota, 2013. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Inside of the box, hidden under the book, is an insect cast in acrylic resin. The insect depicts the author’s idea of “Metamorphosis” of a man changing into a bug. There are different types of insects used in this edition..... Item #8633
Gluttons for Rapture/Defecating Angels: Two Poems and Etchings.
Northampton, MA: Double Elephant Press, 1998. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Gluttons for Rapture and Defecating Angels was issued in an edition of forty-four copies...Michael Kuch printed the coppper-plates at the new office of the Double Elephant Press...Down the hall at Three Bear Trap Bindery, Shoshannah Wineburg bound the volumes. Kuch composed..... Item #7493
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Well known reissue of this very funny dialectical poem. Includes 7 heliogravure reproductions of Homer silhouettes. (BAL 13306). Noted flaws notwithstanding, this is a very presentable copy of this classic volume. Plates clean and bright. Light shelf/edge wear, touch... Item #3945
The Lives and Exploits of Banditti and Robbers in all Parts of the World:. Volume 1 and 2 Finely Bound as One. [Complete].
New York: J. & J. Harper, 1833. First Edition. Hardcover. Seldom found complete and/or in acceptable condition. A very handsome copy of this minor classic. Minor shelf/edge wear, very minor sporadic foxing, tidemarks at head near spine, else tight and bright. Halfbound, burgundy leather spine and tips, burgundy cloth boards..... Item #5738
Le Livre des Mille Nuits et une Nuit Traduction Littérale et Complète du Texte Arabe par le Dr J.C. Mardrus.
Paris: La Revue Blanche, 1900. Limited Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome set of this increasingly scarce set. Light shelf/edge wear, a few tips through, even toning, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, gilt lettering, marbled boards, marbled endpages, teg. 8vo. Var. pag. (each approx. 300pp). Limited edition (one of seventy-five... Item #7110
Vienna: Wolfgang Buchta, 2011. Limited Edition. Hardcover. “In 2009 July, the graphic structure of the newspaper gave me the impulse to draw over it. Then I thought this background was the ideal way for Bartleby. After this decision, I wrote the text by hand. August-December 2009. Drawings on the newspaper... Item #7623
Paris: Atelier 74, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. The author, Andre Paccard also did Traditional Islamic Craft in Moroccan Architecture (Editions Atelier, France, 2 vols). This rather expensive coffee-table tome was written by the architect much favored by King Hassan. The text is arguably dry but it is wonderfully illustrated and... Item #417
Barcelona: Nowhereman Press, 2013. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Throughout history, books have always served as a recording tool, in which the testimony of something that has left a mark on the work of humanity is recorded for posterity. Memory is the cut that is made line by line as though it... Item #9265
Paris & Tokyo: Contrejour & Yobisha, 1991. First Edition. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. Text in French. Boy George, Eva Ionesco, Marc Almond, Jean Paul Gaultier, Nina Hagen, Paloma Picasso, Saints Pierre et Gilles and many others through the exceptional lens of Gilles. A pristine copy, in the publisher's printed acetate overlay... Item #459
Paris: Z. Dlubak, 1999. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Opens to fanlike collection of b/w photographs, negatives facing positives. The artist is the grandson of revered Expressionist writer Stanislaw Przybyszewski and has been referred to as a "proto-surrealist." Rather brilliantly concieved and executed collection of images and bound in an intriguing and... Item #7106
Stockholm, WI: Midnight Paper Sales, 2015. Limited Edition. "The text—commentary on passage through the lake by Louis Hennepin, George Featherstonhaugh, Henry Schoolcraft, Geroge Catlin, Jonathan Carver, Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Charles Latrobe, Henry David Thoreau, and Oliver Gibbs Jr., with related excerpts from Harriet Bell Carlander, Geroge Wagner, Robert E. Coker..... Item #8927
Mayflies of the Driftless Region [Deluxe Edition] [Together with] Mayflies of the Driftless Region Progressive Proofs.
Stockholm, WI: Midnight Paper Sales, 2005. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "13 entomological identifications of specimens by Dr. Clarke Gary. Hand-set in Bembo monotype. Plates printed on Gampi Torinoko handmade paper. Text printed on Zerkal mould-made paper. Bound in full chestnut morocco by Jill Jevne. Portfolio of the same leather, with paper... Item #7599
The First Maine Heavy Artillery 1862-1865:. A History of Its Part and Place in the War for the Union, With an Outline of Causes of War and Its Results To Our Country.
Portland, ME: 1903. First Edition. Hardcover. Jonathan Prince Cilley was born in 1835 in Thomaston, ME. His father, Jonathan Cilley, was a Maine Representative when, on February 24, 1838, he was shot dead in a duel at the infamous Bladensburg, Maryland dueling grounds. This duel triggered the official (though not... Item #3554
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
Tacoma, WA: Springtide Press, 2014. Limited Edition. Loose items in an archival box. "Printer's Blocks is an abecedarium composed of vintage wood type and printer’s blocks letterpress printed on Magnani Revere and formed into cubes. Letters are arranged in a box as they would be in a case of type..... Item #8417
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