Tarzana, CA: Barbara J. Raheb, 1981. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bookplate of Levitan at front pastedown. Signed by Publisher. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Black faux leather boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, bound in yellow ribbon, yellow cloth endpapers. 43x30mm. 69pp. Illus. (hand colored plates). Limited edition of 20 from a.... Item #8249
Music to Strip By [Vinyl LP, Bonus Free "G" string].
Surprise Records Corporation, nd [circa 1960]. Recorded by Bob Freedman in Boston, Massachusetts in the late 1950's at Ace Recording Studios. "The original album was made to take advantage of the popularity of David Rose's recording "The Stripper" by a company in New Jersey. I was the studio's staff arranger... Item #9193
Évangile de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ Selon Saint Matthieu.
Zuilichem: The Catharijne Press, 2989. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Navy leather boards, gilt lettering on front cover, marbled slipcase. 63x48mm. 52pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered special edition, this being III of XV. Item #8498
Portland, OR: Parasol Press, 2014. Limited Edition. Loose Sheets. A collection of 10 aquatints on Rives Paper. Leon Battista Alberti, renaissance scholar, artist and architect, coined the term Concinnitas to connote the beauty found in the confluence of perfect uses of number, position and outline. In 2012, Parasol commissioned ten... Item #9325
History of Kennebunk Port:. From Its Discovery by Bartholomew Gosnold, May 14, 1602 to A.D. 1837.
Kennebunk, ME: James E. Remich, 1837. First Edition. Hardcover. Seldom found "unrestored." Noted flaws notwithstanding, a handsome copy of this scarce volume. Lighgt shelf/edge wear, moderate wear/chipping at head and heel, light rubbing/chipping at hinges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Brown patterned cloth boards, paper label at spine, black ink... Item #3552
High Falls, New York: Maureen Cummins, 2010. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Salem Lessons" was printed and produced by Maureen Cummins in the Winter and Spring of 2010, with typographic assistance from Kathy McMillan. The project is a collaboration between Cummins and the poet Nicole Cooley, based on research done at the... Item #9247
Vermont: The Bird Press, 2011. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Some time ago I suddenly got the urge to make a book about tattoos. I decided to think about tattoos not just as pictures or designs, but to consider them more broadly (scars, living drawing marks, body adornments, rites of passage, magic... Item #8770
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
Decorah, IA: Solmentes Press, 2013. Limited Edition. Hardcover. A pictorial recipe in thirty-nine color woodcuts. Brilliant in its wit and execution. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Stab-sewn in the Japanese method with thin cloth boards and drop-spine archival box. Small fo. Illust. (color and b/w plates). Limited edition of 20. Item #8065
Plaidoyer de Mr. Freydier avocat a Nismes, contre l'introduction de Cadenas, ou Ceintures de chastete.
Montpellier: Augustin-Françous Rochard, 1750. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of this highly curious work, containing legal arguments of an actual 18th-century trial concerning the forced use of chastity belts; it remains one of the most bizarre trials of sexual jealousy. Even in the 19th-century this first edition of 1750 was... Item #8965
London: Macmillan, 1907. Later Printing. Full Leather. Exquisitely bound by W. T. Morrell, London. Wonderful illustrations by Hugh Thomson. A stunning volume in hand. Minor shelf wear, small, dated, owner inscription, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full blue morocco leather, 5 raised bands, burgundy label, gilt lettering and intricate decorative... Item #1074
Joint Show:. [Show poster for the 'Joint Show' at the Moore Gallery in San Francisco, 1967, together with the gate-folded Private Invitation and the original giant Zig-Zag rolling papers box used to hold handbills].
San Francisco, CA: 1967. First Printing (Stated). The Joint Show was a pioneering event in the evolution of psychedelic poster art. It was held in July 1967 at the Moore Gallery in San Francisco, and featured the artwork of the "Big Five" psychedelic poster artists. This was the first time... Item #3820
[Los Angeles, CA]: 1981. First Edition. Scarce, few remaining copies of originals. Cover illustration by Raymond Pettibon, “Charles Manson: I’m Sick of Sex.” Featured photography by Ed Colver, Biro, Rooh Steif and story by filmmaker Penelope Spheeris and Rachel Rosenthal. Illustrations by Frank Tomaselli and Raymond Pettibon(e). Interview with seminal... Item #9032
New York: Raymond Loewy/William Snaith, circa 1978. This item was rescued from the abandoned Forbes and Wallace department store in Springfield Mass. around 1978. It is believed to be part of a proposal for interiors of an unrealized suburban branch. This plate was initialed by Mr. Loewy, implying it was... Item #3055
The Life of William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester:. Collected from Records, Registers, Manuscripts, and other Authentic Evidences.
London: Printed for A. Millar.; and R. and J. Dodsley, 1758. First Edition. Hardcover. Includes the armorial bookplate of Rev. John Disney. A catalogue of his antiquities was published in 1846 as Museum Disneianum. Also includes armorial bookplate of William Courthope who carried the title Rouge Croix and Somerset Herald... Item #5351
New York: Russell Maret, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "In 2011 Joe Whitlock-Blundell asked me to design the binding for The Folio Society's edition of The Sound of the Fury. Joe had liked the patterned paper I designed for Specimens of Diverse Characters and he asked me to emulate it for... Item #9227
Iowa City, IA: Naughty Dog Press, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Funny Ha Ha Funny Peculiar or Funny Peculiar Funny Ha Ha is the result of my extended study of Shakespeare's comedies. I find the comedies individually to be enjoyable but there is a sameness to many of the plots that... Item #9269
The Constitution, or Frame of Government, for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,. Agreed on by the Delegates of the People, in Convention, begun and held at Cambridge on the First Day of September 1779, and continued, by Adjournments, to the second Day of March 1780, afterwards Ratified by the People.
Worcester, MA: Isaiah Thomas, 1787. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Inscription of George Todd (presumed to be minor revolutionary war figure). "The First Worcester Printing" of the final ratified Constitution for Massachusetts. (Sabin 45691; Evans 20512) Noted flaw notwithstanding, a handsome copy of this important and rather scarce work. Light shelf/edge... Item #6223
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
Toronto: Rumour Publications, 1978. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Quite an esoteric piece, there is little information known about this publication, other than the artist, Paul Robinson and his Toronto punk band, the Diodes. Paul Robinson, vocalist for the Diodes, was also an art student, like two of his other band... Item #9025
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
My Camera at Point Lobos:. 30 Photographs and Excerpts from E.W.'s Daybook.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Edward H. Betts (renowned American artist, member of the National Academy of Design and the American Watercolor Society). A very handsome copy of a classic Weston title-increasingly difficult to find without damage to the spine. Minor shelfe/edge wear, soft finger... Item #6661