London: np, nd [circa 1902]. [miniature]. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "One of the tiniest and most delicate picture strip locket books". Accordion folded strip of six tiny photographs of King Edward and his family. Extremely scarce. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Brass covers, front cover with embossed design and "Souvenir", loop to... Item #6860
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
Quarto-Millenary:. The First 250 Publications and the First 25 Years 1929-1954 of the Limited Editions Club: A Critique: A Conspectus: A Bibliography: Indexes.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. A truly lovely bibliography of the first 250 volumes produced by and for the LEC. Title pages are reproduced, as well are representative samples of plates, some tipped in. A lovely overview of why LEC is a book club in... Item #3312
Isreal: Ido Agasii. Limited Edition. This book is in the shape of David’s slingshot. The biblical text from Samuel 17:49 was embossed in gold on the sling both in Korean and Hebrew. The stone is from Ha’ela Valley near Jerusalem were the actual battle between David and Goliath took place.This... Item #9239
Hunting and Trapping on the Upper Magalloway River and Parmachenee Lake:. First Winter in the Wilderness.
Boston, MA: D. Lothrop and Co. 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. A classic of the Maine woods. Overall, a rather handsome copy of this scarce and desirable volume. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of fraying at head and heel, two spots worn through at front hinge, very minor soil marks, small, closed... Item #3635
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
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There.
London: Inky Parrot Press, 2015. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Typeset in Breughel and printed by Northend Creative Print Solutions and bound by Ludlow Bookbinders. Issued in three editions, Standard (book alone); Special Edition (book and second volume, The Wasp in a Wig); and the Exemplary Edition (both volumes plus four giclée... Item #8954
Anfangsgruende der Metallurgie, Darinnen die Operatione, so wohl im kleinen als grossen Feuer ausführlich beschrieben. 18th Century German Metallurgy Text: All Plates Present.
Blankenburg und Quedlinburg: Reussner, 1774. First Edition. Hardcover. Binding is the remains of (presumably) the original leather binding, while it is stable in its current condition, rebinding is not unreasonable. Scarce in any condition, the textblock is quite handsome and all the plates are present. Heavy shelf/edge wear, leather missing... Item #4753
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
West-Ostlicher Divan. Goethe's West-Eastern Divan:. Translation & Commentary by Alex Page. Drawings by Leonard Baskin. Volume One: The First Seven Books.
Northampton, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1970. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Three hundred copies were printed at The Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts during the summer of 1970. The type is Baskerville monotype, the paper Monadnock WvG. The drawings were made by Leonard Baskin. Copies 1 to 100 carry an additional etched portrait... Item #6746
Upper Montclair/London: Temporary Culture and Wolfe Editions, 2008. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Letterpress work by David Wolfe of Wolfe Editions with aquatint etchings printed by the artist from the original plates (two with added color),. Joe Haldeman is author of the science fiction classic The Forever War (1975: recently optioned by... Item #6070
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
New York: Random House, 1934. First American Edition. Hardcover. DJ designed by Ernst Reichl and shows Reichl's name at bottom right corner. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a presentable copy of the first "legal" publication of this 20th century classic. Light shelf/edge wear, spine shows even toning (wrapping around to front and... Item #3546
Justseeds; Iraq Veterans Against War; Combat Papermakers.
War is Trauma.
New York: Justseeds/IVAW/Combat Papermakers, 2011. Limited Edition. Loose Sheets in Hand-made Paper Portfolio. "War is Trauma is co-sponsored by the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative (a decentralized artist collective consisting of 26 printmakers in the US, Canada, and Mexico), Iraq Veterans Against the War (a veterans organization that has over 61 active... Item #7603
Departmental Ditties and Other Verses [Together with the De Vinne Press 1899 Limited Edition Fascimile].
The Civil and Military Gazette Press, 1886. First Edition. Original Wraps. Printed in tan wrappers designed to resemble a governmental department envelope (with the flap present and intact). Livingston 22. Kipling began working at the age of seventeen as a journalist and editor for the Civil and Military Gazette in... Item #8150
Risbury, Herefordshire: The Whittington Press, 1993. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Brown leather boards, gilt lettering on spine, orange endpapers, frontispiece, cloth clamshell box, folder matching box with proofs of illustrations. 59x47mm. np. Illus. (color plates). Numbered limited edition, this being VI of 50. Item #8215
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
Mothers of Invention [and Tim Buckley and The Chambers Brothers] and Buffalo Springfield [and Collectors and Hour Glass (lights)]:. Uncut sheet of two classic band events.
San Francisco, CA: Bill Graham, 1967. Second Printing/First Printing, "B" Variant. Both shows were Fillmore Auditorium events. The Mothers of Invention poster (BG097) was Stanley Mouse's first independent poster in Bill Graham's first series (Mouse is quoted as calling it his "Haiku poem, ... a series of visual syllables."). The... Item #3817
New York: M. Evans and Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. The first monograph on this profoundly significant figure. Includes a chronology of Adler's life and work and a list of books contained in his architectural library. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was... Item #4832
Apollonius of Tyre - Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri:. Translated from the Latin by Paul Turner - Line-Engravings by Mark Severin.
Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1956. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Once referred to as a "highly engaging tale of incest, shipwreck, and an aristocratic family torn apart by fate, in which a happy ending shows lost lovers reunited, good deeds rewarded, and the wicked punished" and here in a new translation and... Item #7192
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
The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray in Twenty Volumes.
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1874. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Set appears to be unopened. Wonderfully and richly illustrated by the author. Please note, this is an unnumbered set and it is unknown if it is complete. From the library of Susan Mary Alsop. Born Susan Mary Jay in Rome... Item #5171
Pink Flamingos: Original "Gala World Premiere" Handbill.
Baltimore, MD: Dreamland Productions, 1972. First Printing. Handbill. This is an original handbill for the "Gala World Premiere" of John Water's, Pink Flamingos at the Baltimore Film Festival III. Far more rare, particularly in presentable condition, than the original movie poster, a wonderful addition to a serious Waters' collection. Very... Item #3805