DRY: A Magazine Devoted to the Art of Staying Dry [with large primary source collection of photographs].
New York: Dry, 1979–1982. First Edition/Unique. Original Wraps. Complete run of 14 issues of the independent New York-based publication together with an archive of over 100 photographs used in the publication of the magazine. Conceived by art school students as a response to Leonard Koren's California-based journal WET: The Magazine... Item #9033
Lot of Fifty-Five (55) Batsford Travel Books [Nearly all UK].
London: B.T. Batsford, Various. Mostly First Editions (Some Later). Hardcover. Batsford's richly illustrated travel books are a great pleasure to read...the next best thing to visiting. This collection puts five linear feet of the best of Britain on your shelves and includes: 1: The West of England 2: East Anglia... Item #7167
Recreation of the Declaration of Independence as designed & printed in 1777 by Mary Katharine Goddard.
New York: Intima Press, 2010. Limited Edition. Broadside. Research & printing took place January thru September 2009, as originally designed & printed by Mary Katharine Goddard, January 1777. '“Setting the Declaration in type was enlightening in many ways, as my thoughts throughout the process were of Mary Katharine in her... Item #8916
The Funeral Procession of Queen Elizabeth I, From a Drawing of the Time, Supposed to be the Hand of William Camden, Then Clarencieux King at Arms, Which Was in the Possession of John Wilmot Esq, FRS & by Him Deposited in the British Museum.
London: Society of Antiquaries, 1791. First Edition. Hardcover. Custom folder holding folding panorama, engraved plates joined on versos to form continuous view: 9 and 3/8 inches by nearly 29 feet. Spectacular hand-colored panorama of the funeral procession of Queen Elizabeth I in April 1603, reproducing drawings in the British Museum... Item #9317
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
Tacoma, WA: [Artist Book], 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. A book of small stories of death gods from around the world. "Death has always fascinated me because it happens to all of us yet no one talks about it. I wanted to see what other cultures personified death as through myths... Item #9157
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
Grahame, Kenneth; Rackham, Arthur (illus); [Milne, A.A.; Rogers, Bruce].
Wind in the Willows.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1940. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by A.A. Milne. Rackham had been invited to illustrate the first edition of Willows in 1908, but was unable to accept the project. He regretted the miss for years, but was able, just before passing... Item #3712
The Works of Thomas Gray:. Containing His Poems and Correspondence, With Memoirs of His Life and Writings.
London: Harding, Triphook & Lepard, 1825. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Overall, a very handsome set. Light shelf/edge wear (some tips through), spines show light toning, some corners gently bumped, else tight, bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, five raised bands, gilt lettering, decorative elements and dentelles, frontispiece, all edges in... Item #3120
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia Palacio de Cristal Parque del Retiro, 2000. First Edition. The Global Fax Festival was an event created at the Crystal Palace in Madrid from June 1 – November 6, 2000, during which fax machines were suspended from the ceiling of the gallery and... Item #8012
London: Faber & Faber/John Roberts Press, 1973. Limited Edition. Hardcover. The Crow poems published here include three new poems not previously published in other Faber editions. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Slipcase shows minor shelf/edge wear, small pull, else tight and clean. Quarterbound, black coated cloth spine, dark grey cloth beveled... Item #6929
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
Strike of Vermont Marble Company Workers:. Verbatim Report of Public Hearing, Town Hall, West Rutland, Vt., Feb 29, 1936.
W. Rutland, VT: United Comm. to Aid Vermont Marble Workers, 1936. First Edition. Original Wraps. A very handsome copy of one of the scarcest of Kent items. Front and rear wraps show the delegates on the stage and the audience. The cover, famously, was done by Kent and carrys the... Item #5503
Larned, Trowbridge (La Fontaine); Rae, John (illus).
Reynard the Fox and Other Fables.
Joliet, IL: P. F. Volland Co. 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Adapted from the French of La Fontaine. Exeptional illustrations (both full page and in-text) support these wonderful stories. A near pristine copy of this classic. Very minor shelf wear (focused at heel), else tight, bright and unmarred. Color pictorial boards... Item #3300
Melbourne: Masterthief, 2011. 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 #8741
Evanston, IL: The Schori Press. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Black and green faux leather boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, rhinestone gem rosette on front cover, aeg with 23k gold leaf, marbled endpapers, unattached colophon, gilt black clamshell box. 65x55mm. np. Illus. (b/w plates). 1 of 5... Item #8192
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
Gloucestershire, UK: Leslie Gerry Editions, 2015. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Text set and printed by Whittington Press. "New York Reflections...[are] the result of an intense three week visit to New York in May 2013 to observe, sketch and gather reference material. These paintings, full of colour, light and shadows are his... Item #8789
Moscow: Dubna Phoenix, 1998. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Green paper boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, red gilt endpapers, one volume in English one in Russian, minor ink transfer, teg, grey paper dust jacket, grey and black paper slipcase. 70x60mm. 107pp. each. Illus. (color plates). Limited edition... Item #7746
Our Revolution, A Future to Believe [Art Binding].
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. "I don't often get to touch on politics in my line of work. Bernie Sanders is an inspiration, not only in his message, not only backing up his standpoints with policy, but is, and has been, fighting for the people his... Item #9277
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: 1st Inc. Gallery, 1969. Limited Edition. This set given by Stanley to noted photographer Ben Stern, who in turn gave them to book artist Richard Minsky. Generally rather uncommon, quite scarce in pristine condition."Mr. Stanley was born in Yonkers, N.Y., in 1932. After attending Columbia University for two... Item #9306
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
London: Andy Moore, 2013. Unique. Limp Wraps. A collection of excerpts of Van Goghs letters to his brother on Rembrant. Interspersed with altered Rembrant images. Minimal shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Fold-out accordion construction, calligraphy, black paper boards. 32mo. np. Gilt lettering. Item #8924
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