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
New York: Knopf, 1922. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a handsome copy of this renowned Cather work. Minor shelf/edge wear, small spot of fraying at heel, spine shows even toning (cloth and label), minor sporadic foxing (focused at preliminaries), chip at upper fore-edge, else tight, bright and unmarred. Quarterbound, cream... Item #5288
Sunflower Press, 1995. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Red suede wraps, sculptural element on front wrap, Japanese style binding, black paper portfolio, gilt decorative box, handmade Japanese paper. 73x75mm. np. Illus. (b/w plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 10 of 12. Item #8576
Santa Cruz, CA: Peter and Donna Thomas, 2001. Unique. Hardcover. Watercolors of scenes around Yosemite completing an alphabet. Peter Thomas made the paper for the edition and Donna illustrated and bound it. Bright and unmarred. Full leather boards, front board inlaid in various leathers and sculputural (cliffs and waterfall), accordion... Item #8272
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
San Francisco, CA: Dana Dana Dana Limited Editions, 2011. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Each 11"x14" hand crafted book features high-quality digitally printed reproductions of photographs of American author William S. Burroughs (b. 1914 - d. 1997) shot in London, England in 1972, and in New York, New York, USA in 1975... Item #7622
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
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
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1967. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Association copy. This volume was previously owned by the producer of Jane Campion's film version of the book. Accompanying this volume are two different promotional packs (both for different film competitions) including various images, bound materials and, in one, a.... Item #1885
American Indian Mystery Press, 1997. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Twenty-three color printed etchings by Bogardus. Text printed by Arthur Larson, Horton Tank Graphics. Bound by Gray Parrot. "The Great Mystery is a collaboration between the artist Peter Bogardus, who made the etchings, and Russell Means, who composed a handwritten text... Item #6189
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
New York: Penguin Books/Herringbone Bindery, 2003 . Later Printing/Unique Binding. Hardcover. "During the 16th and 17th centuries, an abundance of embroidered bindings appear in England. Traditionally bound in silk, velvet or canvas, these bindings were hand embroidered with imagery inspired by the text to be bound. Taking cue from Miller's... Item #8652
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
A Continuation of the Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Hebrews:. Viz. on the Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Chapters. Wherein Together with the Explication of the Text and Context.
London: Nathaniel Ponder, 1680. First Edition. Hardcover. Richard Boardman was one of the two missionaries (the other being Joseph Pilmoor) sent to America by John Wesly to formally establish the Methodist Church in the US. Arriving in 1769, Boardman was one of the incorporators of the old John Street M.E.... Item #5431
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan; Weisgard, Leonard (illus).
The Secret River.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition (with "A" on title page), signed by Weisgard on ffep. Published posthumously, it is understood that she and her editor held back publishing it hoping to expand it into a larger work. Richly illustrated by Weisgard, the story is... Item #4048
Oeuvres: Justine Ou Les Malheurs De La Vertu, Dialogue Entre Un Pretre et Un Moribond, Eugenie De Franval, Idee Sur Les Romans, L'auteur Des Crimes De L'amour a Villeterque Folliculaire.
Paris: Le Club Francais du Livre, 1953. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Text in French. Forward by Jean-Jacques Pauvert, afterword by Maurice Blanchot. Bound by Sonya Sheats: "The image on the front cover is taken directly from the text. The binding is a traditional French full leather binding with leather hinges. The... Item #8703
Shakespeare, William; Staunton, Howard (ed); Gilbert, John (illus).
The Plays of Shakespeare:. [Complete in Three Volumes, Illustrated].
New York: George Routledge & Co. 1858. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Exceptionally illustrated by John Gilbert, engraved by "The Brothers Dalziel". A handsome set embodying the renowned editing of H. Staunton. Bookplate of Alfred Petit (?-1895), noted French artist in two of the three volumes. Book ticket of Veuve J. Boyveau... Item #5132
Bound Collection of Seven Early Political Tracts: The Case of the Allegiance Due to Soveraign Powers, Stated and Resolved... [together with] The present disposition of England considered... [together with] A brief account of some of the late incroachments and depredations of the Dutch upon the English... [together with] The Late King James's Manifesto answer'd paragraph by paragraph. Wherein the weakness of his reasons is plainly demonstrated... [together with] The last will and codicil of Charles II... [together with] The articles of the union as they pass'd with amendments in the Parliament of Scotland... [together with] An award of King Charles the First: under his broad-seal.
London: Various, 1691; 1701; 1695; 1697; 1700; 1707; 1707. First Printings (presumed). Hardcover. Includes the following:1: The Case of the Allegiance Due to Soveraign Powers, Stated and Resolved . . . (London: Printed for W. Rogers, 1691) 2: The present disposition of England considered. The second edition. With the addition... Item #6683
New York: Flying Horse Press, 2010. Limited Edition. Hardcover. “For quite some time I’d been turning around in my head the idea of making relief prints using sections of lumber rather than planks of wood. I had already used sections of quarter inch pine to lay out an image on... Item #7618
1981. Unique. Hardcover. A lovely and unique work by this renowned collector and artist. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Marbled paper boards, blue ribbon ties, matching marbled endpapers, gilt title page. 70x65mm. np. Hand lettered and hand illustrated by Smith. Item #8206
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
Angling: In All Its Branches, Reduced To A Complete Science: Being The Result Of More Than Forty Years Real Practice And Strict Observation Throughout The Kingdoms Of Great Britain And Ireland [Fine Binding].
London: Printed by A. Strahan For T.M. Longman And O. Rees, 1800. First Edition. Hardcover. Wide margins, untrimmed, as handsome a copy as we've seen. The work is divided into three parts: the first discussing the counties of Great Britain and their respective rivers and waters; the second contains descriptions... Item #8084
New Yorker 1941-1946 [Golder Age Collection]:. 24 Bound Volumes.
New York: F-R Publishing Co. 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Each volume includes approx. 13 to 15 individual issues filled with what has made the New Yorker famous, outstanding articles and cartoons by some of the period's luminaries (N.B. This was the golden age of the New Yorker, Harold Ross was... Item #1972
Philadelphia, PA: Luminice Press, 2014. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Five etchings with hand-applied washes; two-color reduction linocut for cover. "Unless otherwise noted, text adapted by Mary Agnes Williams from "The Mariners' Chronicle: Containing Narratives of the Most Remarkable Disasters at Sea" by Archibald Duncan (1835)" Tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed paper... Item #8661