A Complete Collection of State-Trials and Proceedings for High-Treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours; From The Reign of King Richard II. To the End of the Reign of King George I.:. The Fourth Volume. With Two Alphabetical Tables to the Whole. The Second Edition, with great Additions [Volume Four Only].
London: 1730. Second Edition. Hardcover. Volume Four of a six volume set (plus two supplementary volumes). Includes the notorious Judge Jeffreys trial of Titus Oates. "Proto-Grangerized"; seven 18th and 19th century engravings laid in at various places to illustrate defendants in various cases. This volume stands alone, in a lovely... Item #5731
New York Theatre Critics' Reviews:. 1945; 1946; 1947 (Three Volumes).
New York: Critics' Theatre Reviews, Inc, 1945-1947. First Edition thus. Hardcover Clip Bound. Association copy. Bookplates in 1945 and 1946 volumes indicate they came from the library of George Seaton, Screenwriter/Director/Producer. Near pristine copies of these significant reference volumes. Very minor shelf wear, significant bookplates in two volumes, else tight... Item #1980
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
New York: ArtCover, 1979. First Edition. Original Wraps. First issue of periodical published in May 1979 and devoted to conceptual art and artists, edited by Judith Aminoff. This debute issue featured work by Lea Douglas, Les Levine, Suzanne Harris, Richard Nonas, Barbara Kruger, Micha Laury, Gerard Hovagimyan, Dennis Oppenheim, Peter... Item #7990
np: np, 1990. First Edition/Unique. Original Wraps/Envelop. The complete typescript and author's note for Anthony's 1990 young-adult sci-fi novel BALOOK, the publisher's copy sent by Anthony to his publisher Underwood-Miller who brought the novel out in 1990. Published the same year as Michael Crichton's JURASSIC PARK, Anthony's story also revolves... Item #9199
Illustrated Catalogue of the Slide Archive of Historical Medical Photographs at Stonybrook.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscription of noted medical historian and physician. A near pristine copy. Owner signature on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, white ink lettering. 8vo. 442pp. Appendix. Bibliography. Item #3041
Collection of Manuscripts and Photographs [Trieste, Italy].
Trieste, Italy: c. 1926-1931. Original mss and/or first printings. A unique aggregation of primary and secondary sources documenting Italian architecture, geography, and cultural life during the pre-World War II occupation, specifically in the area of Trieste, Italy. Condition varies by material type, manuscripts are in exceptional and legible condition with... Item #9076
Hanover, NH: Amy Borezo, 2010. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "The artist's book 'Raising the Supine Dome' depicts the visionary architect Buckminster Fuller's first attempt to construct a geodesic dome with a class of students at the experimental school, Black Mountain College, in 1948. The actual construction was a failure because the... Item #8069
Morgan Hill, CA: Midnight Moon Press, 2017. Limited Edition. Earth Clock is meant as both an educational tool and a call to action. To create both a sense of urgency and the beginning of understanding. To present both facts and a sense of the long history of our avoidance and... Item #9383
Salt Lake City, UT: S. Caldiero-Oertli, 2010. Limited Edition. Stiff Wraps. Close-up images of vaginas with related peoms...each "scented" according to the subject (e.g. camper, vintner, dominetrix, mother, etc). What more can be said. Minor impressions at rear board (manufacturing mark), else tight, bright, and unmarred. Pink stiff paper wraps... Item #7265
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
Small collection of Robert Crumb and underground art comic books.
Various publishers, 1964-1978. [Most/All are First Printings]. Original Wraps. Robert Crumb, aka R. Crumb, is the megalith of subversive, underground, hyper-sexualized comic book illustrators. Crumb first published his psychedelic and explicit Zap Comix in 1968, at the height of the visual art revolution in San Francisco. He is most known... Item #9117
Ra'anana, Israel: Even Hoshen Press, 2007. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bi-lingual edition: English and Hebrew. English translation by Susann and Ed Codish."This is Dagan’s first book of poetry, simultaneously appearing in both Hebrew and in English. The two books are accompanied by a CD featuring readings of selected poems to guitar... Item #9267
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
St. Louis, MO: Julian Edison, 1970. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Burgandy leather boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements on front cover and spine, yellow endpapers, aeg, raised bands on spine. 67x53mm. 55pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Limited edition of 100. Item #8844
The Jewel:. A Romance of Fairyland [Signed Benefactor Copy].
Portland, ME: The Baxter Society, 1990. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover/Stiff Wraps. The Baxter Society's second book. A facsimile reproduction of this early fantasy by Kent, slipcased with a companion book including preface by Sally Kent Groton and Notes on The Jewel by Eliot Stanley. Printed by the Stinehour Press and... Item #5463
Vienna: Wolfgang Buchta, 2007. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "48 pages used 2-5 plates / Etching, aquatint, open bite, lacquer, 4 steps / brushed text." Printed on copper plates made over a two year period and printed on paper specifically designed by Gangolf Ulbricht—the master papermaker of Europe—for this project. It was... Item #7571
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
1982. Limited Edition. Raymond Pettibon, Greg Ginn's younger brother, did much/all the art for SST and Black Flag...named the band and designed the iconic 4 black bar logo."Known for his comic-like drawings with disturbing, ironic or ambiguous text, Pettibon's subject matter is sometimes violent and anti-authoritarian. From the late 1970s... Item #8979
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood:. of Great Renown, in Nottinghamshire.
New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1883 . Second Printing (presumed/very early reprint). Hardcover. Written and illustrated by Pyle, this work altered the course of American book illustration. Pyle emerged, with its publication, as the first great American illustrator and began to define a style and nature that was unique from... Item #3874
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
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
Wilner, Eleanor (text); Kuch, Michael (illus); Woolf, Luna Pearl (music).
Waterlines [Apres moi le deluge [and] Orpheus on Sappho's Shore].
Hadley, MA: Double Elephant Press/Oxingale Press, 2009. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Two illustrated musical works are joined thematically through their aquatic journeys in which human agony finds solace in the redemptive power of music. ... In [the first] the suffering caused by Hurricane Katrina is given voice by an angry chorus... Item #7497