Leeds: The Gehenna Press, 1989. Limited Edition. Hardcover. This being one of the 50 specially bound by Daniel Gehnrich with paste paper boards by Babette Gehnrich. Includes signed portfolio of etchings of Baldwin by Baskin, each signed. Baskin had been working with Baldwin to produce a book of unpublished poems... Item #6193
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
New York: Khelcom Press, 2004. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Text in Arabic and English. Photography by Peter Bogardus, calligraphy by Cherif Assane Fall. "The photogravures were printed from copper and the text from wood at Khelcom, New York in 2004-05 on Kumohadamashi paper. Takuji Hamanaka printed the woodcuts by Peter Bogardus... Item #8776
Thunderbook: Voyages Des Pays Bas [Voyages in the Netherlands].
France: nd [circa 1820]. Unique. Hardcover. What is almost without question a French military officer's field latrine...blending humor and function. Late 1700s binding has been repurposed to create a folding thunderbox. All elements fit within the closed 'book' (except the thunderpot) so it could be shelved in the officers field... Item #9036
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
New York: Harry N. Abrams, April 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. A pristine copy of this scarce and wonderfully illustrated volume. "A perfect early-eighteenth-century Georgian limestone manor house situated in the wild, overgrown patchwork countryside near Kilkenny, Ireland" captured his eye and imagination, the result is this outstanding work. Foreword by... Item #398
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
London: Folio Society, 1974/1977 [Binding 1981]. Second Printing/Unique Binding. Full Leather. Art binding by Julie H.B. Stackpole, a fine hand bookbinder based in mid-coast Maine. After getting a BA at Kirkland College, Julie Beinecke Stackpole studied bookbinding with Kathryn Gerlach in Vermont, in Ascona Switzerland, at the Camberwell School of... Item #5458
Collection of David LaChapelle proofs and contact sheets.
New York: self, 1990-09. Unique. Loose Sheets. Includes: 2 The Beautiful & the Bizarre exhibition cards; one email hardcopy (Armando Daniel to Sharon Gault, 1999); 28 color contact sheets and/or proofs; 27 b/w contact sheets and/or proofs. Bright and clean, Photographic prints. Color and b/w. Item #8902
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
Le Livre des Mille Nuits et une Nuit Traduction Littérale et Complète du Texte Arabe par le Dr J.C. Mardrus.
Paris: La Revue Blanche, 1900. Limited Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome set of this increasingly scarce set. Light shelf/edge wear, a few tips through, even toning, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, gilt lettering, marbled boards, marbled endpages, teg. 8vo. Var. pag. (each approx. 300pp). Limited edition (one of seventy-five... Item #7110
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
[Collection of popular 18th century English satire and poetry 'sammelband' pamphlets].
United Kingdom (various): 1704-1710. Second Printing. Hardcover. A collection of poetry tracts in the 18th century assembled and bound as a set showcasing typical and popular poetry writing and style in England. This was a common practice to gather political satire and literary tracts and bind them together, generally at... Item #9200
The Debates, Resolutions, and Other Proceedings of the Convention of Delegates:. Assembled at Portland on the 11th, and Continued Until the 29th Day of October, 1819, for the Purpose of Forming a Constitution for the State of Maine - To Which is Prefixed The Constitution Taken in Convention.
Portland, ME: A. Shirley, 1820. First Edition. Hardcover. First printing of the proceedings for the creation of the State of Maine, published in Portland while it was still the District of Maine. Perley's later work is relatively common, but this edition is scarce and genuinely rare in its original boards... Item #6234
Poems Chiefly Rural; The Pleasures of Imagination; Modern Poems; Night Thoughts (Vol. 1); Fables Ancient and Modern (Vol. 1); Poems by Mason (Vol. 2); Poetical Works of Pope (Vol. 2-3) [Total of Eight Volumes].
Glasgow: R & A Foulis, 1773-77. Early Reprints. Hardcover. Bindings by Kerr & Richardson (Glasgow). An unusual little collection of early Foulis volumes, bound uniformly. A nice. Light shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Full brown leather bindings, red and black leather spine labels, four raised bands, gilt lettering... Item #7001
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
Wenatchee, WA: Mystical Places Press, 1998. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Two volumes, yellow and pink boards, green slipcase, unfolding pictures of flowers, designed to hang from ribbons. 66x52mm. np. Illus. (color plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 7 of 22. Item #8837
Fairy Stories (set of 8 classic fairy tales in 4 volumes).
London: Peter Stockham Associates, [ca. 1990]. Unique. Original Wraps. Includes: Cinderella, or, The Glass Slipper and The Death and Burial of Cock Robin; The House that Jack Built and Jack and the Beanstalk; Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Bears; and Old Mother Hubbard and Jack the Giant Killer... Item #8260
Fucked up + Photo Copied: Instant Art of the Punk Rock Movement.
Los Angeles, CA: Gingko Press, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Still in print (now in its 10th printing), the first edition is a remarkably hard animal to find...this copy stands alone as the front free endpage is covered with a who's who including both authors, a number of artists, and the... Item #8445
Dangerous Women [Vernacular Photographs from the Collection of Peter J. Cohen].
nd [circa 1905-70]. Originals. Group of 26 photographs of powerful women. Various figures and scenes, ranging from a beckoning femme fatale, a woman offering a man an apple, a brunette lighting up a cigarette for the photographer, a tall dark-haired maiden in a sado-masochistic costume, a beautiful nude femme, an... Item #8705
London: Velvet, 1997. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. The inscription, mostly likely to Robert Bond, read: "For Robert / never forget that it is an irritant that provokes the creation of a peace [sic] .... / Peter / HERU / I hope we can work on the sequel of "The Risen"... Item #7591
Niagara Falls, NY: Carol Schwartzott, 1994. [miniature]. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Printed letter press. Hand colored illustrations. Designed and bound by Carol Schwartzott. Signed by the binder. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Purple paper boards, color pictorial paper onlay, decorative gilted endpages, color pictorial wooden box. 2x2 hexagon. 14pp. Illus. (colored plates)... Item #6805