Bahia, Brazil: 2009. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. "Pathern is an attempt to make narrative out of one such ever-flowing river of randomness. Out in the bike path, the manholes I surveyed and portrayed in film do not form much of a coherent message, neither do they engage in rhythmic dialogues... Item #9987
Toronto: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2008. Second English Language Edition. Hardcover. Black pages with white text, illustrations and some braille text in raised glossy black ink. The book is designed as an empathy tool to give a sighted person a sense of the world to the blind."Living with the..... Item #9470
Pamphlet. Ethnically and racially exploitive advert item for Clark's O.N.T. Spool Thread. A series of short poems and etchings, each ending with "O.N.T." and playing on various stereotypes. Inside covers, front and back, are adverts. Light shelf/edge wear, light/even toning, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Color printed wraps, string bound..... Item #9813
San Francisco, CA: Cuba, 2018. Unique. Hardcover. Acrylic paint marker drawings on paper. Artist' shop-book, used to test/design work and color schemes. A unique books of acrylic paint marker drawings of graffiti murals, most of which have been executed on walls throughout the San Francisco Bay area from 2009– 2012.This... Item #9560
High Falls, New York: Maureen Cummins, 2016-2017. Limited Edition. The/rapist was produced by Maureen Cummins in the autumn and winter of 2016/2017, with typographic assistance from Kathleen McMillan, production assistance from Molly Berkson and Sarah Rose Lejeune, and metalwork by Charles Hubert. Initial research for the project was conducted in... Item #9246
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
Dorchester, Mass. Self-published, 1975-1976. First Edition. Original Wraps. Alan Davies is an American poet and author, commonly associated with the Language poets. This is one of his early published works and self-published in a "zine" style method. Extremely scarce. In very good condition, unmarred and bright, evidence of bent/torn corner..... Item #9348
de Sade, Marquis; Blaine, Mahlon (illus); Feinstein, Samuel (binder).
Justine [Art Binding].
Paris: Les Editions du Courrier Graphique, nd [. Limited Edition/Unique. Hardcover. Collection “Le Ballet des Muses”. English translation. "In keeping with what I often do on books of a questionable nature, I use color and suggestive shapes to allude to the content. The freehand dots mimic the illustrations, and the..... Item #9275
de Saint André, François; Robert-Marc Despilly [publisher].
Lettres de Mr. de St. André, conseiller-medecin ordinaire du Roy; a quelques-uns de ses amis, au sujet de la magie, des malefices et des sorciers. Où il rend raison des effets les plus surprenants qu'on attribue ordinairement aux démons; & fait voir que ces intelligences n'y ont souvent aucune part; & que tout ce qu'on leur impute, qui ne se trouve ni dans l'Ancien, ni dans le Nouveau-Testament, ni autorisé par l'Eglise, est naturel ou supposé.
Paris: Chez Robert-Marc Despilly, libraire, 1725. First Edition. Full Calf. François de Saint André was medical counsel to King Louis XIV and author of treatises on various diseases and remedies. He wrote extensively about magic, spells and sorcerers, to prove that "the possessed and the sorcerers are often sick people..... Item #9292
Maine Made Guns and Their Makers [New and Enlarged Edition].
Augusta, ME: Maine State Museum Publications, 1997. Second Edition ["New and Enlarged Edition"]. Hardcover. A richly illustrated update to the 1973 classic on the subject. Minimal shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows sunning at spine, else bright and clean. Quarterbound, black cloth spine, yellow paper boards. 4to... Item #9963
Walter Richmond's Case [1937 Maine Crime Scene Photographic Notebook].
Turner, ME: Self-published, 1937. Unique. Original Wraps. "West shore of Pleasant Pond, Turner, Maine / October 2nd, 1937 / Pictures by Walter A. Deshates, Deputy Sherrif" [from front wrapper]. 20 b/w photographs of the body and surroundings from a rural Maine murder scene."Turner, Me, Nov. 1  – Mystery surrounds... Item #9626
Weiler im Allgau, W. Germany: Editions Medicina Rara, 1535 . Limited Edition. Slipcased. Colophon: "Twenty-eight hundred copies of the "Herbarum Imagines Vivae" were printed for the members of Editions Medicina Rara Ltd. at the presses of the Druckerei Holzer, Weiler im Allgau, West Germany, on a rag paper manufactered especially... Item #9385
Israel: Ido Agassi/Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2016. Limited Edition. Loose Sheets. A special facsimile reproduction of Albert Einstein's manuscript made by book Artist Ido Agassi. The 46-page facsimile is printed on 110gr. paper, with Agassi hand cutting each sheet to match the original. The facsimile is housed in a unique... Item #9266
New York: Boke Press, 1972. First Edition. Original Wraps. Kenward Elmslie is a known New York School poet, along with Joe Brainard and Ron Padgett. This is an original typed dramatic work. Some light wear on original wraps, else a clean very good example. This is letter L of 26... Item #9345
Ann Arbor, MI: Circle Books, . Revised edition. Original Wraps. Astrological and solar charts for various famous and historical individuals in history. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Bound in original wraps, little signs of wear, one crease and toning to back cover. 275 pages, illustrations. Item #9652
San Jose, CA; La Mesa, CA: Slave Labor Graphics; Neko Press, 2001-2008. First Edition. Original Wraps. Foo Swee Chin (Fsc) is a Singapore based comic artist and illustrator. She is the creator of several alternative comic books, including "A Lost Stock of Children" and "Mince," published by Neko Press, as... Item #9409
My Objection to Being Stepped On: A New Poem by Robert Frost.
New York: Printed at the Spiral Press, 1957. First Edition. Many of these imprints included the publisher's printed statement (on first leaf): "At Christmas 1957 this poem brings you the warmest Holiday greetings and good wishes..." This particular imprint does not have that statement, yet was the same design for... Item #9334
New York: Crown Archetype, 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. An unusual art binding by S. Richards, who loves food nearly as much as binding. In this case, the result is a wonderful portrait of the author as a roasted chicken. Signed by the author, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Green leather... Item #9574
Barcelona, Spain: Nowhereman Press, 2018. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "nfra mince is a term used by Marcel Duchamp to describe perceptions so tiny you can barely see, feel and repair. This book is divided in two parts, each of them contains two smaller books in with a sequence of photographs of... Item #9935
nd [circa 2013]. A brutal tale of revenge disguised as an innocent folksy recipe book.C.J. Grossman is a Berkeley-based book artist, teacher, & activist. Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions and library collections, including Women of the Book and Under The Wings of Artemis. "At first glance, C.J...... Item #9945
Haeberle, Ron L. (photographer); Artists and Writers' Protest.
Four More Years? [Infamous 1972 Anti Vietnam War Nixon Reelection My Lai Poster].
New York: Colorcraft, Inc. 1972. First Printing. "This propaganda poster was issued by artists and writers united in protest against U.S. government policies under President Richard M. Nixon, who was elected in 1968. In 1972, Nixon ran for re-election, defeating the Democrat George McGovern. The Nixon campaign slogan was "Four... Item #9271
Confessions of A Teenage Transexual Whore [Complete in Ten Parts].
Toronto: Self, nd [circa 2010-2012]. First Thus. Original Wraps. "A 10-part zine series telling Star’s short stories of survival sex work over the course of two years." [From the author]. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Taped bindings over printed paper wraps, color inkjet reproductions. 8vo. Var. pag. Illus. Item #9294
Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Tourist Bureau, [after 1942 before 1959]. Featuring an image of the Island of Oahu and traditional Hulu dancer on the cover, inside depicts a map of the island with mountainous regions, major roadways and text providing information useful to tourists. The pocket size brochure states above the... Item #9948
Hiroshige, Ando; Bogel, Cynthea J. [intro]; Goldman, Israel [commentaries]; Marks, Alfred [trans].
Hiroshige: Birds and Flowers.
New York: Braziller, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Pristine copy of this work in original printed cardboard box. Bird and flower prints from the renowned Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Collection. Tight, bright, and unmarred; bright and clean DJ. Peach cloth boards, blue and white link lettering; color printed DJ. fo. 192pp. Illus... Item #9359
Portland, Oregon: Scantron Press, 2016. Limited Edition. "object n., object v. was created to link present day gender inequality to our ancient past. Male control over women’s bodies and women’s sexuality continues around the world, as does the hierarchy of objective beauty. While the ancient Greeks were oppressing and objectifying..... Item #9240