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
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
Los Angeles, CA: Privately Printed, 2013. First Edition. Staplebound. Scarce copies, as Dewitt's work is widely collected in the Los Angeles art and fashion scene. Cali Thornhill Dewitt is a Los Angeles based artist, writer, and fashion designer known for his arty discordance and tongue-in-cheek pop art. He is currently... Item #9172
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
Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers.
[Oyster Bay, NY]: Glass Mountain Pamphlets [Feminist Press], . First Edition. Original Wraps. First published by the [Feminist Press in 1972], it is an essential pamphlet about the corruption of the medical establishment and its historic roots in witch hunters. Reprinted and reissued in several imprints over the last 40... Item #9633
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
Essay Upon Wind: With Curious Anecdotes of Eminent Peteurs.
Potsdam/London: Office of Peter Puffendorf, nd [cira 1800]. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "A remarkable jeu d'esprit, in the scatalogical manner of Swift and his imitators, and persistently attributed to the eminent English politician Charles James Fox, whose good-humored dissipations were notorious. "This copy is printed on vellum; the printed notice of... Item #9164
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
Forbidden Photographs Original Maquettes and Image Negatives.
Sun in Scorpio, 1981. Limited Edition/Unique. Hardcover and Original Sheets. "Charles Gatewood's world is not for everyone. These photographs, themselves quite understated, present some of the most gruesome and irresistible body piercings, tattoos, and alternative characters. Gatewood's writings provide a vivid travelog insight into the lives of Annie Sprinkle, Sailor... Item #9187
Gloucestershire, UK: Leslie Gerry Editions, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "A voyage to Cuba in December 2015 for an intense two week visit of observation; sketching and gathering reference material. Since his return Leslie has created 22 paintings which illustrate a very personal view of Havana. Havana is one of the... Item #9185
Gloucestershire, UK: Leslie Gerry Editions, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "A voyage to Cuba in December 2015 for an intense two week visit of observation; sketching and gathering reference material. Since his return Leslie has created 22 paintings which illustrate a very personal view of Havana. Havana is one of the... Item #9230
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
Be Zany, Poised Harpists / Be Blue, Little Sparrows.
New York: Dieu Donné Papermill, Inc. 2002. Limited Edition. Hardcover. An artist book with poems by Raphael Rubinstein. "Each book cover is a one-of-a-kind handmade paper collage created by the artist in the papermaking studio, assisted by Susan Gosin and Mina Takahashi. The white cotton text paper and colored abaca... Item #9178
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
Camptonville, CA: Heathen Way, 1987. First Edition. Original Wraps. Scarce neo-pagan zine with a Norse/Odinist heathen slant. Includes reviews and essays on pagan topics. Unmarred in original wrappers. Staplebound zine in yellow wraps. Partial cup stain on cover. 16 pages + illustrations, advertisements. This is volume 4, number 3. Item #9632
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
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book:. Containing the Inspired and Inspiring Selections Gathered During a Life Time of Discriminating Reading for His Own Use.
New York: Wm. H. Wise and Co./Roycrofters, 1923. First Edition. Leather Bound. Includes works by Robert Burns, Oscar Wilde, Keats, Whitman and many more. "Printed and made into a book by the Roycrofters, at their shops, in East Aurora, Erie County, New York State" -- title page. Wonderful example of... Item #9221
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
Alexandra Janezic, 2015. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Punctuated Weaving is a suite of five letterpress sheets by Alexandra Janezic. Inspired by the process of weaving, each print is composed of individual lines of punctuation repeated to create a sense of woven work, textually. "Punctuated Weaving looks to imbue letterpress printing with... Item #9179
London: Arc Artist Editions, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Includes: - 19 archival fine art prints - Signed first edition copy of A Child of Books - Process Book, containing notes, early sketches, archive of project This Process Book is accompanied by 19 archival fine art prints and a signed first... Item #9281