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
Memoirs of a Magdalen; or, the History of Louisa Mildmay [in two volumes].
London: Printed for Harrison and Company, 1782; . Reprint. Half Calf. In 1767 Hugh Kelly, Irish writer and attorney, published his only novel, "Memoirs of a Magdalen," the story of a young woman seduced by the rakish Sir Robert Harold, before their marriage. Out of shame and disgrace, she is... Item #9331
Northampton, MA: Dan Kelm, 1994 . Limited Edition. The creation of Templum Elementorum (Sanctuary of the Elements) was initiated by an invitation in 1995 to produce a book for the Smithsonian Institution Library exhibition Science and the Artist’s Book. Inspired by Biringuccio’s De la pirotechnia (On working with fire), first..... Item #9530
Pictures of Oriental Life [for Educational Institutions].
Boston, MA: Foster Brothers, . First Edition. Original Wraps. An ad in "The Nation" newspaper, June 29, 1916: Messrs. Foster Brothers of Boston have secured the publishers' rights to a large number of photographic negatives taked from life by T.R. Kimball and H.P. Kimball in their journeys through India, Japan... Item #9404
Boston, MA: Self-published, 1988. First Edition. Original Wraps. Another weird and eccentric 1980s self-produced zine, this publication having a theme of "cars and crime." Part punk and political, with several contributors, including Robert Carr of "Smurfs in Hell." Collages by D. Kossy, Laura Poll, Michael Shores, Jesse Merrick, Chris Magson... Item #9341
New York: Masquerade Books, 1992. First Edition. Original Wraps. Short-lived erotic and BDSM literary newsletter based out of New York City, includes editorials and book reviews. In excellent condition, staple bound, in original wrappers. Black and white with illustrations and photographs. Two issues (May/June) and (September/October), 1992. Item #9346
New York: Nick Lyons Books, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. "Throughout fly-fishing history, says the author in his introduction to this important book, caddisflies have been treated as if they were less important than mayflies. They have been the drab sisters, disparaged or ignored, in the literature. On the stream they... Item #9955
New York: Nick Lyons Books, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. "Throughout fly-fishing history, says the author in his introduction to this important book, caddisflies have been treated as if they were less important than mayflies. They have been the drab sisters, disparaged or ignored, in the literature. On the stream they... Item #9956
Philadelphia, PA: John C. Winston Company, 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Nice and historic travel volume for Scottish history and landscape. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Apparent water damage on back cover, wear to extremities, missing title, i-iv pages. Bound in dark red cloth, with bright gilt thistles and armorial decorations on... Item #9643
Alton Trials: of Winthrop S. Gilman, who was indicted with Enoch Long, Amos B. Roff . and Taddeus B. Hurlbut for the Crime of Riot, ... while engaged in defending a Printing Press from an attack made on it at that time by An Armed Mob. Also the trial John Solomon ... for a riot committed in Alton ... unlawfully and forcibly entering the warehouse of Godfrey, Gilman & Co., and breaking up and destroying a Printing Press.
New York: John F Trow, 1838. First Edition. Hardcover. On November 7, 1837, Elijah Parish Lovejoy (borning in Albion, Maine) was killed by a pro-slavery mob while defending the site of his press, The Saint Louis Observer, renowned for producing abolitionist tracts. For many, Lovejoy was a martyr to the cause... Item #9774
New York: Nancy Loeber, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bright, and unmarred. White leather spine, white paper boards, grey/red/blue ink lettering, reduction woodcuts. 4to. np. Illus. (color prints). Numbered limited edition of 25; Making Copy includes original drawing and a woodblock, Deluxe Copy includes drawing. Item #9245
New York: Nancy Loeber, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bright, and unmarred. White leather spine, white paper boards, grey/red/blue ink lettering, reduction woodcuts. 4to. np. Illus. (color prints). Numbered limited edition of 25; Making Copy includes original drawing and a woodblock, Deluxe Copy includes drawing. Item #9244
Madero, Abel Sierra, Santos, Eduardo Hernandez [photos].
El Muro: The Wall.
Florence, MA: Red Trillium Press, 2008. First Edition. Original Wraps. "Eduardo Hernández Santos made these photographs of homosexuals, transgenders, and crossdressers in the summer of 2005 at Havana, Cuba’s seafront wall.Taken together, the pictures in this book tell a remarkable story of human endurance and triumph. Hernández Santos presents his..... Item #9940
Agoura, CA: Trophy Room Books, 1995. Limited Edition. Hardcover. This volume "covers Ian Manning's life first as a professional game cropping ranger, then as a professional or white hunter, and later as a wildlife biologist. The good country which he traversed includes Zambia, Congo, and Botswana. Through a dazzling and... Item #9957
New York: Russell Maret, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "In 2011 Joe Whitlock-Blundell asked me to design the binding for The Folio Society's edition of The Sound of the Fury. Joe had liked the patterned paper I designed for Specimens of Diverse Characters and he asked me to emulate it for... Item #9227
Iowa City, IA: Naughty Dog Press, 2018. Limited Edition. "Five puppets in a boxed set, four of the puppets have quotations from our 45th and current president. The 2016 election results turned my thoughts to the character of King Lear and from there they descended to King Leer. If Hillary... Item #9575
Iowa City, IA: Naughty Dog Press, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Funny Ha Ha Funny Peculiar or Funny Peculiar Funny Ha Ha is the result of my extended study of Shakespeare's comedies. I find the comedies individually to be enjoyable but there is a sameness to many of the plots that... Item #9269
Easton, PA: Heirloom Press, 2018. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "All Disease is an exploration of hysteria in women. Images of inkblots invoke interpretive psychological tests and are paired with images of pelvic bone and language from 18th and early 19th century medical texts. The conclusion presented by the male-dominated voices in... Item #9769
Easton, PA: Heirloom Press, 2018. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Curio is a collection of quotidian objects that speaks to the idea of woman as domestic curator and as weaker vessel. Images of household vases, cups and bowls are paired with inkblots that evoke the trappings of middle-class existence. The text is... Item #9770
Spruce Pine, NC: Melanie Mauro, 2017. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "(wagging his finger at her) explores women’s domestic roles in the late 19th century through the language of Henrik Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House and pastel renderings of domestic objects. The language oscillates between a husband’s dialogue to his wife and her..... Item #9937
London: British Museum, . First Edition. Staplebound. Facsimile issue of remnant sections of the Book of the Dead papyri housed at the British Museum. Staplebound (left side) leaves with original pictorial printed cardstock covers. Some minor loose leaves in rear and rusty staples, bump to upper left corner, otherwise a.... Item #9950
Osman's Palmistry Instructor, or Easy Method of Reading Hands A Practical and Original System of Self-Instruction in the Science of Palmistry; whereby Everyone's Character, Past, Present and All Future Affairs of Life Can Be Easily Read; Disease Diagnosed, etc.; Profusely illustrated.
New York: Leo S. Osman, 1899. First Edition. Original Wraps. Interesting pamphlet covering naturopathic medicine and palmistry sciences through the "language of the hand." Independent practitioner and healer, Leo Osman promoted sexual and health magnetism, occult forces, and spirit aurapathy. A trade not uncommon in the late 19th century occult... Item #9649
Mexico City: Nowhereman Press, 2000. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. "The idea of this book was to extract a series of texts from the artist’s personal diary, which would enable one to recognize, rather than the content of the text, the emotion that accompanied the experience, reflected in the many facets..... Item #9268
Mexico City: 2007. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "There are many images and pictures to which we are exposed daily and which we read about time and space without being aware of this. As a result of this idea, a total of twelve images that are familiar to everyone when they accompanied... Item #9873