Barcelona: Nowhereman Press, 2013. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Throughout history, books have always served as a recording tool, in which the testimony of something that has left a mark on the work of humanity is recorded for posterity. Memory is the cut that is made line by line as though it... Item #9265
Barcelona: Nowhereman Press, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. This book is part of the project "words" of the English group AMBruno. The text is Wallace Stevens' poem 'The House was quiet and the world was warm.' The artist, exploring the premise that words are possible thanks to the space that occupy... Item #9258
Nigga in the Woodpile. [A rant: for James Watson, Bonnie Hardwick, et al.].
Berkeley, CA: Serendipity Books, 2008. Limited Edition. Sewn Binding. A updated and corrected presentation of the author's poem, first published online in Ishmael Reed's magazine: KONCH. This particular copy is signed by Peter B. Howard, original owner of Serendipity Books in Berkeley and publisher of many poetry chapbooks. J.J. Phillips... Item #9337
Porny, Mark Anthony, pseudonym [Antoine Pyron du Martre].
The Elements of Heraldry, Containing a Clear Definition, and Concise Historical Account of that ... Science, the Origine, Antiquity and Divers Kinds of Coats-of-Arms... Dictionary of the Technical Terms Used in the Science of Heraldry. Part II.
[London]: Printed for T. Carnan and F. Newbery, Jr. . Third Edition, corrected. Hardcover. Mark Anthony Porny was the pseudonym of Antoine Pyron du Martre. He apparently was a French language teacher in 18th century England. This is the dictionary volume for the Part I text that includes over 500... Item #9622
n.d. [not after 1940]. Inscribed and signed "Read and understood, J.H. Payne, Sept. 12th, 1940." Payne appears to have been an interesting figure. Though difficult to confirm, it appears he was kicked out of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1932 for exposing the corrupt behavior of another engineer... Item #9260
Northampton, MA: Propolis Press, 2017. Limited Edition. Sculptural. "The Leyden Jar Project is an interactive book sculpture by Karen Pava Randall with accompanying poetry by Cole Swensen, celebrating the history of early electrical experimentation from the discovery of the Leyden Jar in 1745 to modern times. The sculptural book object... Item #9263
San Francisco, CA: Fred Rinne, 2013. Unique. Hardcover. Further psychotropic adventures of Fred Rinne through the streets of Los Angeles and the La Brea Tar Pits. Commentary on police brutality and social justice. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, cloth spines, hand-painted paper boards, sewn binding. 4to. 46 pp. Illus. (colored... Item #9251
John A. Spenkelink Execution Illustrations by Noted Courtroom Illustrator [Original Art]. "Capital punishment -- Them without the capital get the punishment."
Starke, FL: 1979. Unique. Loose Sheets. Original art from a well known courtroom illustrator of Florida's first execution after reinstatement of the death penalty. While Robe worked for a Tampa paper, these were done for television (WFLA/NBC). "John Arthur Spenkelink (1949–1979) was a convicted American murderer. He was executed under... Item #9397
Philadelphia, PA and London: J. B. Lippincott Co. 1932. Second Printing. Hardcover. Vivian Robson is a well-known English astrologer who combined a practical knowledge of mathematics and astronomy with a thorough knowledge of traditional astrology. This is the first volume of Robson's "Astrological Series" covering the Radix system which presumes... Item #9650
London/Portland: Wolfe Editions, nd. [circa 1800]/2017. Broadside. "This 1800's print and poem titled, The Hairy Prospect or the Devil in a Fright by the English artist and caricaturist, Thomas Rowlandson, shows a woman standing by a bed to left, lifting her skirt up showing her scary hairy vagina; to right... Item #9253
Chicago, IL: A.C. McClurg & Co. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Six stories of Ancient Ireland. Music for the book was arranged by Geraldine G. Saltzberg. Marah Ellis Ryan published "The Druid Path" later in her life, after a slew of romantic Western novels of Native American life and romance in... Item #9647
Our Revolution, A Future to Believe [Art Binding].
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2016. First Edition. Hardcover. "I don't often get to touch on politics in my line of work. Bernie Sanders is an inspiration, not only in his message, not only backing up his standpoints with policy, but is, and has been, fighting for the people his..... Item #9277
New York: Nancy Loeber, 2017. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Used by arrangement with Random House a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Text set in Joanna Nova; cover and title page set in Din. [Deluxe making copy includes print of an edited fourth image, the final woodblock of that image... Item #9542
Berlin: Edition Bongoût, 2007. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. Text in German, with French translations. Reproductions of 20 lithographs. Minor shelf/edge wear, small crease at rear wrapper, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Glossy printed wraps, red thread bound. fo (approx. 9x12.5"). np [16pp]. Illus. (b/w plates).Numbered limited edition, this being 89..... Item #9944
Wageningen: Prota, 2008. First Edition. Original Wraps. "Plant Resources of Tropical Africa, known by its acronym PROTA, is an international programme concerned with making scientific information about utility plants accessible in Africa, supporting their sustainable use to reduce poverty." Minimal shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed wraps. 8vo... Item #9958
Boutell's Heraldry; with 28 plates in colour and numerous text figures.
London; New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 1958. Revised. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Bound in red cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, 316 pages + glossary and index, illustrated with 28 colour plates and 446 text illustrations. Wear to boards and extremities, evidence of paper clips, tear on... Item #9624
Shad Alliance (Sound-Hudson Against Atomic Development).
New Rising Sun: a No-nuke and Ecological newsletter.
New York: Shad Alliance, 1989. First Edition. Original Wraps. "The SHAD Alliance (Sound-Hudson Against Atomic Development) was a coalition of more than 20 local groups of people in southern New York State who were concerned about nuclear proliferation, low-level radiation, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the possibility of nuclear accidents... Item #9634
Phoenix, AZ: Nitro Express Safaris, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. "If I miss and do not kill, I die. If I succeed, I live to hunt again." The author is a noted game hunter best known for shooting charging animals at close range."Ever since I released what has become the most-watched... Item #9961
Wenatchee, WA: Mystical Places Press, 2003. Limited Edition. Hardcover (the hardest). Includes approximately 20 color photos of the Peter Iredale, a sailing ship that wrecked on an Oregon beach in 1906. Winner of the 2004 MBS Distinguished Book Award. Rusted cover, else tight. Steel boards, gilt lettering, pictorial endpapers, protective... Item #9566
New York: Visionaire, 1991-2016. Limited Edition(s). 57 of 65 works (plus two duplicates and two in both states). See related list for specifics and images. Missing 1, 4, 11, 13, 20, 49, 57, 59, most of which could be relatively easily secured. There are also a handful of issues that... Item #9347
New York: St. Mark's Poetry Project, 1991-1992. First Edition. Original Wraps. "A series of experiments based on Gertrude Stein's essay "Poetry & Grammar." Written and published by the members of B. (Bernadette) Mayer's poetry and prose workshop at the Saint Mark's Church Poetry Project 1991-1992." Extremely scarce, OCLC lists one... Item #9349
Harrisburgh, PA: Stackpole Books, 1979. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Limited facsimile edition, March 1979" as stated, reprint of the 1955 edition. Extensively covers insects of eastern trout waters especially Pennsylvania. A handsome copy. Hint of spotting at top and bottom of text blocks, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Original glassine DJ... Item #9959
Philadelphia, PA: Luminice Press, 2019. Deluxe Edition. Softcover in Box. "Africa's Children is a personal view about music, based on the rhythms of the drum, that evolved from the African diaspora. Blues, Jazz and Funk are American forms; the music of Cuba combines African and Spanish roots." [artist statement] Concept... Item #9986
Willis, Elizabeth [text]; Randall, Karen [artist].
Oldest Garden in the World.
Northampton, MA: Propolis Press, 2006. Limited Edition. Original Wraps. "Elizabeth Willis' poetry has been described as hauntingly luminous, hermetic, gorgeous, surprising, and an evocative blend of the lyrical and abstract. The accompanying digital collages are one reader's response to the poems in all their painterly, historic, and scientific evocations. Created... Item #9255
Pioneer Prophetess: Jemina Wilkinson, the Publick Universal Friend.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. "Jemima Wilkinson (29 November 1758 - July 1, 1819) was a charismatic American Quaker and evangelist, born in Cumberland, Rhode Island to Quaker parents. When suffering from a severe illness and in a fever, she declared she had died and was... Item #9635