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The Nightingale and Other Stories

By: ANDERSEN, Hans.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 53069


ANDERSEN, HANS. The Nightingale and Other Stories with illustrations by Edmund Dulac, New York and London: Hodder and Stoughton, undated (1911). Quarto, first edition, pp. [iv], 126, 12 plates with tipped-in color illustrations, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, Asian garden motif stamped to front in black and gilt. One of the early 20th century's great illustrators presents Andersen classics. Condition of this book: Dust jacket is missing ... View more info

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Le Paysan de Paris

By: ARAGON, Louis.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 53784


LOUIS ARAGON. Le Paysan de Paris, New York: Limited Editions Club, 1994. Folio, No. 15 of an edition of 300, pp. 163, 1 (limitation page), gray-green cloth boards with black lettering to spine and front, slipcased, gravure frontis of Aragon by Henri Cartier-Bresson, illustration by Bresson, signed by Bresson on the limitation page. Text in English, printed on Velin Arches paper. Surreal novel by Aragon interspersed with realistic artwork by Bresson. Includes Limite... View more info

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Horace Bristol, An American View

By: CONNER, Kevin, and HEIMERDINGER, Debra,

Price: $225.00

Seller ID: 50451

ISBN: 0811812626


CONNER, KEVIN, and HEIMERDINGER, DEBRA. Horace Bristol, An American View, San Francisco: Chronicle, 1996. Quarto, first edition, pp. 144, black cloth boards, blind-stamped, duotones of Bristol's key works. The authors give short introductory essays to each chapter, the bulk of which is made up of Bristol's photos. Bristol was of the Mydans-Lange generation and worked for Life, and he is largely forgotten, although his images are not. He worked with Steinbeck on a proj... View more info

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Infinite Words, The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art

By: Di FATE, Vincent.

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 51559

ISBN: 1852276649


DI FATE, VINCENT. Infinite Words, The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art, London: Virgin Books, 1997. Tall quarto, first edition, pp. 320, blue buckram boards with silver lettering stamped on spine, cosmic illustrations on both boards, color illustration, foreword by Ray Bradbury. A survey of 20th-century art and artists who gave movies, books and magazines the visuals for the science fiction genre. Condition of this book: Rear of dust jacket has several chi... View more info

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Little Dorrit

By: DICKENS, Charles.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52536


DICKENS, CHARLES. Little Dorrit in five parts, New York: Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 1856. Quarto, 6 magazine issues bound, Jan. 1855 through May 1856, pp. viii, 864, original black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel and blind-stamped floral decoration, engraved illustrations. Contains the original American printing of the novel Little Dorrit, which first appeared in book form in Britain in 1857. The British serial release began in December 1... View more info

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Romola

By: ELIOT, George.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 51720


ELIOT, GEORGE. Romola in two volumes, Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1863. Duodecimo, pp. 389 with 14 photo plates; 375 with 13 photo plates, elaborately decorated vellum boards with red morocco labels on spines and red morocco decorative panels on upper and lower boards, silk endpages with fleur-de-lis pattern, red ribbon bookmarks bound in, all edges red. The photos are albumen prints showing street scenes, landscapes, interiors and artworks. They measure more or less... View more info

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Corps Memorable

By: ELUARD, Paul.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 53319


ELUARD, PAUL. Corps Memorable, Paris: Pierre Seghers, 1957. Thin quarto, copy No. 709, pp. 35 plus 12 glossy halftone plates, plain boards quarter-bound in light brown wood, dust jacket with front panel image by Pablo Picasso, photos by Lucien Clergue, all text in French. Thirteen poems by Eluard illustrated with Clergue's photos of what may be the same female body, shown from different angles, always headless and in water. See Bertolotti, Books of Nudes, p. 147: "The... View more info

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Travels in America

By: FIBBLETON, George [Asa Greene].

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51980


FIBBLETON, GEORGE [Asa Greene]. Travels in America, New York: William Pearson, 1833. 12mo, first edition, pp. 216, original purple cloth boards (new browned). The author claimed to be "Ex-Barber to His Majesty" but was actually a physician who became a bookseller, according to Sabin 28585. See also Howes G376. This book is a satire on Isaac Fidler's "Travels in America," reporting on such absurd spectacles as swine-pulled stagecoaches on Broadway in New York. Condi... View more info

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Poems of Childhood

By: FIELD, Eugene

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 53105


FIELD, EUGENE. Poems of Childhood, New York: Scribner's, undated (1920s). Large octavo, expanded edition with added poetry, pp. x, 199, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and Maxfield Parrish illustration mounted on front, 8 illustrated plates by Parrish. This edition was an expansion of the 1904 first edition, with added poetry by Mary French Field and Julia Sutherland Field. The surreal endpage illustrations -- with a boy battling a giant who is riding ... View more info

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In the Clearing

By: FROST, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York,, Holt, Rinehart and Winston,: 1962,

Edition: First edition.

Seller ID: 50390

Condition: near fine,


pp. 101, gray cloth boards with silver lettering on the spine. See Bruccoli v.1, p140. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear with some age toning and discoloration. Leaves clean and tight, minor age toning. View more info

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Poster ad for In Search of Mademoiselle

By: GIBBS, George

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: gibbsposter


GIBBS, GEORGE. Advertising poster for his novel In Search of Mademoiselle, 1901. Measuring about 13.5x21.5 inches or 34x55cm, with linen back adding about 2 inches to all sides. Gibbs' novel is a romantic period piece, which he also illustrated, so it was only appropriate for him to illustrate the advertising. He was a real workhorse, doing covers for the Saturday Evening Post and other magazines while cranking out a novel a year, some of which got turned into movies.... View more info

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Eros Magazine, all 4 issues

By: GINZBERG, Ralph [Editor].

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 52992


GINZBERG, RALPH [editor]. Eros Magazine, Nos. 1 to 4 (all that were printed), New York, 1962. Folios, pp. 80; 96; 96; 96, printed boards, color and halftone illustration. Although these magazines seem rather tame to us, they were the subject of censorship prosecutions that resulted in the jailing of the editor. The subject was love and sex in all its forms. Highlights include Bert Stern's final photo sessions with Marilyn Monroe, a Gary Winogrand photo essay on Love i... View more info

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the ineffable Frances Steloff: a photographic visit

By: HILSCHER-WITTGENSTEIN, Herta.

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 52499

ISBN: 0804007624


HILSCHER-WITTGENSTEIN, HERTA. the ineffable Frances Steloff: a photographic visit, Chicago: Swallow Press, 1976. Quarto, first paperback edition, unpaginated, wraps, halftone plates, comments by Henry Miller and Anais Nin. The subject founded the Gotham Book Mart in 1920 and ran the place for decades, in the process becoming one of the human landmarks that dot New York City. Condition of this book: Covers shelf-worn, edges foxed, all else fine. View more info

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A Daughter of the Sioux

By: KING, Charles.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51902


KING, GEN. CHARLES. A Daughter of the Sioux, New York: Hobart, 1903. 12mo, first edition, pp. 306, red cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, full-length color image of a Native American on upper panel, top edge gilt, 8 illustrated plates by Frederic Remington and Edwin Willard Deming (4 each artist, all black and white). King, a noted writer on the U.S. Army's campaign against the Sioux, here turns to a fictional account of the times. C... View more info

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Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

By: Le SAGE, Alain Rene.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52386


Le SAGE, ALAIN RENE. Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane, Paris: J.J. Dubochet, 1838. Quarto, later edition, pp. 829. marbled paper-covered boards half-bound in morocco, about 600 illustrations by Jean Gigoux including frontispiece and two title pages. All text in French. "This later edition of Gil Blas, one of several, testifies to the vast popularity of Gigoux's illustrations," says Gordon Ray in The Art of the French Illustration Book, 215. Gigoux reportedly had a l... View more info

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Nuremberg

By: LONGFELLOW, Henry W.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 52185


LONGFELLOW, HENRY W. Nuremberg, Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1888. Tall quarto, first edition, simultaneous with a London edition, unpaginated, red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel, black and gilt decoration with a floral motif surrounding a gilded heraldic seal on upper panel, all edges gilt. With illumination by Mary E. and Amy Comegys, 28 photogravures (uncredited) protected under tissue guards, all text and images on heavy stock printed on ... View more info

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Ninety-two in the Shade

By: McGUANE, Thomas,

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 50751

ISBN: 0374222592


McGUANE, THOMAS. Ninety-two in the Shade, New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1973. Octavo, first edition, pp. 197, quarter-bound in turquoise and green cloth with silver lettering on spine. top edge stained light orange. McGuane, hailed as a writer about the modern West, here shifts the scene to Key West, with a couple characters on a collision course. Condition of this book: Dust jacket near fine, boards sun-faded near edges. Leaves clean and tight, 2 preliminar... View more info

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Open All Night

By: MILLER, KEN; VOLLMAN, William T.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 50465

ISBN: 0879515716


MILLER, KEN, and VOLLMAN, WILLIAM T. Open All Night, Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, 1995. Quarto, first edition, pp. 96, black cloth boards, duotone photos accompanied by quotes from Vollman novels and a two-page introduction by Vollman. Photos of skinheads, addicts, prostitutes and various other members of the demimonde, with commentary like this: "Almost all the skinheads are already dead," sighed Marisa, "all the good ones." Condition of this book: Fine, no f... View more info

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Poster for Madame de Treymes

By: MORTON, Max.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: treymesposter


MORTON, MAX. Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton, advertising poster for Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907. Measuring about 15x20 inches or 38x51cm with a linen back adding about 2 inches or 5cm to all margins. This illustrator is a mystery to me; obviously he is not the same Max Morton who creates modern music posters. The present poster advertises Scribner's release of the 1907 Edith Wharton novel "Madame de Treymes." Condition of this print: Chips and tears at edges... View more info

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Justin Thyme: The Tartan of Thyme Part One

By: OXRIDGE, Panama (pseudonym)

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 50305

ISBN: 0955357004


OXRIDGE, PANAMA. Justin Thyme, The Tartan of Thyme Part One, Great Britain: Interrobang, 2006. Octavo first edition, pp. 5, 344, 16 (appendices and glossary), maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, signed and inscribed by the author (see below. It says: "Justin Thyme chose not to celebrate his birthday." And upside down: "1st September 2006 With Best Wishes from the paradoxical Panama Oxridge"). First in a planned four-part series. There is also a puzzle to... View more info