Leah Schwartz: the life of a woman who managed to keep painting

Leah Schwartz: the life of a woman who managed to keep painting

Oblong quarto (23cm x 29cm); cloth boards; dustjacket; 294p. Inscribed by the artist on front endpaper to artist Bernarda Bryson Shahn: "Dear Bernarda / Congratulations on your retrospective! this book is the result of my retrospective last year / with love Leah Dubin Schwartz," undated but obviously contemporary. Fine copy...

Topolski's Chronicle - No.13-16 (265-268), Vol.XII

Topolski's Chronicle - No.13-16 (265-268), Vol.XII

Two broadsheets lithographed in colors on gray-green stock, each measuring 58.5 x 92cm (23 x 36.25") and connecting at center to create a full-length poster with two scenes, printed on recto and verso, measuring 58.5 x 183.5cm overall (23 x 72.5"). Light wear to extremities, with occasional toning along folds...

Migrations: Humanity in Transition

Migrations: Humanity in Transition

Folio (33.5cm.); original cloth in black photo-illustrated dust jacket; 431pp.; chiefly photographic illustrations. Text pamphlet laid into clear plastic chemise mounted to rear pastedown. Very Near Fine.

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Third [With] Canto the Fourth

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Third [With] Canto the Fourth

Second issue with the "Lettre" on title page starting below the "u" of "celui" and the line on p. 67 uncorrected. Octavo (21cm.); [4],79,[5](ads)pp. Half title present. WISE I, p. 56. TOGETHER WITH: Lord Byron. Childe Harold's Prilgrimage. Canto the Fourth. London: John Murray, 1818. First Edition, mixed issue (see below)...

Original Film Poster: Raices: una pelicula de Manuel Barbachano Ponce - dirigida por Benito Alazraki

Original Film Poster: Raices: una pelicula de Manuel Barbachano Ponce - dirigida por Benito Alazraki

Original lithograph in colors, 94cm x 68.5cm (ca. 37" x 27"). Professionally mounted on archival linen. Slight toning to margins; old folds barely visible; still a bright, Near Fine copy, Condition A/A-.

The Messenger, Vol. VI, no. 3, March, 1924

The Messenger, Vol. VI, no. 3, March, 1924

Quarto (30.5cm.); original pictorial staplebound wrappers by Lee Haynes; 67-94pp.; illus., chiefly photographs, throughout, text in double columns. At head of upper cover: "World's Greatest Negro Monthly." Wrappers rather worn from handling, spine ends just starting to separate, old vertical fold line, large dampstain affecting about a third of upper.....

Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas

Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas

Quarto (26.75cm.); original olive gilt-lettered buckram; vii,[3],216pp.; photographic frontispiece, 56 plates depicting 112 photographs, text illus. throughout, photo-illustrated endpapers. Minor shelf-wear, rear cover dampstained, two leaves (between pp. 8/9 & 24/25) loose but present. About Very Good.

The Promise of Air

The Promise of Air

Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's cloth in yellow dust jacket printed in single rule; [6],279,[1],[2](ads)pp. Shallow chips and tears along jacket extremities, the whole quite dust-soiled and a bit foxed, cloth spine slightly toned, else a Very Good copy in the scarce dust jacket. One of the author's "New Age" novels. See.....

The Women Who Got Away [Limited Edition, Signed]

The Women Who Got Away [Limited Edition, Signed]

Limited Issue, one of 45 copies bound in quarter cloth and signed by Updike and Moser on the colophon. Octavo; 3/4 mauve paper over burgundy cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on front cover; [28]pp; illustrated with a relief engraving by Barry Moser. A Fine copy.

The Parasite

The Parasite

Small 12mo (17.5cm.); publisher's dark blue pictorial cloth embossed in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut; [6],124pp. Minor shelf wear to cloth corners and spine ends, top edge gilt a bit dulled, else Very Good or better. First volume in the publisher's series The Acme Library. Short novel of the...

Illustrated Record of German Army Equipment, 1939-1945. Volume III: Armoured Fighting Vehicles [cover title]

Illustrated Record of German Army Equipment, 1939-1945. Volume III: Armoured Fighting Vehicles [cover title]

Folio (34cm.); original post-bound boards backed with black cloth tape, illustrated and printed leaf on blue stock mounted to upper cover; [2],78pp. printed from typescript; 13 folding tables, 82 leaves of photographs and drawings, nearly all printed on both rectos and versos. Extremities quite rubbed, upper cover mounted leaf faded...

[Broadside] Abajo el Fanatismo!! Abajo Los Curas!! Viva La CRMDT

[Broadside] Abajo el Fanatismo!! Abajo Los Curas!! Viva La CRMDT

Broadside, ca. 24" x 16", on newsprint. Old folds; marginal losses; brief ink annotation at upper right. Brief losses to text, without loss of sense, at center fold. Rare poster issued by the C.R.M.D.T., a far left party of Michoacan state that advocated land and labor reform on socialist principles.....

Novy Ikaros

Novy Ikaros

Oblong octavo (19cm X 24cm). Original printed wrappers, designed by Frantisek Musika. Minor external creasing, with a faint chaffed area to front wrapper (away from text). Text paper tanned; one leaf with brief closed tear away from text; Good to Very Good.

Night Dogs [Limited Edition, Signed]

Night Dogs [Limited Edition, Signed]

One of 100 numbered copies signed by Anderson and James Crumley, this being copy no.99. Octavo; 3/4 marbled paper over quarter black morocco, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; publisher's black pebbled cloth slipcase; [i-viii], ix-xi, [xii-xiv], 522, [8]pp. Handful of foxed spots to right edge of textblock...

Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac. A True Story, Written By Himself

Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac. A....

Small octavo (17cm). Green cloth boards, blocked in gilt on spine; 205pp; frontis + 2 inserted leaves of plates. Light overall wear; trivial foxing within; a tight, Very Good copy.

Rhyme? And Reason?

Rhyme? And Reason?

12mo (18.75cm.); original green pictorial cloth embossed and triple-ruled in gilt, blue topstain, black glazed endpapers; xii,214pp.; frontispiece, illus. in text throughout. Light edge-wear, spine a bit darkened, else Very Good. Contemporary engraved ownership bookplate to front pastedown and manuscript gift inscription to half title. Contents mostly originally appeared in.....

Join The Campaign Against A Criminal Trespass Law

Join The Campaign Against A Criminal Trespass Law

Original silk-screened poster in two colors; 30" x 20". Trivial edge-rubbing; Fine / Grade A. Archivally hinged to acid-free backing, in gallery frame.

Nobody Starves

Nobody Starves

Octavo (19.5cm). Green cloth boards, stamped in blue and yellow; dustjacket; 281pp. Faint spot of soil to front board; upper edge of text block slightly dusty, else a tight, clean copy, VG or better. In the original pale green and orange dustwrapper, unclipped but with publisher's perforation on front flap...

Far Away and Long Ago: A History of My Early Life

Far Away and Long Ago: A History of My Early Life

Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in grey dust jacket ruled and lettered in black, black topstain; xii,332pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece (offsetting to title page). Jacket extremities a bit worn with a few tiny closed tears and shallow chips, boards a bit rubbed, else Very Good or better. Dust jacket contents reprinted.....

The Down Hill Road

The Down Hill Road

Broadside (61.5x41cm.); depicting 19 captioned photoengravings printed in black and tan; dampstaining to bottom edge, else Very Good. A premium picture offered to subscribers of The Christian, "a large, 16-page family illustrated Christian Temperance paper."

Vanity Fair: A Novel Without A Hero

Vanity Fair: A Novel Without A Hero

Mixed issue, with "Mr. Pitt" on p.453 line 31, but lacking the suppressed woodcut of Marquis of Steyne, the rustic type heading on p.1, and with the engraved title page dated 1848. This copy bound without the four ad leaves. Includes engraved half-title and ad leaf for The Great Hoggarty...

Muskegon Worker. Issued Monthly by the "Unemployed Council". Vol.1, No. 1 and Vol.1, No. 2

Muskegon Worker. Issued Monthly by the "Unemployed Council". Vol.1, No. 1 and Vol.1, No. 2

Two bifolium issues (22.75cm), printed in black on newsprint; 4pp. Slight toning to paper, else Fine.

What If. Poems: 1969-1987 [Limited Edition, Signed]

What If. Poems: 1969-1987 [Limited Edition, Signed]

One of 120 copies signed by Hoyem and Jim Dine. Octavo (24.5cm); blue and orange cloth-covered boards, with yellow paper title label applied to spine; 91, [3]pp; frontispiece portrait of the author by Jim Dine. Small rubbed spot to rear cover, else a tight, Fine copy, with the publisher's prospectus laid in.

Exit

Exit

Octavo (19.5cm); red textured cloth boards stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 315pp. Gilt slightly dulled, with some trivial soil to text edges, preliminary and terminal leaves; Near Fine. The dustjacket is remarkably bright and fresh, with some pinpoint rubbing and a few tiny nicks to note;...

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