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A Treatise on Etching: Texts and Plates

By: LaLanne, Maxime; S.R. Koehler, trans.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, The Page Company (Estes and Lauriet), 1880


“Authorized American edition, translated from the second French edition.” Burgundy cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, top edge gilt, 17.5 by 24.2 cm, engraved frontis, xxx 79 pp., illus. Wear at the extremities and a stain on the back cover (approx. 3 by 9 cm). A rather charming and detailed look at the art of etching. Sections include the technical aspects of etching, definition and character of etching, tools and materials, preparing the plate, drawing on ... View more info

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Andy Warhol at Christie’s – Three Volume Set in Slipcase

By: Andy Warhol, Christie's New York

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Christie’s, 2012

Edition: First edition


Andy Warhol at Christie’s – Three Volume Set in Slipcase. New York: Christie’s, 2012. Three volumes in glossy wraps, 15 1/4 by 10-inches, 115 – 146 pp. ea. With several fold-out images. Housed in a printed card portfolio. The three catalogues are near fine with only minor bumping to the lower right corners. The portfolio has tears at the top and bottom corners. A groundbreaking $17 million+ sale benefiting The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Th... View more info

Anthologie de la Littérature Franco-Américaine de la Nouvelle-Angleterre Tome 1 – 9 - Nine Volumes

By: Santerre, Richard; Renaud S. Albert, ed

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Bedford, NH, National Development Center for French, 1980-81

Edition: First edition


Bedford, NH: National Development Center for French, 1980-81. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Santerre, Richard; Renaud S. Albert, ed. Anthologie de la Littérature Franco-Américaine de la Nouvelle-Angleterre Tome 1 – 9. Bedford, New Hampshire: National Development Center for French [& Creole], 1980 – 1981, first printings. Uniform softcovers, nine volumes, 5 3/4 by 9-inches, 214 – 378 pp. each. Faint shelf wear to the wraps and very light foxing to the... View more info

Image for Better Paper – Better Printing: Warren’s Printone Semi-Coated for Halftone Printing [Paper, Sample Book, S.D. Warren Company]

Better Paper – Better Printing: Warren’s Printone Semi-Coated for Halftone Printing [Paper, Sample Book, S.D. Warren Company]

By: S.D. Warren Company

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, S.D. Warren Company, 1920


Hardcover, 23.5 by 31.8 cm, [14] pp. followed by 16 blank, perforated leaves of 70 lb. Printone, complete and intact. Heavy wear to the corners and edges, with 2 cm of loss at the head and tail of the spine. The interior is faintly yellowed. Gives a brief description of their printing papers, as well as their suitability in horticultural and gardening publications. (os) View more info

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Bibliokleptomania

By: Thompson, Lawrence S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Peacock Press, 1968


Thompson, Lawrence S. Bibliokleptomania. Berkeley: Peacock Press, 1968, a reprint of an article titled “Notes on Bibliokleptomania,” first published in The Bulletin of The New York Public Library. Staple-bound wraps, 17.5 by 24.7 cm, 40 pp. Very good aside from heavy sunning around the edges of the mint green wraps. A look at book thieves, “the moral questions posed by book theft are considerably more difficult than those involved in deciding the guilt or inno... View more info

Brother Fire: Poems

By: W.S. Di Piero

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf, 2004

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


New York: Knopf, 2004. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Di Piero, W.S. Brother Fire: Poems. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2004, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 1/8 by 8 5/8-inches, x, 72 pp. Black paper with bright copper gilt spine titles. Fine hardcover in near fine jacket with only the faintest signs of shelf wear. SIGNED by Di Piero on the half-title page. Among other honors, Di Piero was awarded the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize; given yearly to poet... View more info

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Contemporary Targeted Therapies in Rheumatology

By: Peter E. Lipsky (Editor ), Josef S. Smolen (Editor )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Informa Healthcare, 2007

Edition: First edition


Informa Healthcare, 2007. First edition. Near Fine. Informa Healthcare, 2007. First edition. Near Fine. Unread copy with only faint shelf wear. No writing, names, or bookplate. First Edition. View more info

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Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage - Signed

By: Rubin, William S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, MoMA, 1968

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


Rubin, William S. Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1968, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 9 3/16 by 9 1/2-inches, 251 pp. Brown cloth with black spine titles. The book is near fine with light yellowing around the edges and a faint old smoke smell. The jacket has light edge wear, yellowing on the flaps, and two small closed tears at the foot of the spine panel. Inscribed and signed by the author to art historian M... View more info

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Geoff Davison’s T.T. Anecdotes: Racing Tales Told by the Man Who Rode In, or Reported, Over 100 T.T. Races

By: Davison, Geoff S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Birmingham, England, Molly Davison, 1966

Edition: First printing


Wraps, 12.3 by 19 cm, 112 pp., illus. Heavily worn and creased covers, with a tiny pen mark and a few small stains on the back cover, bumped corners, and a 15 mm split of the front hinge at the foot of the spine. Musty. A collection of short pieces by Davison, many humorous, published in his memory by his widow. First Edition. View more info

Hunting, Fishing and Canoe Trips in Canada - Canadian National Railways

By: Canadian National Railways; J.S. McDonald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, Canadian National Railways, 1952


Montreal: Canadian National Railways, 1952. Paperback. Very Good +. Canadian National Railways; J.S. McDonald. Hunting, Fishing and Canoe Trips in Canada. Montreal: Canadian national Railways, 1952. Staple-bound card wraps, 4 3/4 by 8 3/16-inches, 128 pp. plus a 29 by 8-inches pull-out map inside the back cover featuring routes of the Canadian National Railways, Grand Trunk Railway System, and the Central Vermont Railway. Light wear to the wraps and corners only. ... View more info

Janes World Railways 1978

By: Jane's

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, Inc., 1978


New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1978. Hardcover. Good. Jane's World Railways Twentieth Edition, 1978. Franklin Watts, Inc., 1978, first American edition. Oversized hardcover, blue cloth with worn silver gilt titles. Missing dust jacket. In fair to good conditon with scuffs, light scratches and light wear to the boards and light bumping to the corners and head and tail of the spine (see photo). The spine is strong and stable with no cracked hinges and the interior is ve... View more info

Oriental Outing: Being a Narrative of a Cruise Along the Mediterranean and of Visits to Historic Sites

By: Edward S. Wilson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Cranston & Curts, 1894


Cranston & Curts (Cincinnati), 1894. Hardcover, no dust jacket. This copy includes a 8 1/2" by 5 1/4" advertising flyer for the book (folded in half and one creased corner). The book is in very good condition with light wear to the boards and corners. There is light rubbing to the head and tail of the spine. Light toning and foxing to the edges of the textblock. The spine is tight with all pages intact. The interior has light, even yellowing, but the pages... View more info

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Press Photo of William S. Burroughs, 1984

By: [William S. Burroughs]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times, 1984

Edition: Original


[William S. Burroughs] Press Photo of William S. Burroughs Chicago: Chicago Sun-Times, 1984 Glossy, black and white press photograph of Burroughs with multiple run dates stamped on verso – 1984, 1987 and 1997 – as well as other pen notes and a name label, 20.5 by 25.6 cm. Light edge wear, a small crease to the upper left corner and creases/cracks to the lower right corner. Some indentation of the writing on the verso can be seen on the front when you hold the imag... View more info

SKIRTS AND SLACKS: Poems

By: W. S Di Piero

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf, 2001

Edition: First printing

Inscription: Signed


New York: Knopf, 2001. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Di Piero, W.S. Skirts and Slacks: Poems. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2001, first printing. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 1/8 by 8 5/8-inches, x, 66 pp. Speckled salmon paper over black cloth spine with bright silver spine titles. Fine, unread copy in like jacket. SIGNED by Di Piero on the half-title page. Among other honors, Di Piero was awarded the 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize; given yearly to poets “whose l... View more info

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Textbook of Firearms Investigation, Identification and Evidence together with the Textbook of Pistols and Revolvers

By: Hatcher, Major Julian S.; John Edgar Hoover, foreword

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Marines, North Carolina, Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, 1940

Edition: Second printing


Black cloth with dulled gilt spine and cover titles and blind-stamped cover design of crossed pistols in front of a target, 15 by 21.5 cm, xiii 533 pp. plus a 1-page advert for the publisher, illus. Very good with light corner bumping and a name on the ffep (Wayne G. Buchanan M.D.). An in-depth manual of firearms investigation, including firearms experts and the courts, elementary principles of firearms and ammunition, powders and explosives, firearm, cartridge and bul... View more info