Radical architects & squatters (1969-84)
Shortlist of rare printed, ephemeral, and archival materials concerning some figures in the radical architecture and squatting movements (1969-84). Including: the Anglian Diggers, Alvan Boyarsky, Kisho Kurakowa, Daniel Libeskind, Ettore Sottsass, Will Insley, Lotta Continua, anonymous London squatters, and Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh.[...] Read more
Beethoven: A Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Composer's Birth
Specialities : Music
Celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in 1770. It contains 113 items devoted exclusively to the composer, including first and early editions, a number of prints, 19th century books, and ephemera including early programs and playbills, all illustrated.
A few highlights include first editions of the iconic 5th Symphony and Beethoven's major work for the stage, the ballet Prometheus; the first edition, first issue of Op. 127, one of the famous late string quartets; and an original engraved copperplate for a striking 20th century Jugendstil image by the Austrian graphic artist Alois Kolb, together with a copy of the original print.
Catalogue 97: Books, Manuscripts, Broadsides and Pamphlets on Law and Related Fields, 15th to 20th Centuries
We are please to offer our latest printed catalogue.
- a 1482 imprint of the Clementinae with a handsome watercolor vignette
- a subscriber’s copy of the first American edition of Blackstone
- a c. 1770 commonplace book with excerpts from Locke, Blackstone and Montesquieu
- a copy of the Laienspiegel bound with classic works on Roman law and legal writing