110 items illustrated in full color. Highlights include: Anais Nin's rarest book, AULETRIS; a signed copy of Ed Ruscha's rare DUTCH DETAILS; an extraordinary postcard from actress Karen Allen written from the set of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK; two original pastels by Charles Bukowski; an orginal photograph by Allen Ginsberg of Robert Creeley; Jeff Wall's scarce FREE MEDIA BULLETIN; Owen Simmon's legendary BOOK OF BREAD; a truly fine copy of Frank O'Hara's LUNCH POEMS; a number of items from Ed Sander's Fuck You Press; an extraordinary contemporary eyewitness letter to the attacks on Pearl Harbor; several exceptional outsider and vernacular books; and much, much more.[...] Read more
Catalogue 13: The Book and Nothing But the Book
Featuring 150 *books* (what a concept) fully illustrated in color, it includes generous selections of poetry (concrete and otherwise), art and photo (including Japanese photobooks), Beats and punks, association copies, artists' books, pulps, film, human sexuality, the obligatory modern firsts, and much more.[...] Read more
The ABA Rare Book Fair, London, May 2018. Spanish and Latin American literature, fine printing, the Spanish Civil War.
Spring 2018 – From Galileo to The Great Gatsby
Specialities : Literature , Economics , Americana , History , Travel , Children's books , Science and technology , Illustrated books , Early printing , Classics/Antiquity , Autographs , Modern first editions
We invite you to browse a carefully curated selection of exceptional rare books and signed documents with the arrival of our Spring 2018 Catalog. Highlights of the catalog include a rare first edition of Thomas Salusbury’s Mathematical Collections and Translations containing the first English translation of Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, a first Basel edition of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia and Epigrammata, as exceptional 1861 Military Commission signed by President Abraham Lincoln, a scarce Autograph Letter Signed by brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla, a rare presentation copy of The Great Gatsby inscribed by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and James Dean’s first edition copy of John Steinbeck’s East of Eden with his ownership signature.[...] Read more
LETTERE FIRMATE: 101 scrittori del Novecento italiano dalla collezione di Rolando Pieraccini
Large catalogue devoted to autographs and signed books by Italian poets, novelists, and writers of the 19. century.
336 pages, full color illustrated, 1171 (one thousand hundred seventy one) items, among which three archives.
Featuring Italo Calvino, Umberto Eco, Eugenio Montale, Indro Montanelli, Elsa Morante, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Alberto Moravia, Fernanda Pivano, Dario Fo, Salvatore Quasimodo, Primo Levi, Antonio Tabucchi, Dino Buzzati, Leonardo Sciascia &c.
Special guests: Astrid Lindgren, and Arthur Miller.
Ephemera, Maps and Books - A California International Book Fair Selection
We invite you to visit us at booth 507 at the California International Antiquarian Book Fair, February 9-11, 2018
We will be exhibiting a wide variety of ephemera, maps and books.