Catalogue 87 - Potpourri April 2020Published on 15 April 2020
a treasury of music and dance items including autograph music manuscripts, autograph letters by prominent composers and musicians, first and rare editions of music and books about music, fine art scenes, portraits, and photographs, and much more.[...] Read more
Catalogue #14Published on 28 Nov. 2018
Featuring archives, collections, photographs, ephemera, scrapbooks, albums, manuscripts, folk and outsider books, as well as other primary materials. 115 items in all, covering criminology, sexuality, music, periodicals, education, photography, literature, fashion and design, art, and much more.[...] Read more
Catalogue 13: The Book and Nothing But the BookPublished on 13 June 2018
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
FILM NOIR CLASSIC MOVIE POSTERS 1948-1950 - a brief listPublished on 10 Oct. 2017
The distinctive style of movies of the golden age of Film Noir, that genre of Hollywood crime dramas infused with liberal doses of sex and cynicism, is captured in the striking graphics of these classic movie posters. The portrait that emerges of a darker side of mid-twentieth century America makes them a compelling resource for the study of that period as well as for film history archives.
The light-hearted Gary Cooper / Barbara Stanwyck comedy “Ball of Fire” of 1941 that we include in this listing drives home this contrast…but no matter what, somebody is going to get burned...