Special List 300: Thirty-Three Sixteenth-Century BooksPublished on 30 April 2018
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...
From Banville to Rochegrosse...running in a familyPublished on 15 March 2017
A collection of unseen books from Théodore de Banville (French poet, novelist and journalist, 1823-1891) and Georges Antoine Rochegrosse (French orientalist painter, 1859-1938) libraries.[...] Read more
Special List 259: Twenty-Eight Items Recently CataloguedPublished on 07 Feb. 2017
Illustrious Heroes [Catalogue #2]Published on 23 Jan. 2017
Famous literary characters in original drawings and sketches, one oil painting, one paper-cut, one photograph and one leather mosaic binding[...] Read more
Gezeichnete Helden [Katalog #2]Published on 23 Jan. 2017
Berühmte Figuren der Weltliteratur in Handzeichnungen und Skizzen, einem Gemälde, einem Scherenschnitt, einer Photographie sowie auf einem Mosaikeinband[...] Read more