Augsburg, Lotter, [c.1760]. Original hand-coloured copper engraving. Plate Size: 49.5 cm x 57.2 cm. Sheet Size: 55.7 cm x 64.5 cm. Original map. In very good condition with only the faintest traces of browning and paper defects to outer margins.
Collection of 40 books / publications on Fly Fishing, General Angling [Sharks, Trout, Salmon etc.] plus one vintage metal box with 85 (!) antique / vintage Flies (Salmon-Flies / Trout-Flies), professionally tied in early 20th century Ireland (West Cork, c.1920-1940). Published between the years 1851 and 1999, the excellent collection includes for example William Houghton's 1879-edition of British Fresh-Water Fishes with all the chromolithographs, the very rare, first ever publication on Salt-Water-Flyfishing, with hand-coloured plates on Connemara Fly Fishing from 1851 with Flyfishing and Angling in America / Nova Scotia / Connemara - Fly-Fishing at Lough Ina, near Clifden, in Bertraghboy Bay, at the Skyard Rocks, at Deer Island and off the Isle of Mweenish and the Isle of Arran etc.
Stunning Trilogy-Collection of all the important photography - books published by Karl Blossfeldt in their original state. The collection includes: 1. "Urformen der Kunst" ("Art Forms in Nature" in the first popular edition from 1935, with its rare, original dustjacket) / 2. "Wundergarten der Natur" - Neue Folge 'Urfomen der Kunst' - (First Edition of "Art Forms In Nature: Second Series" from 1932 in its most desirable version: this being the super-rare and sought-after portfolio edition with 120 loose photographic plates) / 3. Wunder in der Natur (First edition in its original state with the rare dustjacket). "Wunder in der Natur" was the third and final publication of Blossfeldt's seminal photography books, of which "Urformen der Kunst" and "Wundergarten der Natur" are counted as solely responsible for giving the new school of "Neue Sachlichkeit"/"New Objectivity" momentum.
A wonderful collection of over 900 vintage paperbacks, fastidiously hand-picked from all parts of North America by an avid and knowledgeable collector. The collection is still intact and has not been 'robbed' of its outstanding and often signed publications. (Please ask for detailed list). / Lovingly curated, with a particular eye for unusual titles, this collection represents mid 20th century American pop art at its best. From hard-boiled detective stories to alien invasions, from femme fatales to teenage angst, from swashbuckling buccaneers to gritty westerns, these books were collected for two reasons; their excellent condition, and their lurid, 'one of a kind' cover art and outrageous tag lines. The collection also contains some very scarce copies of highly collectible books, including John D Macdonald's first book, 'The Brass Cupcake' and John Fante's first paperback edition of 'Ask the Dust'. The great paperback publishing houses are all represented here; Signet, Popular Library, Pocketbook, Penguin, Pan, Lion, Fawcett Gold Medal, and so on. This is a unique opportunity to own a highly respectable collection of 20th century publishing history.
New York and others, Signet, Popular Library, Pocketbook, Penguin, Pan, Lion, Fawcett Gold Medal, and so on, 1945 – Small Octavo. 100000 pages and more. Original, illustrated softcover. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Price includes free courier shipment worldwide.
Collection of Film / Movie - Memorabilia and inscribed/signed books together with the extensive Record Collection of film producer and educator, David Puttnam. The collection includes: 1. A xeroxed copy of the second draft of "Chariots of Fire", which David Puttnam signed in 2019 and to which he added a wonderful manuscript note: "This is a very interesting early Draft of 'Chariots of Fire' - A year later we started shooting the film in Cambridge - Almost exactly two years later the film won the BAFTA Best Picture Award and a few weeks later The 'Oscar' ! - Colin Welland also won for Best Screenplay that same evening. Reading this you can see why. Regards - David Puttnam"/ 2. Extensive Record-Collection of David Puttnam, with several of the Records signed and inscribed by famous artists and musicians like Barbra Streisand, Ringo Starr, Jean-Michel Jarre, soundtracks of his own films included are Local Hero [not signed by Mark Knopfler but signed by David Puttnam], Midnight Express etc. The collection of records include more than 400 Lp's (more than fourhundred !) with early Rock, Pop, Jazz records from The Who, Stones, Bill Withers, Keith Jarrett, etc. etc. / 3. Amazing, absolutely wonderful association copy of Alan Parker's "Cartoon Version" of his movie "Evita" with which he thanked his cast and crew. This being a personally inscribed copy from Parker to his friends David & Patsy Puttnam. Accompanied by a two-page-letter, signed by Parker and citing a quote of David Puttnam reflecting on his own experiences in the movie-business with a bit of ironic advice for his friend Alan Parker on how to exit the movie-business. / 4. Collection of four books by writers befriended to David Puttnam, often signed and/or inscribed (Nick Hornby - Fever Pitch / Edna O'Brien - Time and Tide etc.) /
London / UK / USA, c.1968-1996. Octavo. Original Hardcover with the rare illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Album Amicorum von C.L. von Zander mit insgesamt 40 Eintraegen von Mitgliedern der Familie von Zander [de Zander] und Freunden aus der Umgebung von Bielitz, Lemberg, Biala und Wien/ Album Amicorum of C. L. von Zander (recorded in the area of Vienna, Bielitz, Biala and Lemberg between 1814 and 1822. Eintraege von Louis von Zander, Caroline de Zander (nee de Zander), Ludwig von Zander (Bielitz, 23.September 1814), Carl von Zander (Pless im Maerz, 1816), Josef Krammer, Christian Traugott Schuberth, Caroline von Zander, Caroline Schluse (Pless, 1816), Jon, Henr. Zander (Bielitz, 1818) [Johann Heinrich Zander] / Carl Johann Zander / Charlotte von Zander (Bielitz, 1814) / Friederica von Zander (Mother of the owner of this Album Amicorum - possibly Frederica Elizabeth Klimke) / etc. Weitere Eintraege von Carl Ferdinand Sennewaldt, Johann Millikowski (Lemberg, 1814), Carl Sartory, Anton Manhardt, Jacob Thomke (Biala, 1816), Franz Kuenzl, Rosalie Jeney (Lemberg, 1814), Gottfried Samuel Bauer (Bielitz, 1814) etc., Franz Krippner, (Wien, 1822).
Personal Papers / Small Archive of Material Related to the Life and Career of Zoologist Sylvia Sikes, the Foremost African Elephant Specialist of her time. All materials from her personal collection / working copies and manuscript material. A collection of professional and academic papers, copies of Sikes' monographs, zoological manuscripts and a plethora of photographs and personal newsletters, letters, pamphlets and manuscripts spanning seven decades of Sikes' personal and professional life in Africa and the UK. The collection is composed of 92 specific pieces (some of which are comprised of one or more items). A detailed bibliography of the collection has been outlined in a Word Document (please request). The collection also includes personal copies of three monographs Sylvia Sikes has published, an original copy of her two-volume doctoral thesis, 37 academic articles and 5 unpublished draft manuscripts. There are also 7 booklets and a book by a third author among the collection. The collection is rounded off by a large number of vintage colour and monochrome photographs, letters, single-sheet newsletters, newspaper and magazine cuttings.
First Edition. London, John Calder, 1961. 8°. 53 pages. Original Hardcover in protective Mylar. Top edge gilt. Deckled edges. Excellent, close to new condition. No. 51 of only 100 copies on untrimmed, handmade paper [Vergé pur fil]. Signed by Samuel Beckett. Extremely rare in this condition !
Collection of six vintage prints of prospector photographs of Alaska by famous swedish-american photographer Eric A. Hegg. Photographs of: 1. Miles Glacier Bridge (Copper River & Northwestern Railway) (Hegg 388) / 2. C.R. & N.W. Railway - Mile 100 Alaska (Hegg 404) / 3. Baird Canyon - C.R. & N.W. Railway - Alaska (Hegg 385) / 4. C.R. & N.W. Railway - Mile 100 - Alaska (Hegg 394) / 5. Alaganik Copper River - (Hegg 134) / 6. C.R. & N.W. Railway - Mile 129 - (Hegg 458)
Vintage photograph of Shigeru Yoshida in his Kimono. Signed and inscribed during his role as first secretary to the Japanese Embassy in London in the year 1921. The photograph was taken at the famous Daimaru Store in Kyoto but signed / inscribed and dated by Shigeru Yoshida in London: "Yours very sincerely.[?]..Yoshida - 1921". In its original envelope, addressed to: "J.H.Luke, St.James Club, London, England".
Amsterdam, D. Nicolai Witsen, [c.1700]. Original hand-coloured copper-engraving. Plate Size: 58 cm x 49.3 cm. Sheet Size: 62.1 cm x 52.1 cm. Vintage, 18th century map. Very good condition of a vibrantly coloured map (contemporary 18th century colouring). Some very minor hints of browning to sheet edges and to center of map near fold. Lower centre fold shows very minor traces of staining due to repair tape on reverse.
Collection of four important association copies of poetry by Margaret Atwood (plus one signed Novel), given to her friend Jerome Hamilton Buckley, influential Professor of English Literature. All four association copies in first edition and all beautifully inscribed. The Novel only signed. The collection includes: 1. The Animals in that Country (1968 / Hardcover) [Signed and with the printed dedication "For J." and a personal inscription on the halftitle to Jerome Buckley] / 2. The Journals of Susanna Moodie (1970 / Softcover) [Signed and inscribed] / 3. You are Happy (1973 / Hardcover) [Signed and inscribed] / 4. Murder in the Dark - Short Fictions and Prose Poems (1983 / Softcover) [Signed and inscribed]. / 5. The collection also includes a signed copy of Atwood's "The Robber Bride" (1993 / Softcover).
Collection of 200 books / pamphlets of american poetry, some from the collection of Jane Cooper, often inscribed and signed to her; some from the collection of Clayton Eshleman, some from the library of Carolee Schneemann and many of these books in the collection with some nice associations. Several publications with no inscriptions or signatures but those being mainly first editions. The collection includes several landmark publications of american 20th century poetry and also several publications of still unknown, undiscovered and upcoming american poets.
Augsburg, Lotter, [c.1740]. Original hand coloured engraving. Plate Size: 59.8 cm x 48.4 cm. Sheet Size: 65.4 cm x 53.6 cm. Original map. In very good condition. Partially coloured. Repaired tear to left edge of sheet. Minor tear to foot of sheet outside border. Central vertical fold as issued. Map is orientated to the north.
In two volumes. Stanford, California, Stanford University Press, 1980. 17 cm x 24 cm. Volume I – XV, pages 1 to 428 / Volume II – pages 429 to 910. Illustrated with 19 woodcuts from a 17th century edition and 20 diagrams including plans of the capital and the Imperial Palace and several genealogical charts. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent, close to new condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Europe and America, in 1821; with an Examination of the Plan laid before the Cortes of Spain, for the Recognition of the Independence of South America. Translated from the French of The Abbé de Pradt, by J.D. Williams.
First Edition. Two Volumes (complete set). London, Printed for G. Cowie & Co., 1822. Octavo. X, 432, VI, 112, (4) pages. Hardcover / Modern, exceptional masterbindings, rebound in quarter calf leather with cloth boards, spine caps, gold tooling on spine with 2 gilt lettered leather labels on each spine. Extremely rare in original edition. Excellent condition. Provenance: With very subtle blindstamp of The Reynolds Library, Rochester, NY.
Vintage First Edition / Original 19th century Edition. London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1878. Small Octavo. Pagination: Vintage Portrait-Frontispiece, Fac-simie of Mr. Lo Fong Loh’s Prefatory Notes in the chinese Hing Shoo, or running hand, [II], 92 pages with six full-page illustrations and several vignettes. Hardcover / Original publisher’s decorative cloth with gilt lettering and ornament to spine and front board. Tiny stamp of preowner on endpaper and verso frontispiece: “Agnes Jeffery Cox”. Unusually excellent and firm, overall very good+ or even better condition of one of the rarest and most sought after books on tea. In this condition scarce !
[London], ca. 1880. Oblong-12°. / Miniature Children’s Book (11 cm long x 7,3 cm high). 28 pages with 4 colour lithographs. Illustrated Hardcover. First page and two illustrations cleanly detached. Several entries of children in this friendship-album. The illustrated binding in very good condition. A Kate Greeneway Album Amicorum is extremely rare in any condition !
The First Part of the Institutes of the Lawes [Laws] of England or a Commentary upon Littleton, not the name of the Author only, but of the Law it selfe [itself]. [With "A Table to the First Part of the Institutes of the Lawes of England - Alphabetically composed"].
The Fourth Edition, corrected. London, Printed by M.F.I.H. and R.T. Assignes of I. More Esquire, 1639. 20 cm x 28.7 cm. Woodcut – Titlepage of Sir Edward Coke by John Payne, , 395 leaves numbered consecutively on the rectos only, resulting in 790 pages plus 30 unnumbered pages of Index (collation complete). Hardcover / Wonderfully restored reverse leather on five raised bands with new spine-label. Original endpapers (restored) with ink annotations and name of preowner “John Daynes”. Several annotations throughout the book. Manuscript ownership inscription of John Daynes and John Rix stud. (dated 1729) to endpaper and halftitle. Signs of old (now restored), Dampstains to endpaper and pastedowns. Some faded dampstains to the outer margins of some of the pages. Paper margins professionally restored. Rare ! After the fantastic restoration this is now a very good condition of this rare version of Coke’s masterpiece on English Law !
First Edition. Chicago, Judy Publishing Company, 1928. Octavo. 153, (6) pages. Hardcover / Original, illustrated orange cloth with the very scarce original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Unusually excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear to the dustjacket. Name of preowner on endpaper. The dustjacket with some fraying and spotting. A very scarce book !
Statue di Firenze [incluso: "Catalogo delle Statue del R. Giardino di Boboli colla Notizia dei Loro Autori", "Catalogo delle Statue nel R. Palazzo de Pitti", Catalogo delle Statue colla Notizia dei Loro Autori ec." ec.]
Tres Parti (complete) [Tutto dichiarato come prima parte]. Firenze, Presso Giuseppe Volpini Cartolaro, no year [c. 1765]. Octavo. Collation complete. Pagination: Part I (Primo): Frontispiece copper-engraving with Florence in the background, 8 pages of text with introduction by Giovanni Chiari and the catalogue of statues in Boboli Garden, 25 plates each with 4 copper-engravings of Statues in Boboli Garden. Part II (Seconda): Frontispiece copper-engraving with Florence in the background, 8 pages of text with catalogue of Statues in Palazzo Pitti, 41 plates each with 4 copper-engravings of Statues in Pitti Palace. Part III (Terza): Frontispiece copper-engraving with Florence in the background, 8 pages of text with catalogue of Statues [″Catalogo delle Statue colla Notizia del Loro Autori ec. (incl. Michelangelo Buonarotti, Donatello etc.). Hardcover / Original bookblock rebound by Bayntun in Bath in a subtle and charming modern cloth with gilt lettering on new spine-label. Original endpapers preserved. Exceptional condition of this rare 18th century publication with only very faint signs of foxing. Provenance: Richard Meade, Ballymartle (with the Meade Family – crest as library stamp).
The Birmingham Six: An Appalling Vista [Special Limited Edition - No.87 of only 100 thread sewn, hand bound in cloth, gold blocked, copies signed by: Louis le Brocquy, Seamus Deane, Paul Durcan, Patrick Galvin, Seamus Heaney, Thomas Kinsella, Francis Stuart]. - An International Anthology of Support [for the Birmingham Six] by 55 Writers and Artists.
Dublin, Literéire Publishers, 1990. Octavo. 239 pages. Original Hardcover with original, illustrated dustjacket. Unusually excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. This is a very scarce book with all the signatures in strong and wonderful condition.
Original Lithographic Portrait of Graham Greene. An Artist's Proof of Jacqueline Moreau's portrait of Graham Greene, executed around 1980. This large image is labelled and signed by the artist in pencil: 'APII Graham Greene Jacqueline Moreau'.
Paris, Jacqueline Moreau, 1980. Lithograph itself measures: 35 x 43 cm. One sheet / Framed Size: 64 cm x 74 cm. Original Softcover beautifully mounted and framed. Excellent condition. Rare Portrait of this beloved author ! Perfect gift for the Graham Greene collector.
London / Cambridge (Mass.), The MIT Press, 1998. 8°. 245 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed by Noam Chomsky on the endpaper. Loosely inserted a newspaper-clipping [an article by Paul Robinson in the NYT Book Review – Feb.1979: “The Chomsky Problem”].
The Original Picture of London - Enlarged and Improved. [With two maps / One large Fold-Out-Frontispiece / Engraved Titlepage / 27 Plates with numerous steel engravings (see complete list below)] Being a correct guide for the stranger, as well as for the inhabitant, to the Metropolis of the British Empire together with a description of the environs. The twenty fourth edition, revised and corrected to the present time.
Twenty-Fourth Edition. London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. No Date (c.1826), 10 cm x 14.5 cm. Frontispiece (Being a Fold-out-engraving of Waterloo Bridge, Somerset House, St. Pauls, Blackfriar Bridge, Monument, Southwark), XXXIV, 495 pages with several engravings and fold-out maps throughout. 8 pages of publisher’s catalogue to the rear. Original Hardcover / Contemporary green leather with gilt lettering to front board. Good+ condition with signs of external wear. Some minor signs of foxing. Five illustrations and one map cleanly detached (loosely inserted). Early 19th century tourist guide of London. Rare !
New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. 15 cm x 22 cm. X, 244 pages. Several black and white photographs throughout. Original Hardcover with the rare illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Exceptional condition. Rare, but even rarer in this condition !
London, Selwyn & Blount Ltd., 1924. 13 cm x 19 cm. IX, 76 pages. Original Hardcover with the rare illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Inscribed and fully signed by de La Mare to American academic Mildred Helen McAfee Horton on front free endpaper: “Helen McAfee with all good wishes from Walter de la Mare – June 1924”.
New York, Grove Press, Inc., 1964. 14 cm x 20.5 cm. 310 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed and inscribed by Paul Bowles on the halftitle.
An Accurate Map of Rhode Island, Part of Connecticut and Massachusets (sic) (Massachusetts) - shewing Admiral Arbuthnot's Station in Blocking up Admiral Ternay. [With Duke's County / Martha's Vineyard / Long Island / Cape Cod Bay / Buzzards Bay / Long Island Sound / River Thames etc.]
[London], [Political Magazine / John Bew], c.1780. Original copper engraved Map / Copper engraving. 38 cm wide x 27.2 cm high. Mounted on paper. Very good condition with only the faintest signs of foxing. From a wonderful collection of Maps from an old english library (South Shields) – with a tiny library stamp to the back of the mounting paper (The stamp is NOT on the map).
Seven Winters - Memories of a Dublin Childhood [Tipped-in is a signed letter by Elizabeth Bowen to a Captain Hobart in which she thanks Captain Hobart for his charming letter about her book "Seven Winters" - Hobart has obviously lived in Herbert Place and obviously wrote her from West Africa in 1944. Elizabeth Bowen reflects in her answer on the content of Hobart's letter with some melancholy: "How amusing that you should have lived in No.14 Herbert Place [...] It is a coincidence, too, that you should have been to one of those two Hunt Balls at Bowen's Court. How I wish, as we all do, that those days could come back again. With all good wishes, Yours sincerely, Elizabeth Bowen"]
London / New York / Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co., 1943. Small Octavo. 48 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Ownershp – inscription on endpaper: “Ted Hobart – West Africa 1944” / Besides the original letter by Elizabeth Bowen also a very interesting newspaper=clipping tipped-into the rear pastedown, called
London, Dickinsons, 1907. 4°. Frontispiece, (10), 250 pages with 34 full-page plates (Portraits). Edges gilt. Hardcover / Excellent full morocco – binding on five raised bands for Bumpus Ltd. Oxford St, probably bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. With gilt lettering on ornaments on spine and coat of arms on front board. The image shown is identical with our edition. Front board slightly weakened. Otherwise in near Fine condition with only minor signs of wear. Bookplate to pastedown. Spine darkened.
The Tabernacle and Priesthood - Lectures, devliered in Bethesda Chapel, Dublin by the Late Rev. W.H.Krause, A.M. [With the following, remarkable color lithographs on the Tabernacle, The Ritual and Framework of the Tabernacle and the High Priests of Israel: 1. The Tabernale in the Wilderness / 2. The Golden Framework of the Tabernacle & The Coverings / 3. The Ark of the Covenant / 4. The Table of Shewbread / 5. The Golden Candlestick / 6. The Holy Place / 7. The Altar of Burnt Offering / 8. The Altar of Incense / 9. The Laver / 10. The High Priest of Israel on the Great Day of Atonement / 11. The High Priest of Israel in his Robes of Glory & Beauty]
Original, First Edition. Dublin, George Herbert, 1880. Small Octavo. Colour-Frontispiece, VIII, 160 pages with 11 full-page illustrations (including frontispiece). Original Hardcover / Publisher’s red cloth with gilt lettering on cover. The binding in poor condtiion with the bookblock loosened and some minor staining to the some pages and illustrations. Needs attention from a bookbinder. The illustrations are original chromo-lithographs and all are in fresh and bright coloring. This is an extremely scarce book in any condition !
The Studio: an illustrated magazine of fine and applied art. Alfred Chester Beatty's personal set of The Studio; 97 volumes bound in 69 books with the Register for Vols 1-29 [Lacking Volume 61]. With original artwork by James McNeill Whistler and othe rimportant artists of the Belle Époque and Art Nouveau Movement.
97 Volumes (bound in 69 Volumes). London, Offices of The Studio, 1893 – 1929. Quarto. c. 20000 pages with illustrations, photographs, original lithographs, engravings. Contemporary private Hardcover (Uniform deep blue buckram with gilt lettering on spinelabels). Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Only a few of the Volumes a little shaky. With the handwritten entry “A. Chester Beatty – 24 Kensington Palace Gardens – W. 8”.
Architectural Design & Construction. Collection of nine (9) Issues: Volume I - June 1931 / Volume II - April 1932 / Volume IV - December 1933 / Volume IV - January 1934 / Volume IV - February 1934 / Volume IV - March 1934 / Volume IV - April 1934 / Volume IV - May 1934 / Volume IV - June 1934.
[London], Blackfriars Press, 1931 – 1934. Folio (25 cm x 34 cm). c. 450 pages of essays including a multitude of vintage advertising on design, interior, furniture, bathrooms, Tiles, Modern Stairways, Reform Glazing, Hand Made Sandfaced Tiles, Trent Vale Brick & Tile / Circular Staircases / Art Deco Kitchen Design / Aga Cooker / etc. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some minor tears to some of the original wrappers. Rare !
The Architectural Review : For the Artist & Craftsman. Volumes 1 - 30 (uninterrupted set of the first 30 Volumes published : Volume I (November - May - 1897 ) - Volume XXX (July - December 1911). The complete 15 years from 1897 to 1911 of the Art Nouveau period is resembled in these beautiful first 30 Volumes. With hundreds of illustrations on architecture and design and including several original lithographs by famous designers and artists of the time (Burne-Jones, Whistler etc.).
First Edition. 30 Volumes. London, Effingham House / Caxton House, 1897 – 1911. 23.5 cm x 32.5 cm. More than 8000 pages with hundreds of illustrations and original artwork. Original Hardcover (Green Publisher’s cloth with beautiful gilted ornament and lettering on spine). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. All the Volumes firm and only very few Volumes with minor signs of external wear and some darkening to the spines. Important Source for the Arts and Crafts Movement //.
Bulletin (formerly Journal) of the American Geographical Society. 13 volumes in total of which 11 volumes are 'The Bulletin of the American Geographical Society' Vol. XXXVII [No.1 (Jan.) - No.12 (Dec.)] - Vol.XLVII, followed by 2 volumes for the year 1916 called the 'Geographical Review'
13 volumes. New York, The American Geographical Society, 1905-1916. 16 cm x 25.5 cm / 18.5 cm x 26 cm. Circa. 11,500 pages. Vol.XXXVII (1905) 790 pages – Vol.XXXVIII (1906) 804 pages – Vol.XXXIX (1907) 788 – Vol.XL (1908) 799 pages – Vol. XLI (1909) 868 pages – Vol. XLII (1910) 1056 pages – Vol. XLIII (1911) 1082 pages – Vol. XLIV (1912) 1055 pages – Vol. XLV (1913) 1079 pages – Vol. XLVI (1914) 1097 pages – Vol.XLVII (1915) 1109 pages – Vol.I (1916) 516 pages – Vol.II (1916) 522 pages. Numerous monochrome illustrations and many wonderful maps (also in colour) throughout the volumes. Hardcover [11 volumes in excellent, contemporary library Buckram, and 2 volumes green cloth with spinelabels] with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt insignia of The Alpine Club on lower spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Text-block edges dust-toned with age. Interiors bright and clean. Damp staining to Vol.XLIII. only / Subtle stamp “Withdrawn from of The Alpine Club Library” on preliminary leafs of volumes.
Bollettino della Società Rododendro [ogni numero compresa una sezione / each issue including a section: "Sezione Automobilistica" / Compreso il numero unico "Paganella" per l'anno 1905 / With the extra number for 1905 "Paganella"].
Five Volumes (bound in 2). Trento, Società Rododendro / Scotoni & Viiti, 1904-1908. 21 cm x 30 cm. Vol.1-2, 200 pages / Vol.3-5, 240 pages. Monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout both volumes. Beautifully illustrated coloured paper issue covers in Vol.1-2. Fold-out map of ‘Val Nambino, Val Agola e Val Dalgone’ in Vol.3-5. Hardcover / Excellent, contemporary library Buckram with gilt lettering on spine / Illustrazione delle copertine [Art Nouveau] di Tevini e Vitti / [Original, beautifully decorative wrappers with art nouveau cover-art by Tevini and Vitti bound within]. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear and some occasional abrasions to the brochure – covers bound within. Interior unmarked. Binding strong and firm. Alpine Club stamps throughout. / Includes many pages with advertising on early car travel / Advertising for “Puch”, “Adler” and “Neckarsulmer” Motociclette / Local Advertising for tourism in the italian Trento [Trient / Alto Adige / Suedtirol] /
The life and adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from facts narrated by himself. By De Witt C. Peters. With original illustrations drawn by [Arthur] Lumley, engraving by N. Orr & Co.
New York, W. R. C. Clark, 1858. 15 cm x 23 cm. 456 pages. Illustrations, including frontispiece, in black and white. Original hardcover professionally repaired and restored with new endpapers but keeping the original brown endpapers as well. Very Good condition but with some signs of external wear. Some foxing. From the reference library of Hans Christian Andersen – Translator Erik Haugaard. With his Exlibris to the pastedown.
First Edition of the printed Thesis. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1920. Octavo. 127 pages. Hardcover / Original publisher’s olive green cloth with black lettering on spine and frontcover. Very minor signs of bumping and very few, really only tiny signs of spotting to cover and edges. The binding and endpapers absolutely firm and especially clean inside. Very good or even better condition of this extremely scarce and important publication. [‘Culpin was among the first who realised that “shell-shock” and the deep effects of fear in war, such as disordered action of the heart, were emotional disturbances, more acute than the anxiety neuroses of peace’ – Source: Royal College of Surgeons] – The book comes together with two presentation copies from Millais Culpin: 1. Spiritualism and the New Psychology – An Explanation of Spiritualist Phenomena and Beliefs in terms of Modern Knowledge. London, Edward Arnold, 1920 Stamped: ‘Presentation Copy’ / 2.: Vintage Offprint from the Clinical Journal: ‘Psycho-Pathology in General Practice’ – ‘With the author’s compliments’.
TriQuarterly - Collection of twenty (21) issues of this important and rare magazine. The Collection includes the rare Nabokov - special issue, the rare Kolakowski - special edition and many interesting essays, hidden within the contents of this periodical. Here is a list of all the issues: Volume Number 4 (Double Issue): W.B.Yeats Centenary with articles by Oatrick Kavanagh, Paraic Colum and Thomas Kinsella etc. / New French Writing: E.M.Cioran - A people of Solitaries: on the Jews / Michel Butor - A Monument of Nothing for Guillaume Apollinaire / Roland Barthes - Three Essays / Kenneth Rexroth etc. / Volume Number 5: Isaac Babel - Maria / Richard Brautigan - Two Stories / Yevgeny Yevtushenko - The Foreigner (Translated by Babette Deutsch) etc. Cover-Art by Leonard Baskin / Volume Number 10: Joyce Carol Oates - Sunday Dinner / C.G.Hanzlicek - Five for Charles Starkweather, murderer / Keith Abbott - The bruises, the flowers, the boil, the love etc. / Volume Number 12 [with articles by Stephen Spender & Nikos Stangos - C.P. Cavafy: The Town / Michael Hamburger - David Rokeah: Do not try / Mark Malkas - Arthur Rimbaud: My Boheme / Theodor Roethke - A nest of light (compiled from the notebooks of Theodor Roethke, 1948 - 1949, by David Wagner) / John Berryman - Four dream songs etc. etc.] Volume Number 15: Joyce Carol Oates - How i contemplated the world from the Detroit House of Correction and began my life over again / Ezra Pound - Historically Joyce (and cencorship) - translated by Forrest Read / Shinkichi Takahashi - Three poems / Carlos Fuentes - The Doll Queen / etc. / Volume Number 16: Jorge Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy Casares: Three Chronicles of Bustos Domecq / Constantine P. Cavafy - King Claudius - Artificial Flowers / John Ashbery - The double dream of spring - Rural Objects / Burton L.Rudman - Photos etc. / Volume Number 17 - Special Issue for Vladimir Nabokov on his seventieth birthday: Nina Berberova - Nabokov in the Thirties / Julian Moynahan - Lolita and related Memories / etc. / Volume Number 18: Joseph Brodsky - Five Poems - Stanzas etc. / John Cage - Diary: how to improve the world etc. / Volume Number 19: Special Issue for Edward Dahlberg - Thomas Merton: Ceremony for Edward Dahlberg / Jack Kerouac - To Edwrad Dahlberg etc. etc. / Cover Art by R.B.Kitaj / Volume Number 20: J.M.G. LeClezio - The Great City of Literature / Maurice Merleau-Ponty - The prose of the World / Edward Said - Abecedarium culturae: structuralism / Charles Newman - On Cioran / William H. Gass - Why windiws are important to me / etc. / Volume Number 21: Anthology of Poetry - David Jones / Ted Hughes / John Montague / etc. / Volume Number 22: Special Issue Leszek Kolakowski Reader / Volume Number 23/24 (Special Double Issue bound in one Volume): "Literature in Revolution" - The Responsibility of Literature - Noam Chomsky: Language and Freedom / Truman Nelson: On creating revolutionary art and going out of print / Carlos Fuentes: The enemy: words / Harry Levin: Shakespeare and "The revolution of the times" / Krystyna Devert: Hermann Hesse - apostle of the apolitical "revolution" / Popular Culture: Hugh Fox - U.S.iconography and the Yipe media termites / Leo Marx: Susan Sontag's "New Left" pastoral: notes on revolutionary pastoralism in America / etc. / Volume Number 25: Prose for Borges - Including a Borges - Anthology and an Appendix containing an interview with Norah Borges/ Including photos with captions by Borges / Volume Number 26: Charles Newman - The Uses and abuses of death: a little rumble through the remnants of literary culture / Alain Robbe-Grillet - The still abode of David Hamilton / etc. / Volume Number 29: Ongoing American Fiction II / Volume Number 30: A context for ongoing American Fiction / Volume Number 32: With articles on or about Joseph Beuys (with numerous photographs), Christo / Richard Serra and many others (this volume has a special cover with 5 loosely inserted photographs in a little pocket) / Volume Number 33: Ongoing American Ficton III - with work by James Purdy, Paul Bowles, Edward Said and others / Volume Number 35: (bound in two Volumes): 1.Minute Stories / 2. Selected Poetry // Editor: Charles Newman.
Collection of 27 stunning publications of the Czech Avantgarde, Czech Translations of French, Russian and German Literature and Poetry as well as wonderful czech avantgarde-typography of the 1930s and 1940s. The collection also includes seven (7) vintage, original scores of sheetmusic by the famous czechoslovakian avantgarde jazz musician, and composer Jaroslav Ježek.