A Woman’s Book of Shadows. Witchcraft: A Celebration.
London, The Women’s Press LTD., 1993. 8°. 254 pages including index. Original Softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Catalogue No.3 - Women Writers
The Bean Eaters.
First Edition. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1960. 13,5 cm x 19,5 cm. 71 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Slight traces of foxing on the pages. Signed and beautifully inscribed by Gwendolyn Brooks for the american poet Peter Viereck: “For Peter Viereck, one of America’s greatest poets: one of the world’s kindest men ! – Sincerely, Gwendolyn Brooks – March 25, 1960”. Included is also a typed note, signed, from Gwendolyn Brooks to Peter Viereck regarding their upcoming meeting at the Poetry Center in New York.
In the Closed Room. Illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith.
First Edition. London, Hodder and Stoughton [Printed in the USA by “The McClure Press”], 1904. Octavo. Frontispiece, III, , 129 pages with 8 beautiful illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith. Hardcover / original, beautifully illustrated publisher’s cloth with gilt lettering on spien and three coloured cover illustration. Interior in art nouveau style. One of the illustrations cleanly detached but still in very good condition (slightly frayed), one of the illustrations slightly detached. Otherwise in excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some very minor and only very occasional staining to a few of the pages. Binding with some inor spottingto the rear board but very firm with the original artwork on endpapers and pastedown. Name of preowner on endpaper.
Evenings at Haddon Hall, a series of Romantic Tales of the Olden Time. With illustrations by George Cattermole.
London, Henry G. Bohn, 1853. 8°. VIII, 432 pages with 24 steel-engravings by George Cattermole. Original full calf. Spine faded and lettering slightly damaged. Very firm binding. Internally the text bright and very clean. The plates with some foxing. Private inscription from 1856 on the endpaper. Overall in very good condition. Rare.
The Four Winds of Eirinn. Poems by Ethna Carbery (Anna MacManus). Edited by Seumas MacManus.
Eleventh Thousand – New, enlarged Edition. Dublin, M.H.Gill and Son / Jas.Duffy and Co., 1906. Small Octavo (14.7 cm x 12.5 cm). Frontispiece Portrait of Anna MacManus,XI, 154 pages plus two pages advertising. Original, illustrated cloth (Hardcover). Very good condition with only minor signs of wear to the binding. Beautiful cover illustration and the rare photographic portrait of Anna Macmanus as Frontispiece, make this a rare publication in this condition.
Empirical Truths and Critical Fictions – Locke, Wordsworth, Kant, Freud. [Inscribed]
Baltimore, London, The Johns Hopkins Univesity Press, 1991. 15 cm x 22.5 cm. VIII, 167 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Jacket design by Joanna Hill. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear with a personal, signed inscription by the author Cathy Caruth on the front free endpaper.
Political Writings. Series Editors Raymond Guess and Quentin Skinner.
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2003. 14 cm x 21.5 cm. XXXIX, 298 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Spine sunned. Several annotations in ink and highlighter pen throughout. Minor crease to endpaper. [Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought].
Mirror Images – Women, surrealism, and self-representation. Essays for example include: Dawn Ades – Surrealism and the Representation of the Female Subject in Mexico and Postwar Paris / Helaine Posner – Negotiating Boundaries in the Art of Yayoi Kusama, Ana Mendieta and Francesca Woodman / Katy Kline – Claude Cahun and Cindy Sherman / Salomon Grimberg – The Self as an End / Dickran Tashjian – Marcel Duchamp and Transgender Coupling] Edited by Whitney Chadwick.
Cambridge, Mass, MIT Press, 1998. 28 cm. xiii, 193 pages with numerous illustrations (some in color). Original softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Shunga – Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art. Timothy Clark, C. Andrew Gerstle, Aki Ishigami, Akiko Yano.
London, British Museum Press, 2013. 30 cm. 536 pages with many color illustrations throughout. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition iwth only very minor signs of wear.