Beautiful smooth black with intricate tooling bound with gothic calligraphy styled print and gilt page edges adorn this most handsome missal! On the front is a gilt embossed cross. There is one page loose otherwise in remarkable condition! Measures 4 3/4" X 3 1/2" Check out our Italian And Spanish Prayer Books!
MINIATURE BOOK. SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE. BY ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING. Venice: S. Rosen Publisher, 1906. 2 5/8 inches by 2 inches. Original boards. Printed in red and black. The ALDINE mark is on the front pastedown in red and black. Contains a portrait frontispiece of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Also, a black and white drawing by C.M.Stella of E.B.B.'s tomb in Florence, designed by Lord Leighton, is at the back of the volume (see enlargement 4)...
BOOK. "DONALD AND THE...." PETER F. NEUMEYER. DRAWINGS BY EDWARD GOREY. Addison-Wesley, 1969. Oblong 9vo. Pictorial boards in original pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations by Edward Gorey. Pictorial endpapers. A very good copy.
Gnadau, 1819. Bound with Nachtrag zu dem Gesangbuche der Evangelischen Brudergemeinen. Gnadau, 1820. A nice Moravian songbook in original full leather binding with all fore-edges gilt, housed in a marbled paper-covered slipcase. The binding is worn with some chipping to the top of the spine. The top of the front hinge has some cracking. The interior is toned and has foxing throughout. Overall a decent copy of a scarce Moravian book. 7 1/4" tall.
CITY CHILD. Poems by Selma Robinson. Decorations by Rockwell Kent. New York: Farrar & Rhinehart, 1931. Original gilt decorated cloth. Black and white illustrations by Kent. A portion of the original dust jacket is pasted on to the back flyleaf plus a Selma Robinson poem otherwise in very good condition.
"Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, And Hints To Young Housekeepers" by Elizabeth E. Lea. Fifth Edition, Baltimore: Cushings & Bailey, 1853. Publisher's blue cloth binding with worn, rubbed and wrinkled covers. The first two and last two flyleaves are heavily foxed and toned internally with some foxing and dog-eared pages. 7 1/2" tall.
"The Early Architecture of North Carolina: A Pictorial Survey With An Architectural History" by Frances Benjamin Johnson and Thomas Tileston Waterman. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1941 and 1947. Large quarto in blue/green cloth in very good condition externally with some soiling; interior has light foxing on the half-title page and last blank flyleaf. Slipcase is present but has wear along the edges. 13" tall.
JERK: art by Nayland Blake, fiction by Dennis Cooper
Book Description: Artspace Books, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., 1993. Stated First Edition.
Book Condition: Fine
Using the puppets to act out various elements in the human psyche Blake and Cooper enjoin in their works the exploration of the darker truths about human desire.
This is a great opportunity to own the catalogue for the traveling museum show "Time Made Real: The (Stone) Carvings of Tim Lewis", especially if you are unable to get to one of the exhibition venues, which run through December 2009. Loaded with images and showcasing the 60 powerful works of art in the premier exhibition at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, TN, the catalogue is peppered with great photographs of Tim at work and with his family...
Softcover published by Oliphant and Company in association H.V. Allison Galleries, NY. Exhibition catalogue with 21 unpaginated pages and 21 color plates. It features works of art from the following artists: Robert Salmon, James E. Buttersworth, William Frye, Elisha Taylor Baker, William Hare, Archibald Cary Smith, William Trost Richards, Francis Augustus Silva, Sanford Robinson Gifford, Granville Perkins, Antonio Jacobsen, Edward Redfield, Michael Keane. Exhibition prices are also noted...
Hardcover, Published by Charles E. Tuttle Co., first edition, 1958. 6-1/4"x8-1/2". BX14
JEAN PROUVE FURNITURE
Jean van Geest
Jean van Geest: JEAN PROUVE FURNITURE. Koln: Taschen, 1991. First edition. Text in English, French and German. 9 x 11.75 softcover book with 160 heavily illustrated pages of Prouve's industrial furniture designs, construction and architecture...
Ferrari, Fulvio & Ferrari, Napoleoni
CARLO MOLLINO POLAROIDS
Arena Editions, Santa Fe, 2002. 220 pp., 260 color illustrations, 8½x10½". Scarce. Fine/Fine.
Acclaimed as one of the most original artists in mid-century Italian architecture and design, Mollino was also a secret photographer. He photographed women in erotically charged poses, obsessively controlling everything from the setting-which would often include furniture he had designed-to the lingerie they wore...
Rrose is a Rrose is a Rrose: Gender Performance in Photography
NEW YORK. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New York, Abrams, 1997, 234 pp., hundreds of beautifully printed illus., some in color. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. Fine/Fine
First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Silver satin cloth-covered boards with title stamped in red and black on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket with French folds...
Norman Rockwell A Definitive Catalogue by Moffatt. The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge The University Press of New England, Stockbridge,Ma;Hanover, NH, 1986. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Slipcase...