JEUX DES DAMES CRUELLES 1850-1960
Lust for Pain, Cruelty & Sex-Sado-Masochistic Practices in Photographs (Games of Cruel Girls-Spanking)
Taschen Gmbh 1992. First Edition, soft cover, 9 x 11-3/4". Illustrated with 131 pages glossy B&W & sepia Photographs, 9 pages of photo credits, plus 20 pages of text, in English, French and German...
Stated first (American) edition published by Alfred Knopf New York 1932. Green cloth cover slightly faded. Red lettering. Library copy with imprint "d", glued date stamp paper on back, slightly cocked,and back cover separating from spine. No dustjacket. Sold as is.
First American edition first state (not stated)with author's name misspelled on the cover (but not on the title pae.)Published by George H. Doran Company, NY, 1919. Brown cloth boards with black lettering. The front hinge is splitting and the boards show some wear. Inscribed. Sold as is.
The Analects of Confucius, translated into English by Gilles and published by the Commercial Press in 1933, numbered edition and in a rosewood box. Bound Chinese style and stitched. This is a rare connoiseur's book.
Frantisek Drtikol - by Vladimir Birgus and Antonin Branny
A great monography published in Prague, 1988. The first and only edition, excellent condition.
156 pages, contains 89 best pictures, Drtikol´s CV and english summary.
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Film Scripts Modern Series)
Simon & Schuster Trade Paperbacks, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1970. 140 pps. Essays by Siegfried Kracauer, Erich Pommer and Paul Rotha. Many b&w stills of the film. VG+.
The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection
Hambourg, Maria Morris; Daniel, Malcolm; Apraxine, Pierre
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993. Hardcover with DJ, 384pp. 275 ills (196 plates & 79 duotones)...
Marquis De Sade: Anthologie Illustree
Stefano Piselli, Roberto Guidotti, Federico de Zigno, and Riccardo Morrocchi (eds.)
Glittering Images, 1993. 1st Edition, hardcover, illus. Large, 157 pgs. Fine/Fine.
THE ARTS OF AN ADDICTION: QING DYNASTY OPIUM PIPES AND ACCESSORIES is a newly published (September 2005), exquisitely-illustrated, limited-edition book by Carlos Armero (Spain) and Ben Rapaport (USA), 219 pages, 11 ¼” x 8 ¾”, hard cover, dust jacket...
METROPOLIS, UN FILM DE FRITZ LANG: IMAGES D'UN TOURNAGE
Phillipe, Claude-Jean, Alain Bergala, Luis Bunuel, Enno Patalas & Bernard Eisenchitz
Paris: Centre National de la Photographie. 1985. First Edition. Oblong 4to. 144pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Text in French. Photographs By Horst Von Harbou. A seminal book documenting Lang's classic film. Full-page production stills lit by cinematographer Karl Freund...
This 1991 revised and edited version of E. Milby Burton's pioneer work, "South Carolina Silver 1690-1860" was republished with corrections, additional information, biographies, touchmarks, and sketches, making it the most complete and accurate book on South Carolina silversmiths and their work. Burton was Director of the Charleston Museum from 1931-1971. His original book came out in 1942 and his 1968 reprint is out of print...
Stated first edition of the three-act play, "The Autumn Garden" by Lillian Helman. This play was performed on Broadway in 1951 at the Coronet Theatre and actor James Lipton (who now hosts the PBS show, The Actors Studio) is noted as a cast member.Copyright 1951 by Little, Brown and Co. Discarded library copy. 139 pages
Vente Pierre Molinier (1900 - 1976) Une collection et à divers amateurs Privés
As New. Pierre Molinier (illustrator). 11" - 8,5". Catalogue of a sale in Drouot Richelieu of Pierre Molinier 's work, June 8th 2005. 48 pages. French language. 141 photographs in the sale, all of them illustrated in the catalogue. Fine catalogue, very well printed. Slipped in is the list of the works and their prices at the sale.
EROTIC ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Parkstone, 2004. As New in As New Dustjacket. HC, 11x12, duotone. A journey through a century of collector photographs that examine how our perception of woman has developed over time. Here the true erotic aura that women radiate is captured in 250 mesmerizing images, many full-page. Includes many ethnic studies, anonymous art nudes from the late 19th century, and glamorous nudes from the 1920s and '30s...
DARK SEX: THE DUPRET COLLECTION
Erotic Print Society, London, 2001. Softcover, 128 pages. Shrink wrapped.
Dark Sex represents the finest collection of 20th Century fetish photography ever assembled. The images in Dark Sex are from a unique private collection, part of which is now published for the very first time. Many of these photographs have never been seen before...
Aktfotografie der 30er und 40er Jahre (Nude Photography of the 30's 40's)
PETER RABBIT AND HIS PA. By Louise A. Field. Illustrations By Virginia Albert. Akron: Saalfield, (1916). Pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers. Title-page and eight full-page illustrations in color. Many black and white illustrations throughout. A companion edition to Saalfield's "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" and "Peter Rabbit And His Ma" also with Albert illustrations. Paper chipped from spine. Endpapers and three pages with crayon marks - otherwise a sound copy.
PETER RABBIT AND HIS MA. By LOUISE A. FIELD. Illustrations by VIRGINIA ALBERT (and ERNEST ARIS - not credited). Akron: Saalfield Publishing Co., (1917). Pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers. Two color and many black and white illustrations by Albert. Nine full-page color illustrations by ERNEST ARIS. Aris was a British illustrator whose work was favorably recognized by Beatrix Potter and who was, at one time, considered by her to be her successor should her eyesight fail...