Fourth Edition. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, 1821. Full Red Morocco Leather, Elaborate Gilt Decoration On All Foredges. 7 1/8" Tall.
Fifth Edition. London: John Churchill, 1838. Full Leather Prize Binding With Presentation Inside Cover to William Naismith In Anatomy Class, 1844, University Of Glasgow. Spine darkened; both hinges cracked but attached. 8 7/8" Tall.
Philadelphia: Crolius & Gladding, 1842. Original Publisher's Cloth Binding. 144 Pages, 4 1/2" Tall.
Eisner, Lotte H., Edited By David Robinson
New York Oxford University Press 1977. Cloth with Dustjacket, 1st American Edition. Protected by mylar cover. FINE.
Important career study on Fritz Lang by the noted film historian. Includes both his German & American films. Illustrated with many well printed b&w stills, photos and sketches.
"The Modern Japanese Print" is about contemporary woodblock from Japan. Michener was an avid afficionado of the Japanese woodblock and wrote good books about it. This one is by Tuttle, 1968 Edition, hardbound complete with colored tip-in plates, and together with the dust jacket.
Fine condition, shelf wear only. A great out of print book on Japanese woodblocks.
This is a First Edition HARDBACK of STAR WARS ATTACK OF THE CLONES. By Salvatore, R. A. - George Lucas STAR WARS EPISODE II Attack of the Clones New York Ballantine Books 2002 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover 1.1 x 8.5 x 5.75 Inches. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket........have seen offered online for up to $120.
A fun book on Japanese poems translated by K Florenz and then by A Lloyd; published by Hasegawa in 1895 (Meiji 29th year); printed on crepe paper and bound in the Japanese style. Book is in the original cardboard fitted box cover.missing.
Very good condition with no tears or stains. All pages are there with no damage. Cardboard case has the oriental tie inserts to keep cover closed. Tie insert is missing.
Masters of Japanese Calligraphy by Shimizu and Rosenfield is a classic for the 8th-19th century masters; published by the Japan House Gallery and the Asia Society Galleries in 1984 on the occasion of an Exhibition at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Kansas and the Seattle Museum in 1985. Soft bound 340 pages. Very good condition with slight shelf wear.
Words in Motion - A Modern Japanese Calligraphy...this is the exhibition catalogue for the Yomiuri and Library of Congress 1984 exhibition featuring 12 living masters of modern Japanese calligraphy. Out of print.
Soft bound, 187 pages. Fine condition.
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...