William Shatner's notorious exasperated frustration with Trekkies resulted in his memorable phrase to get a life, and so became the title of his autobiographical tome published by Easton Press in its justly well regarded rich leather binding.
The blue covers are decorated with gold embossing of the style one might find on antique books...
This large volume may be considered an opening salvo in the Suffrage Movement, unusual as it was in focusing on women authors, and southern ones at that. It was written by Mary Forrest also known as Julia Deane Freeman, and published in 1861 on the eve of the Civil War. Ironically, it was published in New York, an area not necessarily hospitable to Southern interests.
This volume is handsomely bound in leather embossed with geometric shapes and gold inlay...
The big pluses on this book are the illustration by the highly regarded 20th century illustrator Rockwell Kent who embodied American modernism in his print works. He is a highly collectible artist...
A rare find - a book signed by a Romanov royal in 1931 upon publication of the memoir of Marie Grand Duchess of Russia. It is cloth bound hardback in crimson with gilt stamping. Contains Romanov genealogy, pictures, illustrations. End covers show map of Europe, and photograph of the Duchess. This volume is the rare first edition, first printing signed...
This fantastic gem from the 1920s is a true book treasure. Its authors rework many of the loved Mother Goose stories, targeting older children, and illustrated with gorgeous lithographed pages.
Tales Told by the Gander [Hardcover]
Warren, Maud Radford and Eve Davenport
Federer, Charles A. (illustrator)
Garden City Publishing Co, Inc
Dimensions: 6.5" w, 1.5" h, 8 7/8" l
Please see condition
Hardcover Good+; No dust cover...
New Reference Book: Chinese Monochrome Porcelain
"A Millennium of Monochromes: From the Great Tang to the High Qing. The Baur and the Zhuyuetang Collections" by
Peter Y.K. Lam; Monique Crick; Laure Schwartz-Arenales.
New and in publisher's original shrink wrap. Published price $100 / £80. Our price: £45.
Publication Date: 2019.
391 printed pages...
The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer; Facsimile of the Kelmscott Press Edition.[publisher: The Folio Society, London] Hardcover First Edition 2008, the unlimited edition. Large folio. a massive 16 3/4" x 12'" format. 559pp. Produced on laid paper made specially at the James Cropper Mill (Burneside, nr Kendal). Text in red and black with numerous attractive illustrations and borders in the text. Publisher's full buckram elaborately blocked and lettered in gilt design after William Morris...
An oversized paperback edition published in 1981 by Boscobel Restoration Inc. and Harry Abrams. Text by Berry B. Tracy with painting documentation by Mary Black. 215 illustrations~166 plates in full color. In very good condition.
BIOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA; Comprising a General Account of Them, and Details in the Lives of all the most Distinguished Chiefs, and others, who have been noted, among the various Indian Nations upon the Continent.
Author: Samuel G Drake
Title: BIOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF ...
Publisher: O. L. Perkins, Boston, MA
Publication Date: 1834
Book Condition: Poor
Edition: Third edition
Published by O. L...
Herbert W Morris
The Celestial Symbols Interpreted or The Natural Wonders and Spiritual Teachings of the Sun
J. C. McCurdy & Publishers
No just jacket
9" x 6 1/4" x 2 1/4"
Very Good/Very Good
This fantastic volume is clothbound in lime green with crimson and gold embossing on the front and spine, the back blind stamped with the same design...
Claes Oldenberg by Barbara Rose [publisher: Museum of Modern Art, New York]
Softcover Cream vinyl wrappers with teal lettering. Pink and brown decorated endpapers. 221 pp. Fully illus  in color, many other bw. The famous "soft cover" catalog for the MoMA exhibition, September 25 - November 23, 1969. Accompanied by a 16-page checklist, laid in. VG+ Two clipped endpapers, Vinyl foam wraps beginning to pull away from endpapers.
Book: Concubines and Courtesans: Women in Chinese Erotic Art (F. M. Bertholet).
This dazzling array of exquisite and intimate art from one of the world's most renowned collectors covers more than three centuries of Chinese erotic art. This opulently illustrated volume offers a wide-ranging examination of erotic artefacts from the end of the Ming Dynasty, around 1600, to the heyday of Shanghai in the 1920s...
This gem of a volume contains the second hand account of the famous Boston Tea-Party, and a publication of the Constitution of the United States.
This book is rare in any form, but this copy is especially rare because of its smaller portrait of the hero, George Hewes. After the book became popular, a larger more flattering portrait was included in the frontispiece.
Authorship is normally attributed to James Hawkes although its author is not explicitly stated. This retel...
An exhibition catalog entitled “Japan and the Art of War, 1863-1945: Japanese Military Art and Artifacts from the Mitchell Wolfon, Jr. Study Centre” that accompanied “Japan and the Art of War, 1863-1945” that took place at Bienes Museum of the Modern Book, from November 9, 2009-March 15, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The catalog was published in 500 copies.
Authors: Lea Nickless, Philip Gebauer and James A. Findlay.
Publisher: Bienes Museum of the Modern Book and Mitchell Wolfson, ...
A copy of the hard cover edition of famed American photographer Annie Leibovitz's book "A Photographer's Life" (2006), with dust jacket. Book is in excellent clean condition, dust jacket shows some wear as shown. The heavy book (14" by 10 1/2" by 2") covers the period from 1990 through 2005. There are photos in black and white and color, some landscapes, but many or most are of what the photographer is known for: her portraits of people, many of them, celebrities of the era. There are photo...
A set of three, ART ACROSS AMERICA, published 1990 by the noted authority on American Art, William Gerdts. The handsome volumes measure 13" by 11 1/4" by 1 1/2". The work is noted for information on lesser-known regional artists, on whom information is otherwise scarce. Many art books discuss California art, or Hudson River art, or New Mexico art; but few discuss the art scene in the Dakotas, Arkansas, Nebraska, and West Virginia. That is the strength of this set, which is lavishly illustrat...
A hard cover privately published in 1936. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering. Frontispiece by Elizabeth Shoumatoff. Uncut pages.
The bottom corners and top spine show minor wear ( please see photos)otherwise in excellent condition. 382pp.
A stated second printing written by Diane Chalmers Johnson and published by Harry Abrams NY ( 1981). This coffee table book includes 394 illustrations with 41 full color plates. There is a spot on the bottom textblock and the pastedown in the back is showing some wear but the book is intact. The jacket shows light wear with a small crease on the inside corner jacket.