All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1425117
An exceptionally clean and fresh copy of the hard cover book "The Ghosts of Forever", published 1980 by Rizzoli, by the famous American author RAY BRADBURY (1920-2012). This is a handsome tome, 14" by 11" by 1", in original dust jacket, which shows minimal wear if any. Bradbury inscribed the book in black marker "For Lewis!/Good wishes!/From Ray Bradbury/June 24, 1981". Also included is a tipped-in print "Phobos"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1424988
A hard cover with no dust jacket published is 1979 by the Smithsonian Institution. The cover shows light wear with mild tanning at the front left corner and there is an old price written in pencil on the front free paper. Many counties and time periods are referenced. A glossary is also included. Slightly musty. 126pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1424986
A stated first edition published in 2004 by Steerforth Press, VT. " Washington's Ultimate Insider from Roosevelt to Reagan."A fast-paced reading book that captures the colorful life of Thomas Corcoran, one of the first lobbyists in DC. Mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1800 item #1424955
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18th c Mexican leather boung religious book. A Madre Santisima Madre De Dios so I dont know the date but should be early 18 th c
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1800 item #1424953
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18th c German Book Harmonie der heiligen und Profan-Scribeninden Geschichtenderwett . Fine 18th c 1731 double front plates and a fold out map showing the location of the Garden of Eden. 6.34" by 8" by 2.5" thick.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1423886 (stock #JB04830)
A signed first edition copy of "Beyond the Boardwalk", a collection of poems by the famous poet, singer/songwriter ROD McKUEN (1933-2015). McKuen signed in brown marker, and the number "357" appears stamped nearby, perhaps hinting at the number of signed copies. This book itself is in excellent condition, mint or near mint, in a slip cover, and the book is Mylar protected. The slip cover has some soiling and light wear on the back side especially...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1423885 (stock #JB05338)
A signed inscribed copy of the book "courant continu", featuring the art photography of museum-level creative photographer RALPH GIBSON (1939-). The 13 1/2" by 9 3/4" book is complete with dust jacket. Photos are mostly in black and white but also in color. Gibson is an American art photographer known for his images featuring surreal juxtaposition and also erotic and mysterious undertones (as per Wikipedia)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1423804 (stock #JB05523)
A clean, fresh copy of the 1983 hard cover book "Winners/My Thirty Years in Sports", hand signed and inscribed to the previous owners, by the famous late American artist of all things sports, LEROY NEIMAN (1921-2012). The 13 1/4" by 10 1/4" handsome, lavishly illustrated book is really one of the finest Neiman books, nicely organized by sport, with many paintings and drawings illustrated, most shown in color. There is no dust jacket. Only the lightest dust and soiling on the cloth covers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1970 item #1423719 (stock #JB04713)
A copy of the 1965 book "Kennedy", written by JFK's special friend, speechwriter and closest adviser TED SORENSEN (1928-2010). The copy is signed in marker and inscribed "For Alexander Millar Hehmeyer/-with best wishes for his every success/Ted Sorensen/-March 1966". Sorensen first came to be associated with Kennedy as early as 1953, and for the next ten years stood at the edge of history. He stated that portions of Kennedy's Profiles in Courage (1957) were actually first drafted by him...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1492 item #1423718 (stock #JB03787)
The Nuremberg Chronicles is considered a landmark work in the history of the printed book, and an example of incunabulum (book printed before the year 1500). Described in Wikipedia as essentially a biblical paraphrase, and a history of the known world to that date, it is one of the most extensively illustrated books of the 15th century, considered one of the first to successfully integrate illustrations and text...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1423680 (stock #JB05127)
Signed copy of 1992's "The Art of Wyland", stated first edition, with dust jacket, featuring in color and black and white photos the history of the Wyland art phenomenon to that time (and of course since then, the popularity of the artist's work has exploded exponentially). Wyland dedicated it in black marker "To you Jim/Best Fishes/Wyland 1992". Dust jacket and book show signs of normal wear and aging. Measures 12 1/2" by 11 1/4"by 7/8".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1423673 (stock #JB05125)
A hard cover book with dust jacket, "HANS ERNI", 1979, Zurich, by Walter Ruegg, edited by Ernst Scheidegger, featuring a comprehensive look at the life and work of the only recently deceased important Swiss modernist artist, HANS ERNI (1909-2015). The book contains an original soft pencil drawing of a young nude female, dedicated by the artist "Cordially to Lennye", dated 14 Juillet 2002, and signed Erni...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 2000 item #1420846
A lovely three volume set, second printing by the Folio Society London, 1998. The moire silk cover on the Rome edition is a tiny bit faded with minor darkening on the spine, and the slipcase shows very light wear otherwise the set is fine. Rome, Venice, Florence.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1419560 (stock #JB02340)
Lowell Thomas at mid century (and well into the latter part of it, having passed away in 1981) was a pioneer in radio broadcasting, and early newsreel films, who lived a most interesting, full and unusual life of travel to some of the world's most distant and exotic destinations. Here, in this 1956 book, one of over fifty he penned starting in the 1920's, he describes his travels. The book is a first edition, and the author has signed it in bright green ink as shown...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1419500 (stock #JB01344)
This is the 1929 tome, measuring about 13" by 11", published by Mitchell Kennerley of New York, listing the total of then known graphic works by the major American painter Arthur Bowen Davies (1862-1928), compiled by Frederic Newlin Price. Price wrote in the front "For Dano (sp.?) Lorini (sp.?) ---with the best wishes and and (sic.) delightful confidence in the hope for art in America Frederic Newlin Price"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1419174 (stock #1-1194)
A group of 12 booklets, most of them illustrated, related to Japanese arms and armor. Here are their titles: - "Arms & armors of ancient Japan" , 1964, 64 pages, Illustrated. - "Japanese swords", a chart compiled and published by W.M. Hawley - "The Ito school pf tsuba makers", by Blaine Navroth, 11 pages, illustrated, 1976. - "Japanese ornamented arrow heads", Oslo Ethnographic Museum, 1931, illustrated. - "Introduction to Japanese swords" by W.M...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #1418650 (stock #JB02356)
This is a scarce and collectable book in the field of 19th century travel and exploration, the abridged single volume edition of 1856, "Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan". There was a multi-volume edition as well. I do see an errata slip so this particular copy must be from an earlier printing. The book does not appear to be a library book though on page 125 I see a pencil notation "Cal State Fullerton"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1418643 (stock #JB05356)
A clean nearly mint copy of the 1992 book "What Did I Do, The Unauthorized Autobiography", ***hand signed*** by Pop artist LARRY RIVERS (1923-2002). The book is signed by Rivers with felt marker on title page; what appear to be cross-outs of letters and actual drawings are in fact printed. Larry Rivers, born in the Bronx of Ukrainian Jewish parentage, is considered a major figure of the second generation of the New York School. According to the Wikipedia listing, he is considered by many art sch...