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Life A User's Manual

By: PEREC, Georges,

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50603

ISBN: 0879237007


PEREC, GEORGES. Life, A User's Manual, Boston: David R. Godine, 1987. Octavo, first English language edition, first American edition, pp. (xvii), 581, quarter-bound in black cloth over gray paper-covered boards, fine copy in near-fine dust jacket. Translated from French by David Bellos. Condition of this book: Near fine dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. All else fine. View more info

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The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales

By: QUILLER-COUCH, Arthur.

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 53070


QUILLER-COUCH, ARTHUR. The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales, New York: Hodder and Stoughton, undated (circa 1912). Quarto, early edition, pp. [xii], 129, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, inside an elaborate stamped gilt frame, 12 color illustrations by Edmund Dulac tipped in. With a gift inscription on the free front endpaper dated Christmas 1912. Condition of this book: Dust jacket worn, chipped and missing chunks at spine ends, boa... View more info

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The Redhead Book, A Book for and About Redheads

By: SACHAROV, Al.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 52652

ISBN: 0910027048


SACHAROV, AL. The Redhead Book, A Book for and About Redheads, Yonkers: Word of Mouth Press, 1985. Octavo, 'revised and even redder' edition, pp. iii, 151, wraps, drawn illustrations, inscribed by the author on a preliminary page. Historic redheads considered with a view to explaining how their redness mattered. Condition of this book: Covers and edges soiled, internally very good. View more info

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Julia Margaret Cameron, Sun Pictures Catalogue Twenty

By: SCHAAF, Larry J.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 50542

ISBN: 1892535319


SCHAAF, LARRY J. Julia Margaret Cameron, Sun Pictures Catalogue Twenty, New York: Hans P. Kraus Jr., 2011. Quarto, pp. 61, wraps, 25 plates of Cameron photos that were in a collection owned by Cameron's niece and recently shown at the Kraus Gallery in New York. With a facsimile of Cameron's signature and text by Larry J. Schaaf. A good reference for the Cameron collector, dealer, or scholar, this book is already scarce. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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A Torment of Follies

By: STARK, Frances,

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 50730

ISBN: 3865604641


STARK, FRANCES. Secession, A Torment of Follies, Koln: Walther Konig, 2008. Quarto, pp. 96, wraps, artwork from an exhibit at Secession museum in Vienna, text in English and German. This show was a visualization of the 1930s novel "Ferdydurke" by Witold Gombrowicz. Condition of this book: Covers lightly worn, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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The Merry Drinkers

By: UTAMARO, Kitagawa

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 50312


[SHUNGA] Utamaro, Kitagawa. The Merry Drinkers, Japan: Sei Sei Doh, 1980. Octavo, Volume 2 of a 2-book Shunga series that also included The Gifted Venus, pp. 9, 2, 27 painting reproductions (most double-p.), 8 (Japanese text). Cloth boards, illustrated cardboard slipcase. First nine pages are a translation in English of the original Japanese text that went with the Utamaro paintings, which illustrate the bawdy Asian tale we know as "The Merry Drinkers." Then come the ... View more info

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Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-1965

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 53353

ISBN: 0874270987


[Various contributors] Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-1965, New York: Whitney Museum, 1996. Quarto, pp. 280, wraps, color and halftone illustration, released to accompany a museum exhibit on the leading artists and writers of the era. Prologue by Allen Ginsberg and articles by various other writers. Great reference for the Beat collector. Condition of this book: Minor wrinkles at spine ends, all else fine. View more info

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Rikers

By: VOLPONI, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Seattle,, Black Heron Press,: 2002

Edition: first edition,

Seller ID: 50301

ISBN: 0930773640

Condition: new


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Cirche & Cene, Circuses and Suppers

By: ZANZOTTO, Andrea, and TILSON, Joe.

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 52964


ZANZOTTO, ANDREA, and TILSON, JOE. Cirche & Cene, Circuses and Suppers, Verona: Plain Wrapper Press, 1979. Thin folio, No. 57 or an edition limited to 150, unpaginated with 2 leaves of Zanzotto's poems in Italian and 2 more with the English translations, 2 plates of etchings by Tilson protected under tissue, all on handmade paper with deckle edges, brown-beige cloth boards with green calligraphy stamped on front, green slipcase. Signed by Zanzotto and Tilson on the li... View more info