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  • Tree of Codes

    By Jonathan Safran Foer

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012835
    • Publisher: Visual Editions
    • Published: 2010
    (London). 8vo. 1st edition. Slightest bumping to upper fore corner of first few leaves. A touch of faint glue discoloring to top and bottom edges near spine. VG in wrappers.
  • The Last Days of W.

    By Alec Soth

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012996
    • Publisher: Little Brown Mushroom
    • Published: 2008
    (Little Brown Mushroom). Folio. 1st edition. Slightest soiling to lightly toned covers. VG in wrappers.
  • Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion: 1795-1815

    By Cristina Barreto

    Our Price: $100.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012866
    • Publisher: Skira
    • Published: 2010
    (Milan). (2010). 4to. 1st edition. Some bumping to covers, lightly affecting corners of dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate : A Tale of the Times

    By Walt Whitman []

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012965
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1929
    8vo. 1st edition. Teg. Fading to covers, primarily affecting spine. Mild foxing to fore edge. VG.
  • All Strange Away

    By Samuel Beckett

    Our Price: $1,750.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012378
    • Publisher: Gotham Book Mart
    [New York]. (1976). 4to. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, one of 200 copies (of 226 total) SIGNED by both Beckett and Gorey). Minor rubbing and wear to spine. Slight uneven fading to gently soiled and worn slipcase. VG in VG slipcase.
  • 'He Was Wrong': Picasso / Duchamp

    By Pablo Picasso

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012590
    • Publisher: Moderna Museet / Koenig Books
    • Published: 2012
    (2012). 4to. Dos-a-dos binding. Text in Swedish and English. Mild edgewear to wrappers. VG in wrappers.
  • Drawing Restraint: Volume IV

    By Matthew Barney

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012460
    • Publisher: JMc & GHB Editions
    • Published: 2007
    4to. Slight fading and cocking to spine. VG.
  • Pace Car for Hubris Pill

    By Matthew Barney

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012408
    • Publisher: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen
    (Museum Boymans-van Beuningen). (Rotterdam). (1996). Slim 8vo. Text in German and English. Minor soiling and toning to leaves and wrappers, with light wear along spine. Plastic sleeve split. VG in wrappers with plastic wrap-around band.
  • Chagall

    By Marc Chagall

    Our Price: $1,250.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012392
    • Publisher: Maeght Editeur
    (Paris). (1957). Square 8vo. 1st edition. With 15 original lithographs, including wrappers and title page. Text in French. Mild toning to extremities of leaves. Minor dampstaining to bottom margin of leaves, affecting wrappers. Light rubbing and soiling to wrappers, with a few small chips and tears to extremities. Rubbing to unprinted acetate dust jacket, with chipping to corners and spine ends. VG/VG/VG.
  • Agnes Martin : Writings / Schriften

    By Agnes Martin

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012613
    • Publisher: Kunstmuseum Winterthur / Edition Cantz
    • Published: 1991
    (Ostfildern-Ruit). (1991). 8vo. 1st edition. Text in German and English. Heavy fading to spine of wrappers, with sole small dampstain to center. Singular notation inked to top of half-title page. VG in wrappers.
  • Leaves of Grass

    By Walt Whitman

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012453
    • Publisher: Peter Pauper Press
    • Published: n.d.
    8vo. Some rubbing and soiling to boards. Minor toning to endpapers along inside margins. Slight vertical indentation to a few leaves. Staining and toning to slipcase. VG in VG slipcase.
  • Martians, Go Home

    By Fredric Brown

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012422
    • Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1955
    8vo. 1st edition. Slight fading and wear to edges of boards, with a bit of chipping to head of spine. Minor stain to fore-edge of leaves. Small closed tear to fore-edge of pp. 183-186. Light chipping and tearing to edges of somewhat toned dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • The Prison and the American Imagination

    By Caleb Smith

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112012415
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    (2009). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Gentle bumping to head of spine. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • Sigmar Polke : 5 January to 26 January 1985

    By Sigmar Polke

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011654
    • Publisher: Mary Boone/Michael Werner
    • Published: 1985
    4to Exhibition catalogue. Some soiling to wrappers with heavy fading to spine. VG in wrappers.
  • Satiro-Plastic

    By Gary Panter

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011760
    • Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
    (Montreal). (Drawn and Quarterly). (2005). 18mo. 1st edition, SIGNED by Panter with a drawing. Slight bumping to spine ends and corners. Previous bookseller's price sticker to rear of d.j. VG/VG.
  • Bad Boy: My Life On and Off the Canvas

    By Eric Fischl

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011821
    • Publisher: Crown Publishers
    (2012). 8vo. 1st edition, INSCRIBED by both authors. Minor bumping and fading to head of spine, affecting d.j. Toning to leaves, especially at head of text block. Very slight soiling to d.j. VG/VG.
  • The Rudi Gernreich Book

    By Peggy Moffitt

    Our Price: $50.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011920
    • Publisher: Rizzoli
    (1991). 4to. 1st edition. Some fading to extremities of slightly rubbed boards. P.o.'s name inked to f.f.e.p. Bumping to spine ends and corners of d.j. Light toning to edges of d.j. VG/VG.
  • 8vo. Bound without plates. Some rubbing and wear to boards. Spine slightly faded, with repair to ends. Foxing to leaves. Good.
  • American Surfaces

    By Stephen Shore

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011876
    • Publisher: Phaidon Press Limited
    • Published: 2005
    (2005). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBLED by the author. One inch tear to d.j. front and very minor wear to corners. NF/VG.
  • Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance

    By Thomas Moore

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011807
    • Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell
    16mo. Over opened. Starting at rear hinge. Chipping and wear to corners and edges. Light toning to leaves. VG.
  • The Love Doll

    By Laurie Simmons

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011364
    • Publisher: Baldwin Gallery/Salon 94 Gallery/Tomio Koyama Gallery/Wilkinson Gallery
    [Baldwin Gallery/Salon 94 Gallery/Tomio Koyama Gallery/Wilkinson Gallery]. [2012]. 4to. INSCRIBED by the artist to Billy [Sullivan]. Some soiling to boards. VG.
  • Live in Your Head : When Attitudes Become Form : Works - Concepts - Processes - Situations - Information

    By Harald Szeemann

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011395
    • Publisher: Kunsthalle Bern
    • Published: 1969
    (Berne). 4to. Exhibition catalogue. Text in English, German, French and Italian. Slight warping to wrappers and leaves. Significant staining and toning to edgeworn wrappers. 1' chip to head of spine, with a few tears to tail. Toning to edges of clip bound leaves, with tiny tear to top edge of first leaf. Very occasional soiling to leaves. VG in wrappers.
  • Burton's Gentleman's Magazine, And Monthly American Review

    By Edgar A. Poe

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011524
    • Publisher: William E. Burton
    • Published: 1840
    8vo. Vols VI and VII. Ex Library. Scuffing and wear to boards and spine. Clear tape to spine, with call number label to middle. Previous owner's notes to front blanks. Foxing and occasional pencil notation to leaves. Small chip to fore-edge of vol. 8, no. 3 pp 111-112. Good.
  • Sigmar Polke : Drawings from the 1960's

    By Sigmar Polke

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011623
    • Publisher: David Nolan Gallery
    • Published: 1987
    8vo. Exhibition catalogue. Toning to margins of wrappers with light creasing. VG in wrappers.
  • Carroll Dunham : Drawings

    By Carroll Dunham

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011593
    • Publisher: Gallery Mukai
    • Published: 1991
    Oblong 8vo. Exhibition catalogue. Text in Japanese and English. Some soiling to wrappers with minor toning to margins. VG in wrappers.
  • Sites Choisis de Provence et de Languedoc : 56 Gravures sur Cuivre

    By Maurice de Lambert

    Our Price: $85.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011401
    • Publisher: Guilhot, Editeur
    (1943). 4to. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 945 copies (of 966 total). Chemise with 56 original engravings. Lacking slipcase. Minor toning to edges of leaves, with some uneven toning to verso of colophon. Uneven toning to chemise. Joints of chemise cracked, with spine starting to detach from cloth. VG in Good chemise.
  • Ellery Queen's Napoleons of Mystery

    By Ellery Queen

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011418
    • Publisher: Davis Publications
    (1978). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Frederic Dannay, aka Ellery Queen. Bumping to spine ends and corners. Lean to spine. Dampstaining to d.j. along hinges of front and back flaps. Chipping to toned d.j. at head and tail of spine. VG/G.
  • I Like It Here

    By Kinsley Amis

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199708250
    • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company
    (1958). 8vo. 1st American edition. Slight lean to spine. Bumping to spine ends and corners. She;f wear to extremities of boards with slight fraying. Stain to back board. Spots of soiling to title page and p.[5]. Large chip to botton of d.j. spine, with smaller chips to extremities. Soiling to d.j. VG/G.
  • Drawings to Poems by Dylan Thomas

    By Dylan Thomas

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011937
    • Publisher: The Enitharmon Press
    • Published: 1980
    (London). 8vo. 1st edition. Light wear to wrappers. P.o. inscription to half-title. VG in wrappers.
  • The American Review : Vol. 1, No. 2, February 1845

    By Edgar Allan Poe []

    Our Price: $2,000.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112011333
    • Publisher: Wiley & Putnam
    • Published: 1845
    8vo. Vol 1, No. 2. Includes the 1st printing of Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven on pp. 143-145. Frontis, title page, [113]-220. Bound in plain white paper with The American Review/February 1845 typed on front panel. Faint toning to margins of leaves. '31031' neatly penned to bottom margin of front blank. Occasional minor staining to leaves, with small repaired tear to fore-edge of pp. 205-206. VG in wrappers.

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