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Marmerpapier

by van Daal, Geert

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1980
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$2,250.00

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Buren: Frits Knuf, 1980. van Daal, Geert. Folio. (71)pp. One of 55 copies. Signed by the author at the colophon, and also inscribed by him at the half-title: "For Faith Shannon, with kind regards! / May 1981". Twenty large samples of van Daal's marbled papers exhibit his skillful precision, his eye for both color and detail, and his innovation.… Read more
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$2,250.00
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Moon over Denver

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Published
1998
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$450.00

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(Vancouver, BC): A Lone Press, 1998. 64mo. (11)ff. Partially accordionfold, held in place by a slit in the rear paste-down. Minimalistic illustrations throughout follow the narrator's tale of an adventure through moonlit Denver. An early production by Rollin Milroy, later proprietor of Heavenly Monkey, with his clever touches to type and text already evident. Bound in gray paper over… Read more
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$450.00
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Woman in Detail

by Miller, Patrick

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1947
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$1,850.00

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London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1947. Severin, Mark. Octavo. 64pp. From an edition of 550, this is one of 100 copies printed on Arnold's English mould-made paper and specially bound. Signed by the author and the illustrator. Six drawings by Mark Severin depict larger-than-life, almost deific, women, whose bodies and heads appear to be as much landscape as figure, with… Read more
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$1,850.00
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The Gehenna Florilegium

by Hecht, Anthony

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1998
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$20,000.00

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(Rockport, ME): Gehenna Press, 1998. Baskin, Leonard. Folio. (65)pp. From an edition of fifty, this is one of ten deluxe copies, accompanied by a page of Hecht's manuscript, three drawings by Baskin, one of the original woodcut blocks, and a suite of woodcuts printed in black with several colored by Baskin. Signed by both Hecht and Baskin at the… Read more
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(N.p., 1910. 16mo. (ii), 60, (4)pp. A lush hand-embellished prayer book, with an array of finely executed original illustrations, including three full-page compositions and around fifty smaller miniatures representing architectural, pastoral, theological, and ecological subjects. Each spread receives a unique border, illuminated and using a vast variety of colors, all of which show impressive brightness of hue and exactness… Read more
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$7,500.00
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Codex Miscellany

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Published
2013
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$250.00

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Vancouver, BC: Heavenly Monkey, 2013. Octavo. (12)pp. One of fifty copies. A compilation of several works, poetic and in prose, all with illustrations of varying techniques. The contributors—Harold Budd, Scott Morgan, Briony Morrow-Cribbs, Barbara Hodgson, and Hermann Ihlenburg—all would be working with Heavenly Monkey on projects over the coming year. Each broaches a different topic, with varying tones, ranging… Read more
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$250.00
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The Simple Line

by van Sandwyk, Charles

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2007
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$1,250.00

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(Vancouver): Heavenly Monkey, 2007. van Sandwyk, Charles. Quarto. (5)ff. The printer's copy, signed by the contemporary Canadian artist Charles van Sandwyk. With six tipped-in etchings, five from the artist's earliest period, plus one executed for this work. A brief essay about etching by van Sandwyk accompanies the artwork. Printed on sumptuous cream-colored paper and bound in buff cloth. Paper… Read more
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$1,250.00
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Francisco Griffo da Bologna: Fragments and Glimpses

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2020
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$750.00

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(Vancouver, BC): Heavenly Monkey, 2020. Octavo. 112, (2)pp. One of fifty numbered copies. Initials throughout are simplified variations of Griffo's type for Ottaviano Petrucci's 1513 Paulina de recta Paschae. A compendium of biographical insights on the mysterious Griffo, along with a leaf from the Aldine 1502 edition of Ovid's Heroides and a bibliography of Griffo's known publications. A version… Read more
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Vancouver, BC: Heavenly Monkey, 2015. Hodgson, Barbara and Claudia Cohen. Small octavo. 16, (6)pp., + 11 plates, + (4)pp. One of six A. P. copies. Signed by the contributors: Barbara Hodgson (author, illustrator, and designer), Rollin Milroy (printer), and Claudia Cohen (binder). An exploration, in theory and practice, of the intersection of art and science, Hodgson here imagines a… Read more
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$6,500.00
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Heures Nouvelles: Gros Caractères Ornées de Gravurea

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1816
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$1,750.00

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Paris: Janet, 1816. 24mo. (xi), 402pp. First edition, deluxe issue. Illustrated with five stippled engravings of Christ and various saints, colored and heightened in gold. Title page in gold, with red flourishes. A lovely, complete book of hours, with sections for saints' days, daily prayers, readings for communion, confession, and a variety of spiritual and mortal events, plus an… Read more
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$1,750.00
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Ars Anatomica

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2004
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$400.00

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(Vancouver): Heavenly Monkey, 2004. Minegishi, Shinsuke. (25)ff. One of fifty copies signed by the artist. Illustrated with ten wood engravings by Shinsuke Minegishi that explore the alternative possibilites presented by the form of various bits of human anatomy. The engravings of a beetle earring on an ear, two feet holding an apple, and an eyeball in a dreamscape, among… Read more
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$400.00
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Books Are My Utopia

by Various authors

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2020
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$475.00

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(Vancouver, BC): Heavenly Monkey, 2020. Rueter, William. 16mo. (18)ff. One of thirty-six copies. Signed by the calligrapher. A celebration of books and letters, with each sheet printed from reproductions of William Rueter's calligraphy with polymer plates, then with embellishments added by hand. Quotations on the sustaining power of books on each sheet. Titans of the literary, philosophical, bibliographic, and… Read more
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$475.00
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The Girl with the Mask of a Crow and Other Stories

by Sievewright, Kara

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2004
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$750.00

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Vancouver, BC: Heavenly Monkey, 2004. Sievewright, Kara. Square small octavo. (18)ff. One of thirty copies, signed by the author/artist, Kara Sievewright, at the colophon. A collection of short stories originally published as zines. Each story—"A Small Shimmer of Things," "The Girl with the Mask of a Crow," and "The City of the Birds"—is illustrated with images from the originals,… Read more
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$750.00
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(Vancouver, BC): Heavenly Monkey and C. V. S. Fine Arts, 2000. van Sandwyk, Charles. Small octavo. (18)pp. One of fifty copies. Signed by Charles van Sandwyk at the colophon. Engraved frontispiece and colophon illustrations. Facsimile of van Sandwyk's first book tipped in after bibliographic text, with a second copy, unfolded, laid in beside it. A both friendly and scholarly… Read more
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$850.00
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by Budd, Harold

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2010
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$550.00

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Vancouver, BC: Heavenly Monkey, 2010. Budd, Harold. Octavo. (10)pp. One of six A.P. copies. With four original etchings by Harold Budd, as after the first ten copies of the regular edition. The frontispiece and colophon etchings bear Budd's initials in pencil. These illustrations, along with Budd's four poems, make up Heavenly Monkey Artist Pamphlet Series No. 1. Bound in… Read more
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Two Lovers on a Bench: An Extract from the Opera Einstein on the Beach

by Johnson, Samuel M.

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Published
2009
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$650.00

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Vancouver, BC: Heavenly Monkey, 2009. Ando, Mariko. Octavo. (11)pp. One of twenty-five copies. Frontispiece of a couple on a bench hand-pulled, signed, dated, and numbered by Mariko Ando. Created as a celebration of twenty years of marriage, the book reproduces the fifth "Knee Play" from Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's celebrated opera. Text printed in black and red. Bound… Read more
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$650.00
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A Short Story of Science Fiction

by Burgess, Anthony

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1999
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$350.00

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Vancouver, BC: A Lone Press, 1999. (15)pp. One of thirty-six copies. A near-continuous color illustration of a surreal sunrise follows a one-sentence story, written by Burgess and appearing in a lost-to-the-printer volume of similarly brief tales. An introduction states that the printer committed the sentence to memory, and asks for lenience from the author's estate on its printing. Bound… Read more
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Suites: Song

by García Lorca, Federico

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Published
2010
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$2,750.00

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(San Francisco), 2010. Ingmire, Thomas. Manuscript on paper. Small quarto. 12ff. In the colophon for this work, Ingmire notes that this work grew from an earlier collaboration involving his calligraphic interpretation of Lorca's poetry and original art by Manuel Neri. Where that earlier project treated what Ingmire calls Lorca's "more despairing poetry," this selection of four poems from Lorca's… Read more
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My Dark Room

by George, David

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2012
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$550.00

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(Vancouver, B.C.): Heavenly Monkey, 2012. Octavo. 6ff. One of two artist's proof copies out of a total edition of fifty. Includes frontispiece and colophon illustrations, each reproducing one of the artist's original photograms as a photogravure; in the regular edition, each copy received only one of these. The second in the Heavenly Monkey Artists' Pamphlet series, this edition offers… Read more
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A Young Printer in San Francisco: Robert R. Reid 1949

by Reid, Robert R.

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Published
2007
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$375.00

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(Vancouver, BC): Heavenly Monkey, 2007. Taylor, Andrea. Octavo. (8)ff. From an edition of fifty, all signed by the author, this is copy number one of ten containing a frontispiece linocut portrait of the author by Andrea Taylor, signed and numbered by the artist, as well as a photo etching of Reid from a snapshot taken while he was en… Read more
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$375.00