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Trara! Die Post is da!

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Published
1920
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$400.00

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Esslingen: J. F. Schreiber, 1920. Oblong 32mo. (8)ff. An unused booklet with "magic leaves," which reveal a picture when lightly passed over with a pencil. Bound in pictorial wrappers featuring an old-fashioned horse and buggy and the caption "Schnellzeichner". Minor soiling to exterior, else fine, and especially scarce with a clean interior.
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$400.00
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Heights of Macchu Picchu

by Neruda, Pablo

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1998
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$1,750.00

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(N.p.): Limited Editions Club, 1998. Ranney, Edward. Oblong folio. (26)ff. One of 300 copies. Signed by the photographer Edward Ranney. Illustrated with ten superb photographs of Macchu Picchu by Ranney, recreated as gravure plates by Jon Goodman of Hadley, MA. Printed at Dan Carr and Julia Ferrari's Golgonooza Letter Foundry and Press on heavy-weight mould-made Arches paper. Bound in… Read more
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$1,750.00
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London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1867. Small quarto. (36)pp. Illustrated with thirty-two chromolithographs, each with verse or prose captions. The book is divided into four subjects: Sunny Days, Home for the Holidays, Right and Wrong, and Picture Rhymes of Happy Times. Most of the scenes take place on farms and feature children as the main figures, but other settings… Read more
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$575.00
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(Mount Horeb, WI): Perishable Press, 2003. Lee, Jim, Henrik Drescher, Peter Sis, and David McLimans. Small quarto. (20)ff. One of 109 copies. The four artists contributed a total of ten illustrations, hand-printed from unmounted eleven-point dies, in a variety of colors. The book also employs five typefaces hand-set in five different sizes and imprinted on five different mould-made papers,… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Lager Lieder

by Hirsch, Roslyn and David (trans.)

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1991
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$1,750.00

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Providence, RI: Ziggurat Press, 1991. Feldman, Walter. Oblong octavo. (30)pp. One of seventeen special copies, signed by the artist, Walter Feldman. Ten linocut illustrations, whose harsh blacks and whites evoke the horrors of the concentration camps too unimaginable to comprehend beyond the abstract. Feldman himself was a prisoner in the Sachsenhausen camp, later becoming an art professor at Brown… Read more
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$1,750.00
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Little Maids

by Kemp, W. (Maria Adelaide Marsh)

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1876
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$975.00

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London: Griffith & Farran, 1876. Kemp, W. (Maria Adelaide Marsh). Quarto. 21pp. Illustrations and text printed together anastatically. Kemp's elaborate calligraphy and illustrations imbue her rhymes with whimsy, making them more worthy of the category of fairy tale rather than nursery rhyme. Exceedingly rare. Bound in red cloth stamped in black and gold. Light soiling at edges, rubbing to… Read more
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$975.00
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Musick in Partes

by Shakespeare, William

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2017
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$1,750.00

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Mission, British Columbia: Barbarian Press, 2017. Lawrence, John. 24mo. (79)pp., + six loose plates. One of 60 deluxe copies. Engravings by John Lawrence printed largely from wood, with some detailed spots in larger engravings from polymer plates, all in the Press' customary assortment of bright colors. Texts from over forty songs and several poems from every period of Shakespeare's… Read more
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$1,750.00
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Emerson G. Wulling. Printer for Pleasure

by Schanilec, Gaylord

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2000
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$400.00

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(Stockholm, WI): Midnight Paper Sales, 2000. Schanilec, Gaylord. Folio. 72pp. One of 166 copies. Signed by Schanilec. A combination of Schanilec's color wood engravings, ink-jet and lithographic reproductions, and ephemera illustrate this celebration of Wulling's work. Introduction by Robert Rulon-Miller. Checklist appended. Bound in quarter brown silk with leather spine label and blue paper, printed with Schanilec's mark, over… Read more
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$400.00
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The Infant's Cabinet of Various Objects

by Marshall, John

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Published
1976
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$475.00

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London (but Hertfordshire): John Marshall (but Anne and Peter Stockham), 1976. One of forty-eight copies. In this "cabinet," there are two miniature books and a collection of twenty-eight hand-colored engravings of the objects listed in the books. The books are bound in full leather, one maroon and one orange. The whole is boxed in a cloth-covered blue slipcase with… Read more
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$475.00
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London: Soncino Press, 1930. Rutherston, Albert. Small quarto. xl, (3), 209pp. One of nine copies printed on Roman Vellum, signed by the editor, Cecil Roth, and the illustrator, Albert Rutherston. With fourteen full-page stencilled illustrations, plus seventy small ornaments, all in color. Rutherston's bright depictions of the Passover story, including illustrations of the Jews under Pharaoh, the parting of… Read more
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$40,000.00
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Newark. A Series of Engravings on Wood

by Eaton, Walter Prichard

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Published
1917
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$850.00

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Newark, NJ: Carteret Book Club, 1917. Ruzicka, Rudolph. Quarto. 52pp. One of 200 copies. Illustrated with five full-page color illustrations, printed by hand and each signed by Ruzicka. Also includes twelve black & white engravings produced by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press. Born in Bohemia in 1883, Ruzicka arrived in Chicago in the early 1890's and trained in… Read more
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$850.00
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Water of the Wondrous Isles

by Morris, William

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1897
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$9,500.00

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(Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1897. Morris, William. Quarto. (xii), 340, (viii)pp. One of 250 copies on paper. With numerous initials and ornaments. Printed in Chaucer type, with chapter titles and marginal notes in red. Each of the six parts begins with a wide border and a fourteen-line initial block containing the entire first word. This was the last book Morris… Read more
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$9,500.00
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Thirteen Irish Writers on Ireland

by Skelton, Robin

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1971
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$950.00

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(Boston): David R. Godine, 1971. Coughlin, Jack. Quarto. 4ff., 26ff. One of 100 copies. Unbound as issued, and presented in thirteen blue-green paper folders. Each folder contains a signed etching by Coughlin. These etchings are portraits of the authors whose work has been selected by Robin Skelton, and the pairing of the text and portrait is an "attempt to… Read more
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$950.00
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Leipzig: Magazin für Industrie und Literatur, 1816. Oblong octavo. 15ff. Komische Mahlerey, or "Funny Paintings," is a book of "reversible faces," containing fifteen etchings which become different characters when viewed right-side up or upside-down. Both sides of the image are labeled in German, and the two faces are often revealed to contrast with or comment on each other: a… Read more
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$8,500.00
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$144 a Month. Life in the Safety Net

by Bogira, Steve

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1993
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$500.00

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Chicago: Sherwin Beach Press, 1993. Tappin, Mike. Oblong octavo. 21pp. One of 200 copies. Four photographs by Tappin depict people living on insubstantial government funds, the "safety net." The text, originally published in 1983 in the Chicago Reader, details the lives of those hovering at the poverty line, those who "are too good at surviving," and the government systems… Read more
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$500.00
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End Grain: Contemporary Wood Engraving in North America

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Published
1994
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$2,850.00

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Mission, BC: Barbarian Press, 1994. Small quarto. (384)pp. From an edition of 430 copies, this is one of 250 in quarter cloth with patterned paper covers. Essays on wood engraving in Canada and in the USA are followed by approximately 150 examples of the artists' work. Text, including biographical notes, is printed in blue and black on cream mouldmade… Read more
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$2,850.00
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Wild West Rhymes

by Hodgman, Carolyn S.

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Published
1918
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$275.00

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NY: E. M. Leavens Co, 1918. Stecher, William F.. Quarto. (12)pp. Bold, colorful illustrations of the American West, including American Indians, cowboys, stage coaches, and frontier cabins, accompany explanatory text, printed in blue, red, and brown. Bound in color printed wrappers. Some bumping to corners, tiny tear at bottom of rear cover, else very good.
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Dear Elena: Letters for Elena Ferrante

by Cane, Tina

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Published
2016
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$50.00

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Providence, RI: Skillman Avenue Press, 2016. Solondz, Esther. Oblong 16mo. (27)pp. One of 150 copies. Signed by the author. Portraits of women appear on semi-translucent sheets laid over Cane's poems, which are structured as letters. Bound in pale blue paper with a cutout on the upper cover through which another portrait appears. Fine.
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Colin Franklin's Beekeeping Diary of Early Summer

by Franklin, Colin

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Published
2002
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$200.00

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Cincinnati, OH: Press on Scroll Road, 2002. Rorer, Abigail. Octavo. (22)pp. One of 102 copies. Inscribed by the author. Three engravings by Abigail Rorer accompany Colin Franklin's compassionate and pastoral account of beekeeping activities. One five-line initial and two three-line initials, printed in red. Bound in quarter silk with decorative paper covers featuring bees and honeycomb. Fine. Prospectus laid… Read more
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$200.00
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November Twenty Six Nineteen Hundred Sixty Three

by Berry, Wendell

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Published
1964
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$95.00

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NY: Braziller, 1964. Shahn, Ben. Oblong 16mo. (16)ff. One of 3013 copies on handmade Fabriano paper, signed by the author and the illustrator. The poem, a moving tribute to John F. Kennedy, is lettered by Ben Shahn, with his drawings on each verso, and one tipped-in color plate. Light toning to spine, else fine in linen boards lettered by… Read more
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$95.00