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The Dripping Faucet

by Gorey, Edward

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4,200.00

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Worcester, MA: Metacom Press, 1989. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, signed limited deluxe issue. One of 26 lettered copies signed by Edward Gorey and with illustrations hand-colored by him as well. Near Fine with shallow, faint creases to wraps. Tall, thin quarto (2 1/4" x 11"), in publisher's string-bound illustrated mustard wraps printed in black. A "cut-apart"… Read more
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$4,200.00
image of [The Cottingley Fairies] Alice and the Fairies; Iris and the Gnome; Alice and the Leaping Fairy; Fairy Offering Flowers to Iris [and] Fairy Sunbath

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[Printed by Harold Snelling], 1920. A complete collection of five photographs of the Cottingley Fairies taken by Frances Griffiths and Elsie Wright between 1917 and 1920. One of the greatest photographic hoaxes of all time, perpetrated by two young cousins age 16 and 9. Armed with a camera, the two girls set out to prove the existence of fairies,… Read more
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$32,000.00
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On the Passage of a Few People Through a Rather Brief Moment in Time: The Situationist International 1957-1972

by Sussman, Elisabeth [Editor]; Greil Marcus

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1989
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

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Boston / Cambridge: ICA Boston / MIT Press, 1989. First Edition. First edition. viii, 200 pp. Bound in publisher's tan cloth with black spine lettering. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket, slightly rubbed and a little stained,, sticker shadow on rear panel. Documents an important exhibition of the avant-garde political/anti-art group The Situationist International.
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$150.00
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Willem de Kooning Drawings

by De Kooning, Willem

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Signed Limited First Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

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New York: Walker and Company, 1967. Signed Limited First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, limited issue; one of 100 numbered copies signed by Willem de Kooning. Bound in publisher's original white paper-covered boards stamped in black. Near Fine with toning, light foxing to textblock edge and light spine-lean. In a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket lightly soiled,… Read more
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$1,250.00
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An Endless Adventure... An Endless Passion... An Endless Banquet: A Situationist Scrapbook

by Blazwick, Iwona [Editor]; Mark Francis; Peter Wollen; Malcolm Imrie

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1989
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

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London and New York: ICA / Verso, 1989. First Edition. First edition. 96 pp. Publisher's wraps coated with sandpaper. Near Fine with typical rubbing to sandpaper along top edge. A book to accompany the ICA exhibition On the Passage of a Few People Through a Brief Period of Time, covering the avant-garde political and art movement The Situationist International.… Read more
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$125.00
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CIOPW

by Cummings, E. E.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,500.00

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New York: Covici, Friede, 1931. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, limited to 391 copies and signed on the title page by E. E. Cummings in watercolor. Bound in original burlap over boards with upper board stamped in silver. Near Fine with slight toning and soiling to cloth, short split started at the bottom of the front outer… Read more
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$1,500.00
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The Grammar of Ornament

by Jones, Owen

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1856
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$12,500.00

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London: Day and Son, 1856. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition of this beautiful repository of design samples from around the world and one of the finest color printed books of its era. Large folio measuring 15 x 22.5 inches, bound in publisher's original brown half morocco over dark green cloth boards, with Egyptianate gilt decoration to the… Read more
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$12,500.00
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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

by Montaigne, Michel de; Salvador Dali [Illustrator]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1947
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Signed Limited Illustrated Edition
Item Price
$1,100.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1947. Signed Limited Illustrated Edition. Near Fine. Signed by Salvador Dali on the limitation page; this copy is #583 out of 1,000. Bound in publisher's original coarse blue cloth stamped in gilt and black, with top edge gilt. Near Fine with former owner gift inscription to front free endpaper. Mild streaks… Read more
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$1,100.00
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Lysistrata

by Aristophanes; Pablo Picasso [Illustrations]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Signed Limited Edition
Item Price
$6,500.00

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New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Signed Limited Edition. Near Fine/Fair. First and limited edition, copy number 1,499 of 1,500 signed by Pablo Picasso. Bound in publisher's decorated paper-covered boards. Heavy Foxing to pages, else Near Fine, in tattered glassine wrapper and slipcase, which is in pieces and lacking several panels. Illustrated by Picasso with six original… Read more
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$6,500.00
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Negro Drawings

by Covarrubias, Miguel; Frank Crowninshield [Introduction]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1927
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition; Limited Issue
Item Price
$9,800.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927. First Edition; Limited Issue. Fine. An important association copy, signed and inscribed by the artist. First edition, first printing. Limited issue; copy 92 of 100 numbered copies, with an original drawing by Miguel Covarrubias. Beneath the drawing Covarrubias has warmly inscribed, "To Frank Crowninshield to whom this book owes so much, Love,… Read more
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$9,800.00
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Kiel, Germany: Karl Lüth, 1930. Oblong folio. Unpaginated. 40 chromolithographic plates, with title page and terminal price list. Staple bound quarter brown cloth,brown paper wraps printed in brown. Good+, rubbed around the edges, spine a little frayed, small closed tear to lower edge of upper wrapper and many pages. An early trade catalogue for Karl Lüth, a German… Read more
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$300.00
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Roy Lichtenstein: Landscape Sketches 1984-1985

by Lichtenstein, Roy; Constance Glenn [Introduction]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1986
Edition
Deluxe First Edition
Item Price
$8,500.00

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1986. Deluxe First Edition. Limited edition, copy #12 of only 100 numbered, signed and dated "'86" by Roy Lichtenstein. Unbound as issued in original cloth folding case, housed in original cardboard mailing envelope with printed spine label laid in. 6 pp. folded booklet. 24 color reproductions with tissue guards. Fine. The American… Read more
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$8,500.00
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CIOPW

by Cummings, E. E.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1931
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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New York: Covici, Friede, 1931. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, limited to 391 copies and signed on the title page by E. E. Cummings in watercolor. A review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Bound in original burlap over boards with upper board stamped in silver. Near Fine with short splits started at the outer joint ends,… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Synesthesia

by McKenna, Terence [Text]; Timothy C. Ely [Art]; Philip Gallo [Typography]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
Signed Limited First Edition
Item Price
$7,500.00

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New York: Granary Books, 1992. Signed Limited First Edition. Fine. First edition. An artist's book containing drawn and painted images by Timothy C. Ely, set against text written by Terence McKenna, with typography by Philip Gallo. From a limited edition of only 75 copies, signed by McKenna and Ely. Of those 75, there were 55 numbered copies and… Read more
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$7,500.00
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Negro: Anthology made by Nancy Cunard: 1931-1933

by Cunard, Nancy [Editor]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$22,500.00

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London: Nancy Cunard at Wishart & Co, 1934. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing of Cunard's ambitious compilation all aspects of history and culture of the African in Africa, or the diaspora featuring contributions from an impressive array of leading lights of the Harlem Renaissance, such as Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Arthur A. Schomberg, W.E.B.… Read more
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$22,500.00
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Love is a Dog from Hell

by Bukowski, Charles

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. Advance review copy of the first edition. Signed by Charles Bukowski on the title page. Bound in original yellow wraps with publisher's review slip tipped on front cover. Near Fine with several tiny spots to the textblock edge, in Very Good original acetate jacket, with a some… Read more
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$2,500.00
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Walt Disney's Fantasia

by Taylor, Deems; [Walt Disney]

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1940
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$2,500.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's beige cloth stamped in royal blue. Fine, in a Near Fine dust jacket with original price of $3.75 intact, with light edge wear and light rubbing; blind side is toned and with faint stain at the foot of the spine not… Read more
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$2,500.00
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The Work of Szukalski

by Szukalski, Stanislav

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Published
1923
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4,500.00

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Chicago: Covici-McGee, 1923. First Edition. First Edition. No. 40 of an unstated limitation. Szukalski's own copy signed on half-title and presented to psychedelic artist Rick Griffin in 1978. The inscription reads, "Within this book is the way I learned to do art. Doing my best without models. To Rick Griffin, [signed] Stanislav Szukalski" Unpaginated. Illustrated with b&w and 14… Read more
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$4,500.00
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Projects in Design: Sculpture and Architecture

by Szukalski, Stanislav

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1929
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4,000.00

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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1929. First Edition. First edition, trade issue. Signed presentation copy from Szukalski's personal library with the inscription on dedication page, "Incidentally! By a good luck I met Rick Griffin who unknowingly is named after prehistoric Polish ancestors from Holy Riga on the Baltic. Be ever well. [signed] Stanislav Szukalski. 1978-XII-20th-day." 53 pp. +… Read more
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$4,000.00
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Stragula (1920s German imitation linoleum catalog)

by Deutsche Linoleum-Werke A.-G (DLW)

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1920
Item Price
$400.00

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[Berlin]: Deutsche Linoleum-Werke A.-G (DLW), 1920. Unpaginated. Brown cloth-backed stapled wrappers, lettered in brown and red. Very Good, a little worn and frayed along edges, some foxing to contents, a few pencil notations. Rare early 1920s linoleum trade catalog from Germany, with many modern designs, often based on rug fabric patterns (for an odd pseudo-homespun aesthetic), and illustrations… Read more
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$400.00