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cover of Bean Spasms

Bean Spasms

by Collaborations by Ted Berrigan & Roger Padgett; Illustrated & Drawings by Joe Brainard

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Kulchur Press, 1967. Near Fine, small rubs at edges of wrappers. Illustrated end pages. 7 1/2 x 10 in., 212 pp., wrappers. One of an edition of 1000 copies, a book that has been called the defining publication of the 1960s literary/Pop scene in New York. . First Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾"… Read more
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cover of Free at Last (Art Poster)

Free at Last (Art Poster)

by (King, Reverend Martin Luther)

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Very Good
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No Place: No Publisher No publisher, no place, no date, circa 1970s. Pencil signed lower left, name of artist undiciphered. Printed on stiff paper in red, black and white, and featuring Dr. King's image along with images of 5 other people. 21 1/2" w x 34" h. Very Good, small edge tears and creases. Well suited for framing, will be… Read more
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cover of (Art Exhibition Poster)  POP OP; Opening 4-7 P.M. December 1-31, 1965 at Sidney Janis , N. Y.

(Art Exhibition Poster) POP OP; Opening 4-7 P.M. December 1-31, 1965 at Sidney Janis , N. Y.

by . Andy Warhol, Jim Dine, Roy Lichstestein, Claes Oldenburg, Ellsworth Kelley and Several Others

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$450.00

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New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1965. SCARCE original poster for one of the most important exhibitions at Sidney Janis Gallery, and the first large-scale show of Pop art and The New Realist movement. In protest of the exhibition, Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, Philip Guston and Robert Motherwell all resigned from Janis Gallery. Very Good, 1 1/2" closed tear lower left… Read more
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cover of From a Small  Book of Hours in Latin

From a Small Book of Hours in Latin

by Illuminated Vellum Manuscript Leaf

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Near Fine
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$575.00

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Circa 15th Century 92.075 mm x 60.325 mm (2 3/8" x 3 5/8"), Small individual leaf with 11 lines of text in Latin, 14 lines of text verso. Delightfully bordered with intricate and colorful floral decorations that extend to the right edge and with only 1/4" margins at other 3 edges.Near Fine, the verso with old tape top and… Read more
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cover of (Advertising - Trolley Car)  Prevent Chafing ! An Ivory Soap Bath Leaves His Skin Smooth and Cool. His Sweet Soft Clothes are Ivory-washed, Too. IVORY SOAP  99 44/100% Pure. It Floats.

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The Proctor & Gamble Company, 1922. 11" h x 21" w original trolley car advertising sign for Ivory Soap, featuring Maud Tousey Fangel's illustration of a happy baby boy in diapers. I 207 - copyright 1922, The Proctor & Gamble co. Very Good Plus, printed on stiff cardboard, 1/2" tear top edge, faint stain right edge, light soiling and… Read more
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cover of (Advertising - Trolley Car)  FELS - NAPTHA. Naptha Dissolves Dirt. This Super-soap Holds Its Naptha to the Last Sliver. The Golden Bar with the Clean Naptha Odor Costs Little - Does Much.

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Philadelphia: Ad Craft Inc. 11" h x 21" w original trolley car advertising sign for Fels-Naptha soap. Ad Craft Inc., Phila bottom left. No date, circa 1920s, unfortunately no artist credited for this forward-looking modernist image. Very Good Plus, printed on stiff cardboard, stain to margin only bottom right corner, scant edge wear. A SCARCE sign, not found in online… Read more
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cover of (Artist's Book with Four Original Watercolors by Rainey Bennett) "to William A. Kittredge"

(Artist's Book with Four Original Watercolors by Rainey Bennett) "to William A. Kittredge"

by Book by Ann Bennett, Paintings by Rainey Bennett

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Near Fine
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$800.00

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No Place (Chicago): Ann and Rainey Bennett Original accordion-fold artist's book designed and constructed by Ann bennett containing four original watercolors, image size each 3 1/8" x 2 1/4" , by noted Chicago artist Rainey Bennett. Simply inscribed at rear "to William A. Kittredge". Kittredge was the head of the department of design and typography for Lakeside Press under… Read more
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cover of Archaic Chinese Jades Collected in China by A. W. Bahr: Now in Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Archaic Chinese Jades Collected in China by A. W. Bahr: Now in Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

by Described by Berthold Laufer

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Published
1927
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$1,000.00

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New York: Privately Printed for A. W. Bahr, 1927. Printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. at the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Fine in original green cloth with black label at spine printed and ruled in gilt, in unprinted brown paper jacket, Near Fine, chip at bottom edge of spine. Prior owner's name label front flap and his small bookplate… Read more
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cover of (Original Watercolor) Untitled Landscape

(Original Watercolor) Untitled Landscape

by Purcell, Joseph (Douglas), Canadian (1927-2015)

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Near Fine
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Canada: The Artist Noted Canadian artist Joseph Purcell was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1927. He studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art, becoming a professional artist around 1947. In 1953 he moved to Lunenberg, and painted there the rest of his life. He is known for his landscapes and seascapes of the Nova Scotia coast. 8… Read more
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cover of Kairo - One Hundred Patterns of Waves

Kairo - One Hundred Patterns of Waves

by DESIGN] Kamisaka SEKKA, Artist

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$4,500.00

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Teramachi Nijo, Kyoto, Japan : Yamada Unsodo (37) pages held together with 2 brads top end. 35 pages with tissue guards over multiple lovely woodblock prints, either 96 or 102 depending on how one repeated image is counted. With an additional full page black and silver woodblock print on rice paper (9" x 12 1/2") laid in. No date (in… Read more
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cover of FLORA; A Book of Drawings

FLORA; A Book of Drawings

by Bianco, Pamela; with Verses by Walter de la Mare

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Published
1919
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1919. Near Fine, small corner bumps and small creasesat spine ends, small contemporary prior owner name in pencil front end page, in a Very Good dust jacket, old external tape mends at spine ends. The lovely drawings of a 12 year old girl, Pamela Bianco, accompanied by the poems that Walter de la Mare was inspired by… Read more
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cover of Lilac Wind

Lilac Wind

by Poems by W. R. Johnson on a pulp painting made by Claire Van Vliet with Kathryn Clark.

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Signed 1st Edition
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$750.00

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Brookston, IN: Twinrocker Papermill, 1983. #105 of 150 copies SIGNED by Claire Van Vliet and Kathryn Clark. Housed in clamshell case from Japan covered in dark plum cloth with pale grey silky cloth inside and purple calf label on the spine with silver lettering. Printed at The Janus Press in Newark, Vermont. The pulp painting is shaped 12" high and… Read more
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cover of The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920

The Russian Ballet in Western Europe, 1909-1920

by Propert, W. A., With a Chapter on the Music by Eugene Goossens

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Published
1921
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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$500.00

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London: John Lane, 1921. #241 of 450 copies printed for sale in the United States. Features the works of Picasso, Derain, Matisse, and Bakst among others, as well as black and red avant-garde illustrations by Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) throughout. Original quarter white cloth over marbled boards, top edge gilt, Very Good, white cloth darkened, boards rubbed at edges, lacking the… Read more
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cover of Monografia de Las Escuelas de Pintura al Aire Libre

Monografia de Las Escuelas de Pintura al Aire Libre

by Secretaria De Educacion Publica

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Published
1926
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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$400.00

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Mexico: Editorial "Cultura", 1926. Copy # 925, bound in contemporary quarter whit cloth over marbled boards, Art Deco black and gold endpapers, 167 pages, llustrations (some color), portraits, photographs, index. Near Fine, slight darkening at spine, corners a bit rubbed, prior owner name in ink front end page. The EPALs (The Outdoor Painting Schools) movement began in Santa Anita,… Read more
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cover of Crackers

Crackers

by Ruscha, Edward

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Published
1969
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Hollywood, CA: Heavy Industry Publications, 1969. Plain beige card covers in white waxed paper jacket printed in orange, pages unnumbered, black and white photos. Based on the story by Mason Williams, "How to Derive the Maximum Enjoyment from Crackers." Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, slight creasing along top edge, gift inscription to prior owner front end page.… Read more
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cover of The Aristocracy of Art: Merle Armitage. An Address Before the California Art Club Open Forum, Los Angeles, March 4, 1929

The Aristocracy of Art: Merle Armitage. An Address Before the California Art Club Open Forum, Los Angeles, March 4, 1929

by Armitage, Merle; Grant Edward Dahlstrom; Jake Zeitlin

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Published
1929
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$250.00

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Los Angeles: Jake Zeitlin, 1929. One of "500 Copies Printed in June 1929 by The Mayers Company Los Angeles Decoration by Grace Marion Brown Typography by Grant Dahlstrom". Fine in plain black wrappers in Near Fine handmade black paper jacket, title label front wrapper, small chips and tears at spine ends. [9] pages : illustrations. The first book by Merle… Read more
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cover of {Two Sketchbooks} Original Drawings in Charcoal, Pastel, Watercolor and Pencil

{Two Sketchbooks} Original Drawings in Charcoal, Pastel, Watercolor and Pencil

by Salas, Juan Antonio Orrego

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Published
1955
Condition
Near Fine
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Bloomington, Indiana and Santiago, Chile: The Artist, 1955. Two original artist's sketchbooks, one 12" x 9" ring-bound water color paper with 34 drawings, 23 in charcoal, 9 in pastels, 1 water color and 1 in pencil, most titled and dated in 1955; the second 11" x 7 1/2" ring-bound with 53 pencil drawings, including 3 with color pencil, the drawings… Read more
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cover of As You Like It

As You Like It

by Shakespeare, William; Designs in Colour for Decor and Costumes By SALVADOR DALI

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Published
1953
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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$150.00

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London: The Folio Society, 1953. Near Fine in original green cloth, spine faded as usual, in a Very Good dust jacket, 1/2" triangular chip top edge front panel at spine. . First Thus. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of Opium. The Diary of a Cure

Opium. The Diary of a Cure

by Cocteau, Jean; Translated from the French

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Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First English Edition
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$200.00

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London: Peter Owen Limited, 1957. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Near Fine, small top corner bumps, in a Near Fine dust jacket, spine a hint of darkening. . First English Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of The House Without Windows. A Novel

The House Without Windows. A Novel

by Sandoz, Maurice; Illustrated by Salvador Dali

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Published
1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

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London: William Campion, 1950. Near Fine, small top corner bump, in Very Good dust jacket, spine browned, jacket soiled and spotted, small chips and edge wear. old internal tape mends at fold edges. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Tall 8vo.
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