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A Season in Hell

by Rimbaud, Arthur; Mapplethorpe, Robert (Photographer); Schmidt, Paul (Translator)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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Boston/New York: Bullfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, 1997. First Thus . Hardcover. Near Fine. Mapplethorpe, Robert. Orig. published by the Limited Editions Club in 1986, this is the First Edition from Bullfinch Press, with a new Introduction by translator Paul Schmidt. Dramatic black-and-white photographs from the estate of Robert Mapplethorpe (1997) bring new meaning to Rimbaud's stark treatise… Read more
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George Miller Fotágrafo/Photographer

by Miller, George (Photographer); Guzmán Urbiola, Xavier

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Gargoyle Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
ISBN
9786077611127
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$175.00

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Mexico: Museo Archivo de la Fotografia, 2009. Limited Edition . Soft cover. Fine. Miller, George. Profiles the work of the esteemed photographer of Mexico, focusing on the early images he captured there when he arrived as a young man in the early 1950s. Designed to accompany an exhibition of his work at the Museo Archivo de la Fotografis,… Read more
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Flashing on the Sixties: Photographs

by Law, Lisa; Das, Ram; Ram Das

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780811818148
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$50.00

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San Francisco, California: Chronicle Books, 1997. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Fine. Law, Lisa. Loving tribute to the people & places that personified the 1960s, profusely illustrated with both black-and-white & full-color photographs by Ms Law, who made a documentary film of the same name. Foreword by Baba Ram Das, another sixties' icon. A FIRST EDITION,… Read more
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The Silent Miaow: A Manual for Kittens, Strays, and Homeless Cats

by Gallico, Paul W. (Editor); Szasz, Susanne (illustrator)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1964
Condition
G+/VG-
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$25.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1964. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. G+/VG-/No Jacket. Szasz, Susanne. Heartwarming collection of black-and-white photos & guidelines for adopting abandoned kitties, with accompanying captions & text written in the voices of the cat whom the author found as a stray at her home in Long Island, New York, "translated… Read more
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Unicorns I Have Known

by Vavra, Robert

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
ISBN
9780688022037
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$65.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: William Morrow and Company, 1983. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Funk, Barbara. Author's first book to document his sightings of these magical creatures of myth, beginning with his first photographs from Tamazunchale, Mexico, in 1967, & chronicling sightings over the ensuing two decades as he traveled through Egypt,… Read more
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$65.00
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Paul McCartney: Now and Then

by Barrow, Tony; Bextor, Robin; Newby, Julian (Editor)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780634069192
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$15.00

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Hal Leonard Corp, 2004. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Near Fine. Intimate portrait of the world's most successful singer & songwriter,'' from his early days with the Beatles to his contemporary career & personal life. In 144 pages, with tons of photos in both black & white & full color. A First Edition, First… Read more
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Egypt throughout the Ages

by Egyptian State Tourism Department

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1950
Condition
VG-
Edition
First English Language Edition
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$25.00

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Cairo, Egypt: R. Schindler, 1950. First English Language Edition . Soft cover. VG-. Issued by the Egyptian State Tourism Dept in Cairo, this book was issued Free with the aim of "making Egypt better known" to the world, summarizing its history & politics, arts & culture. No date in book, but research places it c. 1950 (while King… Read more
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Nightmares in the Sky: Gargoyles and Grotesques

by King, Stephen

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
ISBN
9780670823079
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$35.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 1988. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Fitzgerald, f-Stop. Breathtakingly beautiful photographs of gargoyles, grotesques, green men, & other carved creatures who grace old buildings, particularly those in the Gothic style. Text by horror master Stephen King (pgs 7-35) is followed by duotone & full-color photographs by f-Stop Fitzgerald… Read more
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The Imagery of Art Wolfe

by Wolfe, Art; Bergman, Charles (Introduction)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1985
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
ISBN
9780916567064
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$55.00

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Santa Barbara, California: SilverWest Designs, Inc., 1985. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good+/Good-. Wolfe, Art. Stunning collection of the nature images of photographer Art Wolfe, in 143 pages, with an essay, "Learning How to See,'' by Charles Bergman. A FIRST EDITION, First Printing, this oversized square hardcover book has cinnamon-colored cloth-over-boards with silver lettering to front… Read more
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Anastasia's Album: The Last Tsar's Youngest Daughter Tells Her Own Story

by Brewster, Hugh

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780786802920
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$20.00

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New York/Toronto: Hyperion/Madison Press Books, 1996. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Children's book, a true story of the life of the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, in 64 pages, with vintage photos & entries from her letters & diaries showing what her life was like inside the royal palace with her… Read more
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Hollywood

by Dolce, Domenico; Gabbana, Stefano

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Gargoyle Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
ISBN
9782843235269
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$60.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Assouline, 2003. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The famed designers offer this huge collection of photos of Hollywood celebrities, wearing their fashions, in 224 pages, with photos sectioned into Glamour, Power, Romance, Red Carpet, Seduction, & Leading Men. Scattered quotes, but mostly the photos are left to speak for… Read more
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Bethesda: A Social History

by Offutt, William

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Numbered Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780964381902
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$50.00

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Bethesda, Maryland: Innovation Game, 1995. Limited Numbered Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. Draws on the personal memories of residents past & present, along with local histories, newspaper records, & other documentary data, to portray the social history of Bethesda, Maryland, & all its neighborhoods, Emphasis is on the 10th century, focusing on changes between the pre-… Read more
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Some Old Ranchos and Adobes

by Rush, Philip S.

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
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$40.00

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San Diego, California: Neyenesch Printers, Inc., 1965. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Presents the history & lore of some of the earliest land grant & farm settlements in California both before & after the "American occupation,'' drawing on personal visits over the early-mid-20th century & earlier local histories. Focus is on the early ranchos… Read more
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The Next Wave: The World of Surfing

by Carroll, Nick (Editor)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
ISBN
9781558591622
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$30.00

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New York, New York: Abbeville Press, 1991. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Gorgeous tribute to the world's best surfing spots, described by those who have surfed them, lavishly illustrated with 250 color photographs. In 240 pages, with Index & Glossary, biographical portraits of famous surfers, & more, this is a First Edition, first… Read more
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A Pictorial History of the Negro in America

by Hughes, Langston; Meltzer, Milton

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1963
Condition
VG-
Edition
Revised Edition 5th or later Printing
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$100.00

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New York, New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1963. Revised Edition 5th or later Printing. Hardcover. VG-/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. An authoritative, panoramic picture story" of African American history in the United States, including over 1000 illustrations from old prints, engravings, woodcuts, photographs, & paintings, in 337 pages + an Epilogue, Reading List, Photo Credits,… Read more
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The Doors: The Illustrated History

by Sugerman, Danny; Edmonds, Benjamin (Editor); Hopkins, Jerry (Foreword)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780688013639
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$125.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Quill/William Morrow, 1983. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Insider's account of the famous 60's rock band, written by the group's biggest fan & mascot.Long out-of-print, this is the FIRST EDITION, First Printing from Quill from 1983. Lavishly illustrated with black-and-white & color… Read more
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The Great American Amusement Parks: A Pictorial History

by Kyriazi, Gary

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780806505251
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$45.00

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Secaucus, New Jersey: Castle Books, 1978. First Thus . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Lavishly illustrated history of amusement parks across the United States, from early beer gardens & picnic groves in the early 19th century to Coney Island's rise in 1860 to the huge theme parks like Disneyland & Sea World by the end of the 1900s. In 256… Read more
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Hollow City (The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children)

by Riggs, Ransom

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Gargoyle Books
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
ISBN
9781594746123
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$20.00

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Quirk Books, 2014. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Second volume in the YA trilogy about Miss Peregrine's peculiar children, a marvelous, weird, captivating series about a home for children with peculiar talents set off in time & off the coast of Wales, & a boy from the present who traverses time with them in… Read more
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The Feminine (Star & Elephant Book)

by Kehl, Richard

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780914676898
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$25.00

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La Jolla, California: Green Tiger Press, 1986. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Photographs & paintings from both famous & lesser-known artists grace this lovely tribute to "the feminine principle in all things,'' a "visual poem" to the beauty of women, complemented with a few words. Unpaginated, containing 159 images all told. A FIRST EDITION, First Printing… Read more
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Birth without Violence

by Leboyer, Frederick

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edtion, later printing 5th or later Printing
ISBN
9780394495811
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$30.00

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Alfred a Knopf, Inc., 1976. First Edtion, later printing 5th or later Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Pioneering work by this French physician who sought to change how babies were delivered into this world, offering "revolutionary yet supremely simple techniques for easing the birth trauma." In 115 pages with 40 black-and-white photographs throughout text. A FIRST EDITION, 8th… Read more
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