Recent Arrivals from W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera

Recent Arrivals from W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera

image of JAY'S JOURNAL OF ANOMALIES [broadside caption title]

JAY'S JOURNAL OF ANOMALIES [broadside caption title]

by Jay, Ricky

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1994]
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$225.00

Show Details

Description:
[Glendale, California: Printed by Patrick Reagh, 1994]. Broadside, approximately 13 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches, printed in black, gray, and orange. Signed in pencil by the printer in lower-right corner. Fine. Letterpress broadside advertising the launch of Ricky Jay's now-legendary JOURNAL OF ANOMALIES, the "Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Investigation of Conjurors, Cheats, Hustlers, Hoaxters, Pranksters, Jokesters, Imposters, Pretenders, Side-show… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$225.00
image of ON THE GHOSTLY ALL HALLOWED EAV CREEPING SQUEEKING SNEEKING IN OLD RAGES THE GUESTS OF THE KOKOON SPOOKES WILL ASSEMBLE IN THEIR DEN WHERE THEY WILL HALLUCINATE TO THE WOOZY WAIL OF SPECTRAL SPOOKY OLD MAN HALLOWEEN ... [caption title]

Show Details

Description:
[Cleveland, Ohio], [1926]. Broadside (lithograph), approximately 11 x 15 inches. Pinholes, concentrated in upper corners, rough edges (as printed). Very good. Poster invitation for Cleveland's Kokoon Arts Club's 1926 Halloween party, featuring a lantern-bearing ghoul unlocking the door to a subterranean chamber. The Kokoon Club, base of much of Cleveland's early-20th-century bohemia and avant garde, was widely known during its… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$300.00
image of THE CHRISTMPS PARTL QUABTERLY : ECONQMY ISSUF : NUNBER IV MCMXXXIX [i.e. CHRISTMAS PARTY QUARTERLY : ECONOMY ISSUE : NUMBER IV MCMXXXIX]

Show Details

Description:
[San Marino, California: Huntington Library], 1939. [20] pp. Color gift-wrapping tissue over paper wrappers, side-stapled, letterpress label on front cover. 1939 Christmas Seal stamp below colophon. Small stains and light toning and wear in tissue, tiny stain at fore-edge of first three leaves, else near fine. Fourth issue of the annual Huntington Library Christmas party keepsake journal, which ran from… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$100.00
image of LA FRANC-MAÇONNERIE ITALIENNE DEVANT LA GUERRE ET DEVANT LE FASCISME

LA FRANC-MAÇONNERIE ITALIENNE DEVANT LA GUERRE ET DEVANT LE FASCISME

by Rygier, Maria; Lucien Le Foyer (preface)

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1930
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Paris: Librairie Maç, V. Gloton, 1930. 18.5 cm. 430,[2] pp. In French. Publisher's printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly worn at edges and lightly scuffed, leaves toned. Very good. Anti-Fascist work by the Italian journalist and anarcho-syndicalist Maria Rygier (1885-1953), examining the history of Freemasonry in Italy and the rise of Fascism in the context of anti-Masonic persecution. In 1914, committed to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of DISMALAND BEMUSEMENT PARK [program] [with one folding brochure for Dismaland and one folding brochure for Jimmy Cauty's

Show Details

Description:
34 cm. [64] pp., containing numerous in-text illustrations (most color), plus wrappers printed on all sides. Original glossy color pictorial wrappers, saddle-stapled. Light edgewear, program else near fine, Brochures fine. Large souvenir program for Banksy's "Dismaland Bemusement Park," the massive installation organized by Banksy at Weston-super-Mare in Somerset in 2015. Characterized by Banksy as a "family theme park unsuitable for… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$250.00
image of LA FRANC-MAÇONNERIE VOILÀ L'ENNEMIE!

LA FRANC-MAÇONNERIE VOILÀ L'ENNEMIE!

by Coston, Henri

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1935
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Paris: Le centre de documentation anti-maçonnique et anti-marxiste, 1935. 7,[2],8-91 pp., including double-page chart, plus [2] pp. of publisher's advertisements. In French. Original printed wrappers. Newspaper clipping from August 29, 1940, on "Les responsabilités de la Maçonnerie" laid in.Wrappers moderately worn, front wrapper creased at upper-outer corner, contents toned, occasional contemporary pencil marks. Very good. A far-right, anti-Masonic, anti-Semitic screed… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of CARNIVAL : THE FIRST PANEL 1967-70

CARNIVAL : THE FIRST PANEL 1967-70

by McCaffery, Steve

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1973
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$225.00

Show Details

Description:
Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1973. 28.5 cm. [18] leaves, first and last leaf printed black, recto and verso, center leaves printed black and red, recto only. Errata leaf and promotional/instructional postcard laid in. Printed card covers, side-stapled. Covers lightly toned and lightly worn; lower-right corner of front cover creased. Internally near fine. Overall very good. The first major published… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$225.00
image of CHINESE COLLECTION, HYDE PARK CORNER [caption title]

CHINESE COLLECTION, HYDE PARK CORNER [caption title]

by [Dunn, Nathan]

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
[1844]
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$425.00

Show Details

Description:
[London]: Lampert, Printer, [1844]. First Edition. Broadside. Very good. Broadside, approximately 7 x 5 1/8 inches. On yellow paper. Wrinkling throughout, adhesive stains on four corners of verso. Surprisingly fresh for its fragile paper and use. Very good. Rare broadside advertising the Chinese Collection of Nathan Dunn at Hyde Park, evidently printed in the summer of 1844, shortly… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$425.00
image of W.C.W. - F.H.W. APRIL 18, 1959 [

W.C.W. - F.H.W. APRIL 18, 1959 ["To Be Recited to Flossie on Her Birthday"]

by Williams, William Carlos

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1959
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$90.00

Show Details

Description:
[New York]: Printed for New Directions at the Press of Igal Roodenko, 1959. Single sheet, folded twice to approximately 5½ x 3½ inches. Fine. One of 100 copies. A poem by Williams to his wife of 47 years at the time, Florence "Flossie" Herman Williams, on the occasion of her 68th birthday. Printed by the noted civil rights activist and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$90.00
image of LA LUTTE CONTRE LA SYPHILIS EN BELGIQUE : SON ORGANIZATION - SES RÉSULTATS

LA LUTTE CONTRE LA SYPHILIS EN BELGIQUE : SON ORGANIZATION - SES RÉSULTATS

by Bayet, Adrien

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1929
Condition
Near fine.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
[Brussels]: Ligue nationale belge contre le péril vénérien, 1929. Large octavo. 44 pp., containing eight in-text graphs, plus one double-page map. In French. Contemporary blue half morocco and marbled boards, stamped, ruled, and lettered in gilt, original stiff printed wrappers bound in. Spine lightly worn and sunned, light stain in upper margin of p. 23 (touching some text), else fine.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of THE ACTIVITIES OF THE HAGANA, IRGUN AND STERN BANDS AS RECORDED IN BRITISH COMMAND PAPER No. 6873

THE ACTIVITIES OF THE HAGANA, IRGUN AND STERN BANDS AS RECORDED IN BRITISH COMMAND PAPER No. 6873

by Tannous, Izzat (foreword)

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
[1960]
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$175.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Palestine Arab Refugee Office, [1960]. 16 pp., containing several in-text photographic illustrations. Original blue printed wrappers, saddle-stapled. Ink-stamped date of "JAN 26 1961" on front wrapper. Wrappers moderately scuffed and worn. Very good. First edition of the New York Palestine Arab Refugee Office's republication of the 1946 British Command Paper, STATEMENT OF INFORMATION RELATING TO ACTS OF… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$175.00
image of FAST SPEAKING WOMAN

FAST SPEAKING WOMAN

by Waldman, Anne; Ann Wilson (illus.)

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1974
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$200.00

Show Details

Description:
Detroit: Printed by Daphne and William Cox for Red Hanrahan Press, 1974. [7],17,[1] including illustrated colophon, plus folded frontispiece from a drawing by Ann Wilson. Original wrappers, printed in green and silver, stitched. Numbered 116 of 500 copies in the colophon and signed in the title page by the author; separately signed by the author with a warm gift inscription… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$200.00
image of DE BETOVERDE WEERELD [

Show Details

Description:
Amsterdam: Daniel van den Dalen, 1691-1693. Four books and one pamphlet in two volumes. Quarto. [4],[4],[16],138,[2];[8],262,[2];11; [8],32,188,[2];[6],277,[3] pp., including portrait frontipiece and facing description leaf in first volume and in-text illustration of the Oldenburg Horn on p. 141 of fourth book. Contemporary parchment, manuscript spine titles. Autograph signature of the author on half-title verso of first book, title-page verso of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$3,250.00
image of NEW THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY LANE. THIS EVENING SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 1823, HIS MAJESTY'S SERVANTS WILL ACT THE OPERA OF THE SIEGE OF BELGRADE. ... AFTER WHICH, FOR THE SIXTH TIME, A SUPERB SPECTACLE IN TWO ACTS, WITH NEW MUSIC, SCENERY, DRESSES, AND CORRESPONDING DECORATIONS, CALL THE CHINESE SORCERER; OR, THE EMPEROR AND HIS THREE SONS [caption title].

Show Details

Description:
[London: Drury Lane, 1823]. Broadside, approximately 13 x 7 inches, on blue paper. Uneven edges, light loss at lower edge (possibly from before impression), half-inch stain at lower edge, pencil mark at name of cast member, "Mr. Harley." Very good. Bill of the play for the popular, long-running opera, THE SIEGE OF BELGRADE, featuring the celebrated tenor, John Braham, and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of [Mail-art postcard sent to Matty Jankowski]

[Mail-art postcard sent to Matty Jankowski]

by Mericle, Sally [i.e. Mars Tokyo]

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
[ca. 1989]
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Baltimore, [ca. 1989]. Very good. Sally Mericle. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Felt pen, rubber stamps, and photoreproduced collage, all in colors, on foam core board; 25-cent stamp with cancel. Inscribed and intitialed by the artist. Board mildly worn at extremities, board creased (visible only on verso). Very good. Sally Mericle, a.k.a. Mars Tokyo (b. 1952), is… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of DREAMS COME TRUE! COMPLETE INTERPRETATION GIVEN IN HOWARD THURSTON'S THE FAMOUS MAGICIAN DREAM BOOK

DREAMS COME TRUE! COMPLETE INTERPRETATION GIVEN IN HOWARD THURSTON'S THE FAMOUS MAGICIAN DREAM BOOK

by Thurston, Howard

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
[ca. 1920]
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

Show Details

Description:
Columbus, Ohio: The Pfeifer Show Print Co., [ca. 1920]. 31 pp. Title-page portrait. Original pictorial wrappers, saddle-stapled. Neat separation of wrappers at head of fold and top staple, some overall wear, early pencil marks and uneven toning in rear wrapper. Very good. "The interpretation of dreams requires ... some power beyond the ordinary; some sense more keen; some intellect more… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$100.00
image of CARRYING A TORCH (CLOWN WAR 22)

CARRYING A TORCH (CLOWN WAR 22)

by Berrigan, Ted

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$90.00

Show Details

Description:
Brooklyn: Clown War, 1980. 5 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches. [16] pp., containing four illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers, saddle-stapled. Fine. Nine poems by leading member of the second generation of the New York School of poets, Ted Berrigan (134-1983), published in Bob Heman's CLOWN WAR series. The cover and contents contain five illustrations reproduced from Jan Vredeman de Vries's architectural… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$90.00
image of THE BEACON : Vol. No. 14 : September, 1935 : No. 9 [cover]

THE BEACON : Vol. No. 14 : September, 1935 : No. 9 [cover]

by [Prisoner-run Periodical]

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
1935
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Richmond, Virginia: Published by the Inmates of the Virginia State Penitentiary, 1935. 16 pp., containing in-text woodcut pictures and ornaments, plus wrappers printed on all sides. Original photographically illustrated wrappers, saddle-stapled. Softer vertical crease, light stains in wrappers, center bifolium (pp. 7-10) loose. Good to very good. Scarce Depression-era issue of THE BEACON, a journal run by the prisoners of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of KEINE NEUEN ZÄHNE FÜR DIESE HYÄNE [caption title] [from: KRIEG UND LEICHEN - DIE LETZTE HOFFNUNG DER REICHEN]

KEINE NEUEN ZÄHNE FÜR DIESE HYÄNE [caption title] [from: KRIEG UND LEICHEN - DIE LETZTE HOFFNUNG DER REICHEN]

by Heartfield, John (artist); Jochen Friedrich (designer)

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
[1982]
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$325.00

Show Details

Description:
[German Democratic Republic]: [s.n.], [1982]. First Edition. Near fine. ca. 1982. Poster, 81 x 57 cm. Offset print in blue, black, white, and yellow. Minor tears and wear at edges, else near fine. "No more teeth for this hyena." Early-1980s anti-American East German protest poster adapted from John Heartfield's 1932 photomontage, KRIEG UND LEICHEN - DIE LETZTE HOFFNUNG… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$325.00
image of MASKS AND MASKING IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY TUDOR ENGLAND

MASKS AND MASKING IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY TUDOR ENGLAND

by Twycross, Meg, and Sarah Carpenter

Seller
W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780754602309
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. [10],418 pp., containing in-text illustrations. Publisher's pictorial blue cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Pencil ownership signature in front free endpaper. Fine. "Drawing on broad research, this study explores the different social and theatrical masking activities in England during the Middle Ages and the early 16th century. The authors present… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00