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COLLEGIUM CURIOSUM PRIVATISSIMUM PHYSIOGNOM- CHIROMANT- METOPSCOP- ANTHROPOLOGICUM, JOH. PRAETORII, P. L. CAES. ODER EIN SEHR NÜTZLICHES WERCK, DARINNEN CURIEUS UND DOCH VOLLKÖMMLICH ABGEHANDELT WIRD, WAS ZUR PHYSIOGNOMIE, CHIROMANTIE, METOPOSCOPIE UND ANTHROPOLOGIE GEHÖRET by Praetorius, Johannes

Frankfurt and Leipzig: Philipp Wilhelm Stock, 1704. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. [14],128 pp., including several in-text illustrations, plus ten plates (nine folding). In Latin. Modern marbled paper over boards. Moderate toning throughout, mild ...

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HORRIBLE SUCESO : FRAGUADO POR EL DEMONIO Y DESTRUIDO POR EL ADMIRABLE Y PORTENTOSO MILAGRO DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DE GUADALUPE, ENTRE LOS ESPOSOS MARIA JULIANA DELGADO Y PEDRO GARCÍA by [Posada, José Guadalupe]

Mexico City: Antonio Vanegas Arroyo, [ca. 1900]. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. José Guadalupe Posada. Halfsheet, approximately 11 3/4 x 8 inches, printed recto and verso. In Spanish. Woodcut illustration, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, and ornament...

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$400.00


THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY-LANE. THIS PRESENT THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1808. . . THE NEW OPERA IN 4 ACTS OF KAIS; OR, LOVE IN THE DESERTS. . . by [Braham, John]; [Layla and Majnun]

[London]: Lowndes, Printer, [1808]. First Edition. Broadside. Fine. Broadside, approximately 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, untrimmed. Portion of bottom line of text unprinted. Small remnants of paper tape on verso, else fine. Broadside advertising the twelfth...

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$300.00


$2,250.00


DE SPECTRIS LEMURIBUS ET MAGNIS ATQUE INSOLLITIS FRAGORIBUS, VARIÍSQUE PRAESAGITIONIBUS, QUAE PLERUNQUE OBITUM HOMINUM, MAGNAS CLADES, MUTATIONÉSQUE IMPERIORUM, PRAECEDUNT, LIBER UNUS. LUDOVICO LAVATERO TIGURINO AUTORE by Lavater, Ludwig

Geneva: Eustache Vignon, 1580. Hardcover. Very good. [16],213 pp. In Latin. 19th-century plain paper-backed marbled boards. 19th-century German booksellers label in front pastedown. Small early inscription, crossed out in early ink, in title page, not a...

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$1,200.00


THE PLANETS by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

New York: Uranian Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Tyler, Richard. Folio. [40] leaves (29 printed), containing wood-block images and text printed in black, red, and blue. Original red linen over boards, printed in black, dyed endpapers....

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$6,000.00


[Portrait Photograph of Andy Warhol & Parker Tyler] by Malanga, Gerard

[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1969. Photographs. Very good. [1969, printed later]. Image size 10 x 6 3/4 inches, sheet size 14 x 11 inches, mat size 16 x 12 inches. Numbered 2/10 and signed in pencil on the mat by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new ar...

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$1,250.00


[Portrait Photograph of Taylor Mead] by Malanga, Gerard

[New York: Gerard Malanga], 1971. Photographs. Very good. [1971, printed later]. Image size 10 x 6 3/4 inches, sheet size 14 x 11 inches, mat size 16 x 12 inches. Numbered 1/10 and signed in pencil on the mat by Gerard Malanga. Loosely mounted on new ar...

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[Two Studies for Portrait of Charles Henri Ford and Double Portrait of Tchelitchew and Ford] by [Tchelitchew, Pavel; Charles Henri Ford]

[New York?], 1935. Loose leaf. Near fine.. [Mid- to late-1930s]. Approximately 11 1/2 x 7 inches and 12 x 7 3/4 inches. Ink and wash on paper. Contemporary pencil inscriptions in Ford's hand on versos respectively reading, "Sketch for CHF portr...

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$2,000.00


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