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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$20.00

Mosley, Walter
Bad Boy Brawly Brown
Boston: Little, Brown, 2002

First printing. Octavo. 311 pp. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows no wear. Signed by author on title page. REVIEW COPY with press release and publisher letter laid in.
Inventory number #014313



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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$20.00

Mosley, Walter
Blue Light
Boston: Little, Brown, 1998

First printing. Octavo. 296 pp. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows no wear. Signed by author on title page. REVIEW COPY with press release and other review material laid in. A departure from the author's Easy Rawlins novels.
Inventory number #014312



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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fine


Price:
$20.00

Mosley, Walter
Blonde Faith [Advanced Reading Copy, Signed]
Boston: Little Brown, 2008

Advanced Reading Copy. Octavo. 310 pp. Paperback. Fine, a crisp unmarked copy. Signed by author on title page. The tenth novel in the author's "Easy Rawlins" series of mysteries,
Inventory number #014311



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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$15.00

Mosley, Walter
47
NY/Boston: Little, Brown, 2005

First printing. Small octavo. 232 pp. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a clean unmarked copy; unclipped jacket with no wear. SIGNED by author on title page.
Inventory number #014308



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Newton, Charles Manfred
A Barrel of Diamonds
NY: Privately published, 1980

Limited edition of 510 copies, signed by the author. Quarto. 87 pp; [8] leaves of color plates. Pale green cloth with brown leather gilt title label on the spine. VG, no inscriptions or markings; minimal soil to fore edges. Number 489 of 510 copies.
Inventory number #014265



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Reed, Henry Hope, Robert M. McGee & Esther Mipas [Signed]
BRIDGES OF CENTRAL PARK
NY: Greensward Foundation, 1990

Oblong quarto. 95 pp; illustrated throughout in b/w with plans and drawings. glossary; index. Paperback. VG, a clean copy, slight break in binding between pp 28-29, light edge wear. SIGNED by authors & illustrators on half title page - Henry Hope Reed, Robert M. McGee, Esther Mipaas, Ronald Rife & Joseph LoGuirato.
Inventory number #014059



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$65.00

Gottfried, Arlene [Signed]
THE ETERNAL LIGHT
Stockport, UK: Dewi Lewis Publishing, 1999

Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Full of color photographs. Color illustrated boards, no jacket as issued. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; covers bright with no wear. Signed by Arlene Gottfried on title page. The photographer's first book, she spent four months photographing the Eternal Light Community Singers of Harlem, and ended up singing with the choir for five years, and joining the church community. She died in August 2017 at the age of 66.
Inventory number #014039



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Montgomery, Florence M. [Signed]
Printed Textiles : English and American Cottons and Linens 1700-1850
NY: Viking Press, 1970

First edition. Quarto. 379 pp; 30 color & 428 b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, remains of removed label on front flyleaf, tiny rubbed spot on front pastedown, one corner gently bumped, barely affecting pp; clipped jacket has small chip at top of spine. Signed by Montgomery on the title page. This important reference features more than 400 examples of printed textiles from the Winterthur Museum collection.
Inventory number #013920



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Williams-Ellis, Clough [Signed]
Architect Errant: The Autobiography of Clough Williams-Ellis
London: Constable, 1971

First edition. Octavo. 291 pp; b/w photographs, appendix: list of buildings designed; index. Original brown cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, small dent to bottom edge of front board; unclipped jacket in great shape with tiny rub to bottom edge. Signed by author on title page. This autobiography details the author's struggles, his professional triumphs and disappointments and comments on architectural attitudes at the turn of the century.
Inventory number #013847



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good+


Price:
$325.00

Robsjohn-Gibbings, T.H. [Signed]
GOOD-BYE, MR. CHIPPENDALE
NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947

Second edition, enlarged. Octavo. 119 pp; drawings by Mary Petty. Publisher's cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, covers clean & bright, a bit of toning at the front pastedown gutter; price-clipped jacket with closed tear at front flap fold & at top of front spine fold, 0.5 in. tear at edge of slightly darkened spine. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, "For Robert Lukcso, With kind regards, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings"
Inventory number #013590



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$2000.00

Ross, John
VENICE SAVED FROM THE SEA
NY: High Tide Press, 1995

Limited to 15 numbered copies and signed by Ross. Quarto. One sheet (56 cm. x 117 cm.), printed on both sides, folded in two (top to bottom), then folded again accordion style and pasted to the lower board. Turquoise cloth boards with a wave pattern, lined in blue slubbed silk, matching silk slipcase with recessed paper title label. Near Fine, a crisp, clean copy, with no markings. Slipcase shows light sunning where a smaller book rested on top. #11 of 15 copies. Conceived, designed, illustrated and printed by John Ross in the High Tide Press workshop on Rives BFK; set in Janson and printed on a Vandercook proofing press. Printed Accordion fold. Collagraph images of Venice with two three-page fold outs. When open the pages can be unfolded to show a pull-out soft ground etching of very large proportion with hand coloring. Prints done on a Brand etching press. The binding is by James Di Marcantonio.
Inventory number #013582



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Adachi, Barbara. Foreword by Jo Okada, introduction by Bernard Leach
THE LIVING TREASURES OF JAPAN
Tokyo, NY: Kodansha International, 1973

First edition. Small square quarto. 67 pp text plus 96 color plates. Publisher's brown cloth with silver-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, front & rear pastedowns bubbled - llikely a binding error, not water damage; top & bottom of jacket spine lightly chipped, edges show light wear. Signed by author on title page.
Inventory number #012982



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Lynch, Kenneth [Inscribed to Eric Sloane]
WEATHERVANES
Canterbury, CT: Canterbury Publishing Co., 1971

First edition. Folio. 95 pp; b/w photographs & illustrations throughout; index. Green cloth with gilt-stamped lettering on cover & spine. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; covers show minor wear; old signature(?) on bottom edge. Inscribed on front free endpaper, "For Eric Sloane / My Mentor / Kenneth Lynch / Feb 26, 1975."
Inventory number #012856



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$75.00

Robicsek, Francis [Inscribed]
THE SMOKING GODS: Tobacco in Maya Art, History, and Religion
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1978

First edition. Quarto. xxv, 233 pp; illustrated with 234 color & b/w photographs & drawings; notes; references; index. Black cloth with silver-lettered spine & silver-stamped image on cover in dustjacket. VG/VG, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket lightly chipped on top edge, minor wear at base of spine, top edge toned. Inscribed by author on title page.
Inventory number #012847



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$100.00

Boccaccio, Giovanni
THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
NY: Limited Editions Club, 1930

Two volumes. Small folio. xiii, 383 pp. Publisher's red cloth with leather spine labels stamped in gilt with slipcase. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy in worn slipcase - rubbed & split at spine ends with small chip at base.. #700/1500 copies, designed, decorated and signed by T.M. Cleland, and printed at the Press of A. Colish.
Inventory number #012695



Binding:
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$750.00

Clark, Larry [Both copies inscribed to actor Vincent Kartheiser]
TEENAGE LUST [Together with] TULSA
NY: Larry Clark, n.d.

1979 and 1987. Quarto. Unpaginated. TULSA is the first hardcover edition (1979), there is no dustjacket and the covers are a little scuffed, internally near fine. TEENAGE LUST is the second revised edition (paperback, 1987) and is in very good condition except for a small rough chip on the lower corner of the front cover, wear to corners and some overall shelfwear and light soiling. Both copies are inscribed by Larry Clark to Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men). Both copies came from Clark's stock and were inscribed in 1997 and 1998 after shooting wrapped on the set of "Another Day in Paradise" (1998) in which a young Vincent plays the character "Bobby" alongside James Woods and Melanie Griffith. A great association set.
Inventory number #012673



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$75.00

Thomas, Isaiah
THE HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA: with a Biography of Printers & an Account of Newspapers
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1970

Stout octavo. xxi, 650 pp; index. Blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine in cream slipcase with paper label. Near Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy, slipcase VG+, top & bottom lightly soiled, else unmarked. #758 of 1950 copies signed by the editor, Marcus A. McCorison. Printed by the Stinehour Press.
Inventory number #012657



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Bacheller, Irving
THE STORY OF A PASSION
East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1901

Octavo. 14 pp; hand illuminated in two colors and gold by Emma Straight. Red suede covers with yapp edges and silk doublures. Very good-, small dark stain on spine, edges a little worn mostly around spine ends. Copyright page reads 1899, colophon reads 1901. Signed by Emma Straight on colophon with hand-drawn Roycrofters device.
Inventory number #012519



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

[ROGERS, Bruce] Tory, Geofroy
CHAMP ROSE: Wherein May Be Discovered the Roman Letters that Were Made by Geofroy Tory and Printed by Him at Paris in His Book Called "Champ Fleury"
New Rochelle, NY: Peter Pauper Press, 1933

Octavo. unpaginated; illustrated in red. pages uncut. Very good. light toning to covers. Designed by Bruce Rogers. Signed bookplate of American book editor, William Targ.
Inventory number #012394



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Good


Price:
$35.00

Orcutt, William Dana [Presentation copy]
DAGGER AND JEWELS: The Gorgeous Adventures of Benvenuto Cellini. A Romantic Novel
NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1931

Stated first edition. Octavo. 372 pp; illustrated endpapers. Gilt decorated cloth in chipped dustjacket. Near Fine in Good+ dustjacket with a couple large chips missing from top edge of front panel and crown, heel missing small chip, back panel top edge crinkled with closed tears, and chip near spine. Presentation copy to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Lowell of the Lowell Institute and WGBH radio & television.
Inventory number #012379