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One Life at a Time, Please.
New York: Henry Holt, 1988. Black cloth backed red boards, small 8vo, d.w. New York: Henry Holt, (1988). First Edition. Fine. Signed and dated by the author on the fly leaf. Santa Fe, 11/26/88. More
Neuchatel: Griffon, 1962. All texts by the artist, translated from the French. Illustrated throughout, a few in color; musical record in pouch at rear. 129pp. Slim 4to, white-lettered gray cloth, d.w. Neuchatel: Editions du Griffon, 1962. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper, inscribed by the artist on the title page. the Sculpture of the Twentieth Century. A collection edited and published by Marcel Joray. More
Homage to Yaacov Agam.; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Exhibition, 1980. Special issue of the XXe Siecle Review.
New York: Leon Amiel, 1980. Illustrated with 126 color plates and 128 in b/w, plus 2 original color lithographs, both lank on rear. 160 pages. Thin 4to, pink textured boards, d.w. New York: Leon Amiel, (1980). Boards are bumped at corners and fore-edge, and the text pages are a bit toned at edges, still about very good in very good(-) dust wrapper. This copy has an original ink drawing and signed inscription on the front end papers. More
New York: Walker, 1992. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Walker, (1992). First Edition. Autographed on the title page. More
New York: Walker, 1991. 8vo, orange boards, d.w. N.Y.: Walker, (1991). First Edition. Fine. Scrawled autograph of the author on the title page, and with a publicity photo of him laid in. More
Time I Was Dead: Pages From My Autobiography
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1934. Illustrated in both color and black and white with reproductions of drawings and photographs. 387 pages, 8vo, 1/2 maroon morocco. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1934. Near Fine. A funny and self effacing autobiography accompanied by illustrations by the author. Limited to 100 copies of which this is number 10, signed by Cecil Aldin. Handsome early bookplate on inside front cover and small newspaper article about the book with a photo of Cecil Alden and is..... More
The Colonel's Daughter.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1931. Tall 8vo, green cloth, uncut; spine faded. London: Chatto & Windus, 1931. Limited First Edition. One of 210 signed copies. More
Earth Moods and Other Poems.
New York: Harper, 1925. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Harper, 1925. First Edition. Inscribed by the author. More
How To Be Funny: Discovering the Comic in You.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. 8vo, red cloth backed grey boards, d.w. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. First Edition. Inscribed and sigbed by Steve Allen on the front fly-leaf. More
The Achievement of Isaac Bashevis Singer
Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969. 177 pages, 8vo, red cloth with a gilt-lettered spine, dust wrapper (worn and chipped). Carbondale & Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1969). A near fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Inscribed and signed "Marcia" by the editor on the front free endpaper. More
Nixon. Volume Three: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1900
Norwalk: Easton, 1991. Illustrated. 667pp. Thick 8vo, gilt-stamped burgundy leather, a.e.g. Norwalk: Easton Press, (1991). First edition. A fine copy, signed by the author. More
New York: Crown, 1984. Illustrated in color by Beni Montresor. Adapted by Alan Benjamin. 4to, cloth, d.w. New York: Crown, 1984. First Edition. Presentation copy: "For Howard and his family with a kiss from Beni Montresor 1985" More
New YorkB: Boni & Liveright, 1925. 317 pages. Large 8vo, original vellum-backed black boards (spine sun-darkened and foxed, as usual; contemporary ownership info on front pastedown; wrinkle on front flyleaf). New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. Limited First Edition. A very good copy. Number 80 of 350 signed copies. More
Pyramids Rise, Spheres Turn, and Cubes Stand Still: David Nash, 19 May - 16 July 2005
London: Annely Juda Fine Art, 2005. Illustrated in color and black and white. 72 pages, slim oblong 8vo, tan pictorially stamped cloth. London: Annely Juda Fine Art, 2005. A fine copy (every so slightly bumped spine ends). Signed David Nash on the title page with a drawing of a pyramid, a sphere, and a cube. More
Robinson Jeffers: Fragments of an Older Fury.
Berkeley: Oyez, 1968. Essays in Tribute and Definition. 8vo, printed wrappers. Oyez, 1968. First Edition. Review copy. Inscribed by the author. Crease in front cover, otherwise fine. More
Brett Weston Photographs.
New York: Weyhe, 1956. 28 plates by Weston. 102pp., very small stain on fore edge, not affecting the margins. Square 4to, black cloth (extremities of spine rubbed and worn), d.w. is present, but tattered and in pieces. New York: Weyhe, (1956). First Edition. Very good(+). Inscribed on the fly-leaf by the author "Merle & Isabell" More
New York: Abrams, 1982. Profusely illustrated with 332 images, including 116 plates in color. 250 pages. Oblong 4to, brown cloth, d.w. New York: Harry Abrams, (1982). Second edition, revised. A fine copy in a near fine wrapper. Boldly signed by Motherwell on the front endpaper. More
New York: Knopf, 1983. Numerous color photographic illustrations. Oblong 4to, glossy blue boards, d.w. (wrapper yellowed and a bit mis-aligned; small dampstain at foot). New York: Alfred Knopf, 1983. First Edition. A near fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper . Signed on the fly-leaf by the photographer. More
27 Contemporary American Artists.
New York: Artists Equity Association, 1959. Slim folio with title page plus 27 illustrated sheets, EACH SIGNED and loose as issued, in a tattered printed paper wrappers. New York: Artists Equity Association, 1959. A limited edition portfolio - Volume X in the publisher's series on American artists. First edition. Overall a very good copy with rough cover but clean plates. A unique copy as all 27 of the artists have signed their respective pages in ink or pencil: Samuel Adler..... More
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror: Poems
New York: Viking, 1975. 83pp., coth backed boards, d.w. New York: Viking, (1975). First Edition. Review copy, with publicity photo and broadside. Autographed by Ashbery on the title page. More
Poets and the Past.
New York: Andre Emmerich, 1959. Photographs by Lee Boltin. Thin 8vo, leather backed marbled boards. N.Y.: Andre Emmerich Gallery, (1959). Limited First Edition. An anthology of poems, and objects of art of the pre-Columbian past. Of 1500 copies printed, this is one of 50, signed by each of the contributing poets, each on a separate blank page. The poets include Theodore Roethke, W. Carlos Williams, W.S. Merwin, Octavio Paz, Louise Bogan & Richard Wilbur. This is No XVI, and is..... More
How Did We Find Out About Life in the Deep Sea?
New York: Walker, 1982. Illustrated by David Wool. 64p. blue boards, d.w. New York: Walker & Co., (1982). First Edition. More