Seal Harbor: High Loft, 1985. Small selection of 5 poems and one color woodcut, finely printed on Fabriano paper. Printed wrappers, string bound, and housed in a black cloth clamshell case with paper label. [Seal Harbor, Maine]: High Loft, 1985. Limited edition of only 60 copies, printed in the summer of 1984. A fine copy.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1945. With Some Prefatory Notes by W. M. Thackeray, and Illustrations Drawn for this Edition by Gordon Ross. Full page hand-colored illustrations. 198pp. 8vo, decorative padded silk covers, cloth slipcase; unopened. (New York): The Limited Editions Club, 1945. Fine. One of 1500 numbered copies, signed by the illustrator.
Paris: Harrison, 1931. Illustrated with fifty drawings by Alexander Calder. 124pp. Tall thin 8vo, original boards with blue printed d.w (wrappers slightly foxed); uncut edges, 2-piece red board slipcase is broken. (Paris): Harrison of Paris, (1931). A near fine copy in a good slipcase. From a total edition of 615 copies printed on Auvergne hand-made paper, this is one of only 20 marked "not for sale". The fifth publication of Harrison of Paris.
A curious sewn pamphlet with no text (other than the title, list of plates, and colophon). Illustrated with 63 small lithographs of spectacles, each printed in black on a pale yellow field. Paris: Atelier Clot, (1989). A fine copy of this unusual exhibition catalogue. The colophon indicates a printing of 940 numbered copies. This one is un-numbered, but does contain a lengthy pencil inscription from Alechinsky on the title, along with another signed note of equal length, inserted.
New York: Privately Printed, 1931. Illustrated with photographs taken on the cruise; folding map in back pocket. Small square 4to, cloth backed boards; binding rubbed. New York: Privately Printed, 1931. Limited Edition. Very good. The young author died shortly after the trip. One of 900 copies. Typographic design by T.M.Cleland; map drawn by Rudolph Ruzicka.
New York: Doran, 1926. 2 vols. green cloth, dust wrappers (wrappers dust soiled, edgeworn and large closed tear on front panel of volume 1 wrapper). N.Y., 1926. Limited First Edition. One of 250 copies, autographed by the author and especially prepared for the Edgar Allan Poe Shrine, Richmond, Virginia. With the first issue point pertaining to the wineglass in the Longfellow plate. A fine set in very good(-) dust wrappers. Laid in is an A.L.S from bookseller John S. Van...
New York: Workshop of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1950. Small illustration on title page, printed in red & black. 11pp pamphlet sewn with cord. 12mo, original salmon wrappers with paper label on cover (wraps are very faintly dampstained). New York: Workshop of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1950. A very good copy of this charming story.
New York: Longmans, 1938. Edited and designed by Merle Armitage. Illustrated, rubricated title. Small 4to, black & yellow cloth, d.w. (heavily repaired). New York Longmans, Green, 1938. Limited First Edition. A very good copy in a poor dust jacket. Number 93 of a limited edition signed by Armitage. With articles by Walter Damrosch, Ira Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Isamu Noguchi, Jerome Kern and others.
California Library Association, 1961. 39 pages. Very slim 8vo, original tan printed wrappers, staple-bound. California Library Association, 1961. First Edition. Near Fine. Limited Edition. One of 750 copies designed by Ward Ritchie and Printed by the Ward Ritchie Press. Keepsake Series No. 2. Inscribed by the author on the half-title.
Paris: H. Piazza, 1920. Decorative title page, and illustrated with 16 mounted color plates by Arthur Rackham, protected by lettered tissue; other drawings in b/w. 112 pages of text in French, printed within decorative borders. 4to, original pictorial wrappers (significant wear to paper at head of spine, internally clean and tight); uncut edges. Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, (1920). Near fine. Limited edition. Number 886 of 1500 copies printed.
Paris: 1931. Numerous full-page & text lithographs by Richard Maguet. Square 4to, 3/4 crimson levant, raised bands, g.t., by Ed. Klein; original printed wrappers bound in, leather - tipped slipcase. (Paris, 1931). Sumptuously bound copy; one of 600 numbered copies on velin de Rives, with lithographs printed by Mourlot. In the Collection "Guerre"
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...
New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 1992. Illustrated with 29 b/w line drawings on pale cream background. Slim 4to, white cloth, d.w. (toned at edges and with one 2" triangular chip missing from upper corner). New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 1992. Limited first edition; quite scarce. A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Limited edition -- one of 50 "HC" copies signed by Kelly & Ashbery (colophon states that there were 150 signed copies, with 100 being numbered). A....
New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 1992. Illustrated with 29 b/w line drawings on pale cream background. Slim 4to, white cloth, d.w. New York: Matthew Marks Gallery, 1992. Limited first edition; quite scarce. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Limited edition -- number 23 of 100 copies signed by Kelly & Ashbery (colophon states that there were 150 signed copies, with 100 being numbered and 50 HC). A catalogue for the Matthew Marks Gallery exhibition, October 14 to November 28, 1992.
New York: New York Public Library, 1989. A Photographic and Typographic Facsimile of the Original Notebook in the Berg Collection of English and American Literature. Edited by Patrick Lawlor. Introduction by Nicholas Jenkins. Illustrated. 141pp. Tall narrow 4to, black cloth-backed boards, cloth slipcase. New York Public Library, 1989. A fine copy in a fine slipcase. One of only 500 copies.
Paris: Domino Press, 1934. Illustrated with colored lithographs by Fedor Rojankovsky, beautifully printed by Mourlot Freres. Tall slim 8vo, colored pictorial wrappers and glassine covering. Paris: Domino Press, (1934). First Edition. A fine copy with un-opened pages. Scarce. Number 126 of a small issue, numbered and signed by the artist.
Paris: Librairie d'Amateurs, 1939. Frontispiece, and 123 other very humorous color illustrations by Dubout. 372 pages with text in French. Short thick 4to, attractively rebound in brown cloth with original front wrapper inset; uncut edges. Paris: Gibert Jeune, Librairie d'Amateurs, (1939). Limited edition - number 858 of 3000 copies. Pages are slightly brittle and uniformly toned as usual, still a very good(+) copy.
Kentfield: L.D. Allen PRess, 1953. Decorative title page and 4 other colored woodcuts by Mallette Dean. Printed throughout in blue and black. 55 leaves, handsomely printed in letterpress. 8vo, two-toned marbled boards, uncut edges. Kentfield CA: L-D Allen Press, 1953. Limited edition of only 160 copies. Small ink inscription inside cover, otherwise a near fine copy.
Millbrae: Celestial Arts, 1981. Edited by Edward Summer. Profusely illustrated, mostly in color. Tall 4to, full burgundy morocco, gilt lettering and design with inlaid picture on front cover. Millbrae: Celestial Arts, 1981. Fine. Limited Numbered Edition with a separate numbered color lithograph of the painting "Wanderers of Wonderlands", signed by Mr. Barks.
New York: Whitney Museum, 1991. Text (a play) by Tina Howe, followed by 9 original full-page 11 x 14 inch chromogenic prints by Tina Barney. Slim oblong folio, handsomely bound in publisher's 3/4 turquoise morocco; blue cloth slipcase. New York: Libtrary Fellows of the Whitney Museum, 1991. Limited edition of only 175 signed copies. As usual, the spine is evenly faded, otherwise a fine copy in a very good solid slipcase. A highly desirable volume - The second from the...