Paris: Robert Delpire, 1956. Profusely illustrated with b/w photogravures and some color images by Inge Morath. Slim 4to, pale gray cloth, with decorated cover designed by Picasso, printed mylar dust wrapper (chipped). Paris: Robert Delpire & London: Photography Magazine, (1956). A very good copy in a poor dust wrapper.
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New York: Random House, 1969. Black-and-white illustrations by the author. 392 pages, 8vo, silver-stamped black cloth, dust wrapper (price-clipped). New York: Random House, (1969). First printing. Very good condition. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper in brown ink: "For James Murray - Quite clearly, and incontrovertibly, California's finest British import, He Shall Be Missed! Barnaby May 31, 1973." Facing the inscription on the front pasted down endpaper is a detailed self-portrait of the author as a matador, titled...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 184 pages, tall 8vo, black cloth (light wear; inscription on the half-title page in another hand). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Very good condition. A history of bullfighting by the American author, artist, nightclub owner, and one-time vice consul to Spain. Boldly signed on the half-title page, opposite a striking ball-point sketch of a matador's head and shoulders.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs. 184 pages, 8vo, black cloth (spine and back cover sun-faded). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1953). Very good condition. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "For Marvin - A fellow aficionado - best wishes - Barnaby Conrad."
Nuremburg: Homann, Johann Baptist, 1730. Map. Copper engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 19.25" x 22.5". This detailed town plan of Madrid, Spain by Johann Baptist Homann, depicts the city in incredible detail. Identifies streets, palaces, gardens, rivers, and important landmarks throughout. The most striking feature of this map is perhaps the views. The view on the top right features the Hermitage St. Antonio de la Florida. Four views along the bottom feature the Royal Palace, a scene of...