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London: Griffin, 1769. The Hypocrite. 1769, 2nd edition; The Miser by Henry Fielding. 1769, Fifth Edition. and The West Indian. [Richard Cumberland]. 1771. New Edition. Engraved title to the last piece; half-title present in the first. Three plays bound together. Contemporary armorial bookplate of Sir Henry Lawson, small ticket from the Ashley-Page Collection. 8vo, contemporary full calf; spine with raised bands, gilt floral tools; red morocco label. London: 1769; 1769; 1771. Very good (+).
Garden City: Doubleday, 1971. Illustrated in black and white. 189 pages. 8vo, brown boards, dust wrapper. Garden City: Doubleday, (1971). First edition, fifth printing. Wrapper sunned and with a small tear near spine; a fine copy in a very good(+) wrapper. Signed by Borge with a three line inscription opposite preface.
Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2017. With essays by Art Spiegelman, Justin Green et al. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of examples of drawings by Art Young. 381 pages. 4to, pictorial boards. Seattle: Fantagraphics, (2017). First edition. Art Young (1866-1943) was an American political cartoonist best known for his drawings and editorial contributions to the Socialist monthly magazine, The Masses (1911-1917). Young started out drawing for mainstream news and humor publications, earning a position at the Chicago Interocean where he worked with the well-known.....
Poster. Offset lithograph. 40.75" x 27". Unlined A theatrical movie poster for the 1916 short comedy film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Bessie Love, and Alma Rubens. A short silent film about a drug-abusing detective, this comedy is a parody of Sherlock Holmes and a lighthearted portrayal of cocaine and opium use in the early 20th century. A year prior to the film's release, the Harrison Act was put into effect, beginning an increasingly strict attitude towards drug enforcement and use in.....
Paris: 1902. 6.5 x 4.25 inches, Paris, 1902. This photo by Du Guy depicts Cadet in profile, looking to the right. Inscribed and dated on the bottom border. Adhesive remnants on the back, but otherwise fine. French comedian and author and brother of Coquelin Aine; played at the Comedie-Francaise from 1868 to 1875 and 1879 to 1909.