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Tipperary, Ireland: Coracle Press, 2008.

Limited Edition. Octavo. 36pp. Illustrated with fifteen tipped-in samples. Red cloth lettered in blue. Fine. One 175 numbered copies (this #48). A fascinating look at selections from the author's collection of envelope interiors. ... more

Price: $75.00

San Francisco: Scarab Press, 1980.

Limited Edition. Small quarto. xv, 150pp. Bibliography, index. With a foreword by William Everson. Blue cloth over paper covered boards featuring a typographic design; printed paper spine label. Text printed in two colors. A Fine copy in a Near Fine example of the original first-issue typographic dust jacket. The original... more

Price: $200.00

Berkeley, California: Editions Koch, 2005.

Limited Edition. Tall octavo. 43pp. Stiff off-white paper wrappers, letterpress printed in deep red & black and housed in the publisher's slipcase. A Fine copy. From an edition of 226 copies, this is one of twenty-six lettered specially bound copies which are printed on vintage Robert Serpa handmade paper, with... more

Price: $350.00

Miscellany

Boston, Massachusetts: The Stratford Company, 1927.

One of an unspecified number of copies issued in the 'Special Autographed Edition.' Two volumes, hardcover. Small quarto. xxix, 248; ix, 276pp. Index. Map endpapers, top edges gilt. Green decorative cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Volume one with a tipped-in leaf signed by Wilson, 'Keeper of the Arnold Arboretum of... more

Price: $375.00

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1926.

First Edition. Large octavos. xxxii, 608; xiv, 629pp. Extensive index. Large map of Morocco at the end of volume two. More than one hundred thirty illustrations in the text throughout both volumes. Many signatures unopened; publisher's olive green cloth, the upper covers and spines stamped in guilt; top edges gilt;... more

Price: $250.00

Philadelphia: Samuel F. Bradford, and Murray, Fairman and Co., et al,

ca. 1818-1820. First American Edition, Revised, Corrected, Enlarged, and Adapted to This Country, by several literary and scientific characters. In forty-one volumes, and complete with an additional six volumes of plates and maps. Large quartos, bound uniformly in three-quarter calf and marbled paper over boards, with contrasting marbled paper endsheets.... more

Price: $4,000.00

New Books

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2011.

First Printing. Quarto. 247pp. More than two hundred color illustrations. Pictorial paper covered boards, a Fine copy; as New. // "Over the past five years, Seattle-based Kundig has continued his meteoric rise, collecting numerous awards, including the 2008 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Architecture Design. Tom Kundig: Houses 2 features... more

Price: $55.00

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2011.

Second Edition, First Printing. 208pp. Indexes. nearly two hundred illustrations, almost entirely in color. Pictorial wrappers, a Fine copy, as New. // "Our landmark survey of women artists' books is now available in paperback. The Book as Art presents more than one hundred of the most exquisite limited-edition volumes held... more

Price: $34.95

Travel & Exploration

New York: The Polar Publishing Co., 1911.

First Edition. Quarto. xx + 604pp. Index. Frontisportrait of the author and more than fifty illustrations throughout from steel-engravings and half-tone photographs. Original brown cloth with pictorial vignette printed in black and white; gilt stamped titles. Light soiling to page edges, minor edgewear; new endsheets. A Very Good+ copy. ARCTIC... more

Price: $225.00

Chicago, Ill.: A.B. Kuhlman, 1900.

First American Edition. Quarto. 490pp. More than forty full-page illustrations. Original red cloth, the spine and front cover stamped pictorially in black and white (the white flaking off quite a bit at the spine, less so on the front cover); some fraying to the cloth at the extremities, front hinge... more

Price: $250.00

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