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Fresh Sheet 5.1 January 2012 ~ New Year Arrivals

Art / Illustrated / Photography

Vancouver, BC: Black Stone Press, 2010.

Limited edition. Small quarto. Frontis portrait engraving. Six illustrations by Mayrs, each opposite a poem (presented in the original French.) Designed and printed by David Clifford; the text was set in Arepo and printed letterpress from polymer plates on Rives BFK. Each copy was hand-bound by Yasmine Franchi. One of... more

Price: $300.00

Zurich, New York: Edition Stemmle, 1998.

First Printing. Large square quarto. 143pp. Black cloth, a Very Good+ copy in lightly worn dust jacket. Signed by the artist on the title-page. ... more

Price: $75.00

Bern: Bentelli, 1998.

First Edition, First Printing. Folio. 547pp. Text in German. illustrated with 86 color and over 800 black-and-white plates. Full cloth. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Housed in a plain cardboard slipcase which is Near Fine. ... more

Price: $500.00

Books about Books / Fine Press

London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1916.

First Edition. Large stout quarto. xxiv, 732pp. More than five hundred illustrations. Rebound in a later library cloth, with a modern printed label on the spine; exlibris Carnegie Free Library of Allegheny (stamped 'withdrawn') with perforated & ink stamps on the title-page. Bookplates. A Good copy of a rare and... more

Price: $400.00


West Hartford, Vermont: The Countryman Press, 1945.

Limited edition. Large quarto. 117pp. Illustrations, plates. Original orange cloth stamped in silver, previous owner's circular blindstamp discretely in the lower corner of the front free endpaper; otherwise a Fine copy in the publisher's green paper-covered slipcase, printed title and descriptive labels on the sides. Some light splitting to the... more

Price: $250.00

Modern Firsts / Literature / Poetry

Los Angeles: Illuminati, 1987.

Limited Edition. Tall narrow octavo. [12]pp. Published in an edition of 225 copies; single-signature, stitched, and pasted into stiff paper over boards, which have a brass 'button' and 'nut' combined to represent a 'doorknob'. The 'text block' is a little worn & loose (the stitching has been stretched) and the... more

Price: $150.00

New York: Modern Library, 2008.

First Edition, First Printing. Stout octavo. 892 pp. Gray cloth. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Winner of 2008 National Book Award. ... more

Price: $175.00

New York: Summit Books, 1985.

First American Edition. Large octavo. xvi, 233pp. Bibliography. Quarter cloth and paper covered boards; previous owner's circular blindstamp to the lower corner of the front free endpaper. This copy signed by Oliver Sacks above the blindstamp, and dated; with a few neat pen marks from the previous owner in this... more

Price: $350.00

New (er) Books

Nurnberg: Verlag Fur Moderne Kunst Nurnberg, 2008.

First Edition, First Printing. Quarto. 211pp. Illustrated. Pictorial wraps. Fine. Includes chapters on the New York and London Punk scenes of the mid 1970's and a conversation with Malcolm McLaren. ... more

Price: $40.00

London: Fuel Publishing, 2007.

First Edition, First Printing. Quarto. 159pp. Profusely illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. Blue boards lettered and decorated in gilt. Illustrations inset on covers. As New. BibliOdyssey, one of the most popular book blogs, focuses on bringing us highlights from the digitized collections of the libraries and special collections from around the world... more

Price: $35.00

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Item exactly as described: excellent condition and packaged very well. Arrived within a pretty short time from ordering. Nice! Robert L. November 2011