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Shanghai Sketch (English Title In Magazine) / Shanghai Man Hua / ????

by Zhang Guangyu / Jianqing Xiao / Xiao Jianqing Zhu / ???. ???? / Xiao Shanghai Ren Man Hua She.

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
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1st Edition 1st Printing
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Shanghai: ?????, 1936. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. 40 Pp. + Covers. Color And B/W Illustrations, Text. First Printing Of The December 15, 1936 Issue. Light Wear, No Marks.This 1936-1937 Satirical Journal Targeting The Political Left, Right , And Center Is Quite Scarce (It Had No Political Friends), Worldcat Showing Only A Few Institutional Holdings.… Read more
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A Lovecraft Retrospective: Artists Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft

by H. R. Giger, Michael Whelan, Bob Eggleton, John Jude Palencar, Mike Mignola, Rowena, Berni Wrightsongwabryel, Helmut Wenske, Tim White, Stephen Fabian, Tim Kirk, Allen Kozlowski, George Kuchar, Paul Komoda, Derek Riggs, Gahan Wilson, Francois Launet, Joel

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Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
2nd Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9781933618340
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£3,480.75

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Centipede Press, 2008. 2nd Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Slipcase. #16 Of 50 Copies Of The Deluxe Signed Edition. Three Bound Volumes, One Volume Consisting Solely Of The Signatures Of The Artists And Organizers (Including Harlan Ellison), Another Volume Of Classic Illustrations, And A Third Volume Of New Illustrations. Fine In Box, As Issued.
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Images Of Dignity: The Drawings Of Charles White (Signed, Limited First Printing))

by White, Charles; Foreword By Harry Belafonte; Introduction By James Porter; Comentary By Benjamin Horowitz

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Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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£9,668.75

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The Ward Ritchie Press, 1967. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Slipcase. Vi, 121 Pp. Black Cloth Spine, Olive Cloth Covers, Gilt. First Printing, One Of 250 Copies, This Copy Unnumbered And Identified As A "Printers Copy", Signed By Charles White, And With A Warm Presentation On A Ward Ritchie Lithographed Card From Joseph Simon (The Designer Of The Book)… Read more
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image of The Diseases Of The Ear, Their Diagnosis And Treatment; A Text-Book Of Aural Surgery In The Form Of Academical Lectures

The Diseases Of The Ear, Their Diagnosis And Treatment; A Text-Book Of Aural Surgery In The Form Of Academical Lectures

by Von Tröltsch / Troltsch, Dr. Anton; Translated And Edited By D. B. St. John Roosa

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Published
1864
Condition
Very Good
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New York City Ny: William Wood & Company, 1864. Hardcover. Very Good. Wood Engravings. Xvi, 254 Pp. Original Brown Patterned Cloth, Gilt, Yellow Endpapers. First American Edition, From The Second (Last) German Edition.Mid-Nineteenth Century Bookplate "Labor Omnia Vincit" Of P. Payne, And A Later Medical Bookplate, No Other Marks. Light Fraying To Ends Of Spine, Hinges Tight, Pages… Read more
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image of Offprint Of "Problems And Prospects In Elementary Particle Research", From Proceedings Of The American Philosophical Society, Volume 90, Number 1, 1946

Offprint Of "Problems And Prospects In Elementary Particle Research", From Proceedings Of The American Philosophical Society, Volume 90, Number 1, 1946

by Wheeler, John Archibald, Inscribed To Hendrik Anthony "Hans" Kramers

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Published
1946
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Philadelphia Pa: The American Philosophical Society, 1946. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. Pp. 36-47 + Printed Card Covers. Entire Article. Near Fine, Browning To Covers. Inscribed "To Professor H. A. Kramers With Kind Regards John A. Wheeler".
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image of The Memoirs Of Philip De Commines, Lord Of Argenton: Containing The Histories Of Louis Xi. And Charles Viii., Kings Of France, And Of Charles The Bold, Duke Of Burgundy. To Which Is Added, The Scandalous Chronicle, Or Secret History Of Louis Xi. In Two Volumes ( I And Ii)

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London Uk: Henry G. Bohn, 1855. Hardcover. Near Fine. Xliii, 397, (Vii); (Vii), 444, (Vii). Original Elaborately Blind Stamped Blue Cloth, Spine Lettered In Gilt. First Edition Thus. An Almost Impossibly Fresh Set, Bright And Clean, Gilt Brilliant, Slight Bumping To Spine Ends, Pencil Notations That Books Are From The Library Of Sir J. Gladstone, Books Entirely Unopened… Read more
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image of ??????? ???????? ?????. Ernst Neuschul (1895-1968)

??????? ???????? ?????. Ernst Neuschul (1895-1968)

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Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Mockba / Moscow Ussr: Izdatelstvo Moccx, 1935. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. 12 Pp + Tissue Guarded Plates. Card Covers. Very Scarce (And Tiny) Catalog Of Works By Neuschul During The Brief Period Of Exile In The Soviet Union In The 1930'S. Worldcat Shows No Institutional Holdings. Ernest Neuschul Was Born In Aussig, A Small… Read more
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The Iii (Third) Reich In Caricature

by Mann, Heinriuch (Introduction); Caricatures By Bert, Bidlo, Cheri, Ritta, Fuck, Godal, Hoffmeister, Jappy, Nikl, Pelc, Sekora, Stadler And War.

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Published
1934
Condition
Poor
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Prag / Praha / Prague Cz: Simplicus-Verlag, 1934. Soft cover. Poor. 50 Pp. Preliminary And Final Blanks. Car Covers. Text By Heinrich Mann, In English (Very Poorly Translated), German, And French. Caricature On P. 35 Cut Out, But Still Present; Caricature On P. 37 Cut Out But Not Present. Covers And Blanks Detached Along Spine Edge, But All… Read more
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image of Russkoe Iskusstvo Na Vtoroi Vserossiiskoi Kustarnoi Vystavke V Petrograde V 1913 G. [Russian Folk Art At The Second All-Russian Handicraft Exhibition In Petrograd In 1913]

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Petrograd: S. M. Prokudin-Gorskiy And Golike I Vilborg, 1914. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Good. Color And B/W Plates. Green Cloth Spine, Illustrated Card Covers. 37 X 28.5 Cm. Decorated Half-Title Printed In Red And Gold, Portrait Frontispiece Protected By Tissue Guard, Title (With Ownership Signature Of American Social Artist William Gropper), V (Unopened, Still Attached Top Edges),… Read more
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image of Red, White And Black : Comic Pictures For More Than 40 Years / ??? : ???40?? / Aka Shiro Kuro : Fu?shiga 40 Yonen

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Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. (Vi), 32 Plates With Explantory Text In Japanese And English; . (Vi), 32 Plates With Explanatory Text In Japanese And English, 115 Pp In Japanese With Illustrations In Text, (I) P. In English. Fine In Near Fine Dust Jacket With The Publisher's Yellow Wrap-Around Band With Text And Y850 Price. Very Scarce, Worldcat Locates… Read more
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image of Catalogue Of The Second All-Ukrainian Artists' Exhibition / Katalog Drugoï Vseukraïns'koï Khudoz?h?n'oï Vistavki Nko Ussr : Mali?a?arstvo, Grafika, Skul'ptura, Foto-Kino, Teatral'ne Oform / ??????? ?????? ?????????????? ????????? ???????? ??? ???? : ?????????, ???????, ??????????, ????-????, ?????????? ?????

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Kiiv / Kiev Ukraine: Vidanni?a? Narkomosu U.S.R.R. / ??????? ????????? ?.?.?.?., 1929. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Fair. Many Plates. 46 Pp. But Mostly Plates, Unpaginated, At End. Small Format 6 3/4" X 5 1/4" Very Scarce, Worldcat Locates Two Institutional Copies. Wear, Spine Mostly Perished, Faint Illegible Soviet Institutional Stamp On Cover, Probably Authorization For Export, No… Read more
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M. V. Matorin (Series: Master Book Design /

by Sokolnikov Mihail Porfirevich

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Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
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Moskva / Moscow Ussr: Gizlegprom / ??????????, 1948. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. Color And B/W Facsimiles Of His Book Designs. 71 Pp. Vellum-Like Card Covers Printed In Red And Black. First Printing. One Of 4000 Copies But Quite Scarce, Worldcat Records Only Five Institutional Holdings, None In The Usa. Near Fine, Slight Usage, Still With… Read more
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image of Kukryniksy : Michail Vasil'evic? Kuprijanov, Porfirij Nikitic? Krylov, Nikolaj Aleksandrovic? Sokolov

Kukryniksy : Michail Vasil'evic? Kuprijanov, Porfirij Nikitic? Krylov, Nikolaj Aleksandrovic? Sokolov

by Kukryniksy" Is A Collective Name, Which Is Derived From The Names Of Three Caricaturists (Mikhail Kupriyanov, ?????? ?????????? ?????????, 1903-1991), Porfiri Krylov (???????? ??????? ??????, 1902-1990), And Nikolai Sokolov (??????? ????????????? ???

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Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Moskva / Moscow Leningrad Ussr: Izdatelstvo Sovetskii / Sovetskij Chudoz?nik, 1948. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine/Good. Unpaginated, A Few Pages Of Text By The Kukryniksy, Followed By Many B/W Plates Of Their Caricatures. Card Covers Lettered In Gold And Red. Dust Jacket With Paste-On Cover Illustration Of The Three Artists. 10,000 Copies Printed But Worldcat Records… Read more
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Kukryniksy : Michail Vasil'evic? Kuprijanov, Porfirij Nikitic? Krylov, Nikolaj Aleksandrovic? Sokolov

by Kukryniksy" Is A Collective Name, Which Is Derived From The Names Of Three Caricaturists (Mikhail Kupriyanov, ?????? ?????????? ?????????, 1903-1991), Porfiri Krylov (???????? ??????? ??????, 1902-1990), And Nikolai Sokolov (??????? ????????????? ???

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Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
£580.13

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Moskva / Moscow Leningrad Ussr: Izdatelstvo Sovetskii / Sovetskij Chudoz?nik, 1948. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Unpaginated, A Few Pages Of Text By The Kukryniksy, Followed By Many B/W Plates Of Their Caricatures. Inscribed By The Authors In Cyrillic To American Social Artist William Gropper. Card Covers Lettered In Gold And Red. Dust Jacket… Read more
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image of 31 Contemporary Artists: David Burliuk, Sylvia Carewe, Nicolai Cikovsky, Hy Cohen, Ernest Crichlow, Daniel Dickerson, Alexander Dorkin, Philip Evergood, Aaron Goodelman, Maxwell Gordon, William Gropper, Lena Gurr, Robert Gwathmey, Abraham Harriton, Joseph Hirsch, Mervin Jules, Lev-Landau, Elizabeth Olds, Alton Pickens, Anton Refriger, Philip Reisman, Herman Rose, Sarai Sherman, Joseph Solman, Moses Soyer, Harry Sternberg, Sabina Teichman, Anthony Toney, Abram Tromka, Nat Werner, Charles White

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New York City Ny: Aca Galery, 1959. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. Large Format Soft Cover Catalog 10 1/4" X 8". Near Fine. Inscribed To Social Artist Wiliam Gropper And His Spouse: "To Bill & Sophie With Great Admiration For His Work And Thankful That You Are A Member Of The Aca Group. Herman. With All… Read more
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image of A. Deineka / A. Deineka./ ?. ???????.)Series Title: Mastera Sovetskogo Iskusstva.

A. Deineka / A. Deineka./ ?. ???????.)Series Title: Mastera Sovetskogo Iskusstva.

by B M Nikiforov / ?????????, ?. ?.

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Leningrad Ussr: Izogiz, Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelstvo Izobrazitelnykh Iskusstv, 1937. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 123 Pp. Grey Cloth, Beveled Edges, Title In Red. First Edition, One Of 4000 Copies. Light Wear, No Marks, Hinges Tight, Bumping To Lower Corners. Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Deyneka (Russian: ?????????? ?????????????? ????????; 1899 -1969) Was A Soviet And Russian Painter, Graphic Artist And Sculptor,… Read more
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image of Mnogo Rebjat / Rebyat

Mnogo Rebjat / Rebyat

by Dubyanskaya, M

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
1st Edition
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Leningrad Ussr, 1930. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good +. 12 Pp Including Covers, Charming Color Illustrations Throughout. One Of 25,000 Copies But The Only Institutional Holding I Could Identify Was In Germany.
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image of Skazka O Tenyach / Tenjach

Skazka O Tenyach / Tenjach

by V. Shklovskij / V. Sklovskij / Shklovskii / Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky (Russian: ??????? ?????????? ??????????; [Illustrated By T. Lebedevoj / Lebedevoi

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Published
1931
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Moskva / Moscow Ussr: Ogiz "Molodaja Gvardija, 1931. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Good. 12 Pp Including Covers. Illustrated Children's Book. Wear. It Appears That The Author Is The Distinguished Intellectual Polymath Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky (Russian: ??????? ?????????? ??????????, Ipa: ['?klofsk??j]; [1893 - 1984), Known As A Russian And Soviet Literary Theorist, Critic, Writer, And Pamphleteer. He Is… Read more
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image of O Babele, Gladkove, Z?arove, Zoric?e, Zos?c?enko, Inber, Klyc?kove, Krest. Poe?te, Lugovskom, Nikiforove, Oles?e, Ores?ine, Romanove, Radimove, Svetlove, Sel'vinskom, Tret'jakove, Utkine, S?klovskom

O Babele, Gladkove, Z?arove, Zoric?e, Zos?c?enko, Inber, Klyc?kove, Krest. Poe?te, Lugovskom, Nikiforove, Oles?e, Ores?ine, Romanove, Radimove, Svetlove, Sel'vinskom, Tret'jakove, Utkine, S?klovskom

by Archangelski / Archangelskii / Archangel'skij, Aleksandr G. ( Grigorevich) ; Illustrations By Kukriniksy / Kukriniksi (Group)

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Moskva / Moscow Ussr: Zemlja I Fabrika,, 1930. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Full Page Caricatures; Small Illustrations / Decorations. 6 Pp + 19 Full-Page Caricatures With Parodic Verse On Facing Pages. Brown Boards, Illustrated. Well Preserved, With Small Frays At Corners. Quite Scarce; Worldcat Shows Institutional Holdings Only In Berlin. (A Facsimile Of This Original… Read more
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Tsen'-Tsan' / Tsen-Tsan

by Tereshchenko, Mykola, Illustrations By Boris Kriukov / Kriukow

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
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Kiev / Kyiv Ukraine Ussr: Izdatelstvo Kultura / Gostrsta Kyiv-Pechat', 1930. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. 12 Pp. Small Color Illustrated Chidren's Picture Book, Extremely Scarce, Worldcat Showing Only Two Institutional Holdings; I Think The Book Was Suppressed. Mykola Tereshchenko Was A Ukrainian Poet, Of The Prominent 19Th-20Th Century Tereshchenko Famiy Of Ukraine. The Poem… Read more
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