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image of Spring Came: An Opera for Shadow Puppets

Spring Came: An Opera for Shadow Puppets

by HIGGINS, Dick

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1974
Condition
Near fine in original stapled orange lettered wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780914162018
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£66.89

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West Glover, VT: Unpublished Editions, 1974. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original stapled orange lettered wrappers.. Thin octavo. 6.25 x 8.5 in. 17 pp. Limited edition, numbered 192 of 200 copies numbered and signed by Higgins on the colophon page.
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image of Jargon 31: 14 Poets, 1 Artist (A New York Portfolio); December 12-14, 1958, New York

Jargon 31: 14 Poets, 1 Artist (A New York Portfolio); December 12-14, 1958, New York

by BLACKBURN, PAUL, BOB BROWN, EDWARD DAHLBERG, et al., Poets

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Published
1958
Condition
Fine original sheets, fine lettered yellow wrappers and near fine lettered manila envelope.
Edition
First Edition
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£66.89

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Highlands, NC: Jargon Society, 1958. First Edition. Paperback. Fine original sheets, fine lettered yellow wrappers and near fine lettered manila envelope.. Octavo. 5.75 x 9 in. 14 loose leafs, each featuring one poet and reproduction illustration of poet by Fielding Dawson. Jargon 31. Poets include Paul Blackburn, Bob Brown, Edward Dahlberg, Max Finstein, Allen Ginsberg, Paul Goodman, Denise… Read more
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image of An Old New Haven Engraver and His Work: Amos Doolittle

An Old New Haven Engraver and His Work: Amos Doolittle

by BEARDSLEY, WILLIAM A.

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Published
1910
Condition
Very good in original plain string-tied wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£55.74

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No place, 1910. First Edition. Paperback. Very good in original plain string-tied wrappers.. Thin octavo. [2 blanks], 23, [7 blanks] pp. Errata slip tipped in at pp. 22-3. Limited edition, numbered 21 of 31 copies.
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image of Les Arts Plastiques du Congo Belge

Les Arts Plastiques du Congo Belge

by OLBRECHTS, FRANS M.; J. VAN NOTEN, Illustrator

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Published
1959
Condition
Rebound text in brown cloth with affixed pictorial image to upper board with a Morroco spine label lettered in black, an overall
Edition
First Edition
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£557.40

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Bruxelles, Belgium: Editions Erasme, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Rebound text in brown cloth with affixed pictorial image to upper board with a Morroco spine label lettered in black, an overall fine copy.. Quarto. 7.5 x 10.75 in. 161 pp. Fully illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs and illustrations by J. Van Noten (a few fold-out images),… Read more
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image of Yves Klein; Descriptive Catalogue of Editions and Sculptures

Yves Klein; Descriptive Catalogue of Editions and Sculptures

by LEDEUR, JEAN-PAUL

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine in original glossy illustrated boards with white wrappers affixed to spine.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£111.48

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(Guy Pieters), 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original glossy illustrated boards with white wrappers affixed to spine.. Oblong quarto. 9.5 x 8.5 in. 331, 3 pp. Illustrated with numerous reproductions of photographs in black & white and in color. With a foreword by Pierre Restany. Text in French and English.
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image of Elaine de Kooning: The Spirit of Abstract Expressionism-Selected Writings

Elaine de Kooning: The Spirit of Abstract Expressionism-Selected Writings

by DE KOONING, ELAINE; ROSE SLIVKA, Introduction; MARJORIE LUYCKX, Preface

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine in original cream cloth with design and lettering in black and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780807613375
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£92.90

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New York: George Braziller, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original cream cloth with design and lettering in black and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. 238 pp. Occasionally illustrated in black & white and with a suite of photographic plates. Jacket photograph by Rudolph Burckhardt.
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image of Song without Words: A Book of Engravings

Song without Words: A Book of Engravings

by WARD, LYND

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Published
1936
Condition
Very good in original quarter-parchment over metallic copper paper and in good matching slipcase, in parchment with metallic cop
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£297.28

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New York: Random House, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in original quarter-parchment over metallic copper paper and in good matching slipcase, in parchment with metallic copper band. Lightly soiled.Binding square and tight, text bright. Slipcase is moderately soiled and worn, but sound.. Tall, thin octavo. 6.5 x 10 in. Illustrated with 22 wood engravings by Lynd Ward.… Read more
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image of Selected Works

Selected Works

by AMMONS, A.R.

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Published
2010
Condition
Just about fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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£92.90

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[Winston Salem]: (Z. Smith Reynolds Library Wake Forest University, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Just about fine in original pictorial stapled wrappers. Duodecimo. 5.5 x 7 inches. [30]pp. Illustrated with 20 color reproductions of Ammons' art and herein reprints his artist's statement "Changing things" originally published by Palaemon Press in 1981. Archie Randolph Ammons was an accomplished… Read more
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image of Visual Writing in the Avant Writing Collection

Visual Writing in the Avant Writing Collection

by BENNETT, JOHN M., Editor

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Published
2008
Condition
Fine in original pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£55.74

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The Rare Books & Manuscripts Library / The Ohio State University Libraries, 2008. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Thin quarto. 8 x 10 in. 142 pp. Fully illustrated in color. With introductions by Bob Grumman and Marvin A. Sackner.
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Cross River Monoliths

by ALLISON, PHILIP

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1968
Condition
Near fine in original wrappers, hand-lettered title on spine.
Edition
First Edition
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£111.48

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Department of Antiquities, Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1968. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original wrappers, hand-lettered title on spine.. Thin quarto. 7.25 x 9.5 in. 44 + 67 black & white plates.
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image of Views of Carisbrook Castle, Isle of Wight

Views of Carisbrook Castle, Isle of Wight

by WESTALL, W.

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Published
1839
Condition
Strings somewhat loose, otherwise very good in original string-tied printed wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£185.80

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London: R. Westall, 1839. First Edition. Paperback. Strings somewhat loose, otherwise very good in original string-tied printed wrappers.. Smaller, thin quarto. 7 x 10.5 in. Engraved title page, with 5 engraved plates (complete).
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image of Sande; Masks and Statues from Liberia and Sierra Leone

Sande; Masks and Statues from Liberia and Sierra Leone

by MATO, DANIEL and CHARLES MILLER III

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Published
1990
Condition
Fine in original pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£130.06

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(Amsterdam): Galerie Balolu, 1990. First Edition. Paperback. Fine in original pictorial wrappers.. Small, square quarto. 7.875 x 8.25 in. 153 pp. Fully illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs.
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image of Good News for Printmakers; 1939 Exhibition:

Good News for Printmakers; 1939 Exhibition: "Fine Prints for Mass Production"

by KENT, ROCKWELL, CARL O. SCHNIEWIND, and ELIZABETH MCCAUSLAND

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Published
1939
Condition
Near fine in original saddle-stitched wrappers, printed in black and white.
Edition
First Edition
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£148.64

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Brooklyn: United American Artists, United American Printmakers, and The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1939. First Edition. Near fine in original saddle-stitched wrappers, printed in black and white.. Small, thin square quarto. 7 x 8.5 in. 16 pp. Scarce.
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image of Robert Rauschenberg: The Silkscreen Paintings, 1962-64

Robert Rauschenberg: The Silkscreen Paintings, 1962-64

by RAUSCHENBERG, ROBERT and RONI FEINSTEIN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1990
Condition
Remainder mark to bottom edge, otherwise fine in original dark grey cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
£371.60

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New York & Boston: Whitney Museum of Art in association with Bulfinch Press, 1990. First Edition. Remainder mark to bottom edge, otherwise fine in original dark grey cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 9.25 x 11.25 in. 179 + [1] pp. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of paintings by Rauschenberg: 45 color, 46 black & white, with… Read more
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image of Art and Education at Black Mountain College, 1933-1956

Art and Education at Black Mountain College, 1933-1956

by SMITH, LEVERETT T., DAISY B. THORP, and JOEL OPPENHEIMER

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Published
1978
Condition
Near fine in original saddle-stitched wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£33.44

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Rocky Mount, NC: Rocky Mount Arts and Crafts Center, 1978. First Edition. Near fine in original saddle-stitched wrappers.. Thin quarto. 8.5 x 11 in. [2], 34 pp. Illustrated with several reproductions of black & white photographs.
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image of Proust Portfolio; The France of Marcel Proust in Twenty-Five Etchings Signed by Bernard Lamotte

Proust Portfolio; The France of Marcel Proust in Twenty-Five Etchings Signed by Bernard Lamotte

by LAMOTTE, BERNARD

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Published
1949
Condition
Some wear to head and foot of spine, scuffing to label. All etchings in fine state.
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£1,114.80

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[New York, 1949. Hardcover. Some wear to head and foot of spine, scuffing to label. All etchings in fine state.. Twenty-five copper plate etchings, each signed and numbered by Bernard Lamotte. All laid into original cloth clamshell case, with a large gilt-lettered morocco title label. Limited edition, numbered 4 of 100 sets. Scarce.
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image of Thomas Wolfe and Pat Conroy [Print]

Thomas Wolfe and Pat Conroy [Print]

by MOSER, BARRY

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine.
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£37.16

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[Atlanta]: [Old New York Bookshop Press], 2000. Fine.. A 6 x 9 inch print from a wood engraving of Thomas Wolfe and Pat Conroy by Barry Moser. One of seventy-five numbered copies, signed by artist Barry Moser directly below the image of the two writers.
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image of Ian Hamilton Finlay: The Bicentennial Proposal: The French War: The War of the Letter

Ian Hamilton Finlay: The Bicentennial Proposal: The French War: The War of the Letter

by DAY, PETER

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Published
1989
Condition
Very good in original printed wrappers. Light soiling to extremities, spine toned. Binding square and tight, text unmarked.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780920956250
Item Price
£37.16

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Toronto: Art Metropole, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very good in original printed wrappers. Light soiling to extremities, spine toned. Binding square and tight, text unmarked.. Thin octavo. 6.375 x 9.875 in. 115 + [3] pp. With several black & white reproductions.
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image of The Eight Immortals [Temple Hill Cut-Outs]

The Eight Immortals [Temple Hill Cut-Outs]

by WOMEN'S BIBLE SCHOOL, PRESBYTERIAN MISSION

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Published
1930
Condition
Lovely fine example of the Temple Hill Cut-Out books, illustrated with eight pages affixed with cut black paper depicting figure
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£185.80

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Chefoo, China, 1930. Lovely fine example of the Temple Hill Cut-Out books, illustrated with eight pages affixed with cut black paper depicting figures, plus one cut-out on the title page. Each of the eight cut-outs is accompanied by a delicate glassine, on which is printed in English the legend of the corresponding figure. Bound in pictorial woven cloth over… Read more
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image of Anthony Lord: A Retrospective June 5-July 29, 1984, Asheville Art Museum

Anthony Lord: A Retrospective June 5-July 29, 1984, Asheville Art Museum

by ABSHIRE, MARTHA

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1984
Condition
Near fine in pictorial staple-bound wrappers. Some light spotting to covers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Item Price
£14.86

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(Asheville, NC): (Friends of Anthony Lord / The Asheville Art Museum), 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in pictorial staple-bound wrappers. Some light spotting to covers.. Thin, oblong quarto. 19 + [3] pp. Photograph of of Anthony Lord by Doris Ulmann reproduced on title page; illustrated throughout with black & white reproductions.
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