Sarg, Tony. New York: Greenberg, Publisher, 1930. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Unpag. 4to. Dust jacket has light chipping at the edges, minor soiling, sunning to spine, now in mylar cover. The story of two little dolls, Annabel and Frances. Extremely, crisp and vibrant illustrations within. Fine / Very Good.
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Moser, Barry. New York: Viking Studio, 1999. Hardcover. First Edition. First Trade Edition of Barry Moser's Pennroyal Press Edition. First Printing. 994,  pp. Folio. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover. Gift inscription on first free endpaper. Small, black reaminder dot at foot of text block. Fine / Very Good.
New York: E. Weyhe, 1935. Wraps. Limited Edition. Unpag. 8vo. Gray/green dust jacket with some soiling, scuffing, minor chips at edges, and front flap detached but laid in, rear flap starting now in mylar cover. Slight staining to the cover boards, interior has some minor foxing and includes a lithograph, signed by Napolitano, #174/212. [Purcell 7].
An early, more subtle design by Merle Armitage. Also signficant in its use of a portrait by Brett Weston as the frontispiece. Printed in an edition of 212 copies, only 200 were offered for sale. Very Good / Good.
Bisti, Dmitry. Moscow: Raduga Publishers, 1985. Hardcover. First Edition. 66 pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with slight bumping to the corners. Clean within.
Afanasy Nikitin was one of the first from Europe to visit India between 1466 & 1472. This book chronicles some of the most interesting parts of his journey with engaging illustrations. Very Good.
Stockholm, WI: Midnight Paper Sales, 2005. Broadside. Broadside measures 11" x 15". Engraving by Gaylord Schanliec of the right side of Walt Whitman's face with a beautiful blue eye staring out at you. Gregory Orr's poem is printed to the right Whitman, printing and production by Schanilec's Midnight Paper Sales on behalf of the Virginia Quarterly Review for the 150th anniversary of the publication of "Leaves of Grass."
Produced in an edition of 200 copies, this being #43 signed by both Gregory Orr and Gaylord Schanilec. Fine.
Johannsen, Oskar. Orono, ME: Pine Cone Publishing Company, 1913. Hardcover. First Edition. 126,  pp. 8vo. Burgundy cloth boards with brgiht gold embossed titling to cover as well as an illustration of a scarab on a vase that appears to be Egyptian in origin. Slight bumping to corners and foot of spine. Clean and crisp within. Near Fine overall.
A wonderful little book that teaches about insects in the eighteen short stories that each focuses on one specific insect. Very Good.
Robinson, Irene. Los Angeles, CA: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1958. Trade paperback. First Edition. First Trade Paperback Edition. 86 pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with very minor wear from reading, now in custom mylar jacket.
The popularity of the limited edition hardcover version of this title led the authors to publisher a less expensive version in black and white with a paper cover. Signed by Lawrence Clark Powell on the title page. Fine.
Schanilec, Gaylord. Stockholm, WI: Midnight Paper Sales, 2005. Limited Edition. 88 pp. 4to. 14 color wood engravings. Pristine, fresh from printer. This is a copy "in sheets" for binding.
14 color wood engravings by Gaylord Schanilec with 13 entemological identifications of specimens by Dr. Clarke Garry. This limited edition was hand-set in Bembo monotype and printed on Zerkal mould-made paper. Printed in an edition of 400 copies, a "Special Edition" was custom bound in full calf, 300 were bound in quarter goat, and 50 copies were left "in sheets" for custom binding, this being #354 of 400 and "in sheets" and numbered and signed by Gaylord Schanilec on the colophon.
Hughey, Kirk. Santa Fe, NM: Press of The Palace of the Governors, 1981. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 10, pp. 16mo. Ivory cloth spine with printed paper label affixed to spine, marbled paper covered boards. Clean and crisp within.
Signed by the author opposite of the title page. Produced in an edition of 200 copies. Illustrations by Kirk Hughey. Fine.
Le-Tan, Pierre. New York, NY: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1985. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. x, 112 pp. 8vo. Slight scuffing to dust jacket, small tear at head of rear panel flap, now in mylar cover. Cean and crisp within. Signed in pencil by the author on the first free endpaper.
A humous look at financial shenanigans from Charles Ponzi to the Sydney Opera House. Fine / Very Good.
von Wiegand, Charmion. New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, 2007. Wraps. First Edition. 74 pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy.
Catalog from an exhibition of the same name at the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in New York. Charlotte von Wiegand (1896-1983) had a long career as a journalist and abstract painter. In the 1950s her work began to evolve as she explored Eastern culture and Buddhism. Fine.
Walsh, Dan. New York: Garner Tullis, 1999. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Unpag. Oblong 4to. Dust jacket has the slightest hint of darkening at edges from sunning, now in mylar cover. Gray cloth boards withg black embossed titling to cover and board that reflects the dust jacket. Clean and crisp within.
Walsh's rectilinear graphics paired with Yau's poetry in a simple, crisp design. Printed in an edition of 750 copies, this is #627 signed by author and artist on the colophon. Fine / Fine.
Kitt, Katherine F. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1929. Hardcover. First Edition. xvii[i], 290 pp. 2 pp. ads at rear. Worn red cloth covers with scuffing, bumping to corners with small losses. spine has faded as has the gold titling. Gold titling on cover board is worn and has rubbed off in some places, intials "SAR" incised in cover above title. Large 2-1/2'x3/4" piece torn from upper right hand corner of first free endpaper. Also included on the first free endpaper is the previous owner's name, "Mary Ellen Bell/Sells, Arizona/Papgo Indian Reservation/1931". First free endpaper at rear was torn out along the gutter. Interior is clean. Good.