[STATES PUBLISHING CO.]
[s.l.] : States Publishing Co., [1906?]. Small oblong quarto, original printed wrappers (marked, rear wrapper chipped at fore-edge), staples rusted,  text,  full-page collotype illustrations, internally clean and sound. Includes images of destruction on Van Ness Avenue, Hotel Valencia, Nob Hill, City Hall, the Episcopal Church at Eleventh and Market, California Street, Financial district, …
CRÉPIN, Louis-Philippe (1772-1851) (after)
Dédié à Monsieur Alexandre de Laborde leur frère. Paris : Ostervald, ca. 1807. Engraved by Prot and Dissard after a painting by Louis-Philippe Crépin. Copperplate engraving, 475 x 695 mm (image); 563 x 750 mm (sheet), small stain to lower margin, short repaired tear upper margin extending into the image, overall a very good example. …
Salem, MA : Parker Brothers, circa 1903. Illustrated box (225 x 380 x 22 mm) featuring a vibrant image of the ‘Zebra Street’ street car filled with animal passengers heading to ‘Monkeyville’; game board pasted to inside lower half of box, printed rules inside the lid; includes spinner and eight counters; some wear to corners …
Melbourne : Allan & Co. Pty. Ltd., [1915?]. Publisher’s number ‘B.837’. Folio, illustrated wrappers depicting a scene of African-American plantation workers dancing, clapping, singing and playing the banjo (upper wrapper with wet stamp of Ballarat music seller Suttons and early ownership signature, lower wrapper with later owner’s name), 5 pp, music notation; short paper splits …
THEATRE ROYAL, EDINBURGH
[CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH] Theatre-Royal, Edinburgh. Second Night of the New Christmas Harlequinade . . . Thursday, December 20, 1849, Will be Performed . . . The Rivals!! . . . To conclude with the New Grand Comic Christmas Pantomime … entitled Little Boy Blue!! Or Harlequin and the Goblin Gnome of the Californian Gold Mines.
Written expressly for this Theatre by the Celebrated Nelson Lee, Esq., Poet Laureate to the Court of Fun and Metropolitan Pantomimic Association … … Edinburgh : Reid, Printer, Nottingham Place, 1849. Playbill, 430 x 235 mm; printed recto only; despite being printed on cheap, thin paper the broadside is remarkably well preserved: a little dusty …
Cologne : Taschen, [2016[. Two volumes, quarto, in slipcase, pp. 1048. New copy. Weighs 4.35 kgs. Limited to 7,500 numbered copies, with a bonus hour-long DVD featuring 18 Bob Mizer films made between 1954 and 1968 From a quarter million male nudes, editor Dian Hanson selects the best physique photography from Bob Mizer, founder of Physique …
CAMERON, Roderick William, Sir (1823-1900)
Australia Pioneer Line … Carrying the United States Mails … From Pier 11 North River. 70 days Passage!! The new and noble clipper ship “Oriental” … For Melbourne, direct.
[New York] : Nesbitt & Co. printers [for R. W. Cameron], . Clipper card, 150 x 92 mm, lithograph printed recto only in red and blue on glossy white card; some staining and corner wear, verso with old glue stains. Scarce clipper card advertising a sailing of the ship Oriental from New York to Melbourne in September …
[GUGK] SERGEEV, S. I. ; KOVYLIN, N. M. ; KOTENKOV, N. V. (eds.)
Moskva : Glav. upr. geodezii i kartografii pri Sovete Ministrov SSSR, 1981. Folio (335 mm), publisher’s pictorial laminated wrappers, pp 64; table of contents, symbols, abbreviations etc. (3-5), full-page colour maps with differing scales (6-38), index (40-64); text in Russian; a good, clean copy. Fourth edition (first published 1975) of this official Soviet government atlas …
Barcelona : Librería de Antonio J. Bastinos, 1897. First edition. Large octavo (215 x 140 mm), original cloth backed pictorial card covers with striking designs front and back, 72 pp, illustrated; a very good copy. Text in Spanish. Introduction to the history, geography, natural history, commerce and customs of English-speaking (“Saxon”) North America.
PATTERSON, George Warren Shaw
The World’s Fair and my trip round the world : a description of cities visited and scenery witnessed in some of the chief cities and countries of the old and new world. By G. W. S. Patterson, Kaikohe, Auckland, New Zealand. (Presentation copy)
A description of cities visited and scenes and scenery witnessed in some of the chief cities and countries of the Old and New World. Auckland, N.Z. : H. Brett, printer [for the author], 1894. First edition. Octavo (183 x 122 mm), printed wrappers (foxed and stained, edge and corner wear, old label to upper front), …
[MALAY ARCHIPELAGO] Les races malaiques et américaines; leçon d’ouverture du Cours d’anthropologie du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle (19 mars 1896).
Extrait de L’Anthropologie, t. 7, no. 2. Paris : Masson et cie, . Large octavo (243 x 160 mm), disbound offprint, pp 1-18; a very clean copy. A brief comparative study of the racial characteristics of the indigenous peoples of the Malay archipelago and the Americas.
FERLINGHETTI, Lawrence / GINSBERG, Allen
Melbourne : Sun Books, 1972. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. iii; [i]; 27; iii; 17, bound dos-a-dos, lightly marked, a good copy. Collected poems by the Beat poets.
Various artists; JOHNSON, Phyllis (publisher)
American magazine Aspen, “the first three-dimensional magazine”, was published in ten issues between 1965 and 1971. It was edited by Phyllis Johnson and featured contributions from many renowned and influential artists, among them Andy Warhol, William S. Burroughs, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Marcel Duchamp, Sol LeWitt, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, John and Yoko Ono, Robert Rauschenberg, LaMont Young. …
DUMAS, Alexandre (1802-1870)
Geordnet und herausgegeben von Alexander Dumas. Nach dem französischen Manuscripte vin Dr. G. F. W. Rüdiger. Zweiter Theil. Autorisirte Ausgabe. Pest, Wien und Leipzig : Hartleben’s Verlags-Expedition, 1855. Small octavo (180 x 112 mm), publisher’s printed buff wrappers (darkened, loss of paper along spine), pp 187; scattered foxing, but a good original copy. The second …
[S.l. : s.n., circa 1956]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (cover title : Judy Garland), corner creased, pp. , illustrated. Promotional booklet for the Hollywood and stage diva, from her origins as a child star, roles opposite Mickey Rooney and her Academy Award winning role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, classic hits Meet me in St. …
Baltimore and Colorado Springs : NewLights Press 2012. Octavo, cards in card dustjacket, pp. , poetry with graphically designed layout, printed with Laser printing, letterpress from lead type, lead spacing material, and linoleum. Limited to 150 numbered copies in a variable edition with three cover colour combinations. The NewLights Press is an independent publisher of experimental literature …