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Catalog for an exhibition at David Ellis Jones, London, which was organized by Paul Conran and ran from May 12th - 26th 1975.
Scarce. Very good .
Catalog for an exhibition held at the Byron Gallery, New York City from November 11 to December 21, 1969. Very good .
Limited edition of 300 De Luxe copies. This copy is unnumbered on the colophon page. Very good .
Inscribed to Dick Higgins of Something Else Press by the members of Mutus Liber [Tiziana Arnaboldi, Salvatore di Leonardo and Rosario Galeone] and signed "Mutus Liber 8/3/86".
The group states that the writings in this book accompanied their theatrical and visual researches and activities from 1981-1984. "Mutus Liber" [from the Latin Wordless Book] was an alchemical text published in France in the second half of the 17th century. It claimed to outline, through a series of mystical illustrations, a method of manufacturing the Philosopher's stone.
Rare. Very good .
This is volume 21 - complete in itself - of a 28 volume set.
The book includes Francois Le Vaillant's "Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, by M. Le Vaillant, performed in the Years 1780, 81, 82, 83, 84, and 85". Le Vaillant's Travels are illustrated with 2 plates respectively titled: "Le Vaillant discovered by his Hottentot Servant while seeking refuge from an enraged Elephant" and "Le Vaillant crowning Haripa King of the Koraques".
Le Vaillant's travels are followed by William George Browne's "Travels in Egypt and Libya, by Mr. Browne, from the year 1792 to 1798. Browne's travels are illustrated with a folding map of Africa and a plate titled "A Public Audience at El Fasher".
Concluding this volume is John Barrow's "Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa, by Mr. John Barrow, in the Years 1797 and 1798". Barrow's travels are illustrated with a plate depicting "A Hottentot Shepherd attacked by a Lion".
From the library of geologist and mining engineer James Douglas, after whom Douglas, Arizona was named, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Douglas, who was born in Quebec, spent much of his early life in Scotland. For many years, as a metallurgist and mining engineer, he was involved in several important Western American enterprises. Fair .
First edition of the Third part.
Parts 1 and 2 of "The Previsions of Lady Evelyn" by novelist Anne Marsh [1791-1874] were first published in 1844 as part of "The Triumphs of Time". The third, and concluding, part was published here (in 1849) for the first time. [See Wolff #4557].
Together with: YEAST: A Problem. By the Author of Alton Locke. Copyright Edition. Leipzig: Bernh. Tauchnitz Jun. 1851. x &337 pages with the series title: "Collection of British Authors. Vol. CCVII. Yeast by the Author of Alton Locke. In One Volume."
The first Continental edition of Yeast, the first novel by Charles Kinsley, published in the same year as the first English edition.
2 books bound in one volume.
12mo, three-quarter dark brown leather & cloth titled in gilt with raised bands on the spine. The covers & leather are rubbed & scuffed. Some occasional scattered foxing, else quite good. Very good .
Peter Dowley was "a dissenting teacher of the Presbytarian or independent persuation."
Edward Wells, D.D. (1667-1727) was an eminent classical scholar, mathematician and theologian. Very good .
Tympan publishes poems, short prose pieces, essays, photos and graphic art. The editors of this issue were Wolfgang Heyder, Bernd Kilian, Jens Pruss, Ulli Schoenwald and Ernst Specks. The text is in German. Good .
First edition. Fine .
Two brothers on leave fall for the same girl in World War I London.
This a vintage original movie still, not a reproduction. Very good.
From the Stefansson Collection of the Dartmouth College Library with a library stamp & a discard stamp on the front wrap.
Among the contents of this issue are an article on Rachmaninoff by Ivan Glebov and one on Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko by Nikolai Pogodin; a May 1st 1943 address by Stalin; a piece "On the Fundamentals of Modern Tactics by M. Galaktionov, and "How the Trilogy, The Road to Calvary Came to Be Written" by Alexei Tolstoy. The last page describes a game in the May 1943 Sverdlovsky Chess Tournament [Botvinnik vs. Konstantinopolsky]. Good .
Among the contents of this issue are articles on the work of Mike Kelley, Ulf Rollof, Xu Bing, Mariko Mori, Anne Appleby, Sabina Ott and Trinh T. Min-ha. Very good .