This week's short list of 9 new arrivals, mostly devoted to the visual arts, includes a signed Erté serigraph, a biblio-themed John Held Jr. poster, and a pamphlet with an early reference to the "robot."
This week's list is devoted to the beat poet Michael McClure, who unfortunately passed away just over a week ago. McClure wrote the internationally acclaimed play, The Beard, and attended San Francisco State College, where he studied with poet Robert Duncan. He gave his first poetry reading in the company of Allen Ginsberg in 1955.
This week's list features the works of Warja Lavater and Helena Bochorakova-Dittrichova, along with 4 curious Amate Manuscripts by Alfonso Garcia Tellez.
This week's list is solely dedicated to Flemish woodcut artist Frans Masereel, viewed by many as the originator of the woodcut novel. Many of these titles are in French or German, a couple are signed.
This week's list of new arrivals features two works illustrated by Frans Masereel, an attractive copy of Homer's Odyssey, and Paul Bunyan's Pictorial Map of the United States.
Our first list of March highlights books with artistic and design themes, as well as a few items of regional interest, including Dr John Dee's Spiritual Diary (1583-1608), and a boudoir photograph of Brigham Young by C. R. Savage. Also included in this week's list is a 1928 edition of Manly P. Hall's famous work, An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy.