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.
In the spirit of being carried off to other lands and other times, Ken Sanders Rare Books offers a list of 7 vintage photo albums, including a Japanese album, cattle ranching photos, and a charming Minnesota photo album.
This week's short list features items relating to several highly regarded contemporary street artists and/or groups - Anthony Lister, Shepard Fairey, and CYRCLE. All 3 offerings are published by the independent urban art magazine VNA. So if you are looking for a pair of brass knuckles, look no further!
Our final list of 2019 is short, however it highlights three oversized hand-colored lithographic prints by Edward Lear of the majestic eagle, as well as the biography of the pioneer James S. Brown, and a photograph of Edward Abbey and Robert Crumb.
This week's list features our new acquisitions, quite a few of them first editions and high spots in the world of book collecting, such as "Finnegan's Wake," "The Catcher in the Rye," and Florence Nightingale's "Notes on Nursing." There is even a little bit of Halloween that creeps in!