Catalogues

Michael McClure List

Michael McClure List

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.

May 5th List

May 5th List

This week's list features the works of Warja Lavater and Helena Bochorakova-Dittrichova, along with 4 curious Amate Manuscripts by Alfonso Garcia Tellez.

Frans Masereel List

Frans Masereel List

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.

End of March New Arrivals

End of March New Arrivals

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.

First List of March

First List of March

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.

Photo Album E-List

Photo Album E-List

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.