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Blank Journal (Within the Circle)
1 Blank Journal (Within the Circle)

Recycled ex-library book with the usual library stamps and markings titled, "Within the Circle" from the forties. Bright sky blue buckram cloth cover with pink and black patterned design. Cover is especially clean and new-looking with sharp edges and no wear. Bright white 28 lb paper inside measures 5 7/8"w x 8 7/8"h. Page block is 1/2" thick. A few pages from the original book, which was about the Arctic before the ice started melting, bound amongst blank pages. Pink ribbon book mark. 138997 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)
2 Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)
Japan, Osaka Mainichi Publishing Co, 1928, Oversize Hardback Very Good No Jacket Japan 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Large format periodical re-bound by library into a sturdy hardback with three quarters cloth cover and decorative paper boards. 10 3/8"w x 15"h. 176 pages. Newsprint text pages are fragile, age-toned and yellowing, but nine beautiful full-page color plates are printed on heavy white paper and are still in great condition. Color plates have tissue paper overlays, some with printing and one that is torn. Text in English. Many advertisements. Includes articles on culture, politics, and economics. Some of the articles in this issue are titled, "What Kind of Wife?", "Civilian Aviation," and "Katsuben (Workers of Modern Japan)." 139216 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Oblikovanje/Design:  New Collectivism / Novi Kolektivizem
3 Oblikovanje/Design: New Collectivism / Novi Kolektivizem
Ljubljana, Slovenia, NSK Info Center, 1999, Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 116 pages. Published on the occasion of the exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1999. Text in English and Slovene. Half inch tear at top of spine. 9 3/8"w x 12"h. 135127 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Naked Ladies, Naked Ladies, Naked Ladies Coloring Book, Barry, Lynda
4 Barry, Lynda Naked Ladies, Naked Ladies, Naked Ladies Coloring Book
Seattle, WA, The Real Comet Press, 1984, First Edition Oversize Paperback Very Good Inscribed By Author
An early work by the author of Ernie Pook's Comeek. Inscribed by Lynda Barry on the title page accompanied by a red lipstick print. Large format: 11" w x 14" h. Includes color centerfold of Naked Ladies deck of cards - with four jokers. Edge wear and creases to corners of cover. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Staple-bound. "When I was about five years old my cousin who was the same age came running around the corner from the back of the house and said did I want to see a boner. I didn't know what a boner was but I knew it was probably pretty good from the way he was running..." 136087 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Pig-Tail Days in Old Seattle, Bass, Sophie Frye
5 Bass, Sophie Frye Pig-Tail Days in Old Seattle
Portland, OR, Binford & Mort, 1937, First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Northwest Clark, Florenz 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 190 pages. Full bright yellow cloth boards with black lettering and illustration. 5 5/8"w x 8 1/2"h. Dust jacket has small tears and a coffee ring and spot on front. Map endpapers of the Puget Sound in green and white. A history of Seattle by the granddaughter of one of its founders, Arthur Denny. 139226 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Portable Grindhouse: The Lost Art of the VHS Box,, Boyreau, Jacques
6 Boyreau, Jacques Portable Grindhouse: The Lost Art of the VHS Box,
Fantagraphics, 2009, 1560979690 / 9781560979692 Trade Paperback Fine Film 
Book is in excellent condition, new. Binding is solid and square, unread. Covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. The book is designed in the shape and size of a VHS cassette in a VHS slipcase. Both are as new, with no flaws of any kind. The slipcase has thumbpulls at the bottom and is splattered with fake blood on the front cover. Book is illustrated with full color plates: the front cover and side on the R. page and the back on the L. The theme is VHS boxes of the most "louche, decadent, minimo-pervo " tapes from such exploitation masterworks as Hospital of Terror, Slashdance, and Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity. 200 pages. 140241 
Price: 75.95 USD
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The Shy Photographer, Carroll, Jock
7 Carroll, Jock The Shy Photographer
N Y, Stein and Day, 1964, Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Fiction 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 254 pages. 5 7/8"w x 8 1/2"h. Price-clipped dust jacket. The first volume in the Olympia Press Series, edited by Maurice Girodias. "Mr. Carroll thinks that The Shy Photographer will only be of interest to book lovers, drinkers, movie fans, intellectuals, the Beatles, Swampy Crees, shy photographers, pilots, lovers, married people, confidence men, confident women, Americans, brassiere salesladies, whores with hearts of gold, and the very young who see Life as a Great Voyage of Discovery Toward the Light." 140353 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Now for Reality: The Focus of Life; The Mutterings of Aaos, Crowley, Aleister; Spare, Austin O.
8 Crowley, Aleister; Spare, Austin O. Now for Reality: The Focus of Life; The Mutterings of Aaos
United Kingdom, Mandrake Press Ltd., 1990, 1872736017 / 9781872736013 Oversize Hardback Near Fine Very Good Metaphysics/Occult 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 78 pages. 8 1/2"w x 12"h. Small white spot on bottom edge of black rear cover. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Limited edition, no. 609/1000. Written and illustrated by Austin Osman Spare; Poems by Aleister Crowley. 139825 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Costume in Pictures, Cunnington, P. E.
9 Cunnington, P. E. Costume in Pictures
London, Herbert Press Ltd, 1981, 0906969050 / 9780906969052 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Fashion, Costume, Beauty 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. 6 3/4"w x 9 1/4"h. "Here is a descriptive and pictorial survey of American and British costume from the middle ages to the 20th century, which documents costume changes, not with the usual line drawings, but with over 150 reproductions of contemporary paintings, drawings, carvings, prints, and photographs, ranging from the 12th century illuminated manuscripts to fashion photographs of the 1930's." 139357 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Meret Oppenheim: A Different Retrospective, Curiger, Bice; Burckhardt, Jacqueline; Burckhardt, Jacqueline; Curiger, Bice; Krinzinger, Ursula; Hofmann, Werner
10 Curiger, Bice; Burckhardt, Jacqueline; Burckhardt, Jacqueline; Curiger, Bice; Krinzinger, Ursula; Hofmann, Werner Meret Oppenheim: A Different Retrospective
Vienna, Edition Stemmle, 1997, 3908161088 / 9783908161080 Oversize Hardback Very Good Very Good Art 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 236 pages. 9 1/8"w x 10 7/8"h. Full red cloth boards. 140125 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Histoire et Philosophie De L'erotisme (de L'instinct Sexuel a L'erotisme et a l'amour), Des Aulnoyes, Francois
11 Des Aulnoyes, Francois Histoire et Philosophie De L'erotisme (de L'instinct Sexuel a L'erotisme et a l'amour)
France, Pensee Moderne, 1958, Hard Cover Very Good Good Sex/Erotica/Relationships 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 100 pages. 6 1/4"w x 7 7/8"h. Text in French. Dust jacket (with partially clipped front blurb) has been covered in plastic and taped to cover by previous owner. Many b&w illustrations. 140354 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Little Beaver, Di Valentin, Maria M.
12 Di Valentin, Maria M. Little Beaver
Chicago, Rand McNally & Co., 1963, Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Children's Hawkinson, John 
Small format Rand McNally Junior Elf Book, 4 3/4"w x 6 3/8"h. Brightly colored paper covered boards. Unpaginated. Approx. 28 pages. Extremely clean copy with little wear and sharp edges. 139247 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Funny Thing, The, Ga'g, Wanda
13 Ga'g, Wanda Funny Thing, The
N Y, Coward-McCann, Inc., 1929, First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Children's 
Oblong hardback with pictorial cover. 9 3/4"w x 6 3/4"h. 32 pages. Edge wear and a bit of soiling to cover. A few ink fingerprints on front and back of title page. Edge wear to dust jacket with small tears at corners and top and bottom of spine; scribbles and mark on back. The story of Bobo, a wise man who likes to feed animals, and the Funny Thing, a cross between a dog and a giraffe, who likes to eat children's dolls... The second book written and illustrated by Wanda Ga'g, the author of Millions of Cats. Hard to find in the First Edition with dust jacket. 140163 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Gilbert & George : The Naked Shit Pictures, Gilbert & George
14 Gilbert & George Gilbert & George : The Naked Shit Pictures
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, 1996, 9050061028 / 9789050061025 Staple Bound Near Fine Art 
Oblong format: 11 5/8"w x 8 1/4"h. 19 pages. Exhibition catalog for Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 17 February - 31 March, 1996. 140259 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Moksha: Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience (1931-1963), Huxley, Aldous
15 Huxley, Aldous Moksha: Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience (1931-1963)
U.S.A., Stonehill Publishing, 1977, 0883730421 / 9780883730423 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Poor 
Book is in excellent condition in chocolate brown cloth with silver lettering on spine. Very clean book. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Previous owner's stamp (a purple flower) on front end paper. Dust jacket is tattered with major chipping at top and bottom of spine, 1" tear at top front cover, and edge wear, now wrapped in clear protective covers, not price clipped. Edited by Michael Horowitz and Cynthia Palmer, with intros by Albert Hofmann and Alexander Shulgin 139440 
Price: 445.00 USD
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Hur Gick Det Sen? boken om Mymlan, Mumintrollet Och Lilla My [The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My in Swedish], Jansson, Tove
16 Jansson, Tove Hur Gick Det Sen? boken om Mymlan, Mumintrollet Och Lilla My [The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My in Swedish]
Copenhagen, S.L. Hollers Bogtrykkeri, 1967, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Children's 
Slight edge wear to cover and small spots on cover, especially rear board. Brightly colored printed paper-covered boards with beige cloth spine. Text in Swedish. Follow Moomintroll through die-cut holes and cut-outs through the forest. "What do you think happened then?" Printed in bright primary colors on thick, heavy paper. Interior pages are very clean and crisp with no tears or damage to die-cuts. 22 pages. 8 1/8"w x 10 7/8"h. Hard-to-find. 140694 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Bauhaus: Art as Life, Kathleen James-Chakraborty and Eva Forgas
17 Kathleen James-Chakraborty and Eva Forgas Bauhaus: Art as Life
Koenig books/ Barbican Art Gallery, 2002, 3863351630 / 9783863351632 First Edition Oversize Hardback Fine Pictorial Boards 
Exhibition catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition Bauhaus: Art as Life, curated by Catherine Ince and Lydia Yee, 3 May -12 August 2012 at the publisher's gallery. Book is in excellent condition in every respect. As-new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean, as-new and free of marking of any kind. 287 pages with a great number of color and b&w illustrations, photos and prints. Chapters/section headings include New beginnings, A return to the crafts, Salute to the square, Instruments of communication, Young people come to the bauhaus!, Our play our party, our work, State, space architecture, Designing the modern world, Then new vision, The final months of the bauhaus. With texts from Walter Gropius, Kathleen James-Chakraborty, Michael Siebenbrodt, Wassily Kandinsky, Gerhard Marcks, Eva Forgacs, Catherine Ince, Philipp Oswalt, Philip Ursprung, Klaus Weber, Johannes Itten, Nicholas Fox Weber, Oskar Schlemmer, Melissa Trimingham, Torsten Blume, Marcel Breuer, Ernst Kallai, Anja Baumhoff, Laszlo Moholy-nagy, Lydia Yee, Wolfgang Thoner, Lugwig Mies Van Der Rohe. 137967 
Price: 345.00 USD
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Nudes of Yesteryear, Lubalin, Herb
18 Lubalin, Herb Nudes of Yesteryear
N Y, Eros Books, 1966, Hard Cover Fine Very Good Sex/Erotica/Relationships 
Small format hardback: 6 3/8"w x 6 1/2"h. Beige cloth cover printed with collage of artfully arranged nude women. Unpaginated. Small tears on transparent dust jacket. Decorated endpapers. A collection of gay nineties nude photographs assembled by the staff of the sixties quarterly, Eros. Design by Herb Lubalin. 140108 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Farmax (MVRDV), Maas, Winy; Van Rijs, Jacob; Koek, Richard (Editors)
19 Maas, Winy; Van Rijs, Jacob; Koek, Richard (Editors) Farmax (MVRDV)
Rotterdam, Netherland, 010 Publishers, 2013, 906450587X / 9789064505874 Trade Paperback Very Good Urban Design 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 736 pages. 5 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h. "Density: the amount of available space per person. Floor Area Ratio (FAR): the ratio of the total floor space of a built area to the total size of is lot. FARMAX essentially means compressing a population vertically and horizontally so as to give that population more space." 139622 
Price: 195.00 USD
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The Complete Reprint of Physique Pictorial 1951-1960 (Volume 1), Mizer, Bob
20 Mizer, Bob The Complete Reprint of Physique Pictorial 1951-1960 (Volume 1)
Koln, Germany, Taschen, 1997, 3822881644 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 
Volume 1 only. 5"w x 8"h and 2" thick - a fat book. Full of black and white photos and illustrations from Bob Mizer's 1950's groundbreaking magazine of homoerotic photography, Physique Pictorial. Introductory text in English, German, and French. Cover has been covered neatly in clear plastic cover. Slight edge wear. 138903 
Price: 150.00 USD
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