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Blank Journal (Atoms Today & Tomorrow)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 140941


Recycled ex-library book with the usual library stamps and markings titled, "Atoms Today & Tomorrow" from the fifties. Gray cloth buckram cover with yellow and black illustrations. Cover is especially clean and new-looking with sharp edges and no wear. Bright white 28 lb paper inside measures 5 "w x 7 5/8"h. Page block is 1/2" thick. A few illustrated pages from the original book bound amongst blank pages. Black ribbon book mark. View more info

Image for Rainbow Book: Being a Collection of Essays & Illustrations Devoted to Rainbows in Particular & Spectral Sequences in General Focusing on the ... Metaphysically) from Ancient to Modern Times, The

Rainbow Book: Being a Collection of Essays & Illustrations Devoted to Rainbows in Particular & Spectral Sequences in General Focusing on the ... Metaphysically) from Ancient to Modern Times, The

By: Graham, F. Lanier

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Berkely, Shambhala / The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: 1975

Seller ID: 140791


This book was published on the occasion of The Rainbow Show exhibition in San Francisco. It focuses on the meaning of color (physically and metaphysically) from ancient to modern times, and information is arranged in increasing order of complexity. 224 pages. 7 3/8"w x 11 7/8"h. Printed on brightly colored paper - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Some ink marking at the beginning. Creases to cover and spine and some curl to the lower corner of... View more info

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No More Fukushima

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Committee of Anitnuclear Power Poster Exhibition: 2012

Seller ID: 141021


Like new. Text in English and Japanese. 68 pages. 8 1/4"w x 11 3/4"h. Each page shows four color posters from the Anitnuclear Power Poster Exhibition. Also includes three loose full-page posters advertising the exhibition. One of these posters has a small 1/4" tear. View more info

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Blank Journal (Within the Circle)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 138997


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 amon... View more info

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Process Book of Woodblock Printing

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kyoto, Japan, Kyoto Handicraft Center:

Seller ID: 141326


A beautiful two-sided accordion book with dark purple paper covered boards containing purple and silver threads. 18 tipped-in plates show the stages of color separation of a woodblock print, printed on mulberry paper. A few of the plates have small creases. 5 1/8"w x 6 3/4"h. Introductory text in English and Japanese. No date given; circa 1970's. View more info

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Standard Textbook of Cosmetology: A Practical Course on the Scientific Fundamentals of Beauty Culture for Students and Practising Cosmetologists

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, Bay Area College of Electrolysis: 1977

Seller ID: 141998


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Bright orange buckram cover. Wonderful graphics in black and white with red and pink spot color. An in-depth textbook originally printed in the thirties that covers everything the practicing cosmetologist needs to know: Hygiene and Personality, Sanitation, Facial Treatments, Haircutting, Electrolysis, Beauty Salon Management, and much more. Glossary; index, bibliography. 494 pages. 6 1/2"w x 9 1/2"h. View more info

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Sleeping Princess: Camera Studies By Gordon Anthony, The

By: Anthony, Gordon; Benois, Nadia; Haskell, Arnold; Lambert, Constant

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd.: 1940

Seller ID: 140947


Blue cloth boards show wear at edges and some small spots. 10 1/4"w x 12 1/2"h. Black and white tipped-in photographs throughout. A photographic record of Sadler's Wells Ballet's 1939 production of Tchaikovsky's ''Sleeping Princess'' based on ''The Sleeping Beauty'', under the direction of Nicolas Segueeff and starring Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpmann. "The book itself is really a collection of 'Action' pictures taken in mystudio of the chief characters f... View more info

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Low Calorie High Nutrition Vegetables from the Sea to Help You Look and Feel Better

By: Arasaki, Seibin; Teruko Arasaki

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Japan Pubns: 1981

Seller ID: 141039


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to cover. Previous owner's name inside. 196 pages. 7"w x 10"h. Many b&w illustrations. "The first all-inclusive, up-to-date book to cover these potentially vital foodstuffs from the biological, biochemical, and nutritional-scientific viewpoints and to add to this information a comprehensive explanation of the way sea vegetables are raised, processed,and prepared as foods. In addition, it inclu... View more info

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Shy Photographer, The

By: Carroll, Jock

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N Y, Stein and Day: 1964

Seller ID: 140353


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 he... View more info

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The Sea Around Us: Special Edition for Young Readers

By: Carson, Rachel; Anne Terry White

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N Y, Golden Press: 1958

Seller ID: 141859


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Aqua blue, red, and white printed cover on buckram cloth. Edge wear and fraying at top and bottom of spine. 8 1/8"w x 11 1/4"h. 166 pages. Adapted by Anne Terry White. Beautiful color illustrations throughout - many full-page, as well as many color photographs. Printed on thick, creamy paper. View more info

Image for Now for Reality: The Focus of Life; The Mutterings of Aaos

Now for Reality: The Focus of Life; The Mutterings of Aaos

By: Crowley, Aleister; Spare, Austin O.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Mandrake Press Ltd.: 1990

Seller ID: 139825


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. View more info

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Meret Oppenheim: A Different Retrospective

By: Curiger, Bice; Burckhardt, Jacqueline; Burckhardt, Jacqueline; Curiger, Bice; Krinzinger, Ursula; Hofmann, Werner

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vienna, Edition Stemmle: 1997

Seller ID: 140125


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 236 pages. 9 1/8"w x 10 7/8"h. Full red cloth boards. View more info

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A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

By: De Hamel, Christopher

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R Godine Publisher: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141649


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's name neatly printed in calligraphy inside. Price-clipped dust jacket wrapped in mylar. 256 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11 1/4"h. With 250 illustrations, 80 in color. A beautiful survey of the history of illuminated manuscripts, describing their historical and cultural settings, the history of scripts and iconography, techniques and materials, and the formal organization of the scriptoria. View more info

Image for Histoire et Philosophie De L'erotisme {de L'instinct Sexuel a L'erotisme et a l'amour)

Histoire et Philosophie De L'erotisme {de L'instinct Sexuel a L'erotisme et a l'amour)

By: Des Aulnoyes, Francois

Price: $25.00

Publisher: France, Pensee Moderne: 1958

Seller ID: 140354


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. View more info

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Color in Trees, Shrubs, Weeds

By: Garner, Frederick J.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Laguna Beach, CA, Walter T. Foster: 1962

Seller ID: 140779


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Staple-bound. 10 1/4"w x 13 3/4"h. 30 pages. No date shown; circa 1962. View more info

Image for Photographic Art of Hoyningen-Huene, The

Photographic Art of Hoyningen-Huene, The

By: Hoyningen-Huene, George; William A. Ewing

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Seller ID: 141225


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Discoloration to top edge of rear cover. 248 pages. 9 1/2"w x 11 1/4"h. 225 illustrations, 11 in color. Biographical essay by William A. Ewing. View more info

Image for Moksha: Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience (1931-1963)

Moksha: Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience (1931-1963)

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $445.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Stonehill Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139440


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 ... View more info

Image for Hur Gick Det Sen? boken om Mymlan, Mumintrollet Och Lilla My [The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My in Swedish]

Hur Gick Det Sen? boken om Mymlan, Mumintrollet Och Lilla My [The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My in Swedish]

By: Jansson, Tove

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, S.L. Hollers Bogtrykkeri: 1967

Seller ID: 140694


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... View more info

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Bauhaus: Art as Life

By: Kathleen James-Chakraborty and Eva Forgas

Price: $345.00

Publisher: Koenig books/ Barbican Art Gallery: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137967


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. ... View more info

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Nudes of Yesteryear

By: Lubalin, Herb

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Eros Books: 1966

Seller ID: 140108


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. View more info