New York: June 4, 1947. Fine portrait of the Jewish-Italian author and painter (1902-1975), member of the Resistance... Read More about Portrait photograph of Carlo Levi
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition. Inscribed with Drawing of Pugsley. With a full-page pen drawing on the fly leaf of Pugsley with a pet lizard, inscribed to author Nathaniel Benchley, “For Nat, Chas Addams, 1957.” Addams designed the jacket to Benchley’s children’s book The Visitors (1965)..... Read More about Nightcrawlers
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First edition. Inscribed. Inscribed to author Nathaniel Benchley and his wife, “For Marg and Nathaniel with love, Chas Addams, New York, 1960.” Addams designed the jacket to Benchley’s children’s book The Visitors (1965). Read More about Black Maria
China: Ca. first half of 19th century. Album of 34 Original Chinese Watercolors. A very interesting and engaging collection of genre scenes. The trees, rocks, and landscapes are particularly well rendered, and the figures are full of life. The pictures in many such albums often follow a sequence of events... Read More about Album of 34 Chinese watercolor paintings on paper
The Arts Club of Chicago, 1965. With Drawing, Inscribed by the Artist. Inscribed on front free-endpaper with a drawing of a comical monster wearing a hat, saying: "To Elaine? yes Alechinsky," and dated "NY 4 7 65." This pamphlet served as a museum catalogue for a 1965 of Alechinsky's work... Read More about Pierre Alechinsky
New York: Abbeville, 1988. First edtion. Read More about The Art of Florence
London: Harrison and Sons, St. Martin's Lane, 1869. Read More about A Catalogue of the Antiquities and Works of Art Exhibited at Ironmongers' Hall, London, In the...
[probably German]: [c. 1880?]. Read More about Young boy, barefoot, with stick on stair. Full Figure
Parme: Franco Maria Ricci, 1970. First edition in Italian. Read More about Theatrum sanitatis di Ububchasym de Baldach Codice 4182 della Biblioteca Casanatense di Roma. I....
[Paris]: between 1647-1655. In the second state, the address of Langlois's widow appears in the title plate. Francois Langlois died in 1647 and his widow married Piere Mariette II in 1655. Mariette's address apears on the fifth state of this set. Stefano dell Bella was living and working in Paris from 1639-1650. Read More about Etching: Deux Tigres sautent au-dessus d'un festoon de raisins et de feuilles devignes porté par...
[Florence, Italy: 1949]. Printed circa 1984. The Berensons at Villa I Tatti. Fine portrait of the famous art critic and connoisseur (1865-1959) relaxing at his villa, taken by the master photographer Kessel (1902-1995) whose work (especially for LIFE magazine) has received universal admiration. (Kessel's sensitive photographs of works of art... Read More about Portrait photograph of Bernard Berenson at the Villa I Tatti in a reclining chair, with wife Mary...
[Florence, Italy: 1949]. Printed circa 1984. Remarkable, brilliant portrait of the famous art critic and connoisseur (1865-1959) in his bed at Villa I Tatti, taken by the master photographer Kessel (1902-1995) whose work (especially for LIFE magazine) was received universal admiration. (Kessel's sensitive photographs of works of art has been... Read More about Portrait photograph of Bernard Berenson iat the Villa I Tatti, as reflected in in the framed...
Vienna: produced by the studio of Brüder Nedomansky, 1902. Sumptuous German Presentation Testimonial, 1902. An extremely attractive and well-produced artifact. The layout of the text is impeccable, the lettering faultless, while the binding was intended to be a showpiece, and succeeds.UNIQUE. Read More about A testimonial, hand-lettered in German in black, gold, red and silver inks, presented to...
Milan: La Chance du Bibliophile, . Boccasile, Gino. Large Folio Illustrated Edition. Beautiful "edizioni d'arte" with fine, full page color plates by famed Italian poster artist Gino Boccasile (1901-1952). Read More about Il Decamerone
London: Printed by W. Bulmer, 1812. First Edition. The first of 11 volumes issued through 1861 by Thomas Combe who was responsible for the first four parts. Printed by Bulmer. Read More about A Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in The British Museum
London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1878. Read More about The Civilisation of the Period of the Renaissance in Italy. Authorised translation by S.G.C....
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, late Ticknor & Fileds, and Fields, Osgood, & Co, 1876. Heliotype Edition. Read More about The Works of Antonio Canova in Sculpture and Modelling with Descriptions from the Italian of...
New York: Charles Scribner's and Sons, 1887. Read More about Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings
Taipei, Taiwan: Insitute of Chinese Culture, (1961-2). A series issued in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, with the art of China from roughly 3000 BC to the end of the Ch'ing dynasty in 1912. Read More about Chinese Art Treasures. Series A
N.p: January 1906. An unpublished manuscript illustrated with 14 original watercolors.A skillfully and pleasingly executed series of watercolors illustrating the ill-fated journey of one Jack Jarvis, who returns from his jaunt without arms or legs. The author and illustrator, Charles Collette (1842-1924), was a popular English stage actor and composer... Read More about Jack Jarvis' Jaunt
India: ca. mid 20th century. Read More about Colored pen drawing on 12 attached bamboo slats, with 12 2-sided flip panels revealing Kama Sutra...
DC Comics Inc, May 1972. The Witching Hour was an American comic book anthology focusing on stories of horror and the supernatural. The stories were hosted and introduced by three witches, based on Macbeth's Weird Sisters and the archetypal Maiden/Mother/Crone characterization. This first page shows the three witches, Morded, Mildred..... Read More about The Witching Hour, Issue 20 Page 1
DC Comics Inc, September 1983. Comic Synopsis: Green Lantern must fight Kaylark, who has made herself empress of her home-world with her improved power ring. "Green Lantern Vol 2 168." DC Database. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Apr. 2015. Page Synopsis: Kaylark has become mad with power as new empress of... Read More about Green Lantern Volume 2 168, page 8 “A Ring of Endless Might!”
DC Comics Inc, November 1971. The Witching Hour was published for 85 issues from February-March 1969 to October 1978. The beginning of each of the comics featured three witches ‘hosting’ the tales in a similar fashion to Macbeth’s Weird Sisters. The three witches, based on the archetypes of Maiden/Mother/Crone, Cynthia..... Read More about The Witching Hour Vol 1 17, page 1 "The Little Witch Went to College"