Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976-1982. First edition; First edition, no. 141 of 200 copies, signed by both Wyeths on... Read More about Wyeth at Kuerners boxed with Christina's World
Morgan Hall, Fairford, Gloucestershire: Nov 25, 1905 & March 10, 1906. Read More about Two Autograph Letters, Signed, One to Miss Luff (autograph request)and another to Mr. Harris...
Rochester: George Eastman House, 1959. First and only edition. INSCRIBED BY MANY. Inscribed to Ed L. Gates by many of the photographers. Among them Ansel Adams, Minor White, James E. Durrell, Jr., Paul Caponigro, Gene Saunders, and Beaumont Newhall, the director of Eastman House. A handwritten note from Gene Saunders..... Read More about Photography at Mid-Century: Tenth Anniversary Exhibition
[New York]: 27 October 1954. Addams to a Little Admirer. The great American cartoonist of the macabre writes: “Dear Robert, Thanks for your very kind letter. I’m glad that you like my pictures and I will try to do more of them. They’re all so special, that it isn’t easy..... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed (Chas Addams), to Robert Black (sic Block
New York: Francis & Laurel, Stationers & Printers, 1871. First Edition. Metroplitan Museum of Art. The museum first opened on February 20, 1872. Read More about Address of the Officers of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the People of New York
Palm Desert, CA: Desert Magazine, 1960. Second printing. Read More about Painters of the Desert
[Berlin, Charlottenburg]: [c.1908]. Includes dated drawings of on the Spree River, as seen from the gardens behind the Fredericks Palace, Berlin (May 20, 1908) and King William's Hunting lodge in Grunwald (May 21, 1908), as well as statues, landscapes, and architecture in Charlottenburg and Grunwald. Read More about Album of 37 pencil drawings of German scenes with captions in English, early ones of Charlottenburg
London: Fuller, . First edition. 'First issue of a well drawn and finely coloured set of plates representing shooting accidents, not easily met with in perfect state' (Schwerdt). The plates each bear the publisher's name and date Feb. 1, 1816. Read More about Sporting Discoveries or The Miseries of Shooting in a series of seven plates, being hints to...
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, . First edition, Number 57 of 150 copies, signed by the Author. Read More about Frederic Remington and the Spanish-American War
New York: Anson D. F. Randolph [John A. Gray, Printer and Stereotyper], 1857. First edition. Handcolored Plates. Read More about Leaf and Flower Pictures, and How to Make Them
New York: Crown Publishers, . Doahanos, Steven. First edition. Read More about Natures Ways. How Nature takes care of its own
New York: 1966. The third of five issues published (the fourth was a double issue), this volume is dedicated to "A Vietnam Assemblage," published during the early days of the Vietnam War. The cover was designed by Andy Warhol with perforated glue-backed yellow stickers, each featuring the text "BOMB HANOI"..... Read More about Some/Thing: A Vietnam Assemblage [Volume Two, Number One, Winter 1966; Andy Warhol "Bomb...
New York: The Whitney Museum, 1979. First Edition. Read More about Andy Warhol: Portraits of the 70s
Narcissus Films, ca. 1970-74. A rare poster for Paul Morrissey's Trash. Trash is a 1970 film produced by Andy Warhol and written and directed by Paul Morrissey, starring Joe Dallesandro, Holly Woodlawn and Jane Forth. It's is the story of a junkie (played by Dallesandro) who can't get sexually aroused..... Read More about Trash [film poster; Oct 24 & 25, 5208 Soc. Sci
1932. Second state, one of 162 copies. French Church Series no. 34. Read More about Etching: 'saint Catherine's Belfry, Honfleur"
Princeton, NJ: 1947. The total edition was 356 examples of which 53 were destroyed. A very detailed etching typical of the meticulous style of Arms, renowned for his prolific printmaking, specifically of Gothic architecture. Julian P. Boyd was a librarian (1940-52), and later history professor at Princeton University. His preservation..... Read More about Etching of the Herbert Lowell Dillon Gymnasium at Princeton, NJ
New York: The Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers and Woodcutters Inc. Second State. Read More about Etching: French Lace West Portal of the Main Façade of the Church of Notre-Dame, on the Place...
n.p: n.d. Armstrong, David Maitland. Original Drawing by Maitland Armstrong. D. Maitland Armstrong [1836-1918] was born in Newburg, NY, attended Hartford's Trinity College, and studied art in Paris and Rome. He is best known for his decorative paintings, including interiors such as the one offered here (probably one of a...... Read More about Original drawing of a spacious domestic panelled hallway, stairwell and sunlit window
Ca. 1863. 1860s Sketchbook of Fine Pencil Drawings. With ownership inscription on front pastedown: “Helen W. Avery / 19 Chester Park” (possibly related to N.A.A.) and dated, in another hand, 1863-4. The drawings are of a very high quality. Subjects include flowers and figures, but mainly consist of landscapes and..... Read More about Sketchbook consisting of 24 finely-executed pencil drawings, some signed (or annotated) “N.A.A.”
New York: 1970. Aspen Magazine No. 8, often refrered to as "The Fluxus Issue" contains works by Dan Graham, David Antin, Terry Atkinson, Michael Baldwin, Philip Glass, Jackson Mac Low, La Monte Young, Steve Reich, Richard Serra, Yvonne Rainer, Jo Baer, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Morris, Robert Smithson, and Edward Ruscha..... Read More about Aspen The Multimedia Magazine in a Box, No. 8, Fall - Winter in 14 Sections
One of three copies for the family. One of 3 Copies. Rare collection of photographs taken and, likely, developed and assembled all by Avedon himself, rather than by his studio, and characteristic of his private life, but not of his public oeuvre. The negatives are said to have been destroyed..... Read More about Saroyan family album
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1896. Newell, Peter. First Edition. Illustrated by Newell, Inscribed by Shakespeare. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper, “To Col. J.H. Amman / with the best wishes of Wm. Shakespeare / per J.K.B. / May 3: 1896”, Shakespeare's signature being in his usual shaky hand. Read More about A House-Boat on the Styx. Being some account of the divers doings of the associated shades
New York: Barker Art Gallery 47 & 49 Liberty St, 1880s. Catalogues owned and annotated by E.F. Patchen of Patchen Bros. 51 New Street of NYC. Their firm was in mining One December,1883 catalogue has Georges Jules Victor Clairin's [misspelled Clarin in Barker catalogue](French, 1843-1919) painting Frou Frou which brought..... Read More about Collection of mostly Barker & Co., Auctioneers (13 catalogues, including Henry Prose Cooper...
Marion, PA: September 17, 1937. Barnes, Albert C(oombs): Pharmaceutical manufacturer and art collector. He obtained a medical degree and later studied in Germany. In 1902 he made a fortune with his invention of the antiseptic Argyrol. After building a mansion in Merion, Pa., in 1905, he began to collect art..... Read More about Portrait Photograph of Albert C. Barnes
Philadelphia [?]: Ca. 1905. Baseball Sports Caricature, Philadelphia, Ca. 1905. The subjects, two dapper young men seated in third base line box seats, are identified as Bill Reynolds and Tommy O'Keefe. Both are nattily dressed, with diamond stickpins in their ties; Tommy wears a straw boater with a hatband labeled..... Read More about Caricature of two sporting gents watching a Philadelphia Athletics baseball game, ca. 1905