Winter 2019 Catalogue


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181. [Film & Theatre] Heston, Charlton. (1923–2008).
Signed Photograph in Ben-Hur

Signed photograph of the American actor in his iconic role in Ben-Hur. Typed press caption on the verso. Heston has signed and inscribed at the upper left: "Best to you, Paul / Charlton Heston." Very fine. 7 x 12 inches (17.7 x 30.5 cm). Read More...

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182. [Film & Theatre] Hilton, Daisy & Violet. (1908 - 1969).
Signed Photograph

A rare signed photograph of the famous conjoined twins who toured in the U.S. sideshow and vaudeville circuit in the 1930s. A superb image of the sisters with their saxophones, inscribed: "To Mr. Carl C. Monroe with best wishes Sincerely yours Daisy and Violet Hilton San Antonios' Siamese Twins May 1st 1929." 7.5 x 9.5 inches, in very fine condition. Together with a related newspaper clipping. Read More...

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Jazz

183. [Film & Theatre] Hitchcock, Alfred. (1899–1980) [Perry, George.].
The Films of Alfred Hitchcock - SIGNED WITH A DRAWING

London/New York: Studio Vista/E.P. Dutton. [1965]. Signed with a self-portrait caricature of his recognizable profile on the title page: "Paul / From Alfred Hitchcock." 160 pp. 12mo. A Dutton Vista Pictureback with $1.95 (10s 6d) cover price. Book printed entirely on coated paper, with captioned stills throughout. Contents arranged chronologically and by period. Spine worn, but intact and overall fine.  Read More...

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184. [Film & Theatre] Keaton, Buster. (1895–1966).
"My Wonderful World of Slapstick" - Signed Title Page

Signed title page from the American comedian's 1960 book My Wonderful World of Slapstick (New York: Doubleday & Company, 1960). Keaton has inscribed and signed at the head. Fine. Single page only, 5 x 8 inches (13 x 20.8 cm). Read More...

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185. [Literature & Art] Abbott, Berenice. (1898–1991).
"Multiple Exposure of a Swinging Ball" - 3 Original Photographs

Original group of three original silver gelatin photographs from the important American photographer's series Multiple Exposures of a Swinging Ball (1958–1961). Some very light silvering; overall in very fine condition. Each 9.25 x 7.25 inches (24.3 x 19 cm), matted to 14 x 11 inches (35.5 x 28 cm).  Read More...

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Art & Design

186. [Literature & Art] Albers, Josef. (1888–1976).
Autograph Letter

Autograph letter from the German-born American artist and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of modern art education programs of the twentieth century. August 6, 1972; 1 p. on his Orange, Connecticut letterhead. Writing to the publisher Aurel Bongers Verlag, Albers sends his thanks for the news that the first edition of a monograph on his work is already out of print, and discusses his hopes for a second edition. Together with a photograph of the artist. Hole punches and folding creases; overall fine. 8.5 x 11 inches (21.5 x 27.8 cm). Read More...

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Classical Music

187. [Literature & Art] Asimov, Isaac. (1920–1992).
Early Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the writer and scientist, who is shown holding his E. E. Smith Memorial Award for Imaginative Fiction (awarded to him in 1967) and has signed and inscribed over the center: "To Anita with hugs and kisses / Isaac Asimov." He has added a further note over his hand: "See my award!" Photographed by Jay K. Klein, with photographer's credit on the verso. Some light edge wear; overall fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25.3 cm).

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Science & Technology
Literature & Classics

188. [Literature & Art] Bishop, Elizabeth. (1911 - 1979).
The Complete Poems - SIGNED

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1970. Second printing, paperback issue.. 8vo, original stiff wrappers; light to moderate wear and some dust soiling. Internally starting to brown. Inscribed, dated, and signed in ink in Elizabeth Bishop's hand on title page, "Richard Lautz - / greetings from Elizabeth Bishop / February 3rd, 1972."  Read More...

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Autograph Document

189. [Literature & Art] Capote, Truman. (1924–1984).
Autograph Signature

Autograph signature from the important American writer, inscribed on a small leaf: "For Paul McMahon / very best regards of / Truman Capote." Fine. 3.5 x 2.75 inches (9 x 7 cm.) Read More...

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190. [Literature & Art] [Dada] Tzara, Tristan. (1896 - 1963) & Picabia, Francis. (1879 - 1953).
Festival dada. Mercredi 26 mai 1920 à 3 h, après-midi. Programme.

Paris: 1920. Handbill poster, printed in black on pale green stock, overprinted in orange with an elaborate dada mechanomorphic drawing by Picabia (and additional text). On the verso: catalogue of the Dada publishers and gallery Au Sans Pareil. 350 x 250 mm. (13 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches). Design by Francis Picabia and Tristan Tzara. With the typical folds, some areas of toning, small chips and stains to the corners and edges, overall a very good example of this scarce and fragile handbill. Read More...

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191. [Literature & Art] Dali, Salvador. (1904–1989) & Cooper, Alice. (b. 1948).
Original Photograph

An unusual photograph of the surrealist artist together with rocker Alice Cooper, ca. 1973. Dali, at the right, is pointing to something off-camera, while a young Cooper looks on. Some overpainting around the eyes and Dali's mustache; toning and some wear; overall very good. 8 x 7 inches (20.6 x 17.4 cm). Read More...

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Song
Art & Design

192. [Literature & Art] Dior, Christian. (1905–1957).
1954 Winter Collection - Signed Program

Signed program from the presentation of Christian Dior's Paris Winter Collection in the presence of H.R.H. Princess Margaret at Blenheim Palace on November 3, 1954. Dior has signed ("Xian Dior") in blue ink to a clear area of the front cover. Folio. Heavy diagonal crease at the right, light overall creasing, minor staining and age wear. Together with a second unsigned folio program for the same event. 10 x 13.5 inches (25 x 34 cm). Read More...

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193. [Literature & Art] Doisneau, Robert. (1912–1994).
"Rue Jacques Prévert" - Signed and Inscribed to fellow Photographer Marceau Devillers

Paris: Editions Hoëbeke. 1992. Collection of the important photographer and pioneering photojournalist's street images, signed and inscribed on the half-title by Doisneau: "Pour Sylvie et Marceau Devillers cette petite promenade dans le jardin de Jacques l'Enchanteur - En toute complicité: Robert Doisneau / Octobre 1992." 124 pp. 4to. Hardcover in dust jacket. Slight edge wear to dust jacket but overall very fine. Read More...

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194. [Literature & Art] Fehr, Charles. (fl. ca. 1860).
Carte de Visite Photograph, Painting with his Feet

Carte de visite photograph of the Belgian painter Charles Fehr, born without arms, who painted by holding the brush between his toes. Fehr is shown working at an easel, holding the brush and palette with his feet. Slight toning and fading; overall fine. 2.5 x 4 inches (6.5 x 10.6 cm). Read More...

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195. [Literature & Art] Freud, Lucian. (1922–2011).
Signed Catalogue

Signed 1974 Hayward Gallery catalogue from the British painter and draftsman. He has penned on the title page: "Dear Thomas / Here is a copy of the catalogue as requested, an image of the Christian Bérard 1948 is on p.19. I am sorry not to have seen more of you these last few weeks. Perhaps we could meet on Sunday? Yours, Lucian." He adds several question marks around his signature. 55 pp. Softcover. Black and white images throughout. Some light toning and shelf wear to the cover; overall fine. 8.25 x 10 inches (21 x 25.5 cm). Read More...

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196. [Literature & Art] [FUTURISM] Bragaglia, Anton Giulio. (1890–1960).
Collection of "Teatro Sperimentale" Materials

An interesting collection of materials related to the Italian artist, a pioneer in Futurist photography and cinema who also directed the experimental theater "Teatro Sperimentale degli Independenti" in the 1920's–30's. The collection includes a 6-page typescript titled "Teatro Sperimentale," with autograph corrections in Bragaglia's hand throughout; 4 original black-and-white photographs of modern set designs for Pelléas et Melisande, Oedipe and further productions; two original pastel sketches of Bragaglia, signed "Roch"; two original flyers advertising Bragaglia's theater, art exhibitions, and publications; and several newspaper clippings relating to Bragaglia's work. Read More...

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Theater

197. [Literature & Art] [FUTURISM] [Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. (1876–1944)].
Il teatro futurista Aereoradiotelevisivo - 1986 Artist's Book

[Milan]: Arti Grafiche Bustesi. 1986. 6 cardboard leaves, ringbound between 2 aluminium plates with illustration of an airplane on front board. The text includes 2 pages titled "Il teatro aereo futurista" by F. Azari, "pilota aviatore futurista," and 4 pages titled "Il teatro futurista Aeroradiotelevisivo," by Marinetti, a reprint of the futurist manifesto published in the Gazzetta del Popolo in April 1931. 2 facsimile plates of hand-lettered text, one in the shape of an airplane. Some very light wear to the front board; otherwise very fine. 6.75 x 9 inches (24 x 17 cm). Read More...

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198. [Literature & Art] Ginsberg, Allen. (1926–1997).
Howl and Other Poems - SIGNED

San Francisco: City Lights Books. 1971. Twenty-fourth printing. Signed by Ginsberg on the title page. Introduction by William Carlos Williams. Original white and black wrappers, wear to spine, light soiling; overall fine. 8vo. 5 x 6.25 inches (12.3 x 15.8 cm). Read More...

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199. [Literature & Art] Haring, Keith. (1958–1990).
Party of Life, 1984 - Screenprinted Tank Top

Screen-printed tank top from the American graffiti artist and social activist. Haring's "Party of Life (Paradise Garage)," the invitation to the May 16, 1984 party, is printed in colors on a white cotton ribbed tank top. Text reads: "Keith Haring and Larry levan invite you to the Party of Life at 84 King Street. 9 P.M. till ?. Music by Larry Levan and Juan Dubose. Art and video by Keith Haring. Info 4061080." Signed in the print and dated [19]84. Cotton slightly discolored with age but overall very fine. 26 inches from neck to hem (we estimate a men's medium.)

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200. [Literature & Art] Haring, Keith. (1958–1990).
Signed "Safe Sex" Condom Case

Signed "Safe Sex" Bi-Box plastic condom case from the American graffiti artist and social activist. The plastic box shows Haring's drawing of a smiling penis holding a condom, with the words "Safe Sex!" in red. Haring has signed at the left in black marker and dated [19]88. Copyright [19]87. The case opens to reveal space for one condom, and also has a metal clip on the back. Very fine. 2.5 x 2.5 inches (6 x 6 cm).

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