Winter 2019 Catalogue


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201. [Literature & Art] Holzer, Jenny. (b. 1950).
"Protect Me From What I Want" - Signed Postcard

Signed postcard from the American conceptual artist, showing her work "Protect Me From What I Want" (1991) and signed in blue ballpoint. Very fine. 6 x 4 inches (14.8 x 10.5 cm). Read More...

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202. [Literature & Art] Levin, Ira. (1929–2007).
Rosemary's Baby - SIGNED

Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Publications, Inc.. 1973. The classic horror novel, signed and inscribed by the author on the title: "Best wishes / Ira Levin." 218 pp. 12mo. Paperback. A tight copy with no creasing to spine; toning and some light cover wear; overall fine. Read More...

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203. [Literature & Art] Lichtenstein, Roy. (1923–1997).
Landscape Sketches: 1984-1985 (C. App. 9), 1986

FIRST EDITION, ONE OF ONLY 100 COPIES SIGNED BY LICHTENSTEIN Read More...

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204. [Literature & Art] Miller, Arthur. (1915–2005).
A View from the Bridge - SIGNED

New York: The Viking Press. [1955]. First edition. Signed and inscribed by Miller on the title: "To Paul / Arthur Miller." 160 pp. 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards. Fine copy in original dust jacket with some edge wear and small tears.  Read More...

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205. [Literature & Art] Milosz, Czeslaw. (1911–2004).
"In Search of a Homeland" - Signed Manuscript Draft

Signed autograph fragment from the Polish writer, who has penned a bold signature, dating Berkeley, March 13, 1987, on a single sheet bearing 14 struck-through lines of text in his hand. 8vo. Folding creases; overall fine. 5.75 x 7.75 inches (14.7 x 19.6 cm). Read More...

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206. [Literature & Art] Montale, Eugenio. (1896–1981).
Untited, ca. 1950

Pastels on card. Drawn on the verso of a piece of a sugar package. Fine. 7.75 x 3.5 inches (20 x 8.7 cm). Read More...

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207. [Literature & Art] Montale, Eugenio. (1896–1981).
Untitled, 1950

Pastels on paper, signed and dated at the lower right - "M / 1950." Drawn on the verso of the cover of a periodical, dated February 1950. Fine. 9.5 x 6.5 inches (24.3 x 16.4 cm). Read More...

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208. [Literature & Art] Oppenheim, Méret. (1913–1985).
Autograph Letter

 Autograph letter from the German-born Swiss Surrealist artist and photographer. October 7, 1952; 1 p. Translated from the German: "Dear Joachim, I am so sorry that you have lost your beloved mother. I know what you meant to her and she to you, and you must be in great pain, missing her and not seeing her dear face any longer. She visited us earlier this year and I enjoyed seeing her so much. I loved her very much and will never forget her [...] Yours, Meret LaRoche-Oppenheim." Light toning and folding creases; overall fine. 8.25 x 10.5 inches (21 x 27 cm).

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209. [Literature & Art] Piaf, Edith. (1915–1963) & Chevalier, Maurice. (1888–1972) & Mistinguett. (1875–1956) & Gabin, Jean. (1904–1976) [Bastia, Georges. (1904–1980)].
Le Zoo des Vedettes. 30 Lithographies originales de Georges Bastia. Preface de Marcel Achard

Monaco: Héracléïa. [ca. 1930]. First edition. Portfolio of 30 original color lithographs by Georges Bastia of leading figures in French song, stage and film, including Michel Simon, Edith Piaf, Fernandel, Maurice Chevalier, Raimu, Mistinguett, Sacha Guitry, Jean Gabin, Gérard Philippe, Michèle Morgan, Georges Brassens, Marina Vlady, Jean Marais, Philippe Clay, Louis de Funès, Gaby Morlay, etc, each depicted in very comical lithographs as an animal with a humanized face. The celebrities are identified in a table of contents at the end of the volume. The lithographs printed by Mourlot. No. 121 of 450 copies, with a preface by Marcel Achard. The portfolio worn, with repaired corners, wear to cloth spine, but with original ribbon ties intact and the lithographs (loose, as issued) in generally fine condition. 11 x 14.5 inches (37 x 28.5 cm).  Read More...

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210. [Literature & Art] [Pollock, Jackson. (1912–1956)] Hultberg, John. (1922–2005).
"Pollock," 1951

Watercolor on pink paper, signed initialed, dated, titled, and inscribed along bottom edge: "JH J. Hultberg / 'Pollock' Ink 1951 NY." 11.75 x 8.75 inches (29.8 x 22.2 cm). Light discoloration with very minor toning and soiling along edges; soft handling creases, most notably on in margins; sheet is secured to backing board with archival corners; matted to 20 x 15.75 inches. Unframed. Read More...

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211. [Literature & Art] [Pollock, Jackson. (1912–1956)] Ossorio, Alfonso. (1916–1990).
Jackson Pollock 1951 - Show Catalogue

New York: Betty Parson. 1951. [20] pp. Illustrated. Includes essay by Aldonso Ossorio, an abstract expressionist painter and one of Pollock's earliest collectors. Soiled wraps with glue or other residue on front cover; staples rusted; tear on back two pages, which have come loose at top staple; overall good. 8.5 x 11 inches (28 x 21 cm). Read More...

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212. [Literature & Art] Rollins, Tim and K.O.S. (American, b. 1955) .
Art Object, 1993

Metallic paint and ink on hardcover book. Ed. 44/50. Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil on rear endpaper. Published by Barney's, New York. 10 x 9 inches (25.4 x 22.9 cm). Read More...

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213. [Literature & Art] Ruscha, Edward. (b. 1937).
"Strong, Healthy" - Signed Postcard

Signed postcard from the American painter, printmaker and photographer associated with the Pop Art movement. He has signed at the foot of a postcard of his work "Strong, Healthy." Very fine. 6 x 4 inches (15 x 10.5 cm).

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214. [Literature & Art] Williams, Tennessee. (1911–1983).
Memoirs - SIGNED

New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1975. First Edition. Memoirs of the important playwright, inscribed and signed by Williams on the title. 264 pp., illus. 8vo. Hardcover, orange and black boards with marble-patterned dust jacket. Edge wear and some small tears to the dust jacket but otherwise fine. Read More...

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215. [History & Culture] DiMaggio, Joe. (1914 - 1999).
Joe Dimaggio's Handkerchiefs

Three handkerchiefs, accompanied by a handwritten note dated November 24th, 2005 from June DiMaggio describing their history. From the estate of June DiMaggio, niece of baseball star Joe DiMaggio and close friend of Marilyn Monroe.

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216. [History & Culture] [Quarantine].
Two Original Quarantine Signs

Two original quarantine signs warning against typhoid fever and scarlet fever, both issued by the Board of Health of Montoursville, PA., ca. early 20th century. Toning and edge wear. Total size 7 x 11 inches.

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217. [History & Culture] Remington, Eliphalet. (1793–1861).
Signed 1853 Bank Check

Signed bank check from the founder of the Remington Arms Co., dated February 21, 1853. Partially printed with a woodcut of a blacksmith at left, drawn on the Cashier of Ilion Ban, made payable to "Self" for 50 dollars, and signed "E. Remington & Sons" at the lower right. Small cross-shaped tear to the center, otherwise fine. 7.25 x 2.5 inches (18.4 x 6.7 cm). Read More...

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218. [History & Culture] Roosevelt, Eleanor. (1884–1962).
Signed Envelope

Signed envelope from the American First Lady, diplomat and activist, with a clipped halftone photograph and 1933 postmarks from the small towns of Eleanor, Illinois and Blue, Oklahoma. Textured blue paper, causing slightly poor contrast to the signature; overall very good. 6.5 x 3.75 inches (16.7 x 9.5 cm).

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219. [History & Culture] Sandow, Eugen. (1867–1925).
Autograph Signature with Photograph

Autograph signature from the pioneering weightlifter and bodybuilder, attractively matted together with a reproduction photograph of Sandow posing in his animal-skin tunic and Grecian sandals. Slight blot to the signature, with a folding crease in the center; overall fine. Signature approx. 4 x 1.5 inches (10.5 x 4 cm), matted to an overall size of 9 x 12 inches. Read More...

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Original albumen photograph of the pioneering weightlifter and bodybuilder, nude but for a strategically placed fig leaf.  9.5 x 13.9 cm [3.75 x 5.5 inches]. Small tear to right edge and crease to lower right corner, else fine. 

The statue given to each year's winner of the Mr. Olympia contest is modeled on this great turn of the 19th century athlete, and is simply called the Sandow.


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