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Image for Olympe & Henriette. With an Introduction by Patrick Magarich and Handmade Paper by Madeleine Pestiaux

Olympe & Henriette. With an Introduction by Patrick Magarich and Handmade Paper by Madeleine Pestiaux

By: Jean-Marie-Mathias-Philippe-Auguste comte de Villiers de L'Isle-Adam (1838-1889)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Sherman Oaks, CA, Livre d'Art by D'Ambrosio: 1992

Edition: First Edition, thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GG218-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 75 copies, this is number 46, SIGNED by the designer, Joseph D'Ambrosio (1934-2009), on the colophon. Printed on a Vandercook No. 4 proof press using hand set 14 pt. Greeting Monotone and Fournier types printed on Madeleine Pestiaux's handmade Misty Rose paper. Book-in-a-Box Structure. 8 7/8 x 6 1/4 inches. Unpaginated. [38] pp. Half-title, title page printed in box-like structure with a black mesh fabric over a window cut into the box structure, flowe... View more info

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Birds in Paradise

By: Joseph J. D'Ambrosio (1934-2009)

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Joseph J. D'Ambrosio: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: JAR1018-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 50 numbered copies, this is copy number 26, SIGNED AND NUMBERED by D'Ambrosio on the title page. "This edition has been set in 18 pt. Centaur type and printed on a Vandercook no. 4 proof press at The Woman's Graphic Center, Los Angeles, California, by D'Ambrosio who also created the binding." Colophon. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. [40] pp. Every page in this book is a two-ply laminate that allows for the many decorative paper inlays enhancing the text, ... View more info

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The Small Garden of Gloria Stuart

By: Joseph J. D'Ambrosio (1934-2009)

Price: $900.00

Publisher: Sherman Oaks, CA, D'Ambrosio: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: JAR1018-002

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 50 copies and 10 artist's proofs, this is copy number 14, printed on a Vandercook No. 3 proof press on Mouette paper handmade in France and special papers handmade by D'Ambrosio which include bougainvillea bracts and various other flowers, using hand-set 14 and 12 pt Centaur type. Small 8vo. 6 3/8 x 4 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [xvi, 46] pp. The first signature consists of a variety of handmade colored papers inviting "the reader to travel through a fore... View more info

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Ruminations.

By: Kitty Maryatt, et al.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Claremont, CA, Scripps College Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OYUC52811-1

Condition: New


LIMITED EDITION of 103 copies, this is number 72. Folio. 14 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches. [36] pp The text of this book presents a thirteenth-century Rumi poem as interpreted by Coleman Barks, with responses from the students in the Typography and Book Arts Class, each page is illuminated with linoleum cuts in blue, red, and purple. Bound in Ginga Iridescent Orange book cloth, spine bound open so that the signatures and stitching are visible. SIGNED by Kitty Maryatt and th... View more info

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Deluge.

By: Kitty Maryatt, et. al.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Claremont, CA:, Scripps College Press,: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCP111-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 103 copies, this is number 75. Oblong Folio. 11 7/16 x 17 5/16 inches. [44] pp. The text presented in various typefaces with color illustrations and the pages presented as if they are layered windows open on a computer desktop. Full dark red cloth over boards, three holes in the top cover reveal red, green and blue dots. Fine. The Typography class was asked to develop a list of one hundred significant problems in America, and subsequently organize... View more info

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ManuScript.

By: Kitty Maryatt, et. al.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Claremont, CA:, Scripps College Press,: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: SCP12-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 95 copies, this is number 71. Hand-set 12 point Centaur and Arrighi letters, letterpress printed in Arches Cover. The binding echoes traditional book-making methods in Ethiopia common through the nineteenth century. Small 4to. 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Unpaginated. [100] pp. Illustrated with linoleum cut glyphs representing characters, words and phrases, highlights produced by pochoir, text printed four-up and cut and folded to form signatures which ... View more info

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Island: Journal from Iceland, September 1995.

By: Mary Heebner (b. 1951).

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA:, Simplemente Maria Press,: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: OU417-001

Condition: New


LIMITED EDITION of 60 copies, this is number 44, numbered and SIGNED by Mary Heebner, each illustration is hand-touched with watercolors. Folio. 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. Title-page printed on hand-made Abaca paper with introduction, 12 original watercolor monotypes scanned to produce a suite of giclee prints on Somerset rag paper, each print inserted into a hand-made Abaca paper folio created by Rie Hachiyanagi, and letterpress printed from photo polymer plates by Lucy ... View more info

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A la Orilla Azul del Silencio. On the Blue Shore of Silence: Poems of the Sea by Pablo Neruda. Translations from the Spanish by Alastair Reid.

By: Mary Heebner (b. 1951).

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA:, Simplemente Maria Press,: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OU417-002

Condition: New


LIMITED EDITION of 50 copies, this is number 38. Folio. 14 x 11 inches. [8] pp. Title-page printed in black and blue inks with printer's device in blue, 12 giclee prints on Somerset Velvet 330 paper using Pinnacle Gold inks printed at the Duganne Atelier, Santa Moncia, CA under the direction of Mary Heebner which are tipped into double-fold sheets of Fabriano Tiepolo, the text is printed on handmade linen paper produced by the artist with the assistance of Pat Almonro... View more info

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An ABECEDARIUM For The Makers of Artist's Books.

By: Nancy Trottier.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Deep River, Ontario:, Ducks in a Row Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AK314-3

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 26 copies (plus 4 proof copies), this is copy number 19, printed in Caledonia and Bulmer types set at the Firefly Press in Boston by John Kristensen, Massachusetts and printed by Nancy Trottier in her studio in Cambridge, MA. Designed, printed, and hand-bound at Trottier Studios, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Handmade Artist's Book. 5 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches. Unpaginated. [59, 1 blank] pp. Asian-style rubber stamp on the title page, colophon with 2 asian-... View more info

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Jack the Ripper: A Bloody Alphabet. With Illustrations by Kristi Wyatt.

By: Sean E. Richards.

Price: $5,500.00

Publisher: Norman, OK:, Byzantium Studios Limited,: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: OH916-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 95 copies, this is one of 20, SIGNED and Numbered 14, and housed in a human-heart-shaped box, and includes a wooden anatomical specimen stand for display. 32mo. 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches.Unpaginated. [50] pp. Engraved illustrations throughout, including facsimiles of 2 letters written at the time of the murders;text clean, unmarked. Hand-bound by Sean Richards in gilt-ruled red morocco, raised bands, marbled end-papers; binding square and tight. Housed in a... View more info

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Thomas McKnight's World: A Vision of Earthly Happiness.

By: Thomas McKnight.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York:, Abbeville Press,: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: STV-6b

ISBN: 0896597814

Condition: Collectible: Like New


SCARCE! LIMITED to 950 copies, this is number 681. This specially bound and signed edition of Thomas NcKnight's World is accompanied by the original serigraph suite, The Four Seasons. The individual pieces within the suite are titled Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Each of The Four Seasons is 10 3/8 inches high and 11 1/2 inches wide, printed by Willco Fine Art, New York, on Coventry Rag Soft White Paper and signed and numbered by the artist. After the edition was... View more info