|  About us
  |  Authors
  |  Artists
  |  Contact
Frye, Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake.

Frye, Northrop / Jones, Howard Mumford / White, Helen C. Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake. [With signed letters by Northrop Frye and his wife Helen Kemp to their friends Jerry and Elizabeth Buckley as well as an inscribed review of the book by English professor Helen C. White - on top of these wondreful documents also included is a full page letter by Harvard professor Howard Mumford Jones to his colleague Jerry Buckley in which he speaks about the "Victorian Group" meetings] Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1947. 24cm x 16.2cm. 462 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. With signed letters by Frye to Jerry Buckley.

Kierkegaard, Christelige Taler.(Christian Discourses)

Kierkegaard, Søren. Christelige Taler.(Christian Discourses) - Første - Fjerde Afdeling. I. Hedningernes Bekymringer. II. Stemninger i Lidelsers Strid. III. Tanker, som saare bagfra - til Opbyggelse. IV. Taler ved Altergangen om Fredagen. Originaludgave. Kjobenhavn, Reitzels Forlag, 1848. 8°. 103, 74, 96, 77 pages. Hardcover - Med alle fire titelblade. First edition, the trade state. A very good copy in contemporary roan-backed marbled boards, edges trimmed, wraps not included. Includes 'the Anxiety of the Heathen", "Exultant Notes in the Conflict of Suffering," "Thoughts Which Wound from Behind - for Edification" and 'Discourses at the Communion on Fridays."

Atwood, The Edible Woman. [Association Copy].

Atwood, Margaret. The Edible Woman. [Association Copy]. First Edition. Toronto / Montreal, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1969. 8°. 281 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good + condition with only minor signs of external wear. The jacket with some stronger signs of wear, tears and some fraying. A most wonderful association copy of Atwoods first Novel, inscribed by Margaret Atwood to her professor Jerry Buckley on the titlepage: "For J.E.H. Buckley with best wishes, Peggy Atwood - 1969". Included is also a stunning manuscript letter which Margaret Atwood sent to Jerry Buckley and in which she announces the publication of this book. She continues by talking about her thesis to Jerry and we get a glimpse of her strategy with tackling her thesis. Ever more interesting is her question: "I doubt that my thesis will turn into a book - I'm developing a phobia about publishers. Are they all as chaotic as McClelland and Stewart, I wonder ?".

Auster, Wall Writing.

Auster, Paul. Wall Writing. [Signed] Berekeley, The Figures, 1976. 19.1cm x 13.3cm. 63 pages. Original Softcover in protective Mylar. Excellent condition. One of 26 copies lettered A-Z (this copy lettered T) and signed twice by Paul Auster (Once on the titlepage and once in the Impressum. Extremely scarce !!

Haeckel, Natürliche Schöpfungsgeschichte [Widmungsexemplar / Inscribed asscoiation copy].

Haeckel, Ernst. Natürliche Schöpfungsgeschichte [Widmungsexemplar / Inscribed asscoiation copy]. Gemeinverständliche wissenschaftliche Vorträge ueber die Entwicklungslehre im Allgemeinen und diejenige von Darwin, Goethe und Lamark im Besonderen, über Anwendung derselben auf den Ursprung des Menschen und andere damit zusammenhängende Grundfragen der Naturwissenschaft. Mit Tafeln, Holzschnitten, systematischen und genealogischen Tabellen. First Edition. Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1868. 8°. XVI, 568 Seiten sowie VIII Tafeln im Anhang. Originaler Pappband mit Rückenschild. Nur minimal berieben. Erste Ausgabe. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung Haeckel's: "Seinem verehrten Collegen, Herrn Professor Ernst Schmid z. fr. Er. Der Verfasser." Octavo, 568 (plus plates). First edition of this essential early work by the great German theoretical biologist whose early understanding of the Darwinian revolution was instrumental in bringing the concept of evolution to the attention of Europe and the world. A very good or better copy in contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, with the front wrap bound in. A presentation copy, inscribed by Haeckel on the titlepage.

Arendt, Rahel Varnhagen - The Life of a Jewess. [Inscribed / Signed]

Arendt, Hannah. Rahel Varnhagen - The Life of a Jewess. [Inscribed / Signed / Association copy] First Edition. London, Leo Baeck Institute, 1957. 8°. XIV, 222 pages. Hardcover / Original cloth with dustjacket in protective Mylar. The cloth-volume a little strangely stained on the spine and around the boards. The dustjacket in very good condition with only few signs of wear but a hint of a coffee-cup circle to front cover. The volume overall very firm and strong and inside in very good+ condition. Inscribed by Hannah Arendt on the front free endpaper to Judaica-Expert and Brandeis Professor Harry Zohn: "For Harry Zohn - Cordially. Cambridge, April 6, 1967 - Hannah Arendt". Nice association copy - Arendt and Zohn worked together on numerous occasions - so for example on Walter Benjamin's translation of "Illuminationen". [Publication of the Leo Baeck Institute of Jews from Germany].

Said - The Text, the World, the Critic

Said, Edward W. / Gould, Glenn. The Text, the World, the Critic (On Glenn Gould). Midwest Modern Langauage Association, 1975. Oblong-4°. 12 pages. Mechanical reproduction from Midwest Modern language Association, Vol 8, #2, Fall 1975. Inscribed by the author to critic Harry Levin. With Said's additional signature on the address flap of envelope attached.

Chomsky, Syntatic Structures.

Chomsky, Noam. Syntactic Structures. [Signed by Noam Chomsky] Sixth Printing. The Hague / Paris, Mouton & Co., 1966. 8°. 118 pages. Original Softcover. Signed by Noam Chomsky on the endpaper. Some fingerstaining to covers and edge. Otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Name-stamp of preowner on endpaper.

Joshua Thomas Stevenson - General Stevenson.

[Stevenson, Thomas Greely] / Stevenson, Joshua Thomas. General Stevenson. [Memorial publication of Brigadier General Thomas G. Stevenson - compiled by his father Joshua Thomas Stevenson] / Loosely inserted: Broadside with an Ode by Mrs. C.M.Sawyer titled "On the Death of Brigadier General Thomas G. Stevenson, killed at Spotsylvania Court House, Va., on Tuesday morning, May 10th, 1864. Cambridge, Welch, Bigalow & Co., [1864]. 20cm x 15cm. Frontispice with original cabinet photograph of General Stevenson, 129 pages [no titlepage - as issued]. Original Hardcover with gilt lettering on front board. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Inscribed and signed by Stevenson's father on the front free endpaper: "S.O.Sawin, with the regards of J. Thos. Stevenson".

Le Groupe ORA

Foldes, Peter / Gaitis, Yannis / Hiraga, Key / Macréau, Michel / Naccache, Edgard / Le Groupe ORA ORA - Best Blend - Foldes Gaites - Hiraga - Macreau - Naccache. Vernissage le Mercredi 15 Mars de 18 a 21 Heures - L'Exposition se prolongera jusqu'au 5 avril. Paris, Galerie Jacqueline Ranson, 1967. 8°. 12 pages. Softcover. Broché. Reliure originale ! Bon état.

Lewis, The Childermass.

Lewis, Wyndham. The Childermass. Section I. [Signed - Limited Edition] London, Chatto and Windus, 1928. 21.9cm x 14.6cm. 322 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Signed by the author. Limited Edition - no. 155 of 225 copies.

Immanuel Kant - Prolegomena zu einer jeden künftigen Metaphysik die als Wissenschaft wird auftreten können.

Kant, Immanuel. Prolegomena zu einer jeden künftigen Metaphysik die als Wissenschaft wird auftreten können. Erste Ausgabe [unbeschnittenes breitrandiges Exemplar]. Riga, Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1783. 8°. 222 Seiten. Hardcover. Originaler Pappband der Zeit. Sehr guter Zustand mit nur minmalen Gebrauchsspuren. Die Bindung etwas stärker berieben. Vorsatzpapier an der Schwelle zum Titelblatt verstärkt. Ausführliche Annotationen in Tinte auf den Innendeckeln und Vorsatzblatt (zeitgenössisch). Sogenannte "Large Paper Copy". Seltenes, breitrandiges Exemplar.

Canetti - Masse und Macht.

Canetti, Elias. Masse und Macht. Erste Ausgabe. Hamburg, Claassen Verlag, 1960. 8°. 568 Seiten. Originaler Leinenband mit dem seltenen, originalen Schutzumschlag. Der Umschlag mit nur ganz geringen Gebrauchsspuren. Der Leinenband ganz minimal fleckig. Sehr guter Allgemeinzustand. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Elias Canetti auf dem Vorsatzblatt. Voll signiert.

Le Bon, Psychologia das multidoes. [Original, Portuguese Edition].

Le Bon, Gustavo. Psychologia das multidoes. [Original, Portuguese Edition of Psychologie des Foules / Psychology of Crowds]. Lisboa, Almanach Encyclopedico , 1908. Octavo. 182 pages. Original Hardcover / Bound in quarter calf with raised bands and Morocco covered boards. Original wrappers bound in. Excellent condition of this rare translation into Portuguese by Agostinho Fortes. Bookplate to pastedown. [Bibliotheca d' Èducacao Nacional - IV].

Morrow, Confunctions 11 - Bi-Annual Volume of New Writing

Morrow, Bradford. Conjunctions 11 - Bi-Annual Volume of New Writing. One of the special 25th Anniversary issues - limited to 25 copies, signed by Conjunctions contributors. New York, Bard College, 2006. 8°. 451 pages. Original Hardcover (red cloth in protective Mylar within original slipcase. FINE. Signed by 25 contributors and the editor Bradford Morrow. Among the signatures are for example: Rikki Ducornet, William H. Gass, John Ashbery, Joyce Carol Oates, Toby Olson, Ann Lauterbach, Lydia Davis, Jim Crace and many more.

Mozart auf der Reise nach Prag. [Widmungsexemplar des Philosophen Ludwig Wittgenstein an seinen Schüler Rush Rhees / Presentation - copy from philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein to his friend Rush Rhees]

[Wittgenstein, Ludwig / Rhees, Rush] Mörike, Eduard. Mozart auf der Reise nach Prag. [Widmungsexemplar des Philosophen Ludwig Wittgenstein an seinen Schüler Rush Rhees / Presentation - copy from philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein to his friend Rush Rhees]. Novelle von Eduard Mörike. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by William Guild Howard. London, D.C.Heath & Company, (1904). 8°. X, 125, (2) pages. Hardcover / Original cloth. Heath's Modern Language Series-Eedition of this school text version of Mörike's classic novella. A very good copy in publisher's stamped brown cloth. This copy a gift from Ludwig Wittgenstein to his student, disciple and eventual literary co-executor, Rush Rhees, inscribed in pencil in Wittgenstein's hand, "Wittgenstein to Rhees."

Cicero, De officiis, Libri III. [Miniature-Book]

Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De officiis, Libri III. [Miniature-Book] Amsterdam, Apud Guiljelmus I. Caesius, 1625. 70 mm x 47 mm. 428, (24) pp. Index rerum et Verborum only until letter P. Hardcover. Red morocco of the 18th century with gilt ornaments to spine and boards. Gilt edges. The extremely rare print and binding in excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. Joints a little weak but still firm. This remarkable, early miniature book is truly a rare find.

Morris Dorsky - Autograph manuscript on "Edvard Munch"

[Munch, Edvard] Dorsky, Morris. Autograph manuscript on "Edvard Munch" - 126 pages - / Carbon Typescript - Manuscript "An attempt at the Understanding of Edvard Munch" - 47 pages / Exhibition List of Works exhibited at "The Brooklyn Museum" 1942-1943 / Numerous handwritten notes - manuscript collection with numerous citations in german and english from contemporary works of the first part of the 20th century on Munch's private and artist life. Brooklyn, (1942). 4°. 126, 47 pages and more. Hardcover folder. Approximately 220 pages with collected notes of Morris Dorsky towards his publication on Munch - The Two folders bear a sticker dated May 18th, 1942: "Morris Dorsky, 2921 West 21 Street - Brooklyn, New York - This Uncompleted Manuscript has been left in the custody of the Librarian of the Institute" - The Carbontypescript with Dorskys address in his handwriting. Wonderful, extensive document of sourcefinding - material of a well known and respected art-scholar and lecturer out of Meyer Schapiro's circle. Also included a letter of Una E. Johnson to Morris Dorsky - from January 18th 1943 in which Johnson attached a mimeographed list of exhibited selected prints by Munch - Sensationally with the names of lenders (Rare proof of provenance for Munch paintings).

HescomShop - Das Webshopsystem für Antiquariate | © 2006-2015 by HESCOM-Software. Alle Rechte vorbehalten.