Lakeside Press, 2006. First Thus. Cloth. Uncracked and unread. This is a flawless copy of Erskine's classic nautical memoir.
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Curbside Splendor, 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by author on title page. This is a collection of Fitzpatrick's essays originally published in Newcity magazine accompanied by his full-page color illustrations. A true Chicago original.
Doubleday, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, unknown printing. Jacket is price clipped and has some creases on back cover, now in protective overwrap. Book itself is clean and near fine.
Houghton Mifflin, 1987. Leather bound. This is the 1987 Collectors Edition of Tolkein's classic fantasy epic. Bound in red mottled leather with gilt and colorful metallic decorations all around. Also features marbled endpapers and a large fold-out map inside back cover. Contains all three books of the trilogy along with...
Bluestar Communications, 1998. This is a set of Tibetan fortune telling cards with full color watercolor illustrations. Does not include a guide book. Cards appear unused, but box is rather crushed and has lots of wear.
Transworld Publishers, 2017. Hardcover. Jacket edges have light shelf wear.
Printed Matter Inc., 2003. Boards. Small discoloration on bottom edge. More of a sculpture than a book, Absence is a haunting, minimalist work of art in memory of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The book is a cube of white, thick cardstock pages with die-cut holes representing the floors...
Antique Trader Books, 1998. Paperback. Ex library.
Transaction Books, 1990. Paperback.
Kaitakusha, 1980. First Edition. Cloth. Association copy. This is a very scarce study from Japanese-American linguist Nakada adapted from his master's thesis. Includes a card inscribed to his thesis advisor, noted scholar of modernization, Dr. Marion Levy. Book is fine in protective overwrap. Slipcover has some sunning and edgewear and...
Sage Publications, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. This is a stated first printing of Herrick's very thorough investigation of Chicago public schools. There are some small stains on front cover and a large stain on the back cover that appears to be a coffee spill. Interior is bright and...
Half Letter Press, 2015. Hardcover. This is an out of print collection of essays by and interviews with Scandinavian visual artists. Cardboard cover has some scratches, dings, and edge wear.
University of the Trees Press, 1978. Paperback. This is a guide to mind-expanding psychic games for families and schools. According to the back copy, "One public school class of 8-year olds who daily practiced the "Centering Meditation" achieved 75% success in the Telepathy game. Great for teenagers too!"
Garden City Publishing. Cloth. Circa 1930s reprint. This is a single volume edition of Kipling's two Mowgli novels as well as some of his poetry for children. Book is clean and tight with a little soiling at hinges. Jacket is fair with a lot of wear to the edges and...
T ky K dansha, 2017. Paperback. In Japanese. This is a 2017 literary novel.
Sayusha, 2016. Paperback. In Japanese. This is an anthology of zuihitsu literary essays and comics by contemporary Japanese writers.
Rand McNally. Cloth. Circa 1900 revised edition. Embossed blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover and gilt top edge. Edges and corners are worn, and both hinges are cracked.
Sociedad Potosina de Estudios Historicos, 1975. Paperback. In Spanish. This is the history of an infamous Mexican mining town featuring many black and white photos. Edge wear and a few marks and stains on cover. Corners are bumped and covering at top and bottom of spine is rubbed. Interior is...
Cayman ArtVentures, 1978. Pamphlet. This is a staple-bound linguistic exploration of the dialects of the Cayman Islands, originally printed as a souvenir. Clean and tightly bound, though the corners are a little bumped.
Art Institute of Chicago, 1959. Paperback. This is an Art Institute of Chicago souvenir reprint of Toulouse-Lautrec's illustrated book of animals and verse. Red stain on front cover and a water stain on rear cover. Rubbing at edges of spine and corners.
Valori Plastici Publishers, 1924. Pamphlet. This is an essay on Henri Rousseau with black and white plates of his paintings. Bound with string, which is attached but quite loose. Edges are well worn, and covering over bottom of spine is peeling. Pages are bright and clean.
MoMA PS1, 2016. First Edition. Pamphlet. This is a first edition art chapbook that accompanied MoMA PS1's "Greater New York" exhibition in 2016. Features a number of Koch's full color illustrations and paintings in a narrative format.
Harper and Brothers, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Stated first edition. Ex-library with sticker residue, underlining, and soiling throughout. An affordable first edition of Huxley's philosophical classic.
1969. Pamphlet. This is a self-published collection of short stories from Guyanese author and playwright Sadeek. Acclaimed in his own country, very few English translations of his work are available. At the time of listing, we were able to find no other listings of this book online in any format...
Lothrop Publishing Company, 1903. First Edition. Cloth. This is a first edition of this adventure story set in the old American west. Some soiling and stains on back cover and edges. Spine covering a little loose at top right. Hinges tender. Lean to spine.