Hebrew Publishing Company, 1917. Full leather. In English and Hebrew. At time of listing, we were unable to find other leather copies of this edition for sale online. This is a leather-bound prayer book with gilt edges and gilt lettering and decorations. A red silk ribbon is laid inside. Some...
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Lucie Editions, 2007. Hardcover. In English and French. This is a scarce monograph of abstract artist Alsterlind's work featuring an in-depth interview with the artist by Pierre Manuel.
Federico & Ardia, 1994. Paperback. In Italian. This is a critical study of Italian Renaissance poet Matteo Maria Boiardo. Stain on front cover and some edge wear.
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...
Muki Productions. Hardcover. In Hebrew and English. This is a very scarce catalogue of the work of Israeli outsider artist Caftori. At the time of this listing, we were unable to find any other copies of this book nor of any books about Caftori for sale online. Caftori is relatively...
Fisher Gallery, 1997. Hardcover. In Spanish and English. This is an exhibition catalogue from Calvo's 1997-98 installations of abstract sculpture. Includes a small, metal sculpture inside the shadowbox that serves as the book's cover. A fascinating conversation piece. In fine, evidently unread condition.
Edwin Mellen Press, 1995. Cloth. No jacket as issued. In French and English. This is a scarce dual-language collection of Chedid's poetry. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover. Small scratch on back cover, but in very good condition overall.
China National Palace Museum, 1985. Cloth. In Chinese and English. Jewel box binding with navy cloth and gilt lettering. Previous owner's name on second page. This is a lovely decorative art book of Chinese paintings and details with dual language captions.
Domaine de Kerguehennec, 2009. Hardcover. Small scratches along back edge of spine and bumped corners. In English and French. This is the exhibition catalog for Fletcher's unique project and residency in rural France in the spirit of Thoreau's Walden experiment.
Hardcover. In Hebrew and English. At the time of listing, we were able to find no other copies of this book listed for sale online. This is an evidently self-published collection of the influential rabbi's letters and published articles inscribed by Fogelman. Handsomely bound in faux leather with gilt lettering.
Librairie Gallimard, 1936. First Edition. Paperback. In French. This is a stated first edition of Gide's novel that concludes his trilogy that began with The School for Wives (1929) and Robert (1930). Stains and bends on cover and a bit of the covering is missing on the top and bottom...
PAX, 1963. Pamphlet. In Polish. This is a rare war novel by the Polish poet Gielo.
Paris Art Center, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. In French and English. Exhibition catalogue from the 1983 Paris show and 1985-86 Chicago show at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Moscow State Publishing House of Art and Literature, 1960. First Thus. Cloth. First illustrated edition. In Russian. Stamped on title page "Printed in USSR." This is a gorgeous oversized hardcover of Gogol's classic collection of stories. Features many pages of evocative illustrations in color and black and white.
Ernst Kaufmann, 1905. Boards. In German. This is a juvenile novel with bright full color illustrations. Has never been translated into English. This is quite a rare book with few copies found outside Europe. Spine is cracked, but pages are nicely sound. Corners are quite chipped.
1898. Cloth. In German. This is a book of Christian poetry by various poets. A beautiful old book bound in red cloth with gilt and gray and black embossed decorations and lettering. Gilt edges, decorative endpapers, and a blue silk ribbon laid inside. Many lovely black and white illustrations throughout...
Graphis Press, 1979. Hardcover. In English, German, and French. This is Graphis Press' comprehensive look at contemporary children's book illustration from around the world. With hundreds of illustrations in color and black and white.
Hunan Publishing House, 1992. Hardcover. In Chinese and English. This is a collection of 5 books of ancient Chinese poetry in one volume. With commentary and side-by-side translations. A scarce, beautifully designed edition.
Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, 1970. Hardcover. This is a 2-volume set of prayers for Rosh Hashanah (volume 1) and Yom Kippur (volume 2) with text in English and Hebrew. Previous owner's name in flyleaf of both volumes. This set is scarcely found as a pair.
Henry Holt, 1946. Cloth. In German, with an introduction in English and English glossary. This is a scarce study edition of Keller's classic novel. Ex-library, with a significant amount of wear to edges and binding, some stains, light underlining, and other library hallmarks. But quite readable, provided one can read...
Librarie Camille Sourget. Hardcover. In French. This is a gorgeous catalogue of rare books available from famed Parisian dealer Librarie Camille Sourget. With many sumptuous full-page color photos and illustrations. No publication date, but likely mid-2000s.
Pygmalion, 2017. Paperback. In French. This is a French translation of the Game of Thrones author's retrospective biography featuring new and selected writings from throughout his career.
International Culture Centre, 1994. Paperback. In English and Polish. This is a scarce discourse on Polish architectural history with many photos and illustrations.
Gallimard, 1992. Cloth. In French. This is a scarce art book reprinted from 1825. In original slipcover in fine condition.
Arts Club of Chicago, 2004. Paperback. In English and Spanish. This is a monograph of Spanish avant garde artist Plensa's work.