Fable books representing all the major fabulists from Aesop to La Fontaine, illustrated by such notables as Barlow, Bewick, and Calder, and ranging in size from miniatures to folios.
New acquisitions selected for the 2021 New York Antiquarian Book Fair, including books printed on vellum, unique designer bindings, and highspots in miniature books.
In the spirit of the indelibility of pictures on the human imagination, we present a selection of books that tell their stories through illustrations. The confluence of a couple of recently purchased small collections has presented us with the opportunity to not only offer a fine group of fantasy illustration, but also several choice Gorey bits, as well as a variety of children’s books illustrated with media ranging from woodcuts to chromolithography.
A recently-purchased collection presented us with the opportunity to re-examine and reassess books we have in stock and put together the following list of literary first editions. It is said that everything old is new again; may this literary excursion yield a previously undiscovered pathway of your own.
The second of two lists containing works by Heavenly Monkey, we invite you to visit with the company Rollin Milroy has kept over the past decade.
In this first list of works from Heavenly Monkey, we invite you to peruse the books of Rollin Milroy’s first decade—including two books he produced under A Lone Press in the late 1990s.
We offer our selection of recent acquisitions for the California Virtual Book Fair in the hopes something will put a Spring in your step…
The bridge between the book and the human body traverses language and feeling. We describe backs as supple, heads and feet as sure or firm, a lip as stained or rough. Is it any wonder that a poetry of words so readily can meet the poetry of the body? Our current e-catalog embraces that intimate and inimitable connection that brings a vocabulary to the shape of ourselves.