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Invitation a la Premiere Conference Internationale du Surréalisme Révolutionnaire

by Groupe Surréaliste-Révolutionnaire en Belgique

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Unpaginated 4 pp. pamphlet announcing and serving as an invitation to the First International Conference of Revolutionary Surrealists, held in Brussels in October 1947. 8vo. Original self-wrpps., some minor toning, sunning especially along edges. Brussels (Groupe Surréaliste-Révolutionnaire en Belgique) 1947. When the Surrealist movement began in the 1920s, the works produced by its members, both written and visual, were… Read more
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Eseje [Essays]

by Orwell, George and Andrzej K. Drucki (pseud. of Marcin Król), translator

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[Krakow]: Wydawnictwo "Odnowa", [1981?]. Original side-stapled pictorial wrappers; 47, [1] leaves of mimeographed typescript to rectos and versos. Small tear to rear wrapper; last page loose. Still about very good. A samizdat collection of critical and literary essays by George Orwell, translated by the Polish political philosopher and historian Marcin Król (1944-2020). Orwell wrote a good deal about… Read more
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Elaborately engraved title and 50 additional engraved plates, printed recto only, showing finely worked and highly detailed views of Roman ruins still in existence in Rome, Tivoli, Pozzuolo and surrounding areas as of the 16th century, each print with detailed caption. Crease to title, minor old damp-staining, slight soiling and handling wear, small marginal tear to bottom of plate… Read more
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$7,500.00
image of Partizani. 20 crteža Đ. Andrejevića-Kuna [Partisans. 20 drawings by Đ. Andrejević-Kuna]

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[Belgrade-Zagreb]: Kultura, 1946. Oblong quarto (21.5 × 28.5 cm). Original pictorial card portfolio with three folding flaps; contains twenty leaves of plates reproducing drawings by the artist. Light wear and one partial tear to flaps; else very good. Twenty striking photozincographic reproductions of drawings reflecting the Yugoslav Partisan experience during World War II, by the Polish-born Serbian painter and… Read more
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image of Omladinski borac: list ujedinjenog saveza antifašističke omladine Hrvatske [Young fighter: journal of the united alliance of anti-fascist youth of Croatia], vol. II, no. 14

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Zagreb: Drz̆avni Izvještajni i Promičbeni Ured, 1942. Octavo (20.3 × 15.5 cm). Original staple-stitched pictorial wrappers illustrated from an original linocut; 40 pp. of mimeographed typescript and six drawings and vignettes to rectos and versos. Very good. Single issue of a scarce periodical issued by young Yugoslav partisan fighters in Croatia, which served as one of the main… Read more
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5 pp. piece of African-American sheet music, containing the words, vocal melody, and piano accompaniment for "Lucy Neal" (spelled "Lucy Neale" inside), the cover featuring the names of eleven additional songs in the collection with the central text surrounded by twelve vignettes, one for each of the twelve available songs, featuring African-American racial stereotypes and folk figures. Folio. Pages… Read more
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$500.00
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O Solitude! O Fontaines! Avec un dessin de Pablo Picasso

by Dermée, Paul and Pablo Picasso

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Small unpaginated (circa 20 pp.) volume of poetry, featuring a frontispiece engraving by Pablo Picasso opposite the title page. Clean copy. 8vo. Original printed wrpps. Very minor soiling to edges of covers. Paris (G.L.M.) 1937. Limited edition of 275 copies, this being one of only 25 copies on Holland paper. Paul Dermée was a Belgian writer, poet, and literary… Read more
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image of Žene Jugoslavije u borbi 1941-1945 [Women of Yugoslavia in the struggle, 1941-1945]

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Belgrade: Izdanje centralnog odbora Antifašističkog fronta žena Jugoslavije (Shtamparija "Kultura"), [1945]. Quarto (26.5 × 21.3 cm). Original staple-stitched photo-illustrated self-wrappers; [48] pp., largely of black-and-white photographs with captions. Tiny nick to front wrapper; else very good. This profusely illustrated volume, published shortly after the end of the war, highlights the many roles and achievements of women in the… Read more
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Tim Jim, Man From Outer Space

by Moore, Claire Mahl

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Unpaginated (32 pp.) psychedelically illustrated children's book with lithographed illustrations and text by Claire Moore, which tells ths story of a little spaceman who comes to Earth and experiences food, drink, and interactions with humans and animals. 4to. Original lithographed wrpps., very light soiling to covers. New York (Children's Underground Press) 1969. Claire Moore was an American artist from… Read more
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Plancius

by Biebl, Konstantin and Jindřich Štyrský (illus.)

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Slim 26 pp. volume representing the only work of prose by the Czech poet and writer, with erotic frontispiece by Surrealist painter Jindřich Štyrský. 8vo. Original textured white paper wrpps. with blue paper guards, printing date of 1931 embossed to front and back flaps. Extermely minor soiling and toning. Prague (Sfinx Bohumil Janda) 1931. Limited edition of 330 copies,… Read more
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image of Otkrytye pis'ma: seriia: Plakaty Kompartii Germanii. Plakate der K.P.D. [Postcards: Poster art of the German Communist Party. Posters of the KPD]. Seriia: "Plakat Germanskoi Kompartii" (23 siuzheta). Nagliadnoe posobie po izucheniiu zapadnogo revoliutsionnogo dvizheniia i zapadnogo revoliutsionnogo iskusstva plakatnoi zhivopisi ["Poster Art of the German Communist Party" series, (23 visuals). A visual aid for the study of the western revolutionary movement and western revolutionary poster art]

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Moscow, [1933]. Oblong octavo (11 × 14 cm). Original pictorial card wrappers with four flaps; twenty-three pictorial postcards loosely inserted, as issued. Very good or better. Rare complete set of Soviet postcards reproducing German Communist Party (K.P.D.) posters spanning the years 1919-1932, published by the Soviet Museum of the Revolution, in the original ephemeral constructivist-inspired card wrapper. The… Read more
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Soviet Tour 1936

by Taylor, Griffith P., B. Sc

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Cambridge: self-published, 1936. Large octavo (26 × 20.5 cm). Original beige buckram with title to spine; [9], 2-260, [8] leaves of mimeographed typescript to rectos only; with [41] leaves containing 81 original photographs, hand drawn maps, and illustrations. Signed and inscribed by the author. Light foxing to title; spine starting, but still about very good. Rare copy of this… Read more
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1974. Immediate. A complete run of 29 issues bound in 25 fascicules, unpaginated (circa 24-50 pp. each), of the French artistic and literary journal, edited by Anne-Marie Christin, featuring poetry, music, and artwork by a wide range of writers and artists including Georgette Simon, Jean Laude, Jacqueline Sublet, Raymond Gid, Philippe Soupault, Marcel Jacno, Monique Boucher, Jean-Marie Durand, Louis… Read more
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Two Concrete Poetry Works

by Moineau, Jean-Claude

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Two works of concrete poetry from the late 1960s by Jean-Claude Moineau, comprising an undated 12-page unrecorded work of Concrete Poetry done in collaboration with Christiane Frougny, "Textes à tester (Texts to Test)", and a 1968 work "Orléans mai-juin 1968 / La Bibliotheque Universitaire est occupee". Typed and mimeographed pages. 4to. Stapled self-wrpps, some insignificant toning and minor creasing,… Read more
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158-pp. volume with preface by Leon Bourgeois describing the social misery of women, with texts from a variety of contributors, including Paul Adam, Léonce Benedite, Eugene Brieux, Léon Frapié, Camille Lemonnier, Pierre Louÿs, Paul Margueritte, Victor Margueritte, Jean Richepin, and Gabriel Séailles, and original prints from Charles Cottet, André Devambez, Abel Faivre, Gaston La Touche, Charles Léandre, Auguste Lepère,… Read more
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image of Dukh vremeni: otvet na "Tak chto-zhe nam delat'?" L. N. Tolstogo, i takzhe velikomu amerikantsu William Jennings Bryan na "Moi otvet bol'shevikam" [The spirit of the times: an answer to Tolstoy's "What Is to Be Done?", as well as to the great American William Jennings Bryan and his "My answer to the Bolsheviks"]

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Shanghai: Tipografiia izdatel'stva "Slovo", 1937. Octavo (20 × 14 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by M. Iafshits; 568, IV pp. Wrappers somewhat worn and with partial loss to cover illustration; text toned; else about very good. First and only edition of this idiosyncratic work on sociology and politics, by Vladimir Sheremetev (1896-1955), the Russian sculptur and writer who was… Read more
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A complete run in 10 issues, each issue 36-64 pp., of "Europe's First Dope Magazine", edited by Lee Harris, John May, Max Handley, Jon Trux, Lee Torrey, and Don Irving, with contributions or interviews from Timothy Leary, Michael Hollingshead, George Andrews, Patti Smith, Steve Abrams, Peter Tosh, Harry Shapiro, George Melly, Bryan Talbot, Simon Vinkenoog, Gilbert Shelton, William… Read more
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A complete run in two issues, each issue 16 pp., of the very short-lived Italian cultural journal edited by Rara Bloom, Dante Goffetti, Bruno Sanguanini, Riccardo Scarbi, and Mizio Turchet, covering topics in contemporary art and culture such as the work of John Cage, Lacan, Duchamp, video art, and international exhibition and book reviews, with contributions from Philip Pilkington,… Read more
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Shanghai: Sklad izdaniia: Russkaia tipografiia "Grafik", 1933. Octavo (19.5 × 14 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; 371, [5] pp. Signed and inscribed by the author to Viktor Porfir'evich Petrov in the year of publication. Wrappers worn to edges; spine with tape repair, retaining part of original spine strip; text toned; still good or better. First and only edition of this… Read more
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24 pp. comic book, comprising the first edition of the first and likely only issue of the landmark comic which ranks as one of the earliest Counterculture comic books (preceding Zap), containing a comic strip about the use of psychedelic drugs written by Greg Shaw, with artwork by Geoff Evans. 4to. Original self-wrpps., some very light soiling and handling… Read more
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$375.00