Search results for: 'JOHNSON, Ray'
JOHNSON, Ray; Jasper Johns; Andy Warhol - LAVINE, Les. Culture Hero. A Fanzine of Stars of the Super World. Jill Johnston Exposed: Special Issue.
New York : 1970First edition, first printing. Front cover signed by Ray Johnson, Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol, the first and last pages signed by Lavine, the page devoted to Andy Warhol signed by Warhol, and the page devoted to Ray Johnson signed by Johnson. The artists who have signed this publication were in attendance at the launch party. Jill Johnson (May 17,... Learn More£6,000.00
Stock Code: 139809
JOHNSON, Ray. The Paper Snake.
New York : 1965First edition, first printing, casebound issue. A particularly fine example of this seminal artist's book, which interweaves text with collages and mail art. Ray Johnson (1927-1995) was a Neo-Dada artist loosely associated with the Fluxus movement. He was once described as "New York's most famous unknown artist" and the network of mail art he instigated... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 112862
JOHNSON, B. S. Poems Two.
London : 1972First edition, first impression, signed limited issue, number R of 26 copies for the author's use only, inscribed on the limitation page "R is for Rayner Heppenstall. 35/3/72". The recipient was British experimentalist and BBC radio producer Rayner Heppenstall (1911-1981). A further 100 copies were thus specially bound, numbered, and signed. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 144147
BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson,
London : 1835An attractive set of Boswell's great biography, first published in 1791. "This version contains both the original texts, augmented by the additional writings of the biographer and his subject, and the very valuable new and related material which Croker introduced in his 1831 edition" (Pottle). "Boswell's Life of Johnson remains the most famous biography... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 139422
MAUERER, Hans. The Pete Johnson Story.
New York and Frankfurt : 1965First and only edition, extremely uncommon, WorldCat lists some 20 copies, but only 2 outside of North America. Survey of the life and work of one of the great boogie-woogie pianists, issued to raise funds to help support him in hard times following a stroke. In his survey The Blues - From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray Tony Russell places Johnson in... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 72345
HOLMES, Randolph Bezzant, & an unidentified staff officer with the 24th Brigade, Wana Column. Album of photographs relating to service with the Wana Column, September 1920 to February 1921.
Waziristan : 1920-1Superb photograph album documenting the British reoccupation of Wana and the end of the 1919-20 Waziristan campaign in over 80 intimate original snapshots, supplemented by a run of atmospheric professional photographs from Holmes's souvenir series, "With the Wana Column", and several group officer portraits, all meticulously captioned and forming an... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 115213
FORD, Charles Henri (ed.) View.
New York : 1940-7A complete set, one volume inscribed by Ford, of first printings of the remarkable American literary and art magazine published by artist and writer Charles Henri Ford and writer and film critic Parker Tyler. View covered the contemporary avant-garde and Surrealist scene, and was published quarterly as finances permitted. The roster of prestigious contributors,... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 109741
DAVIES, Thomas. Dramatic Miscellanies:
London : 1783-4First editions, volumes I and III 1784, volume II 1783. Davies had a successful career as an actor before setting up as a bookseller in Covent Garden, his shop becoming a meeting place for the theatrical and literary world, it was in the back parlour of this shop that Boswell first encountered Johnson. In the 1770s Davies turned to writing, particularly... Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 139635
SMITH, Adam - ADLERSPARRE, Georg, & others (eds.) Läsning i blandade ämnen. Första [– Femte och Sista] Årgången.
Stockholm : 1797–1801First edition of all 50 parts of the Swedish literary periodical Läsning i blandade ämnen, containing over 200 pages of passages from various sections of the Wealth of Nations, making it the first opportunity for Swedish speakers to study Adam Smith. Georg Sartorius's abridgement of the Wealth of Nations, the Handbuch der Staatswirthschaft , had... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 135144
JONES, Mary. Miscellanies in Prose and Verse.
Oxford : 1750First edition of the author's only book, a beautifully bound subscriber's copy, one of approximately 330 copies printed on royal paper, this from the library of Sir Edward Popham of Littlecote.
Born in Oxford, where she lived all her life, Mary Jones (1707-1778) was a well-connected poet and letter-writer whose work was greatly influenced by... Learn More£6,750.00
Stock Code: 134908
ANDERSON, James. Observations on the means of exciting a spirit of National Industry; chiefly intended to promote the Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, and Fisheries, of Scotland.
Edinburgh : 1777First edition, in a fine Scott of Edinburgh binding, presentation copy, inscribed from the author on a preliminary blank to William Murray, first earl of Mansfield, whose celebrated library was largely destroyed by fire during the Gordon Riots.
The Scottish agriculturalist and political economist James Anderson (1739-1808) wrote several influential... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 127839
BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson.
London : 1835An attractive set of Boswell's great biography, first published in 1791. "This version contains both the original texts, augmented by the additional writings of the biographer and his subject, and the very valuable new and related material which Croker introduced in his 1831 edition" (Pottle). "Boswell's Life of Johnson remains the most famous biography... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 140500
BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson
London : 1831First edition edited by John Wilson Croker and "the best edition until superseded by the work of George Birkbeck Hill 1887" (ODNB). This set has the additional volume of Johnsoniana (1836). Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 24392
SHAKESPEARE, William. Comedies, Histories and Tragedies.
London : 1685A notably tall and handsome copy of the Fourth Folio, the last of the 17th-century editions of Shakespeare's works, edited by John Heminge (d. 1630) and Henry Condell (d. 1627), and with seven plays added by Philip Chetwin (d. 1680), publisher of the Third Folio.
A reprint of the ill-fated Third Folio, this edition was issued by Henry Herringman... Learn More£185,000.00
Stock Code: 133696
LENNOX, Charlotte. Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune,
London : 1778An attractive binding most probably executed by the esteemed bindery of the Edwards of Halifax; this is the ninth edition (first published in 1755 in 3 volumes and subsequently expanded to 5) of this much republished account of one of Henry the Great's main advisers.
Charlotte Lennox (c.17301804), was a Scottish novelist and writer, best known... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 133228