An Original Joan Miro Painting in Ink and Watercolor, Showing a Self-Portrait of the Artist Meeting Famed Screen Star Rita Hayworth: A True Icon of the Intersection of Art and Culture An original paiting by Joan Miro graces Rita Hayworth's own copy of Joan Miro by Jacques Prevert and G. Ribemont-Dessaignes. The work was the property of Rita Hayworth, is personally inscribed to her, and bears a portrait of her (and of Joan Miro), on the occasion of their meeting. The book is signed by both authors, each of whom has drawn flowers as a means of expressing devotion sentiment towards Rita Hayworth.
Rare Floral Magazine From 1832
A true botanical rarity, according to The Smithonian Institution "The Floral Magazine and Botanical Repository" was the first horticultural journal published in America, by America's first seed company. Only a handful of copies of this work are known to survive.
The best overview yet published of Ron Cobb's kaleidoscopic career, covering his early years doing covers for Famous Monsters magazine, his five year stint as a countercultural editorial cartoonist for the LA Free Press, his one year sojourn in Australia where he cartooned and painted, and finally his hugely successful life as a pre-production designer for science fiction/fantasy movies, a field in which he is still involved.
Signed Saul Bellow
Signed by author on opening blank (specially inserted by publisher). True first edition, first printing of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Rare first edition signed and inscribed by James Baldwin. First edition, first printing of the author's first book, signed and inscribed at or close to publication (based on his signature and handwriting): "Mama from Rizzy from Jimmy August 31st!" Author's landmark and influential first book, concerning the awakening (spiritual and otherwise) of a young Black man in New York's Harlem.
Printing Digital Type on the Hand-Operated Flatbed Cylinder Press