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AIDS AND ITS METAPHORS. Essay.

New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1989. An essay on this disease. A consideration by Sontag of the metaphors and attitudes with which this illness is encumbered and distorted, particularly the almost more

25.00 USD

Ed's Books
Rolling Bay, WA
(206) 201-3231

Georgia O'Keeffe

New York: The Viking Press, 1976. First trade edition of Georgia O'Keeffe's lavishly illustrated career retrospective, presented by O'Keeffe to the book's photographer Malcolm Varon: "With appreciation for your part in more

4,500.00 USD

Honey & Wax Booksellers
Brooklyn, NY
917-974-2420

The Book of American Negro Spirituals

New York: The Viking Press, 1925. First edition of this Harlem Renaissance anthology of more than sixty African-American spirituals, a collaboration by the talented Johnson brothers, inscribed by James Weldon Johnson more

2,800.00 USD

Honey & Wax Booksellers
Brooklyn, NY
917-974-2420

Audubon

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. First edition of this illustrated biography of John James Audubon, written by pioneering American anthropologist and folklorist Constance Rourke: "This biography had its more distant more

150.00 USD

Honey & Wax Booksellers
Brooklyn, NY
917-974-2420

Picture and Text

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1893. First edition of this collection of seven essays by Henry James on the visual and performing arts, including pieces on book illustrators of the day, more

125.00 USD

Honey & Wax Booksellers
Brooklyn, NY
917-974-2420

Salem

[Salem, Germany]: [Schule Schloss Salem], 1930. Deluxe handmade album produced for distribution to potential American supporters of the Schule Schloss Salem in Germany, the progressive co-educational boarding school that provided a more

3,500.00 USD

Honey & Wax Booksellers
Brooklyn, NY
917-974-2420

Cooperation and Competition Among Primitive Peoples

New York and London: McGraw-Hill, 1937. First edition of this ethnographic anthology edited by Margaret Mead, the copy of her fellow anthropologist, lifelong friend, and alleged lover Ruth Benedict. In 1922, more

950.00 USD

Honey & Wax Booksellers
Brooklyn, NY
917-974-2420

The Devil Finds Work

New York: The Dial Press, 1976. Inscribed first edition of James Baldwin's classic essay on American cinema, a memoir of both his moviegoing and his interior life, starting with his revelation more

1,250.00 USD

Honey & Wax Booksellers
Brooklyn, NY
917-974-2420

Celebrated Crimes

London: H.S. Nichols, 1895. Limited large-paper English edition of the elder Alexandre Dumas's true crime narratives, number 15 of 25 copies, printed on Japanese vellum with the photogravure illustrations more

3,800.00 USD

Honey & Wax Booksellers
Brooklyn, NY
917-974-2420
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