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Burns Bizarre
United States

Let George Do It! A Talk Delivered at t Meeting of the Trade Book Clinic in New York City December 5, 1940

Let George Do It! A Talk Delivered at t Meeting of the Trade Book Clinic in New York City December 5, 1940, Artzybasheff, Boris
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good.
The American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York, 1941

16mo. Red cloth spine and red decorated paper over boards. 32 pp. Keepsake No. 68. The artist’s view on the place of illustrations in the book publishing industry. Very good; rubbed at corners.

$20.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Songs of Childhood

Songs of Childhood, De La Mare, Walter
Used Condition: Very good, Estella Canziani.
Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1923

First thus. 8vo, half vellum, gilt lettering. The deluxe edition, limited to 310 copies signed y de la Mare. Illustrated with 8 full-page mounted color plates by Estella Canziani. A very good copy

$125.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Hook / A Picture Book for Adults / Its Application to Others and to Ourselves / A Handbook for Mental Mechanics.

The Hook / A Picture Book for Adults / Its Application to Others and to Ourselves / A Handbook for Mental Mechanics., Bridgman, L.J.
Used
Boston: Small, Maynard & Company

1st ed., 16mo, ¼ cloth, illustrated boards. undated; circa 1910. Scarce adult title by the popular children’s book author/illustrator. Illustrated verses on a variety of subjects where people ‘g

$225.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

La Gravure Sur Bois Moderne de L'occident. [The Art of Modern Woodcuts]

La Gravure Sur Bois Moderne de L'occident. [The Art of Modern Woodcuts], Avermaete, Roger.
Used, First Edition
Paris: Dorbon Aine, 1928

8vo, softcovers rebound in gray cloth. Classic reference on the art of the woodcut, with emphasis on the revival of the art in Western Europe during the first quarter of the 20th century. 239 woo

$500.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Illuminated Manuscript: Pope Joan / A Historical Text based upon “Bower’s History of the Popes [1748]” /

Illuminated Manuscript: Pope Joan / A Historical Text based upon “Bower’s History of the Popes [1748]” /, Anonymous. [Anastasius Scriptor]
Used


n.p. n.d. 4to, illuminated vellum wrappers; 52 leaves; stitched binding. Pen and ink calligraphy, illuminations with watercolor head and tail pieces, and in-text illustrations all on hand-made pa

$1850.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Literary Pageant. [A Selection of Stories and Art]

The Literary Pageant. [A Selection of Stories and Art], Kipling, Rudyard; Doyle, A. Conan, etc.
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Very good
London: T. Werner Laurie, 1911

n.d. (1911). Small 4to, illustrated vellum boards. 110 pp. plus index. Published "in aid of the 'Prince Francis of Teck Memorial Fund' for the Middlesex Hospital." Special limited edition; #18 o

$350.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

[Leaf book] Elbert Hubbard: William Morris's greatest imitator

[Leaf book] Elbert Hubbard: William Morris's greatest imitator, Walsdorf, Jack
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine.
Yellow Barn Press, Council Bluffs, 1999

8vo; original violet and orange Japanese cloth over boards [based upon a William Morris design], paper labels on spine and upper cover; Edition limited to 150 copies, thirty four of which have lai

$395.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Modern Book Production

Modern Book Production, Holme, G.C. [Editor]
Used, First Edition Condition: Good+
The Studio, London, 1928

Quarter vellum, gilt, 4to., vii, 186 pages. Illustrated with one and two color facsimiles and tipped-in color plates and samples. Printed at the Curwen Press. Includes essays on book design in a v

$75.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Sleepwalk [Limited, signed hardbound edition]

Sleepwalk [Limited, signed hardbound edition], John Saul
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine.
Bantam Books [John Saul], 1990

1st ed., a special hardcover edition limited to 50 numbered and signed presentation copies designed and bound by the author. 4to, blue cloth, gilt titles. This is copy no. 6, presented to Georg

$250.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Program Book: American Racing Pigeon Union Convention, Los Angeles 1940
Los Angeles A.R.P.U., 1940

Program Book: American Racing Pigeon Union Convention, Los Angeles 1940 Los Angeles A.R.P.U., 1940, American Racing Pigeon Union
Used Condition: Near fine.
ARPU, Los Angeles, 1940

4to, blue and silver embossed boards. 116 p. Progam book for the 1940 ARPU [American Pigeon Racing Union] held at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Many advertisements, including welcomes from Ho

$135.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Editorials for a Free World

Editorials for a Free World, Welles, Orson
Used, First Edition
Free World Magazine, 1944

Free World Magazine, 1944. 1st ed., 8vo, brown cloth. 28 pp. Several of Welles' political writings first published in FREE WORLD magazine between April-December 1994. Welles was an avid supporte

$575.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Cabinet Cards - 50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen. 1877-1881

Cabinet Cards - 50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen. 1877-1881, [Photographs] Pach, Gustavus
Used
New York, 1877-1881

50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen by noted photographer Gustavus Pach. With his engraved logotype on the back. The photos are unidentified and undated, but were produced someti

$700.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Second World War - German Soldier's travelogue photo album. 92 photos; 1943-45.

Second World War - German Soldier's travelogue photo album. 92 photos; 1943-45., [Photographs]
Used


92 photos of Life in camp, behind the lines; touring the fronts [Western & Eastern] No battle scenes. A additional 30-40 photos in the latter half of the album are personal photos long after the

$225.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Le Meuble Au XXe Siecle. [Furniture of the 20th Century]

Le Meuble Au XXe Siecle. [Furniture of the 20th Century], Raynal, Gustave
Used
Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Reunies / Librairie Centrale d’Architecture., 1905

Folio-sized portfolio of art nouveau furniture designs. [13"x18") 30 pastel-colored pochoir prints by Gustave Raynal illustrating room arrangements of buffets, dressers, libraries, armoires, umbre

$1050.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

An Essay on the Genius of George Cruikshank – Extra Illustrated with original artwork

An Essay on the Genius of George Cruikshank – Extra Illustrated with original artwork, [Cruikshank, George] Pailthorpe, Frederick W; Thackeray, William Makepeace.
Used
F. W. Pailthorpe, London, 1900

Two 4to volumes: n.p., n.d. [London; 1900] Signed Zaehnsdorf bindings in full-morocco with raised bands and compartments and gold tooling. An exceptional compendium of original art, hand-colored

$2850.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

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$5.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Fog Comes

The Fog Comes, Mary Collins
Used, First Edition, Signed
Charles Scribners Sons, 1941

12mo, decorated blue cloth. First ed; with publisher’s logo and ‘A’ on copyright page. The murder of a Californian woman who indulged in blackmail, and whose murder puts several relatives under

$150.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Black Path of Fear

The Black Path of Fear, Woolrich, Cornell
Used, First Edition
Doubleday Doran & Co: Crime Club, 1944

First edition. Basis for the 1946 film noir The Chase, starring Robert Cummings and Peter Lorre. Johnson, The Dark Page, p. 296. A very good copy; clean and tight with no damage other than very l

$275.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Chicago

Chicago, Watkins, Maurine
Used, First Edition
Alfred A. Knopf, 1927

1st ed., 12mo, decorated boards. The first printing of the theatrical play that was the basis for several popular Broadway productions and films about sex, murder, and “Roxie Hart” -- including t

$750.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-18 Vol I. Gallipoli, Sinai & Palestine, German New Guinea.

Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-18 Vol I. Gallipoli, Sinai & Palestine, German New Guinea., Butler, Colonel A. G.
Used
by Australian War Memorial. Melbourne, 1938

2d edition; first published in 1939. 8vo. Vol I only [of 3] Blue cloth; xxvi + 873pp., b/w plates, maps, glossary, appendices., bibliog., indexes. A fine copy. A clean, bright, and tight cop

$275.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

MANHOLE COVERS OF LOS ANGELES / No. IV in the series ‘Los Angeles Miscellany’

MANHOLE COVERS OF LOS ANGELES / No. IV in the series ‘Los Angeles Miscellany’, Melnick, Robert and Mimi
Used, First Edition
Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, 1974

8vo, decorated boards, black cloth spine w/ gilt titles, 82 pages, illustrated w/b&w photos. No. IV in the series ‘Los Angeles Miscellany’. A classic work of urban archeology. Very good: A clean,

$140.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Race Rock.

Race Rock., Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1954

The author's first novel, published just after he returned from Paris, where he helped found the Paris Review. Very Good-near fine in VG d/w. The book itself is clean, bright and tight; the only

$75.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Partisans [Advance Review Copy].

Partisans [Advance Review Copy]., Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition
NY: Viking, 1955

Partisans [Advance Review Copy]. NY: Viking, 1955. 1st ed.,12mo, blue/beige cloth. His second novel, set in Paris. Featuring communism, street people, and an idealistic American journalist. The

$425.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Raditzer.

Raditzer., Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition
NY: Viking Press, 1961

1st ed., 12mo, blue boards, ¼ cloth. Matthiessen’s third novel, a tale of the sea in which a rich young man enlists in the navy and befriends a vicious opportunist. A fine copy; Pristine appearanc

$85.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Tree Where Man Was Born / The African Experience [Photos by Eliot Porter] [Signed Copy]

The Tree Where Man Was Born / The African Experience [Photos by Eliot Porter] [Signed Copy], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition
NY: Dutton, 1972

NY: Dutton, 1972. 4to, brown cloth. Essays by PM with color photos by Porter. A pristine copy of the first edition in the first issue dust jacket with both the $17.50 price and the introductory $

$125.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Cloud Forest / A Chronicle of the South America Wilderness.
[Signed copy]

The Cloud Forest / A Chronicle of the South America Wilderness. [Signed copy], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition
NY: Viking, 1961

1st ed., 8vo, black cloth. A chronicle of a journey through the Amazon wilderness. Matthiessen's second book of nonfiction and the first of his numerous personal accounts of travel and exploratio

$225.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Under the 1st ed. Wall. First State Review Copy with Publisher’s Errata Laid In. [Signed]

Under the 1st ed. Wall. First State Review Copy with Publisher’s Errata Laid In. [Signed], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition
NY: Viking, (1962)., 1962

1st ed., 8vo black cloth. His third book of nonfiction, recounting the Harvard-Peabody Expedition to New Guinea to study one of the last stone-age tribes on the planet, which had been entirely fr

$525.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Under the 1st ed. Wall. 1st issue, second state. [Signed]

Under the 1st ed. Wall. 1st issue, second state. [Signed], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition
NY: Viking, 1962

1st ed., first issue, second state,. 8vo black cloth. His third book of nonfiction, recounting the Harvard-Peabody Expedition to New Guinea to study one of the last stone-age tribes on the planet

$90.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Fair Angelica / Black Cargoes - Original screenplay about revolt on an American Slave ship during the middle passage, circa 1835

Fair Angelica / Black Cargoes - Original screenplay about revolt on an American Slave ship during the middle passage, circa 1835, Matthiessen, Peter
Used
1972

Original unpublished and unproduced screenplay about revolt on an American Slave ship [the Fair Angelica] navigating the middle passage, circa 1835. A very unusual subject for Matthiessen. “Fair

$4500.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Blue Meridian/The Search for the Great White Shark [Signed copy]

Blue Meridian/The Search for the Great White Shark [Signed copy], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition Condition: Near fine., Jacket: Near fine.
NY: Random House, 1971

1st ed., 8vo, cream and blue cloth. Matthiessen accompanies a crew of professional divers on a world-ranging expedition to find and film the great white shark. Adapted for the film Blue Water/Whi

$60.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Valley / Original Screenplay about migrant farmworkers in California, 1972

The Valley / Original Screenplay about migrant farmworkers in California, 1972, Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition Condition: fine.
Sagaponack NY, 1972

First draft, original typescript for an unpublished and unproduced screenplay about migrant farmworkers in the San Joaquin Valley of California. A fictional treatment exploring some of the labor

$2800.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Oomingmak

Oomingmak, Matthiessen, Peter
Used, Signed
NY: Hastings House, 1967

1st ed., 12mo, sienna cloth. An unusual small volume written for young adults, perhaps for use in schools; an account of an expedition to an island in the Bering Sea inhabited by musk oxen. Illust

$55.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Shorebirds of North America - Limited Leather-bound Edition

The Shorebirds of North America - Limited Leather-bound Edition, Matthiessen, Peter
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine., Robert Verity Clem
NY: Viking, 1967

Large folio edited by Gardner Stout and illustrated by Robert Verity Clem, with text by Matthiessen. A landmark volume, considered the standard book in the field. Color paintings of shorebirds in

$500.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Sal Si Puedes [Signed by both PM and Cesar Chavez]

Sal Si Puedes [Signed by both PM and Cesar Chavez], Matthiessen, Peter
Used, First Edition
NY: Random House, 1969

A nonfiction account of Cesar Chavez and the struggles of the United Farm Workers to form a migrant workers' union to end the dramatic exploitation of temporary farm labor that was so prevalent

$625.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Profile: Cesar Chavez [Signed by both PM and Cesar Chavez]

Profile: Cesar Chavez [Signed by both PM and Cesar Chavez], Matthiessen, Peter
Used, First Edition
Los Angeles: UAW Western Region Six, 1969

24pp, Union offprint from the June 21 and June 28, 1969 issues of the New Yorker. The origin of what would later be expanded to Sal Si Puedes. Fine and bright in stapled wrappers; no tears, chips

$625.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Seal Pool

Seal Pool, Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: Near Fine
NY: Doubleday, 1972

1st ed., 8vo, illustrated cloth. Matthiessen's first and only children's book, with an ecological theme. Jacket and illustrations by William Pene du Bois. This copy is with the special reinforced

$75.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Great Auk Escape [Signed]

The Great Auk Escape [Signed], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine
London: Angus & Robertson, 1974

First UK edition of his only children’s book "The Seal Pool", retitled and with a new cover illustration. Original laminated pictorial boards. No d/w, as issued. A Fine, nearly pristine copy. No

$250.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Snow Leopard, The

Snow Leopard, The, Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
NY: Viking, 1978

1st ed., 8vo, blue cloth. His National Book Award-winning volume, recounting a trip to the Himalayas with naturalist George Schaller in the hopes both of encountering a snow leopard in the wild an

$250.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Snow Leopard, The [Franklin Mint edition, signed]

Snow Leopard, The [Franklin Mint edition, signed], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine
Franklin Mint, 1978

Full morocco binding, gilt and embossed. Published several days before the trade issue, this is the true first edition. Issued as a limited edition only to members of the First Edition Society,

$225.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Snow Leopard  - Unproduced screenplay for a proposed film

The Snow Leopard - Unproduced screenplay for a proposed film, Peter Matthiessen and Waldemar Korzeniowsky
Used Condition: Near fine
The Jones Kenner Picture Company, 1982

125 pp. Original screenplay for a proposed film based on the National Book Award winning memoir - cowritten by Matthiessen and the Polish producer/director Korzeniowsky. Nearly fine in studio wrap

$500.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

A Whale in Spring

A Whale in Spring, Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition, Signed
University of Nevada, 1980

11"x14", 4 pp. A brief reminiscence and lament about an observation of whales. One of 25 copies printed on an 1837 Columbina handpress by Jean Tarascio. A Fine, pristine copy, signed by Matthies

$575.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition, Signed Jacket: Fine
New York: Viking, 1993

1st ed., 8v, sienna boards/brown cloth. Matthiessen's controversial and suppressed book on the conflict between agents of the federal government and members of the radical American Indian Movement

$95.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse [Samizdat edition]

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse [Samizdat edition], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition
Peter Matthiessen, 1983

Softcover “Samizdat” edition. One of several photocopied underground editions of the book, purportedly for distribution to tribal members after the publisher withdrew the book from distribution.

$650.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

The Poorest of the Poor [broadside]

The Poorest of the Poor [broadside], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine.
Berkeley [CA]: Black Oak Books, 1992

7"x22" letterpress broadside containing an excerpt from In the Spirit of Crazy Horse. Published in connection with a speaking engagement to support the Leonard Peltier Defense Fund. Designed and

$350.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Midnight Turning Gray

Midnight Turning Gray, Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition, Signed
& Ampresand Press/Roger Williams College, 1984

8vo, softbound gray wrappers.A collection of seven short shories, all previously published. A Fine copy with practically no surface wear. Signed on title page.

$125.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Men's Lives. The Surfmen and Baymen of the South Fork / 2 volume ed in slipcase / signed

Men's Lives. The Surfmen and Baymen of the South Fork / 2 volume ed in slipcase / signed, Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Photographs by Lynn Johnson
(n.p.): Rock Foundation, 1986

A two-volume deluxe folio-sized edition in matching slipcase. The first volume containing all of the text by Matthiessen. The second volume contains all of the photographs. An identical two-volume

$350.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Men's Lives. The Surfmen and Baymen of the South Fork / Deluxe limited edition, 2 vols., signed

Men's Lives. The Surfmen and Baymen of the South Fork / Deluxe limited edition, 2 vols., signed, Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine.
(n.p.): Rock Foundation, 1986

The two-volume folio-sized edition; limited to 500 copies in clamshell case. The first volume containing all of the text by Matthiessen. The second volume contains all of the photographs. With the

$850.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Baikal - Sacred Sea Of Siberia [signed copy]

Baikal - Sacred Sea Of Siberia [signed copy], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine., Jacket: Fine.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1992

1st ed., oblong 8vo, black cloth. Narrative of a journey to Lake Baikal in Siberia with musician-composer Paul Winter. Baikal is the world's oldest and deepest lake, containing one-fifth of the w

$50.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

A Clark City Press Reader/Spring 1993.

A Clark City Press Reader/Spring 1993. "Red and Blue Days / Writings on the American West" [signed copy], Peter Matthiessen
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine.
Livingston [Montana]: Clark City Press, 1993

5"x9" stapled wrappers, 34 pp.. Publishers announcement containing selections from forthcoming works, including an excerpt from Matthiessen's anticipated book Red and Blue Days/Writings on the Am

$100.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

100 Woodcuts by Posada - One of 25 signed copies

100 Woodcuts by Posada - One of 25 signed copies, POSADA, Jose Guadalupe / Charlot, Jean
Used, First Edition Condition: Good+
Mexico D.F.: Arsacio Venegas Arroyo/The Taylor Museum - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1947

Limited edition of 450 copies, of which 400 were for sale with 25 each reserved for Arroyo and Charlot. 100 loose numbered leaves with a woodcut on each and a 31-page pamphlet containing a forewor

$1450.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot, Inscriptions by Paul Claudel. #127/500

Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot, Inscriptions by Paul Claudel. #127/500, Charlot,Jean
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Good.
John Becker / Merle Armitage / Will And Lynton R. Kistler., New York, 1933

Small 4to, cream-colored paper wrappers with a small illustration on front. 128 pp. #127 of 500 copies signed by Charlot, Merle Armitage [designer], and Lynton Kistler [printer]. The 32 color lith

$1750.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Original Prospectus for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot - Signed

Original Prospectus for Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs By Jean Charlot - Signed, Charlot,Jean.
Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine
John Becker / Merle Armitage / Will And Lynton R. Kistler. New York, 1933

The scarce four-page prospectus for Charlot's first "Picture Book: 32 Original Lithographs" published in 1933. Containing an original lithograph of plate 25 - “La Malinche”, although with a few d

$385.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Tarzan and the City of Gold

Tarzan and the City of Gold, Edgar Rice Burroughs
Used, First Edition Condition: Near Fine, Jacket: Good
Burroughs Publishing, Tarzana, 1933

1st ed. publisher's original blue pebbled cloth with orange titling. "This is the first book to come from ERB, Inc. to have the copyright page clearly marked First Edition, reflecting the author

$600.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

PIMPERNEL AND ROSEMARY

PIMPERNEL AND ROSEMARY, Orczy, Baroness
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good, Jacket: Fair
George H. Doran, 1925

1st us edition. George H. Doran, 1925. [With GHD logo below the copyright date.] Red cloth, black lettering. 446 pp. Published in the UK in 1924, Pimpernel and Rosemary is set after the First Wor

$145.00
Burns Bizarre
United States

Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger

Johann Zainer The Elder & Younger, Amelung, Peter
Used, First Edition
Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc., Los Angeles, 1985

Translated from the German by Ruth Schwab-Rosenthal, introduction by Bernard M Rosenthal, with an original leaf from Hugo Ripelin's Compendium Theologiae Veritatis [c. 1478-81]. 8vo, blue cloth. 2

$170.00

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