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Ascension - Footprint of Jesus - Cut out footprint on blue paper covered cardboard with handwritten text and (slightly wiped) stamp: "Vestigium De N.S. in monte oliveti".

€ 350
What's next after selling Reve's toenails? Fortunately, our great profession is never at a loss for an answer: in 1823 friar Jean de Dieu de Magallou received this paper testimony of His last footprint on earth before the Ascension of Jesus Christ


Bukowski, Charles. Stolen. Poem. Original T.M.S., 4to. With several corrections in bold black marker. Full signature in blue ink "Charles Bukowski 12-14-75". With a self-portrait in his now gone car ("Volks") under the sun and a drawing of a large flower, both in blue viltpen

€ 1150
Fantastic love song! "[...] good old TRV 49I -/ the faithful love of a man,/ the way I put her into second/ while taking a corner/ the way she good dig from a signal/ with any other around./ the way we conquered large and/ small spaces/ rain/ su/n smog/ hostility/ the crush of things. [...]"


Haan, Jacob Israël de. Original photograph (13,6 x 8,6 cm.) of the Dutch (Jewish) author dressed up as an Arab (very small retouch above one eye). Blind stamp: Photo G. Krikorian Jerusalem. At verso: "Jacob Israël de Haan als Arabier".

€ 395
Remarkable confusion of cultures, way before e.g. Komrij and Theo van Gogh followed the Jewish writer in this disguise


Haverschmidt - Paaltjens, P. (=F. Haverschmidt). De polyglotte melkboer. Zijnde (...) Immortelle XLIX op velerlei oude & nieuwe wijzen vertaald, bewerkt & omgezet, verveelvuldigd door een keur aan drukkers [...]). Utrecht, De Bucheliuspers, 1991. Orig. dec. wrps in orig. slipcase

€ 295
International edition of the famous poem 'Immortelle XLIX' (first lines: "Wel menigmaal zei de melkboer/Des morgens tot haar meid") (ca. 90 languages and dialects). Collaboration project of some 90 'marginal' printers in in a limited numb. edition of 200 copies. Most contributions printed in colour or on coloured paper. Incl. (typographical) illustrations. Scarce


Hermans, Willem Frederik. De donkere kamer van Damocles. Amsterdam, Van Oorschot, 1958. Orig. cloth with dustwrappers. First edition

€ 850
Very fine copy with bright blue wrappers. In this condition hardly ever on the market. A treat!


Reve, Gerard. 'Leve Onze Marine'. Amst., Thomas Rap, 1967. Poster (40 x 59,5 cm.) with poem and signature in facsimile of the handwriting and illustration by Wim Wandel gkf Top'Design.

€ 275


Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye. London, Hamish Hamilton, [1951]. Boards with dustwrappers. Unclipped. Despite some imperfections (loss of a small piece of paper on foot of spine and two small textmarkings at the inside of the jacket) a good copy of the First UK Edition. of this great book

€ 500


Photography - Sevruguin, Antoin. Ten original vintage photographs (17x 24 cm.) of scenes of the life in Teheran (1848 - 1896). Four amazing pictures of the execution by public hanging of Mirza Reza Kirnani, murderer of the persian Shah Naser al Din (August 12, 1896). (only two others in the Myron Bement Smith collection (Smithsonian) who carries the largest collection of photographs by Sevruguin). Other pictures show the funeral of the German ambassador, the hippodrome at Teheran, the Avenue Lalazar, the interior of a ranch in Beharestan, two ethnographic portraits, one of a Nomade woman and one of a Dervich. Two of the execution pictures have the famous photographer's purple stamp on the front

€ 5500
Very special serie of photographs, especially the one on which we see Sevruguin's shadow as he's busy taking his picture of the hangman leaving the scene while the crowd is still watching the hanging corpse. For two reasons the own prints of this creative photographer are hardly ever on the market: in the beginning of the 20th Century most of them were destroyed during political clashes and the ones rescued were gathered in public collections (esp. the one mentioned above)


Schuitema, Paul. (Photo - and typography) - [ENCI. From Marl to Cement. Historical Review of the cement-Industry in English. Enci Portland Cement. "A product of Holland". Maastricht (Holland), N.V. Eerste Nederlandsche Cement Industrie, n. d. From Marl to Cement. Historical Review of the cement-Industry in English. Orig. spiral binding with plastic front cover (has become a bit short as usual). Design: Paul Schuitema. With photographs. Fine copy

€ 450

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