🚨Auction alert!! We just put a couple dozen items up for auction -see them by going to triangleheadbooks.com. Check it out, there are great deals on signed Lord John Press books (a marbled Laura Riding Jackson and a Ross Macdonald), Roger Huet and REM miniature books, a #railroadiana lot, a nice Rubaiyat, a couple of Arkham House items, signed James Lee Burkes, a signed Vachss, a signed Kinky Friedman, a Cornac McCarthy first, some Book Club of California items, #GrabhornPress books, The Mezzotints by Henry Miller, and more! Swipe for a sampling. #marbledmonday
More new arrivals unveiled: a nice Lord John Press book by William Everson, a signed limited edition #Saroyan , many signed Vachss, a signed Gilchrist, and a few fine press items. The Gilchrist is Riding Out The Tropical Depression - nice title, pretty much what I was doing in La Jolla in the 1980s-early 90s. 😂
Some of my book haul from Carmel: signed Ferlinghetti, James Lee Burke, John Dunning, Walter Mosley, Don Winslow, Dennis Lehane and many others. Robinson Jeffers, Thom Gunn, John Ashbery & Anne Sexton hc 1sts. Folio Society volumes in slipcases. A nice Garcia Lorca. More on my “stories”. All coming soon to triangleheadbooks.com! More tomorrow when I open the box of auction winnings delivered while I was in Carmel. 😁 #bookdealerlife#isellbigbookstoo
Two Alembic Press #miniatures under 3” in size from Oxford, U.K. showing off for #marbledmonday ! One is A Small Collection of Fists, the other, A Small #Garden of Flora. Both have wonderful illustrations. Check them out now at triangleheadbooks.com
Continuing the #railroad theme, here’s artwork from Steam & Thunder in the #Timber - Saga of the Forest Railroads
by Michael Koch, iIlustrations by Richard Ward. This is a signed, numbered, limited edition. Swipe for more and have a happy Saturday! 🚂 This book is a available now at triangleheadbooks.com. #trainstagram#trains_worldwide
Railroad fans: we just got in several boxes of railroadiana!🚂 Mostly books on narrow gauge short lines/logging railroads and Canadian rr. Many on California and the Sierras. I’ve started to put them up for sale on triangleheadbooks.com. #railroads#canada#canadianrailroads#railroadsofamerica
Silk screens and another illustration by Francoise Gilot, contained in the Limited Editions Club signed edition of Colette’s Break of Day. 😍Swipe to see the others. 😁This book is now on sale at triangleheadbooks.com 🎉💫#silkscreen#arts#art#artist
*Update:sold!*Here’s something pretty and ornate - Gold Dust, translated from the French, published by HM Caldwell Co, late 1880-ish. You can make an offer on it now in our store at www.triangleheadbooks.com.
I just have to show off this ahhhmazing Limited Editions Club book I just put up for sale. It’s The Light of Asia - Or, The Great Renunciation -
Being the Life and Teaching of #Gautama Prince of #India and Founder of #Buddhism by
Sir Edwin Arnold.
Illustrated and signed by Ayers Houghtelling. It’s bound in a gorgeous paisley cloth and all of the illustrations - color, black and white, and two-toned, are stunning. Swipe to check it out and shop for it at triangleheadbooks.com
🔥Smoking hot summer deals happening now at triangleheadbooks.com! We’re putting some #miniature , micro miniature, and “regular” size fine press books up for auction - there are great deals to be had! Publishers include Mosaic Press, Black Cat Press, Gleniffer Press, REM Miniatures, JEN Press, Bluebird Press, Grabhorn Press, Hillside Press, Book Club Of California and more....many are signed, most are numbered, limited editions. Swipe to see some of the offerings. #poetsofinstagram#poetry
The Story of A Number (Pi), a miniature book published by Tabula Rasa Press, 1992. Only a little over 2” in size and available in store now at Triangleheadbooks.com. The marbling is very light and subtle - just lovely! Happy #marbledmonday !
A Year of Opportunity, aka Happy Holiday - a miniature book depicting the year’s holidays - pictured is the appropriate one for today. Happy #fourthofjuly ! Only 2 5/8 x 2 3/4” in size, this signed and numbered #miniature work of art published by Juniper von Phitzer is bound in flexible red leather and was limited to an edition of only 24 copies. As always, pictured books are available at triangleheadbooks.com
Today, for Marbled Monday, we have a 1 7/8” X 1 1/5” miniature book published by Dawson’s Bookshop in 1964. It’s all in Spanish and the subject matter is Juan Cromberger, a Spanish printer, who established the first printing press in the Americas (Mexico). This leather bound book with marbled endpapers contains several miniature facsimiles of pages from Cromberger’s publications. For sale now at triangleheadbooks.com. This book has an interesting provenance – it belonged to Abraham Horodisch, an author, prominent bibliophile and expert in book history and design, a publisher and owner of the Erasmus Antqariaat in #Amsterdam . #marbledmonday#miniaturemonday
For dog, book, #mini book, and Eugene O’Neill lovers: The Last Will and Testament of an Extremely Distinguished Dog
by Eugene O'Neill, published by Achille J. St. Onge in 1972. This leather #miniature book is just over 2” in size, has beautifully #marbled endpapers (swipe to see), all edges are gilt, and it’s in store now at triangleheadbooks.com! * this copy is sold, but I’ll be posting another soon!