Categories for Rare Books

Legends of Photography, Miniseries, Rare Books

Life is Good & Good for you in New York by William Klein

Did William Klein know how to take photographs when he created the images that made him famous? If you asked him today he would likely answer he did not. A… Read More

First Editions, Miniseries, Rare Books, Stories About Books

The Story Behind the First Edition of Ulysses by James Joyce

The first edition of perhaps the greatest English book of the 20th century was published by a bookstore, in Paris, which had never printed a book before, and never would… Read More

First Editions, Legends of Photography, Miniseries, Rare Books

Ballet by Alexey Brodovitch

This is one of my favorite photobooks. It has it all – moving images, superb design and a great story. It stands as a one-of-a kind testament to the innovation of… Read More

Legends of Photography, Miniseries, Rare Books

Walker Evans: American Photographs

Travelling the land of the free, Walker Evans released photography in America from a cultural lockdown. By training his eye on the effects of the Depression era, he redrew the… Read More

Illustrated Books You've Never Heard Of, Miniseries, Rare Books

E.A. Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination, illustrated by Harry Clarke

I’ve always had a hazy kind of affection for Edgar Allan Poe. His stories are strange and rich; his poems are satisfyingly moody. (He was also my middle school’s namesake… Read More