Rare & Collectible
I'll Be Your Mirror
Spine slightly cocked and mild wear to extremities.
Motel Chronicles reveals the fast-moving and sometimes surprising world of the man behind the plays that have made Sam Shepard a live legend in the theater. Shepard chronicles his own life birth in Illinois, childhood memories of Guam, Pasadena and rural Southern California, adventures as ranch hand, waiter, rock musician, dramatist, and film actor. Scenes from this book form the basis of his play Superstitions, and of the film (directed by Wim Wenders) Paris, Texas, winner of the Golden Palm Award at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.
Maus a Survivors Tale
My Father Bleeds History
The author-illustrator traces his father's imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series of disarming and unusual cartoons arranged to tell the story as a novel
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
School & Library
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.The beginning reader may watch a hungey caterpillar eat his way to the cocoon stage, when he hibernates for two weeks to emerge as a beautiful butterfly
The American Occupation of Japan and Okinawa
Literature and Memory
How do the Japanese and Okinawans remember Occupation? How is memory constructed and transmitted? Michael Molasky explores these questions through careful, sensitive readings of literature from mainland Japan and Okinawa. This book sheds light on difficult issues of war, violence, prostitution, colonialism and post-colonialism in the context of the Occupations of Japan and Okinawa.
The Book of Doors Divination Deck
An Oracle from Ancient Egypt
The Book of Doors presents an entirely new divination system that accesses the ancient knowledge of Egypt, enabling you to unlock your intuitive abilities and call upon the energy of the Egyptian deities, whose powers transform both matter and spirit.Â
The unique vision of photographer Patrick Demarchelier is instantly recognizable in the pages of fashion and culture magazines across the globe. He has captured the world's best - known faces and models wearing the latest couture season after season. Yet beyond the inconstancy of celebrity and fashion, the focus of Demarchelier's photography is consistently form.
For this book, Demarchelier has selected his most successful and striking images to make a multi-faceted artistic statement. Portraits of personalities ranging from Princess Diana to boxer Oscar de la Hoya are juxtaposed with Demarchelier's most iconic fashion images as well as unpublished work that includes safari animals and sumo wrestlers, people from exotic lands, and evocative underwater nudes that showcase the sensual female form.
For anyone with a finger on the pulse of photography, fashion, and art, Forms is not to be missed.
Signed by Demarchelier on the half-title.
Walt Disney's Lady and the Tramp
"Limited 1990/2500, The Sketchbook Series. Full bound in blue green linen with gilt stamped titling on the front board and spine. A numbered certificate of authenticity is laid in to the book. Lovely illustrations and tipped in color plates throughout the book. Book is in excellent condition, it is solid and the interior is clean and bright. The slipcase is in black leatherette with illustrated paste downs on the side panels, illustrations have a couple very light soiling marks, else in very good condition.
The Architecture of Edwin Lundie
"The Architecture of Edwin Lundie has had a transformative effect on Minnesota architecture since its original publication in 1995. Many architects around the state have taken up Lundie's challenge of how to adapt traditional forms to today's needs. the book opened up new ways of thinking about 'regionalism' in Minnesota architecture, and for that, we are forever grateful."
—Tom Fisher, Dean of College of Design, University of Minnesota
"Sm4to, 121pgs. Full bound white paper wraps with black titling on front cover and spine. Book is solid and interior is clean and bright, replete with color images and floor plans of Edwin Lundie's houses. Corner tips have a touch wear else in excellent condition.