First Limited Edition #144 of 250 art-biography bound by Brentano's/NY/1922. Published in Berlin by Alexander Kogan Publishing Co, printed by DR Selle. 355 pg folio size: 15+x1 3+x2+. Includes sturdy custom made linen clamshell box with leather spine label. Tissue guards with Kogan Publishing logo printed. Art in delicate greys & tinted inks: within text & on 68 plates, 52 in color. Theatre settings, costumes & portraits. Frontispiece is a portrait of Bakst by Modigliani. Covers/spine are medium brown mottled vellum without soiling, decorative title on front. Tight hinges. Slightly splayed fore-edges from typical tightening over time. End papers: lightweight mustard color, mottled paper; no marks/writing. Front free end paper has minor crease and ripple near spine, caused in binding. Small white spot on the adjacent pasted down end paper; not a puncture. Light wear to tips of cover corners with 1/8 inch vellum worn through to boards, all blended in neutrals. Well cared for. Delighted audiences in Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, Scheherazade, Cleopatra, Le Spectre of the rose and more. Some dancers he designed for included Pavlova, Rubenstein, Nijinsky. No international shipping.
Juliet Sharman-Burke's teaching method introduces the Minor cards first, with practice layouts for each suit. Her thematic approach uses colors and visual symbols to explore archetypes and elements in tarot. The softly colored deck encourages tarot newcomers to tap into their intuition.
Book, 192 pp., illus., pb.
24mo. Contemporary tree calf boards with gilt dentelles and edges, contemporary marbled endpapers; at some point each volume was professionally and neatly rebacked in leather with gilt titles. Illustrated throughout, engraved plates, vignette titles. Outer corners show minor chipping; gilt edges faded on several volumes; gilt dentelles show small patches of wear on some volumes, but generally clean and visible. Internally very clean, no foxing or dust soil. A very attractive copy of one of the foremost 18th-century editions of Shakespeare's works.
Bianco Nero (Black & White) Tarot blends the classic iconography of Visconti Tarot with modern, hand-drawn ink illustrations inspired by antique engravings and woodcuts for a truly timeless look. Includes 64-page booklet with a custom Goals Spread.
4to, 192 pgs. Full bound red cloth with gilt-stamped emblem on front board, faded but legible gilt title and detail on spine. Three intricate engraved portraits and three engraved maps with hand-painted embellishments bound in before text. Portraits show some foxing, maps show significantly less foxing, all plates are generally clean. Some light dust soul to exterior, cloth worn from some areas of board edges and cornertips, fraying to cloth at spine ends, 1/8'' piece missing from head of spine. 2'' closed tears to cloth at head of spine have been carefully repaired. Binding solid, text clean throughout. A lovely book with three unique antiquarian maps. Please inquire for photographs.
"*CANTERBURY TALES, ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE, TROILUS AND CRESEIDE, POEMS AND BALLADS. 8 volume set. Canterbury Tales are first 5 vols, dated 1830. Rest make up the last 3 vols, dated 1846. All full bound contemporary leather with gilt tool and morocco title labels. Vol 7 has lost its title label, all volumes are missing their second label, this hardly detracts from theie appearance. Some dust soil to head of text block, light rubbing/soil in spots on boards, otherwise clean and supple. Text clean throughout all vols, bindings are solid, even tight. Contemporary book plate on paste down of each volume. A beautiful set.
- The first tarot deck for the neotribal technopagan from an avant-garde computer revolutionary- The most revolutionary tarot deck to appear since Aleister Crowley's Thoth Tarot - Synthesizes classic archetypal imagery with state-of-the-art electronic wizardry to create a deck that maps the modern psyche like never before The Cosmic Tribe Tarot is the most revolutionary tarot deck to appear since Aleister Crowley's Thoth Tarot. Synthesizing classic archetypal imagery with state-of-the-art electronic wizardry, Stevee Postman has created a deck that maps the modern psyche like no other before. Drawing equally from nature, myth, psychedelics, and contemporary neopagan culture, The Cosmic Tribe Tarot speaks to the fears, hopes, and desires of a new generation. Without abandoning the traditional structure that has made the tarot a successful divination tool for centuries, Postman charges his deck with an erotic, mystical energy, showing that the modern tribal movement is at heart a spiritual one. Never before has a tarot so boldly reconnected the contemporary soul to the eternal cosmos.
Fantasy artist Jennifer Galasso has created Crystal Visions Tarot in a unique style with ethereal faerie imagery and a vibrant color scheme inspired by the four seasons and the four elements. Crystal Visions Tarot remains true to the classic Rider-Waite 78-card system in much of its symbolism, as well as in card and suit names. The luscious card imagery also illustrates the elemental aspects of each suit in order to aid the novice in forming associations with the cards. The Crystal Visions Tarot deck includes 78 cards with an additional unknown card for gazing into future situations that have not yet been revealed, or for exploring issues with deeper insight. The instruction booklet offers both upright and reversed meanings.