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SEX SERIES
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SEX SERIES: 10 Original Graphite Drawings by Bobby Ross

by Ross, Bobby

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SEX SERIES, 1981
10 Original Graphite Drawings by Bobby Ross
The drawings of Bobby Ross are a mix of ideas that depict human nature in a realistic and humorous way. He addresses fundamental questions about science, religion and social issues with ordinary objects by creating densely packed images with surprising combinations.
Arguably one of Bobby Ross's most well-received series is his Sex Series. This series is being offered for sale for the first time since purchased by its original owner in 1981. These are the original graphite drawings framed by the artist. Each is meticulously drawn showing difficult-to-imagine details and measuring 6" ht. x 5" w. inside the matting and exterior frame size of 13" ht. x 12" w. A fabulous set of signed graphite drawings. Additional images available upon request. This set will require additional postage for FedEx and insurance.
Sold only as a set and not individually, the ten drawings included in this series are titled:
Sex in San Francisco
Sex in Indianapolis
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Sailing Ships and Barges of The Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas
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Sailing Ships and Barges of The Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas

by Wadsworth, Edward

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London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1926. Limited Edition. Small folio -- 30.8cm, 81 pp. plus colophon. Quarter cream buckram with scarlet cloth covered boards with de-bossed bright gilt nautical device on front cover, bright gilt spine titling. All edges uncut. Title-page, full-page map, 4 head and tail-pieces (two hand-coloured). 17 full-page engravings of ships and barges; printed recto only, and all but one coloured by hand — all by Edward Wadsworth. Copper plates destroyed after 450 copies printed.
An elegant and most impressive publication featuring a series of copper plates engraved in the line manner by Edward Wadsworth and coloured by hand. Introduction and brief descriptions by Bernard Windler. Number 187 of 450 copies set in Koch Kursiv type and printed at the Curwen Press (recto pages only) on Zanders hand-made paper. There is such a harmonious elegance between the typeface (Koch Kursiv) and the engravings that one must agree with Peter Tucker when he says "It was one of the… Read More
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Six Came Back
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Six Came Back: The Arctic Adventure of David L. Brainard

by Brainard, David L.

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Signed and inscribed by David Brainard to his daughter Elinor.
Indianapolis & New York: by Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1940. 1st Edition, 1st Printing. 8vo – 22.2cm. 305 pages, frontispiece portrait, black-and-white photographic plates, cartographic endpapers, a complete copy. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles on cover and moderately faded spine and slight wear at extremities. In Near Fine condition; Pages are clean and gutters are strong and un-cracked. A Near Fine copy of a first-person account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition under the command of Lieutenant Adolphus Greely. This volume contains Brainard's entire diary, a portion of which (the last four chapters) was published in 1929 as "Outpost of the Lost". Arctic Bibliography 2071
This unique copy with significant provenance being signed and inscribed by David Brainard in the year of publication on the half-title page "To my sweet and lovely daughter Elinor, D. Brainard – Washington, D.C.; Aug. 31st, 1940".
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South
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South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917

by Shackleton, Ernest

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London: William Heinemann, 1919, First Edition, First Impression. Royal octavo, [ii], xxii, 376 pages with 6 sketch maps (one full-page) with colour frontispiece by Frank Hurley with publisher's captioned tissue-guard, a double-page panorama of South Georgia and 86 full-page plates, a large fold-out color map and publisher's tipped-in errata slip. Original silver-pictorial dark blue cloth with bright silver foil image of the. "Endurance" on front cover, sliver lettering on spine; acidic paper and to a lesser extent, the outer margins of the plates tanned and common with this first impression; short professionally closed tear to the map near the stub; a near fine copy of a very scarce first printing of this important narrative. Rosove 308.A.1.
The captivating narrative of Ernest Shackleton's famous Endurance Expedition, and probably the most evocative narrative of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, telling of the survival of Shackleton and his crew under the most extreme circumstances. "I think… Read More
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The South Polar Times
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The South Polar Times

by Scott, Robert F.; Shackleton, E.H.; Skelton, R.W.; Bernacchi, L.; & Cherry-Garrard, A.

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London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907–14, 1907. 3 Volumes, Quarto - 4to - 28.2 cm. Publisher's original navy-blue ribbed cloth, titles in bright gilt to spines and upper boards, inset coloured pictorial decoration to upper boards within gilt rope-twist borders, all edges bright gilt. Profusely illustrated with chromolithographic and black-and-white plates by Edward Wilson and others of the expedition with several being some mounted, numerous photographs by Herbert Ponting, illustrations in text including caricatures and silhouettes of expedition members. Collation is complete as per Rosove 287.A1. A remarkably well-preserved set. No prior ownership markings, no restoration, binding firm and secure. Volumes I and II limited to 250 copies, these both numbered 213, and Volume III limited to 350, this unique volume is unnumbered and penned "Presentation Copy". This is a very well-preserved set housed in individual custom slip cases. No loose pages or cracked hinges as is typically found with this… Read More
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