Sims Reed Rare Books:
The scarce catalogue / invitation for Manzoni's early group show at Galerie 17, January 1957.
Manzoni, Piero. Baj. Fontana. Munari, et alBAJ DANGELO D'ARENA FONTANA...1957
Boîte Alerte. Missives Lascives. Exposition Internationale...
A superb example of the scarce Surrealist catalogue in the form of a post box: 'Boîte Alerte'.
Duchamp, Marcel et alBoîte Alerte. Missives Lascives...1959
La Maigre. Mise en Lumière et...
'La Maigre': a milestone in Iliazd's oeuvre, his first issue of a work by de Monluc and an important collaboration with Picasso.
Picasso. Vaux, Guillaume. (Pseud. Adrian de Monluc)La Maigre. Mise en...1952
Sillage Intangible. Poème Accompagné d'une Pointe-Sèche...
'Sillage Intangible', uniting Lucien Scheler, Pablo Picasso and Iliazd in grief for and tribute to their lost friend Paul Eluard.
Picasso, Pablo. Scheler, LucienSillage Intangible. Poème Accompagné...1958
Sentence Sans Paroles
The important collaboration between Iliazd, Giacometti and Braque.
Braque / Giacometti. Iliazd (Ilia Zdanevitch)Sentence Sans Paroles1961
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Twelve Illustrations...
The deluxe edition with the additional suite of Salvador Dali's illustrations for Lewis Carroll's proto-Surrealist masterpiece.
Dali, Salvador. Carroll, LewisAlice's Adventures in Wonderland...1969
Frieze of 6 Erotic Original Watercolour...
An original watercolour 'frieze' / leporello / letter by Dorothea Tanning.
Tanning, DorotheaFrieze of 6 Erotic...c.1965
Highlanders of Scotland. Portraits Illustrative of...
Alexander Macpherson Campbell's presentation copy of this scarce large format study of Scottish costume and characters.
Macleay, Kenneth & Vincent BrooksHighlanders of Scotland. Portraits...1870
Picturesque Views on the River Exe
A scarce example of this bucolic pictorial tour of the River Exe.
Haseler, Henry et alPicturesque Views on the...1819
Coloured Views on the Liverpool and...
The first issue of Bury's beautifully illustrated work on the first inter-city railway with the two additional folding colour plates.
Bury, T[homas]. T[albot]Coloured Views on the...1831
Pirosmanachvili 1914
Iliazd's and Picasso’s homage - their final collaboration - to the painter Niko Pirosmanachvili.
Picasso, Pablo. Zdanevitch, Ilia (Iliazd)Pirosmanachvili 19141972
The Percy Folio of Old English...
The de la More edition of the highly important Percy Folio on vellum.
Percy, Bishop Thomas. Furnivall, Dr. F. J. and Professor J. W. Hales. (Eds.)The Percy Folio of...1905
Abregé de l'Art Poétique François
The Eragny Press edition of Ronsard's 'Abregé [sic] de l'Art Poétique François'.
Eragny Press. Ronsard, Pierre deAbregé de l'Art Poétique...1903
Songs by Ben Jonson. A Selection...
The dedication copy of the Eragny 'Songs by Ben Jonson' on vellum.
Eragny Press. Jonson, BenSongs by Ben Jonson...1906
Endymion: A Poetic Romance
The first edition of Keats' 'Endymion'.
Keats, JohnEndymion: A Poetic Romance1818
Keats. (Poems)
A very scarce copy of the vellum issue of the Doves Press' Keats in a highly accomplished binding of red morocco by Frieda Thiersch.
Doves Press. Keats, JohnKeats. (Poems)1914
Torquato Tasso. Ein Schauspiel von Goethe
The Doves Press edition Goethe's 'Torquato Tasso' on vellum with gilt initials supplied by Graily Hewitt.
Doves Press. Goethe, J. W. vonTorquato Tasso. Ein Schauspiel...1913
The Designs of Inigo Jones, Consisting...
An outstanding example of the first edition of the published works of Inigo Jones in contemporary French red morocco.
Jones, Inigo. Kent, WilliamThe Designs of Inigo...1727
Laurence Hodson's copy on vellum of 'Danaë', the last book sold by Hacon & Ricketts.
Vale Press. Ricketts, Charles. Moore, Thomas SturgeDanaë1903
Les Malheurs des Immortels révélés par...
Iliazd's presentation copy - with a double presentation from both Max Ernst and Paul Eluard - of the first edition of the seminal collaboration marking the boundary between dada and Surrealism.
Ernst, Max. Eluard, PaulLes Malheurs des Immortels...1922