Recent arrivals and highlights

New Listing

Listed below are some of our recent arrivals and featured books. Check back regularly for updates.

If you do not see what you are looking for, please inquire: gerald@gwcbooks.com

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The first edition of Parent-Duchâtelet’s ground-breaking and influential study: Prostitution in early 19th century Paris: read by Balzac, Dumas, and Sue.

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A contemporary hand strictly restores the text and architectural drawings

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Two works, bound together, both inscribed by their author, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

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The Theater Archive of James McMullan is an extensive and comprehensive collection of McMullan’s career as Principal Poster Artist for New York’s Lincoln Center Theater.

1746 Almanac front cover

A lovely copy in green vellum covers, stamped with the arms of Amsterdam

The Theater Archive of James McMullan is an extensive and comprehensive collection of McMullan’s career as Principal Poster Artist for New York’s Lincoln Center Theater.

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The Birds of Acid

Author:

Didier Mutel

Book Artist:

Atelier Didier Mutel

The Birds of Acid is a response to John J. Audubon’s extraordinary Birds of America. In this work Didier Mutel reinterprets, in his own way, this monument in the history of engraving and printmaking.