Books: Association Copies
"Plume & Sword" was a weekly review at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. This issue features EE Cummings' "Poem". The issue was hand-addressed and mailed to Marion Cummings at the couple's Patchin Place apartment in New York. The issue also contains a retort by Editor David M. Barney to an editorial published in the student newspaper: "Sit-Ins at the University, II". Plus a "Defense of Henry Glassie" for leaving the university, by Malcolm Scully. Glassie went on to become a renowned folklorist and Guggenheim fellow. A scarce ephemeral item that...
This book presents 94 of Imogen Cunningham's photographs taken between 1901 and 1970. Inscribed by Cunningham in 1973 (three years before her death at age 93) to photographer Patricia Harris Noyes, who was a pioneer in photomicrography. Born in Portland, OR, Cunningham mostly grew up in Seattle, later moving to the Bay Area where she taught at the California School of Fine Arts alongside Dorothea Lange and Minor White. She also worked alongside and maintained friendships with Ansel Adams, Paul Strand and Edward Weston.
Condition: Very Good, minor chips to...
A set of 20 issues of "1/1: The Quarterly Journal of the Just Intonation Network". A total of 47 issues were published between 1985-2007. Originally published as a quarterly journal, that schedule proved too difficult to maintain and the publication soon became more irregular in its publication schedule. The word "Quarterly" was removed from its name around 1991. The journals remain the largest single body of information about Just Intonation in the English Language. This set is from the collection of composer Douglas Leedy (1938-2015). Some issues include laid-in notes...
Hanuman Book No. 38 by the curator, critic and patron Henry Geldzahler, whose life was intertwined with New York art and artists from the 1960s to the 1990s. Inscribed by Geldzahler to Paige Powell: "For Paige, who works hard and plays hard. Affectionately, Henry - 3/22/91"
Condition: Very Good+ in a Very Good Dust Jacket, light toning to dust jacket; .125" tear at top edge of back of dust jacket.
A corrected version of a survey by Douglas Keislar of microtonal keyboard design that originally appeared in 1987 in "Computer Music Journal," although with several errors. This reprint is an updated version that corrects the errors including "a layout problem where an entire paragraph migrated to the wrong section of the article." Written when Keislar was a doctorate student at Stanford, he received a PhD in 1991 and in 1997 became, and remains, the Editor of MIT's Computer Music Journal. Published by the Center for Computer Research in Music and...