Catalogues

We issue catalogues, both print and electronic, at least several times a year. If you'd like a complimentary copy of one of our regular print catalogues, please contact us. Also note that all items are subject to prior sale; please click "View Online" for current availabilities.

James Baldwin: The George Bixby Collection

James Baldwin: The George Bixby Collection

 

A comprehensive catalogue dedicated to the career of the great James Baldwin — from the collection of bookseller, bibliographer, and publisher George Bixby. Some 300 items in all (and originally collected by Bixby for an unrealized bibliography of the author), the catalogue covers Baldwin's books (in multiple editions, proofs, and foreign editions), contributions, as well as ephemera, fliers, programs, posters, and other assorted items. With a preface by TPM co-founder Brian Cassidy, it is available as a free PDF (below) and as a limited edition print edition for purchase

Catalogue #11: Counter-Cultures

Catalogue #11: Counter-Cultures

 

Our latest e-catalogue covers the experimental and the vanguard, to the simply cool. Highlights include: a complete run of Ed Sanders's FU: A Magazine of the Arts; a limited edition archive of ephemera documenting the career of avant-garde cellist and performance artist Charlotte Moorman; and the signed limited edition of Mina Loy's LUNAR BAEDEKER inscribed by Loy to her daughter. The catalogue also includes association copies from David Markson and Terry Southern; runs of important magazines such as the music journal SOURCE; as well as publications from Tehching Hsieh, David Wojnarowicz, and others.

Print Catalogue Five

Print Catalogue Five

 

Our latest print catalogue, featuring over 75 items. Highlights include a hand-written poem by Sylvia Plath; a previously unrecorded edition of an important MLK speech; an association copy of Man Ray's PHOTOGRAPHS; a complete first edition run of the Tarzan series; a first US edition of Jane Austen's MANSFIELD PARK; two rare works from Yayoi Kusama; UNCLE TOM'S CABIN in the.deluxe binding; and a rare signed limited edition from Prince (issued with an iPod!).

Catalogue #10: Fashion & Style

Catalogue #10: Fashion & Style

 

More than 45 items from the world of fashion: original drawings, lookbooks, memoirs, periodicals, and more. From the nineteenth through the twenty-first centuries, highlights include: a complete run of visionary street-style magazine RAGS, an original Edith Head costume sketch of Audrey Hepburn's iconic dress from SABRINA, and two original nineteenth-century Louis Vuitton trade cards. Versace, Armani, Gaultier, supermodels, 70s and 80s fashion — click below to browse.

Catalogue #9: Primary Materials

Catalogue #9: Primary Materials

 

A selection of more than forty scrapbooks, manuscripts, albums, photographs, archives, and collections. Highlights include: an early production album from Academy Award-winning animator George Pal; a collection of 1930s runway fashions from Italian photographer Eda Urbani; the original working typescript for Lester Cohen’s memoir of his time at notorious tabloid THE NEW YORK GRAPHIC; and an archive of John Cage's musical-chess work "REUNION."

Print Catalogue Four

Print Catalogue Four

 

Eighty items, including Fats Domino's union manual (with his notes), an important Robert Mapplethorpe association, Fran Lebowitz's  pseudonymous first book, early design work from Knoll, one of the first hand-painted Ben & Jerry's store signs, a previously unknown Dr. Seuss item, and one of the rarest pieces of the Sherlockian Grand Game.