Welcome To Graph Books
Rare books, photography, and ephemera
New Arrivals

GRAPH BOOKS OFFERS PRINTED MATTER FROM RADICAL ART AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.
WE ARE FEMINIST HISTORIANS OF MATERIAL CULTURE.


Gallery

New Acquisitions

Seven leaves of hand-painted wallpaper designs
19th century


Prize-winning nineteenth-century designs.

…de Pe a Pa
Celina Uralde - 1962


Experimental poetry by Celina Uralde with cover illus. and prologue by Gyula Kosice.

Instruction chrétienne pour l’éducation des filles
(Francoise d’Aubigné) - 1687


On the Christian education of girls, dedicated to the scandalous second wife of Louis XIV, the Madame de Maintenon.

Pasen
Jacobus Marie Prange - 1938


Woodblock memorializing the first anniversary of the bombing of Guernica.

Formulario de Cocktelería
Enrique Hevia - ca. 1930s


Promotional cocktail recipe book, unrecorded in OCLC.

Comitè Econòmic d’Espectacles Públics
1936


A class-conscious film schedule for the CNT/AIT collectivized theaters in Girona.

Otis Escalator and Inclined Elevators
1922


Carteleras. Año I, No.1 - Año 1, No.3 (all published?)
1937


Advertising for UGT-CNT controlled theaters in Valencia, unrecorded in OCLC.

Las Juventudes Libertarias de Artes Gráficas protestan [...]
Comisión pro-Cultura Juventudes Libertarias de Artes Gráficas - ca. 1936-38


The FAI's youth cultural commission defends Barcelona's Municipal Band.

La Tragedia Social de la Mujer
Ofelia Rodriguez Acosta - 1933?


Signed copy of a rare imprint by the radical Cuban feminist.

Album Surrealista de Ovarina Merck
Delia Ingenieros - 1938-1941


Surrealist scrapbook by the Argentinian microbiologist, magician, and Borges associate, Delia Ingenieros.

Aire. No. 1 (Junio 1937) through No. 4 (Primavera 1938) (all published)
1937-1938


A highlight of Spanish Civil War print culture, rare complete.

Collection of 31 photographs of Chilean modern dance pioneer Andrée Haas
ca. 1930-1940


Vintage photos of the founder of Chile's first modern dance program.

Proceedings of the First International Congress of African Culture
1962


Full transcripts and plates of delegates' presentations on African arts, music and dance; incl. Felix Idubor, Vincent Kofi, and Alfred Barr.

Women

A Featured Collection

Latin America

A Featured Collection

Modernism

A Featured Collection

Ephemera and Oddities

A few more bits of fun.

Pedrito Contreras y Juan del Campo.

Peronist propaganda illustrated by humorist Pedro Segui.

Nosotros: [Revista Mensual Anarquista].

Valencian anarchist serial associated with the Teatro del Pueblo movement.

A Fable.

Satirical antiwar fable illus. by the pacifist Southall.

On the Question of Homosexuals and the Party.

Marxist Leninist repudiation of homosexuality documents the mixed history of communism and LGBTQ rights.

1968: An Opera (in English) by J. Jordan.

Souvenir program for drag opera about Warhol-Solanus affair.

Scream. No. 1.

Gay rights at Buffalo State University, otherwise unrecorded.

Processed World: Special Sex Issue..

Post-situationist magazine for the radical office worker.

Sun Annual.

International nudist serial.

Minus 8.

Asia-Pacific Alternative Press Syndicate; coverage of Miss Universe in Hong Kong, student protests, etc.

Modeling Soap Sculptures in White Soap.

Ceramicist Margaret Postgate's first career as the soap sculpture queen.

Art: The Independent Review. No. 1 (Dec. 1987) and No. 2 (Mar. 1988).

Artists deliver straight-talk about conditions and political realities of the artworld in apartheid-era South Africa.

Album of late 19th Century Albumen or Gelatin-Silver Prints of Gubbio and Perugia.

Late-19th-century Italian album combining amateur and professional photography.

Recueil des instruments de chirurgie orthopédie et mobiliers.

Instruments of amputation followed logically by prosthetics.

The Victim Did It.

Sue Williams exhibition poster.

Books from the estate of Mark Tobey.

Otherwise unrecorded sales list of abstract artist Mark Tobey's library.

File Megazine Vol. 5, No. 4 (1983).

Mondo Cane Kama Sutra Dog Eat Dog Eat Dog

STUBBS—U.T.C.: STAR WARS?.

CND protests corporate sponsorship at the Tate Gallery.

Album Recuerdo de la Alhambra.

Orientalism at the Alhambra. Vintage albumen prints.

Çayir Yapraklari (Leaves of Grass).

Avant-garde typography and experimental book design in the first Turkish translation of Walt Whitman.

Looking for something from a previous collection? Check out the archives

Or perhaps something from the most recent Catalog

Contact Us

Want something we have? Want something we don't?

Join the Mailing List

Get the jump on the newest materials