November 2018 New Arrivals

31 items, including items in Spanish and French, literary and theatrical, Americana, illustrated, autographed items and manuscript material, including a fascinating diary of an unhappy woman in Florence, Italy, and some fine and distinctly uncommon whatnot. 

E. E. Cummings: Letters to his Skin Doctor

The hands of E. E. Cummings had their own personality, sometimes behaving but often naughty, which kept him from painting and writing. He sought treatment from Dr. Hoffman, the Viennese intellectual who was also a dermatologist. Their substantial correspondence reveals a friendship that was more than just skin deep.

Hermann & Ninon Hesse - a short list

Items from the estate of Richard Hoffman, a Cambridge MA dermatologist who was a worldly intellectual, friendly with Hesse, Mann and e. e. cummings.

Offprints & Articles from Adolf Grünbaum's library

Many of Adolf Grünbaum's colleagues sent him copies of their articles since they valued his response and respected his place among the luminaries of Philosophy of Science. We have freshly listed 63 items, including offprints from Hempel, Sellars, Salmon, Carnap. Many are inscribed. 

William J. Allen's Pittsburgh Photographs

18 Photographs by amateur photographer William Allen, showing Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania ca. 1930, exhibited at photo salons and showing the influence of Steichen and Stieglitz.