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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

click for a larger image of item #35285, Ways of Seeing London, BBC/Penguin, (1972). Berger's influential art text, based on the BBC series of the same name, which popularized the deconstruction of art and advertising, particularly as applied to the ways that women are seen, and are subjected to what would later come to be called (by Laura Mulvey) "the male gaze," i.e., "...Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at. This determines not only most relations between men and women but also the relation of women to themselves." Ubiquitous in reprints; the true first is scarce. Very light wear to covers; near fine in wrappers. No hardcover edition was done until the U.S. edition a year later. [#035285] $750
click for a larger image of item #35286, Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance London, Verso, (2007). Signed by the author. A collection of essays on the failures of imagination, empathy, humanity and will associated with the responses (mostly of those in power, and mostly during the G.W. Bush administration) to crises such as Hurricane Katrina and 9/11, and to the suffering and despair of refugees. Age-toning to pages, with light foxing and a couple page corners turned; a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. [#035286] $350
NY, Pantheon, (1993). The uncorrected proof copy of the reissue. Fine in wrappers. [#018532] $20
NY, Pantheon, 1999. Advance Reading Copy. Very Good in wrappers. [#700460] $20
NY, Pantheon, (1990). The uncorrected proof copy of the third volume in the "Into Their Labours" trilogy, which began with Pig Earth and continued with Once in Europa. Fine in wrappers. [#018531] $20
NY, Pantheon, (n.d.). The uncorrected proof copy of the first book in his "Into Their Labours" trilogy. Faint erasure front cover, else fine in wrappers. [#018529] $20
NY, Pantheon, (1995). The advance reading copy of this novel, a luminous addition to the growing body of AIDS literature. Fine in wrappers. [#018534] $20
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