Rare illustrations of an outstanding solo dancer of the early 20th cent., with special ref. to her Latin American tours and choreography.
Primary source materials surveying the career of renowned choreographer, dancer, and director, Antonia Mercé.
Ediciones F.R.E.R. [Federación Regional de Escuelas Racionalistas de Cataluña], 1937-1938
(Children’s Literature) (Guerra Civil) (Anarchism) (Escuela Moderna) Near complete run of a rare serial published for refugee children.
Photographs of a Mexican peasant movement action.
(Brazil) (Architecture) Vintage prints of modernist architecture in Brazil, a working/research collection?
Pablo Hernandez Sanchez and Federico Gama, 2007
(Migration Studies) Photobook exploring the effects of cyclical migration on cholo culture in Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl, D.F.
Frente Mexicano de Trabajadores de la Cultura, 1978
Marxist "Grupos" art movements of the 1970s.
Léon Ruffe, Ed, 1902-1904
Fine and near complete run of the rare dec arts serial with more than 130 chromolithographic and pochoir pls, tog. with a bound copy.
Helena Rubinstein, Inc., ca. 1927
Unrecorded trade cat. with images of Rubinstein's NYC salons showing her African, American, and Oceanic art collections.
Victory Workshop, Artists League of America, 
Outlining an otherwise unrecorded communist arts propaganda exhibition.
Katherine Dreier; Marcel Duchamp, et al., 1921
First annual report of New York's FIRST Museum of Modern Art, founded in 1920 (9 yrs before MoMA).
Publicité Automobile Routière Lumineuse Animée Sonore [PARLAS], [1932-1939]
Photographs depicting futuristic "camion publicitaire" promoting stores and theaters, some during road cycling events.
Celso Tíndaro, Editor, 1920-1922
Nearly complete run of a rare, little known precursor to the mystical, polyglot serials of Argentina's modern avantgarde movements.
[Asociación Mexicana Automovilística], 1934-1943
(Photography) (Graphic Design) Documenting the development of Mexico's tourist industry during a period of post-revolutionary state building.
Héctor García, ca. 1956-1966
Rare vintage prints by the quintessential photographer of Mexico City.
[Rev. H.S.P. Warren], ca. 1938-1943
Remarkable, troubling collection of portraits for the evolving study of the relationship between colonial photographers and their subjects.
Liga de Defensa de Propietarios de Casas, 1950
Updates from an organization lobbying for urban planning policy on behalf of property owners.
[Dolores Ibárruri] La Pasionaria, ca. 1942
Unrecorded radio addresses given by Ibárruri during her exile in USSR on the Komintern's pirate short-wave radio station La Pirenaica.
Colegio de Arquitectos de Venezuela, 
Fifth issue (known as both No. 5 and No. 25) of the rare Venezuelan architecture magazine.
Secretaria de Gobernacion, Departamento de Prevención Social, 1939
Propaganda promoting social rehabilitation of juvenile delinquents.
Unrecorded promotional magazine for a planned exurb of CDMX.
(True Crime) (Serial Killers) Ephemera from the possessions of a "Bluebeard" serial killer, Harm Drenth, tog. with material related to the case.
Monumental record of a thirty year drag career, challenging assumptions about nonbinary identities in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.
Exceptional research archive of confidential membership files for a gay BDSM referral service with applications, photographs and correspondence.
From "the last porn theatre in Paris," Le Cinéma Béverley.
[COYOTE] Neville De Souza and Gerard Vaglio, 1995
Controversial ad campaign to decriminalize prostitution in California, unrecorded in OCLC.
Alpha Laboratory, [ca. 1925-30]
Unrecorded Deco contraception leaflet with proto-feminist angle touting "the inalienable rights of women" and "absolute freedom from fear."
Oregon Social Hygiene Society, 1913-1920
Nearly complete run of Oregon's highly successful anti-venereal disease public health campaign, profusely illus.
Society of Sanitary and Moral Prophylaxis; American Federation for Sex Hygiene, 1911-1915
Rare early sex instruction / sex hygiene materials by the first social hygiene organization in the US.
Profusely illus., scattered OCLC holdings.
Public Health Institute, 1937
Enamel advertisement for the largest venereal disease clinic in the world, notorious for its challenge to Chicago Medical Society's monopoly.
Rare scenes from San Francisco's gay biker bars.
Mrs. J.C. Winter, 1894
Unrecorded trade catalogue of "Human Hair Goods and Fine Toilet Goods," incl. an illus. of the newly invented hair dryer.
Argentinian anarchist publication on worker insurrections in Spain.
Leaflets calling for working-class action against Nazi-fascism in the German-occupied Italian Social Republic.
Bulletins from Turin and Northern Italy report on the Brigate Garibaldi, partisan and labor actions, and the Corpo volontari della libertà.
Gruppi di difesa della donna, 1943-1946
Rare examples from the clandestine presses of the Italian women's resistance movement.
Associació d'Arquitectes de Catalunya; Sindicat d'Arquitectes de Catalunya, 1931-1937
Near-complete run of a rare Catalonian architectural serial, charting the political and cultural upheaval of the Spanish Second Republic.
Substantial presentation album documenting the reurbanization of Rome in the fascist era.
John R. Dossey and Guillermo Trotti, 1977
Scalable space colony study with countercultural architectural methodologies.
Unrecorded program for UIA architecture congress, Mexico City
Scarce issues of the antifascist cultural magazine, edited by the Italian anarcho-syndicalist leader, D'Andrea.
Juanita Cruz, 1933-1945
Illustrated promotional materials for the groundbreaking Spanish bullfighter Juanita Cruz.
E. Cornu, 1899-1900
Superb chromolithographic plates of sealing waxes for letters, bottles, and champagne. By master printer Charles Verneau.
Printmaking in the revolutionary libertarian educational curriculum at the Stelton Colony's Modern School
George Manson, 1888
Uncommon 19th-century cover illustration of two men kissing.
National Advisory Police Committee to the Federal Security Administrator, 1943
Tactical suggestions ("not for general distribution") for sting operations and vice squads.
Lili St. Cyr, 1965
Scandalous autobiography of the renowned burlesque dancer.
California State Law Enforcement and Protective League; Committee for the Redlight Abatement Bill; Hichborn, Franklin, et al., 1914-1918
Socialist antiprostitution movement ephemera together with an otherwise unrecorded illus. antiprostitution pamphlet for soldiers.
[Mrs. R. A. Goodwin, Photographer]. , ca. 1875-1880
Panait Mușoiu, 1899
Romanian feminist manifestos.
Ángel Martín de Lucenay, 1935-1936
Rare Spanish Republican-era pulp sexuality series with images by Foto Mayo (Hermanos Mayo).
Sensationalist news coverage of a transgender criminal case.
Rare documentation of a major Japanese industrial exposition.
[Photographs and poems by children with Muscular Dystrophy].
Underground Enterprises, ca. 1970
Unrecorded countercultural matchmaking service.
Anarchist and revolutionary feminist who led a women's brigade during the Paris Commune.
Vittorio Vidali, 1982
Biography of the famed photographer by her lover and possible assassin.
(CNT-AIT), ca. 1936-1939
Propaganda celebrating Mexican support of Republican Spain.
Otomí brujo manuscript on amate paper.
Comité Organizador de los Juegos de la XIX Olimpiada, 1968
Three gallery guides issued by the '68 Olympic Committee's Cultural Program.
Massimo Bontempelli and Vicente Rojo, Illus., 1962
Hors-commerce edition with illustrations and typographic design by Rojo.
Museo Nacional de Cuba and Centro Wifredo Lam, 1984
Scarce [association] copy of the first Cuban contemporary art biennial catalogue. Signed? by Mexican artist Fanny Rabel.
Geles Cabrera, 1950
Otherwise unrecorded exh. catalogue of works by the Mexican sculptor.
Manuel Amábilis, 1945
Yucatán post-revolutionary educational center by the architect of the 1929 Mexican pavilion at the Exposición Iberoamericana, Sevilla.
Portrait album celebrating the first debutante ball in Mexico City.
Xavier and Carolyna Meade, 1978
Vibrant print portfolio with mystical descriptions of Mexico at the end of the Dirty War.
Leonides Guadarrama Jimenez and Leon Gryj Freund, 1954
UNAM thesis by the architect (Guadarrama) of one of Mexico City's most iconic buildings, signed
Sergio Gutierrez Rodarte, 1959
Unrecorded urban planning thesis on access to post-secondary education in Mexico City.
Germán List Arzubide, 
Reading copy of the first edition.
[Horna, Kati] Comite de Ayuda al Pueblo Español, 1964
Solidarity publication illus. by the Hungarian-Mexican photographer with early reproductions of her Guerra Civil images.
Letizia Repetto Baeza, 1928; 1930
Two rare novels by the Chilean journalist, signed by the author.
Complete set of the postcard series depicting "women of the future" in the unbelievable roles of doctor, general, etc.
Drawing (and engraving?) of a modified anaglyptograph, designed to convert sculpture to two dimensions.
Scarce catalogue of an exhibition at Ace Gallery, Los Angeles.
John Mitchell, 1803
A doctoral dissertation describing the effects of Bear-berry on gonorrhea patients.
P.W. Walthall, 
Christian biography of a young teacher, describing her death by firework.
Women wrestlers battle Aztec mummies and a henchman named Mao in these Mexploitation classics.
Wrestling, horror, sci-fi, and Aztec mythology.
[New Bedford Overseers of the Poor], 1820
Aluminium-Walzwerke Singen G.m.b.H, ca. 1936-1939
Afro-Uruguayan political and cultural periodical advocating racial equality.
Unrecorded Guerra Civil-Era Sexuality Series
Spanish Republican Sex Ed.
Scarce Italian Fascist advertising review documenting the remarkable collaboration of the avant-garde with fascist propagandists.
Ofelia Rodriguez Acosta, 1933?
Signed copy of a rare imprint by the radical Cuban feminist.
Single issue of a Catalan suffragist periodical, seemingly unrecorded.
A political tableware catalogue.
[Ford Motor Co.], ca. 1924
For a modern young lady, nothing beats the personal car.
Inscribed copy of Japanese book commemorating Gropius's first and only trip to Japan.
La Habanerita, 
A dancer's trade card, mailed to a talent agency.
Jacobus Marie Prange, 1938
Woodblock memorializing the first anniversary of the bombing of Guernica.
Children's stories from an Italian fascist youth organization.
Flashy Weimar-era swimming catalogue.
Jeanne Humbert, 1933
Anarchist, pacifist, and sexual liberation activist Humbert's rare second book about her experience in French prisons.
Claiming to be the first computer program for matching users based on sexual preference. Not in OCLC.
Gay rights at Buffalo State University, otherwise unrecorded.