I have been able to duplicate this error on both Lion and Mountain Lion. Open a(n) (enhanced) post-script file (either .ps or .eps) using preview. It should convert properly to PDF and be displayed ...
I have this crash on Preview and TextEdit happening every time I use the Print command. cmd+p = spinning ball... It's only on these two apps, as far as I know. Ie: Mail app prints fine. Both MS Office ...