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  • 'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts, Volume IV: Pioneering

    By L.A. Bethell

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299765856
    • Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons Ltd.
    • Published: 1932
  • 'Eldorado' (appearing in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Volume XXXVI, Number 1, April 1930)

    By Hart Crane

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111476799
    • Publisher: Poetry
    • Published: 1930
    8vo. 1st American appearance of Hart Crane's 'Eldorado', which appears as 'Indiana' in Crane's landmark publication 'The Bridge'. Original green wrappers, printed in black. Minor bumping and chipping to edges of wrappers. A very clean copy. VG in wrappers.
  • 'Was...'

    By Geoff Ryman

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112124279
    • Publisher: Harper Collins
    • Published: 1992
    (London). (1992). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Very slight bumping to head and tail of spine, also affecting d.j. VG/VG.
  • The 158-Pound Marriage

    By John Irving

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110068582
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1974
    (1974). 8vo. 1st edition. Minor toning and wear to edges of boards. Faint uneven fading to spine. Paperclip impression and two small pen marks to front endpapers. Light toning and edgewear to dust jacket, with dampstain to head of spine. Crease to front dust jacket flap. VG/VG.
  • The 158-Pound Marriage

    By John Irving

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112031935
    • Publisher: Random House
    (1974). 8vo. 1st trade edition. INSCRIBED by Irving. Slight fading and wear to edges of boards. Gentle lean to spine. Tape remnant to front pastedown, with small marker stroke to f.f.e.p. Minor toning and edgewear to dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • 1948: Italy

    By Donald Windham

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112067279
    • Publisher: Sandy Campbell
    • Published: 1998
    (Sandy Campbell). 8vo. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, One of 300 copies. This copy INSCRIBED by Windham. Just a touch of bumping to edges of wrappers. In publisher's slipcase, lightly worn and soiled. VG in VG slipcase.
  • The 1985 Anthology of the Open Mike at ABC No Rio during the Summer of Love

    By Matthew Courtney

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112076240
    • Publisher: Multiple Press
    • Published: 1985
    (Multiple Press). 4to. Staple bound. An early anthology of poetry and prose from a regular reading series held at this influential alternative community space and arts venue on the Lower East Side. Light soiling and edgewear to covers. Contents clean and binding tight. VG in wrappers.
  • 20 Poems

    By Steve Carey

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111603447
    • Publisher: Unimproved Conditions Press
    • Published: 1987
    (Unimproved Conditions Press). (1987). 8vo. 1st edition with cover by Alice Notley. Soiling to staple bound wrappers, particularly to edges of text block. VG in wrappers.
  • 22

    By Marcin Sendecki

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111672313
    • Publisher: Wojewodzka Biblioteka Publiczna
    • Published: 2009
    (2009). 8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED. Text in Polish. Soiling to wrappers. VG in wrappers.
  • 63 : Dream Palace

    By James Purdy

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111345798
    • Publisher: The William-Frederick Press
    • Published: 1956
    8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Purdy to Barney Rosset. Dampstaining to wrappers, affecting endpapers and edges of leaves. Spine toned. VG in wrappers.
  • 98.6

    By Ronald Sukenick

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111997362
    • Publisher: Fiction Collective
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. Mild rubbing to edges of covers. A little soiling to top edge of text block. Toning, some rubbing, a few tears and edgewear to d.j. VG/VG.
  • THE AFFAIR (Fl)

    By C.P. Snow

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299583740
    • Publisher: FRANKLIN LIBRARY
    8vo. LTD SIGNED FIRST ED. SIGNED by the author. With an introduction by the author that is not found in any other edition. A.e.g. Full leather. Near fine.
  • AP

    By Steve Carey

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111990332
    • Publisher: Archipelago Books
    • Published: 1984
    8vo. 1st edition. Wrappers and leaves somewhat warped. Slight fading to spine, with small tear to head. Spine starting at title page. Good in wrappers.
  • APO-33 Bulletin A Metabolic Regulator: A Report On The Synthesis Of The Apomorphine Formula; No. One

    By William Burroughs

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111733755
    • Publisher: Beach Books Texts & Documents
    • Published: c. 1966
    (Beach Books Texts & Documents). [c. 1966]. Thin 4to. 2nd editon, after the abandoned Fuck You Press edition of which only 10 or 20 copies survived. Maynard&Miles A12b. Some toning to wrappers and leaves. NF in wrappers.
  • About Alice

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112034462
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 2006
    (2006). 8vo. SIGNED by the author. Negligible smudging to d.j. front panel. VG/VG.

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