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D. H. Lawrence.

By: Aldington, Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: [1935]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2159

Condition: Near Fine condition

22 pps.; 12mo; blue, white & orange wrappers. Minor rubbing at spine, touch of soil to white back panel. Printed ownership label (1" sq.), of Albert Sperisen inside corner of front cover.A complete list of his works to date, together with a critical appreciation by the author. View more info

Boccaccio concerning famous women.

By: Boccaccio .

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Rutgers University Press: 1963

Seller ID: 3573

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket

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A Grain of Wheat, A Writer Begins.

By: Bulla, Clyde Robert.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: [1985]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1752

ISBN: 0879235683

Condition: Fine condition in very good or better jacket, with mylar wrap

Inscribed by the author on half-title. Sm. 8vo; cloth, in pictorial salmon jacket; frontis photograph. Light soil to jacket; jacket spine slightly faded. View more info

New World Journal. Vol. 1, Numbers 2&3, Double Issue.

By: Callahan, Bob, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Turtle Island: Spring, 1977

Seller ID: 2222

Condition: Fine condition

120 pps.; 8vo; illustrated blue wrappers. View more info

The Condemned Playground. Essays: 1927-1944.

By: Connolly, Cyril.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan: 1946

Edition: First U. S. Edition, Third printing.

Seller ID: 1750

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dj, in Mylar Wrap

Signed by the author on endpaper. 8vo; red cloth, in dust jacket. Moderate soil to jacket; fading at spine; minor wear at jacket edges.Reprinted from English plates with misspelling of American names. View more info

The Man In Place.

By: Curtis, Jack.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Isla Vista, CA], Turkey Press: 1982

Edition: 175 copies printed by Harry Reese

Seller ID: 1475

Condition: A fine copy, in protective mylar wrap.

27 pp., hand-printed on Rives heavyweight; 6.5" x 9.5"; bound in full linen by Sandra Liddell Reese; title page monoprint by Harry Reese; printed paper dust jacket; prospectus laid in.Poetry from the Big Sur resident and author of many screen plays (Rawhide, Have Gun Will Travel, etc.) and novels View more info


By: Davis, Christopher.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1959

Edition: Advanced Review Copy

Seller ID: 1741

Condition: Chipped with about a half-inch of loss at foot of spine. Near fine.

Warmly inscribed to Kay Boyle on half-title, and signed on the title. 235 pp.; 12mo; printed gray wrappers. Note in red pencil correcting placement of page title for Part Three. View more info

The Story of the Bed.

By: Dusenbery, Walter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], Natoma Society: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2005

Condition: Near Fine condition

Unpaged; 6" x 6"; embossed gold wrappers; text with facing black & white photos of a bed in various San Francisco locals, i.e. home plate at Big Rec basball field. Light foxing to foredge of front endpaper. View more info

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The Story of the Bed.

By: Dusenbery, Walter.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], Natoma Society: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6574

Condition: Fine condition

Unpaged; 6" x 6"; embossed gold wrappers; text with facing black & white photos of a bed in various San Francisco locals, i.e. home plate at Big Rec basball field. Light foxing to foredge of front endpaper. View more info

The Real Long Goodbye. The unconventional marriage of Raymond Chandler and Cissy Chandler.

By: Freeman, Judith.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, UCLA Library: 2006

Edition: Cashin Lecture Series, Number 1

Seller ID: 1953

Condition: Fine condition

28 pp.; 8vo; stapled, printed gray wrappers; black & white photographs. View more info

Mademoiselle De Maupin. Wood engravings by Howard Simon.

By: Gautier, Theophile.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Ives Washburn: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2301

Condition: Near Fine condition

#95 of 150 copies printed, with 8 mounted plates, pencil signed by the artist. 4to; vellum backed boards; gilt stamped paper spine label. Printed on all rag, deckle edge paper. Browning to vellum in spots primarily on front panel. A very clean copy.First published in 1835. In September 1833, Gautier was solicited to write a historical romance based on the life of French opera star Mlle Maupin, who was a first-rate swordswoman and often went about disguised as a m... View more info

A Point of View, and an occasional other vagrant vignette or two Illustrated by Phil Little.

By: Harris, Larry.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, By the author: 1953

Edition: 'Family Edition'

Seller ID: 1738

Condition: Very light soil; light crease to contents & half-title; Near fine condition

Printed by W. P., Edward, and Herman Wobber. 96 pp.; decorative, laminated white paper over boards.Short vignettes of San Francisco, etc. View more info

". . . A rare privilege, this, of being an American" A personal note on Gertrude Stein [cover title].

By: Harrison, Gilbert A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Friends of the UCLA Library: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1823

Condition: Fine condition

[16] pp.; oblong 12mo; printed orange wrappers; group photo of American volunteers and their French friends in WWI including Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein.Keepsake issued on the occasion of an exhibition of the Gertrude Stein Collection. View more info

Gedichte Deutsch mit einem Nachwort von Eva Hesse

By: Jeffers, Robinson.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Passau, Germany], Andreas - Haller: [1984]

Seller ID: 1493

ISBN: 3888491010

Condition: Fine condition

167 pp.; 8vo; pictorial white wrappers; black & white photographs including frontis portrait by Edward Weston. Text in German. View more info

Two Early Letters to Hazel Pinkham Introduction by Robert M. Kafka

By: Jeffers, Una & Robinson.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Library Patrons of Occidental College: 1983

Edition: One hundred and fifty copies printed at the Tiger Press by Tyrus G. Harmsen.

Seller ID: 1474

Condition: A fine copy

10 pp; 7" x 4.5"; light blue wrappers printed in red. Laid in is a t.l.s. from Tyrus Harmsen on Occidental College letterhead to Carolyn and James Robertson, Yolla Bolly Press: "Dear Friends: Last month I completed work on my Jeffers keepsake which I mentioned to you and am now pleased to send a copy for you. If you are in the southland the first week in January, I would be delighted to have you visit here . . ." View more info

Romantic Revolutions, Criticism and Theory.

By: Johnston, Kenneth R., Gilbert Chaitin, et al., editors.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomington & Indianapolis, Indiana University Press: [1990]

Seller ID: 2092

ISBN: 025320562X

Condition: Fine condition

432 pp., index; wrappers. View more info

The Splendid Shilling.

By: Jones, Idwal.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Doubleday, Page & co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition, Inscribed By the Author

Seller ID: 928

Condition: Good or better in Poor dj preserved in mylar wrap.

332 pp.; 8vo; black cloth, decoration and letters stamped in red; endpapers decorated in red floral pattern; dust jacket. Front corners a trifle bumped; small ownership label on front pastedown; evidence of damping to spine with some bleeding of red from endpaper on front jacket flap and on the verso of endpaper; jacket torn, chipped, taped somewhat damped, with approx. one inch of loss lower spine; and loss to lower corner area of front jacket [ 4 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2]. Au... View more info

China Boy.

By: Jones, Idwal.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Primavera Press: [1936]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 932

Condition: Very Good in Fair dj, in Mylar Wrap

Cloth backed, decorative boards; minor shelf wear to boards; jacket chipped and torn at edges with 2 1/2" piece out at top edge. View more info

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Cake. Vol 1, No. 1.

By: Lape, Peter and John Goodfellow, editors.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, By the editors: 1987

Seller ID: 2134

Condition: Near Fine condition

[70] pps., ads.; 4to; illustrated wrappers; illustrations; b&w photos; poem by g. huth on printer labels tipped in p. 13; publishers order card laid in. Without loose Utah Community Center for the Deaf sign language card. Front cover monoprint (ants & glass) and artwork were done in collaboration with 14 Windows Editions. No later issues were published that we know of but there is one variant edition of the wrappers. A finely wrought Little Magazine by thoughtful editor... View more info

This is My Blood.

By: Laughlin, James.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Covelo, California, The Yolla Bolly Press: [1989]

Edition: First Edition thus.

Seller ID: 4738

Condition: Fine condition

No. 26 of 200 copies, sewn binding in handmade Philppine paper. 100 pp.; sm 4to; printed beige wrappers in mylar wrappers with translucent photographic image of Laughlin front & back; without slipcase. Printed entirely in letterpress. The celebrated poet & publisher's fictional record of his early years in pre WWII Europe, among the generation of aspiring writers who roamed the continent. View more info