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The Beat Generation.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 4899


4to; cloth in dust jacket; b&w photos throughout. View more info

Land of the Quetzal. [Excerpts from The Journal (The Mexican Years, 1940-1944)]

By: Fraenkel, Michael.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oscar Baradinsky at the Alicat Book Shop: 1946

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2476

Condition: Fine condition


One of 750 copies. No. 5 of the "Outcast" Series of Chapbooks. 36 pp.; 8vo; printed, stapled white wrappers. Hint of browning at edges.Fraenkel was one of the self-exiled American expatriates who moved to France following WWI. There he met Henry Miller, and Walter Lowenfels, with whom he founded Carrefour Press, a voice for the short lived "anonymous" movement based on the idea of total anonymity in the arts. View more info

The Herbert Huncke Reader.

By: Huncke, Herbert.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow & Co.: 1997

Seller ID: 3653

ISBN: 0688163467

Condition: Very Good condition


374 pp., includes selected bibliography; 8vo; photo-pictorial black wrappers; plate section of black & white portrait photos. Minor tanning to edges; moderate creasing front cover & to lower portion of prelims becoming faint at p. 21 (approx. 46 pages); former owner's small skull & crossbone stamp corner of front endpaper. View more info

Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature. [3 volumes in 1].

By: Mason, Edward T., ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., G. P. Putnam's Sons: [c. 1886]

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 3322

Condition: Very Good condition


Thick octavo; original gilt stamped red cloth; frontis & plate illustrations. Light soil to spine with wear at top; faint stamped ownership name at upper & lower margins of title; light foxing to frontis.Irving, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Edmund Quincy, O. W. Holmes, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Baldwin, Shelton, and many more. View more info

The Collected Works of George Bernard Shaw.

By: Shaw, George Bernard.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: N.Y., Wm. H. Wise Co.: 1930 - 1931

Edition: Ayot St. Lawrence Edition

Seller ID: 2410

Condition: Fine condition


Number 796 of 1790; 30 volumes of 30 issued serially. 8vo; beige linen over blue boards, paper spine label; partially unopened. Without paper dust jackets. Minor chips at edges of spine label on volume one; wear to leading lower corners vols. 29 & 30 with minor soil to leading edge vol. 29 and fading to front board vol. 30; 1" narrow vertical streak of soil or to paper label vol. 30, otherwise a pristine set. View more info

Image for "Hello Bill" Toasts. A book of up-to-date toasts suitable for banquets and social occasions, including those popularly used by The Elks, College Boys, Club Men, Etc. Interspersed with Proverbs, Sentiments, and Wise Sayings.

"Hello Bill" Toasts. A book of up-to-date toasts suitable for banquets and social occasions, including those popularly used by The Elks, College Boys, Club Men, Etc. Interspersed with Proverbs, Sentiments, and Wise Sayings.

By: Williams, Victor W., compiler.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., V. W. Wiliams: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4612

Condition: Very good or better condition


161 pp., illus. frontis; 12mo; purple cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt & white. Illustrations throughout by A. F. Willmarth; frontispiece by W. H. Bull. Light foxing & and soil to front pastedown & endpaper; light foxing to p. 22 & facing plate, possibly from something laid in long ago. All else clean with bright cover. View more info